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Hey all, how often do you apply KVD's line conditioner? I applied it once and so far have gone fishing twice since putting it on. Just wondering when I should apply more. Thanks  ;)

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I apply it as im spooling line on my reel and periodically while im fishing. I would say probably 2 to 4 times during the course of a day.

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spray it on a soft rag. while you are spooling up hold the line between your fingers while spooling. and then when you go fish cast as far as you can and then give it a good spray around the spool, reel up spray more, reel up spray more...... until you've reel it all in

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I apply it as im spooling line on my reel and periodically while im fishing. I would say probably 2 to 4 times during the course of a day.

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Don't use it on pp braid. I have had it happen twice after using the kvd line lube on two sets of braid. I had two expensive xrk 75's snap off after using this product on braid, it worked fine on the fluorocarbon.

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Don't use it on pp braid. I have had it happen twice after using the kvd line lube on two sets of braid. I had two expensive xrk 75's snap off after using this product on braid, it worked fine on the fluorocarbon.

Bad luck or some other cause. KVD Line & Conditioner will not have any

impact on the integrity of any lines, including braid. In fact, applying KVD

to braided line will reduce friction and allow for longer casts and fewer

professional overruns!

8-)

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I was on youtube last night and saw this just thought it was perfect for this topic enjoy

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I finally broke down and bought a bottle of this stuff.  After using for a couple of weeks, I've found it to be more trouble than its worth.   Any benefit I've seen is minimal, and it sure doesn't seem to stay on the line long.   Reapplying it while fising is a PITA.   And frankly, I think it makes the effect of line twist on spinning reels worse.   It think it make the line soft to the point it twirls on itself easier.  

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I finally broke down and bought a bottle of this stuff. After using for a couple of weeks, I've found it to be more trouble than its worth. Any benefit I've seen is minimal, and it sure doesn't seem to stay on the line long. Reapplying it while fising is a PITA. And frankly, I think it makes the effect of line twist on spinning reels worse. It think it make the line soft to the point it twirls on itself easier.

THANK YOU! To me it made the line worse unless you re-applied it every 5 minutes. Not using it at all saves A LOT of trouble.

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Thanks for the input everyone. I picked up a small bottle a few weeks ago and so far I really dont see too much benefit but, I was also only applying it once. I also use power pro so I'm hoping Roadwarrior is right ;D Thanks again ;)

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I bought some and I'm hesitant to use it, once I read the directions it did some like a royal pain.  IMO nothing beats soaking your line in hot water for 10-15 min, it's free and does no harm.

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I'll be honest, I haven't tried it on spinning gear so I can't comment on how it acts on spinning gear. I use it on all my baitcasters. I love it!

When I spool up new line, I'll spray it on about once every 6-8 turns of the handle. After that, if I use the reel often then I really don't need to freshen it up much. If the reel sits for a little while, I'll shoot it 2-3 times the night before an outing. Great product, IMO!

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I've got the stuff, I'll use it when I can remember to. I honestly don't see a lot of difference between the reels I remember to spray and those I don't.

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The conditioner should be applied BEFORE an outing, not

during a trip. Ideally, apply KVD Line & Lure Conditioner to the

entire line on the new spool when you buy it. Then, apply again

as you re-spool.

KVD Line & Lure Conditioner performs EXACTLY as described.

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I've used almost two bottles of the stuff over the last year. As I said above, I haven't seen a difference between the line I've remembered to spray and the line I haven't sprayed.

I guess if you're using YZ UltraSlinky it may make a difference. Or be a placebo.

Kent, just because you 'highly recommend' something doesn't make it the gospel truth.

If you want to use the stuff, by all means use it. I'll continue to spray it on my bulk spools until I exhaust my supply.

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Ok guys, let's settle down.  Posts have been deleted - by me this time.  It's only fishing, so keep your emotions in check.

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I have used KVD and used it a lot. In my opinion it does what it claims and does a good job at it. I spray all of my reels when spooling them up and spray them the night before heading out to fish.

Later, ;)

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This stuff might work on the cheap braid like fireline, and spider wire, but on two separate occasions I applied it a full 24 hours before use and lost some expensive baits. I wont use it again, on braid.

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This stuff might work on the cheap braid like fireline, and spider wire, but on two separate occasions I applied it a full 24 hours before use and lost some expensive baits. I wont use it again, on braid.

How did you lose the baits?  More info.

Later, ;)

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A great product I have used for two years now. Line & Lure was developed strictly as a fishing line conditioner. Line & Lure is a special polymer blend that becomes part of the fishing line it is applied to. Other line treatments you find on the market are primarily silicone oil (Reel Magic) and solvents . Silicone oil only temporarily coats the line and solvents can damage line. Silicone oil rapidly comes off the line (on your hands and in the water), requiring re-treatment of the line after just a few casts.

Comments above are correct regarding spraying/wiping your line and allowing it to dry. Do not spray it over another conditioner like Reel Magic.

It is used on braid and I always do. My braid (Power Pro) performs a whole lot better treated with it.

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i've not used the KVD product yet but have bben using Blakemore Reel Magic for several years now. I like the way it helped remove memory. I never tried it with braid. I'm only using this because the bottle isn't empty yet. Maybe I'll try the KVD next unless something more "new and improved" turns up. Probably pretty much the same thing anyway.

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This stuff might work on the cheap braid like fireline, and spider wire, but on two separate occasions I applied it a full 24 hours before use and lost some expensive baits. I wont use it again, on braid.

How did you lose the baits? More info.

Later, ;)

On the cast, no backlash, just a snapping sound followed by watching my high dollar lures flying across the lake. Two times, on two different spools of the same line right after using the kvd conditioner.

I never said it doesn't work, I said it doesn't work with braid.

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