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#12006316 - 12/27/16 04:41 PM thread a bobbin
snowyriver6 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 2325
Loc: austin
So just how do you thread a bobbin. The thread is too thin and flimsly to work it down the bobbin tube. I tried a dental floss threader but it has a loop and a straight piece and when you stick the straight piece down the tube it stops when the loop touches the top as at that point it is too big. So how do thread the bobbin?

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#12006357 - 12/27/16 05:30 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
J-Moe Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3121
Loc: Brenham, TX
They sell bobbin threaders. I learned that the hard way too, LOL!!!

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#12006391 - 12/27/16 06:04 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
RexW Offline
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Registered: 09/24/02
Posts: 3002
Loc: Sherman, TX
Start the thread in the tube then suck the other end like a straw. The thread will come through the bobbin.
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#12006422 - 12/27/16 06:25 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
rrhyne56 Offline



Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13221
Loc: McKinney TX USA
The above two. I always keep a threader in my kit.
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#12006450 - 12/27/16 06:46 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
Flying Fox Offline
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Registered: 05/09/12
Posts: 63
Loc: TX
i make sure its in the tube then suck it out, it works most of the time

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#12006751 - 12/27/16 09:37 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
snowyriver6 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 2325
Loc: austin
where do you buy your bobbin threader?

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#12006761 - 12/27/16 09:44 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
snowyriver6 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 2325
Loc: austin
I wasnt able to suck it thru but a girl I work with can.

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#12006767 - 12/27/16 09:54 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
Jim Ford Offline
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Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 1463
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: snowyriver6
where do you buy your bobbin threader?

You can get a needle threader at a sewing supply, or just make one out of thin wire. Or just tie with monofilament; it's easy to thread.

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#12006790 - 12/27/16 10:23 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
snowyriver6 Offline
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Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 2325
Loc: austin
I wasnt able to suck it thru but a girl I work with can.

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#12015719 - 01/02/17 09:15 AM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
kickingback Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 898
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: snowyriver6
I wasnt able to suck it thru but a girl I work with can.


Easier if you "wet it" first...trust me. Look it up.
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#12015850 - 01/02/17 10:32 AM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
Mitt78 Offline
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Registered: 09/20/16
Posts: 161
Loc: South Irvin

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#12016204 - 01/02/17 01:51 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
karstopo Online   content
Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 314
Loc: Brazoria County
Sucking it through usually works. I prefer that to a threading tool.

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#12018109 - 01/03/17 01:05 PM Re: thread a bobbin [Re: snowyriver6]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3121
Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: snowyriver6
where do you buy your bobbin threader?


I bought mine at Bass Pro

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