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Im new to tying flys I purchased the pro tubes and pro tube needle to mount into the vice. The problem i run into is upon completion of a tube fly Im having trouble removing the tube from the needle is there a trick to getting it to come off easier I bent one needle already lol.
 

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Two things come to mind. 1) don't jam the tube up the mandrel too far or 2) less tension on your thread wraps, particularly on the back 1/3 of the tube as that's where it meets the 'fat' part of the mandrel.

Hope that helps.
 

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Thanks guys thats exactly what I was doing jamming it on the mandrel to stop it from spinning and tying the thread real tight. I have to be more aware of it next time.
 
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