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Using lb test line over recommended rod/line rating?

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I just got a new carrot stick rod that has a line rating of x-20 lb max.

Would it hurt to run anything higher? I have some 30lb braid i wanted to spool up, but if im going to really risk damaging the rod it's not worth it, ill go get some 20lb.

Thanks.

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That rating is diameter wise and deosnt account for super lines if my memory is correct 30lb braid is equal to 8lb test mono/fluoro

I dont know how low the line test rating goes for that rod cuse  of the x but i would get some heavier braid than 30lb if it is a baitcasting rod to help against backlashes just to be safe

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