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Post by tinpusher » Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:49 am

I'm looking for some Vampire Vippy which I believe is available in Europe. I will be in Belfast, Berlin and Athens in May. Can anyone recommend a shop in any of those cities that carries it?

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Post by Paul Arden » Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:55 am

I’ve never heard of it!! What is it Doug? :)

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Post by tinpusher » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:34 pm

Sorry Paul, should have been more specific. It may also be known as Fritz, Polar Chenille or Straggle.

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Post by Paul Arden » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:39 am

Of those three I think Belfast will be your best shot!
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Post by Viking Lars » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:50 am

I was hesitant to Google that term, wondering what would come up :-). Fritz, straggle etc. can be found at almost any online dealer, and most of them ship around the world, so why not just order online?

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Post by tinpusher » Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:36 pm

I tie with a group and we were tying Vampire Leeches which is named because it uses Vampire Vippy. None of us had it and we all substituted with Fritz and Frazzle. As I said I'm heading to Europe and thought the guys would get a chuckle if I brought back the real deal.

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Post by Paul Arden » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:30 am

Bryan Ion writes:

on your sexyloops board, under fly tying , a guy is asking for vampire vippy, i think he means vampire hippy, it was a product of a company called celtic flycraft based in wales but unfortunetly they are no longer in business, the nearest is a product dave downie does called frazzle fritz. just thought you might want to pass it on.
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Post by tinpusher » Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:11 am

Thanks Bryan and Paul

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