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Tying Rabbit Strips #13210330 07/10/19 04:56 PM
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These pictures use to be a slide show and hope they work for some that have ask about this. I will try to make a video very soon, but until then lets see if this will help.

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This was a Crosscut strip that I used on this, but a Zonker can be tired the same way or it can be tied on as a tail hanging off the end of the hook and tied on at the hook near the bend and then either chenille can be used for the body or just add a Crosscut strip for the body.

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At this stage use a drop of Super Glue at the whip finish done at the place the hide is tired in.

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Then wrap the strip to the head and trap it.
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Then hold back the hair and start your wrapping the thread to make the neck.

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I also should say normally I use Red Thread for the neck and just didn't on this one.


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Re: Tying Rabbit Strips [Re: Skip_48] #13218111 07/18/19 03:23 AM
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Nicely done. Good job. thumb




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Re: Tying Rabbit Strips [Re: Skip_48] #13218673 07/18/19 06:22 PM
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Thank you!

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Re: Tying Rabbit Strips [Re: Skip_48] #13218974 07/18/19 11:37 PM
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Nice pics and instructions skip!





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Re: Tying Rabbit Strips [Re: Skip_48] #13219162 07/19/19 04:40 AM
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Re: Tying Rabbit Strips [Re: Skip_48] #13219344 07/19/19 01:37 PM
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Thank you guys! I just wanted to show how I tie my crosscut strips and really I can tie the Zonker type the same way while pulling the hair back, but you can tie using both at the same time. There are a lot of ways to tie Rabbit and here is a picture of a different way to use the Zonker Strips. What I did on this little jig is use Tear Mender to glue the two strips (just pieces of strips) together to make a two color tail. I did this like 10 years ago or so and would make a smaller neck or maybe just use chenille for the body.

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