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#12539521 - 12/15/17 01:14 PM chenille crystal size??
DavisGuideService Offline
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Registered: 03/01/13
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what is the best size of crystal for tying 1/16 and 1/8 on #2 hook? options are #3 #5 #10 #12
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#12539649 - 12/15/17 03:24 PM Re: chenille crystal size?? [Re: DavisGuideService]
machinist Offline
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I tie #10 almost all the time. Only time I tie smaller is if I am putting 2 colors together.
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#12539714 - 12/15/17 04:48 PM Re: chenille crystal size?? [Re: DavisGuideService]
Radtexan Offline
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I use #5 more than any other.
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#12539935 - 12/15/17 08:14 PM Re: chenille crystal size?? [Re: DavisGuideService]
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If you have to use smaller than 5 you can double wrap if you think it looks better.. And like Rad I like 5 for 1/16. Maybe larger for 1/8...
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#12542125 - 12/18/17 08:52 AM Re: chenille crystal size?? [Re: DavisGuideService]
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I use up to #12 even on 1/32, but use #10 a lot. Personally I have some #3 and even a little #6 & #8, bit never use any of these. I use only #10 & #12 on all size jigs! Besides I see mot reason to have a bunch of sizes as the Big Crystal size when wet bend back to make a nice not so spiked body. I have never had any trouble catching fish on any of them!

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#12546430 - 12/21/17 12:11 PM Re: chenille crystal size?? [Re: DavisGuideService]
DavisGuideService Offline
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Thanks for the responses guys.
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