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Anyone tried this new line yet and have comments.

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I plan to give it a go, likely will order a spool for a spinning reel on my next order. 

 

What interests me is the idea that they are adding strands of braid fiber material into the "mix" to make the copolymer, that it likely acts like re-bar or fiberglass strands added to concrete mixes.

 

It looks like it could be a good line for many applications. I'll likely use it for drop shot rigs. Start there, see how it behaves.

 

Brad

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I've used some 6lb on my ned rod. I like the line. It handles well and may possibly be a little more sensitive. The questionmark I have with it is it's durability. It seemed to go curly after a relatively short time fishing it. Not twisted, but actually curly. Not sure whether that is an issue with the rod or reel, or the line. I stripped the line off, took the reel roller off and oiled it, though it appeared to be rolling fine and have cleaned all the guides. Trouble is I've run out of the line now! Will go back to my normal 6lb CXX and see if that has any issues. I need to get another spool though to check whether it's the line or another issue causing the short life on the reel.

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Handles well, but overall not that impressed especially with the lack of sensitivity. 

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4 hours ago, Tim Kelly said:

The questionmark I have with it is it's durability. It seemed to go curly after a relatively short time fishing it. Not twisted, but actually curly.

Yup, my 17lb on my pitching rod did the same. I thought it was the thick diameter, sounds like not the case. 

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Do the coils smooth out after some use? I've used Sufix Siege for 4 or 5 years and it definitely has some memory and will get coils. They seem to smooth out after fishing with it some each time.

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No, it's not coils, it's curls, like if something had been rubbed over something and caused it to go curly, which is why I wondered whether my reel roller was sticking or there was some rubbish in my guides that were causing the curling.

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9 hours ago, Tim Kelly said:

I've used some 6lb on my ned rod. I like the line. It handles well and may possibly be a little more sensitive. The questionmark I have with it is it's durability. It seemed to go curly after a relatively short time fishing it. Not twisted, but actually curly. Not sure whether that is an issue with the rod or reel, or the line. I stripped the line off, took the reel roller off and oiled it, though it appeared to be rolling fine and have cleaned all the guides. Trouble is I've run out of the line now! Will go back to my normal 6lb CXX and see if that has any issues. I need to get another spool though to check whether it's the line or another issue causing the short life on the reel.

Curly as is curls from memory? If so, and it is a monofilament nylon, that’s a given trait. Other than looking unsightly, fortunately, it shouldn’t affect longevity or strength of the line. 

 

Or, curls as in what happens to ribbon when you firmly rub it with a pair of scissors to make it curly? I would parallel the line roller to the scissors and the line to the ribbon. That might be a different case and probable concern. Thanks for sharing your experiences. Perhaps I’ll stick with siege and elite, if they’re still made, lol. I have not bought siege in a while because it’s hard to find locally.  

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The latter, see above.

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5 hours ago, Tim Kelly said:

The latter, see above.

Thanks. The mystery is afoot. Hopefully others who have also used it will chime in so we can get to the bottom of this. 

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Just received spools of 12 and 14lb, so we shall see.  I will be using both to fish a variety of plastics.  Thanks for the comments.

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It's no help, but i can report the CXX didn't go curly today, so it's either an issue with the line or I fixed whatever was causing it with the rod and reel. Will have to get another spool to test it out.

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