In fly tying device and methods

  • US 5,169,079 A
  • Filed: 12/12/1990
  • Issued: 12/08/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/12/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A device for rotating the shank of a fishhook about its axis, comprising:

  • a mandrel rotatable about a predetermined axis of rotation;

    a base which includes means for rotatably mounting said mandrel;

    a first shaft extension, and means for pivotally mounting said first shaft extension on one end of said mandrel, said first shaft extension having a shaft axis which intersects the axis of rotation of said mandrel and is repositionable relative thereto;

    clamping means mounted on an outer end of said first shaft extension and including jaws for gripping said fishhook;

    whereby said first shaft extension is selectively repositionable relative to the axis of rotation of the mandrel so that the fishhook shank axis may be aligned with the mandrel axis.

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