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Kvd Line Conditioner. Did I Waist My Money?

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Ive been hearing all kinds of good stuff on the KVD line conditioner. Bought a bottle yesterday. Followed the directions from here and the You tube videos. I really cant tell a difference. Line is still a curved memory mess. My casts didn't seem to change at all. Really never had any problems with distance or backlashes in the first place. Am I missing something or?

Btw. Line is 15 Seaguar fluoro.

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Might just be the line too. Try this, spray some copious amounts all over the spool the night before and let it soak. Just before you get ready to fish, spray some more on it. See if that helps, if not, get yourself some better line.

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I regularly use it on 6#, 12# and 15# CXX. It makes a huge difference. It is worth the cost to me...

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I apply the KVD Line & Lure Conditioner whenever I spool new line.

I think the stuff is amazing!

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What about Reel Magic? I use to use it years ago on my spinning gear with Mono and it worked. I haven't used it in years though, so things may have changed. How does the KVD compare to Reel Magic?

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Ive been hearing all kinds of good stuff on the KVD line conditioner. Bought a bottle yesterday. Followed the directions from here and the You tube videos. I really cant tell a difference. Line is still a curved memory mess. My casts didn't seem to change at all. Really never had any problems with distance or backlashes in the first place. Am I missing something or?

Btw. Line is 15 Seaguar fluoro.

I am with you on this, because i bought a bottle last year and started using it on all my setups. Honestly, I couldn't tell any difference.

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What about Reel Magic? I use to use it years ago on my spinning gear with Mono and it worked. I haven't used it in years though, so things may have changed. How does the KVD compare to Reel Magic?

I tried the RM, I like the KVD better.

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To get the most out of KVD here is what seems to work best for me.

I re-spool usually once a month, depends on the line/setup but FC gets used more than anything.

I will tie the line on the spool, spool maybe 20 yards and soak the line with KVD, then spool 3/4 full then soak again, then complete the spool and soak again. Maybe 15 sprays total.

I will let that sit for a few days, then sray a few before I use it.

After about 10 casts everything is great, and I use the bottom barrel Vicious FC

KVD makes my Stren Mono 8# silk!

If you do not like it, I will give you my address :D

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Reel Magic is just silicone like WD40. The way it works is that it lubricates but actually slightly degrades the line hence softening it. KVD L&L is a coating that bonds to the line. KVD works better and is safer for the environment.

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Reel Magic is just silicone like WD40. The way it works is that it lubricates but actually slightly degrades the line hence softening it. KVD L&L is a coating that bonds to the line. KVD works better and is safer for the environment.

Yeah, Reel Magic, if I remember correctly smells like lighter fluid.

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I love the KVD L&L conditioner also but remember it isn't a miracle in a bottle. I will tell you guys I fish with that tell me they don't see any difference use it as an alternative to respooling and I find they are trying to condition line that has been on the reel for over a year and is loaded with memory. When I spool my line I use a spooling station and I keep a rag near me that has the end of it soaked in KVD L&L and as the line is going on the reel it first goes through the rag held by my two fingers and then before I go out I give the reel spools a quick spritz, this keeps the memory from getting bad on mono and it seems to help with casting on my braid.

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Shake the bottle

shake the bottle

shake the bottle....

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Reel Magic is just silicone like WD40. The way it works is that it lubricates but actually slightly degrades the line hence softening it. KVD L&L is a coating that bonds to the line. KVD works better and is safer for the environment.

Exactly right. Reel Magic is petroleum based and just coats the line. L&L is a blend of polymers and will not harm the line or your reel. I think if you stick with it and try the suggestions that have been given, you'll find that it works very well.

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That reminds me, the other thing about spray lubes is they contain petroleum distillates to make them sprayable. These sprays actually dissolve grease so don't get them anywhere near the internals of a reel.

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I just got some last week and I could tell a big difference in it. There was less line memory and I could tell my casts were longer.

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My line is about 2 months old. When I say I cant tell a difference in casting is I am getting some serious casts as it is. Backlashes are minimal. I guess I will respool in a few months and give it another shot when the line is new.

Thanks for the help

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I apply the KVD Line & Lure Conditioner whenever I spool new line.

I think the stuff is amazing!

X2, and I reapply while fishing. KVD line conditioner works great. I'd recommend it to anyone who's not already using it.

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I use and have great luck with the KVD L&L, spray it on the night before, and again when I get to the lake, works like a charm.

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I swear by it. I douse my spools the night before my trips. Baitcasting and spinning.

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I have mentioned this before, but does anyone else feel like KVD L&L is almost the same thing as Armor All?

expect for the smell, it almost seems the same...

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It works. I accidentally got some in my hair, it also made that soft and manageable

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It works. I accidentally got some in my hair, it also made that soft and manageable

LOL, that was great. KVD L&L is pretty much a MUST HAVE for me.

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It works. I accidentally got some in my hair, it also made that soft and manageable

Diggy have you tried it sprayed on a Ritz cracker? mmmmmm

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It works. I accidentally got some in my hair, it also made that soft and manageable

Im affraid to ask lol

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I have mentioned this before, but does anyone else feel like KVD L&L is almost the same thing as Armor All?

expect for the smell, it almost seems the same...

I use Armor All on my line. I will have to buy some KVD and see if it works any better.

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