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Buying bulk fly box foam?

Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby Wildman » July 28th, 2010, 8:56 pm

Does anyone have any idea where I could buy bulk foam with ridges....like what you find in a fly box? The foam with slits would also work.

I have some ideas I would like to explore but don't have a clue where to look for the raw foam material.

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby 1mocast » July 28th, 2010, 10:05 pm

I have bought replacement foam from Cabelas.

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templ ... rm1&Go.x=0
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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby Benny » July 28th, 2010, 10:14 pm

Jim, I pick up a big boat patch at Bob Marriott's quite awhile back. I'm quite sure they still may carry the patches. If BM doesn't have it, you can order from.... Click on the link :arrow: Mill Stream Ripple Boat Patch
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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby Justin » July 28th, 2010, 11:53 pm

I saw Ray use foam sticker strips in a drill bit box, it worked just fine as far as I could tell.
I looked for the post but I couldn't find it :doh:

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby rayfound » August 6th, 2010, 8:56 am

Justin wrote:I saw Ray use foam sticker strips in a drill bit box, it worked just fine as far as I could tell.
I looked for the post but I couldn't find it :doh:

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Yeah, I have, but the ripple foam patches are more efficient at packing flies in.

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby Wildman » August 6th, 2010, 11:26 am

Thanks everyone. I still haven't a wholesale or bulk source for the ripple foam. The boat patch will work but is pricier then I had hoped for.
It's gotta be out there somewhere. I have used craft foam...glued with 3M 77 spray glue and it works ok.
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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby FIGHTONSC » October 1st, 2015, 6:57 am

Jim,
Not sure if you ever found your ripple foam source. I saw that the Mill Stream boat patch was mentioned, but if you contact Karen at Mill Stream direct (603) 647-4003, I believe they will sell it to you in bulk.

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby flybob » October 2nd, 2015, 11:17 am

Jim I hope you found your source and you may want to post it.....cause there seems to be A LOT of interest in this subject?

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby FIGHTONSC » October 2nd, 2015, 11:21 am

I would have thought he would have found some by now, since he started looking in 2010! :doh:

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Re: Buying bulk fly box foam?

Postby flybob » October 2nd, 2015, 11:32 am

FIGHTONSC wrote:I would have thought he would have found some by now, since he started looking in 2010! :doh:

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LOL! I did not notice that either!

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