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The Blacker Compendium


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#1 Dale A. Darling

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 04:13 PM

Hi.
Because there are quite a few newer members that might not know,
The Blacker Compendium, by Bob Frandsen, is still available here:
http://riverforkpress.com/theblackercompendium.html

I can ship the book anywhere in the US or Europe for the price on my site;
for any other place, sadly including Canada, please contact me for the
exact shipping amount, or allow me to add it to the paypal bill.

The flies Bob tied in this book inspired many to begin or to reconsider
tying Blacker patterns. Bob did serious research into Blacker's methods as he
described them, and worked out how to tie the flies by that light.

My thinking is that the new set of books - great to know of them - will
ignite more attention to William Blacker. But the expense is no doubt too high
for many. The Blacker Compendium is $44.95US, plus $4.00 shipping.

The book is here
http://riverforkpress.com/theblackercompendium.html

Thank you.
Dale & Bob
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#2 jgogg

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 05:52 PM

Good to know, Dale.   You might consider putting them on eBay as well.  Abebooks has them listed, used, for sale for much more.  I don't know what it costs to list with them, but something to consider.

 

 It is a book worth having, whether you end up buying the new Blacker books or not.


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#3 Dale A. Darling

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 05:55 PM

Thanks! I never considered eBay. Had it listed on Amazon, but something odd happened that I need to fix with that one.
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#4 Barkworth

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 07:48 PM

I'll recommend this book. The flies are excellent, and so are the instructions. The interpretations of the original pattern descriptions are the best I've seen.

 

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