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KVD line conditioner.....I stopped using it. Anyone else?

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I found that after you finish fishing and store the rod/reel till the next fishing trip---say a week or two- the line is in awful shape. All kinked up and hard.  Anyone else?

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No.

I have been using it for two years or so and never

experience any negative consequences of any kind.

In fact, I HIGHLY recommend KVD Line & Lure Conditioner.

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Never had that problem, however, since I switched to Yozuri hybrid ultrasoft, I stopped using my kvd conditioner, cuz the line really didn't need it.. :D If for some strange reason I switched back to another line, I'm sure I would begin using the kvd again

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No.

I have been using it for two years or so and never

experience any negative consequences of any kind.

In fact, I HIGHLY recommend KVD Line & Lure Conditioner.

8-)

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I've voiced my opinions on this before and am in the very small minority.  I just do not see the benefits of this stuff.  I wont go so far as to say it hurts my line performance but I definately have not realized any noticeable benefits.

I've given it an honest try too.  Used it several outings and just nothing different about my line.

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I found that after you finish fishing and store the rod/reel till the next fishing trip---say a week or two- the line is in awful shape. All kinked up and hard. Anyone else?

Where do you store your equipment ?

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I found that after you finish fishing and store the rod/reel till the next fishing trip---say a week or two- the line is in awful shape. All kinked up and hard. Anyone else?

I noticed this too with P-Line Flouroclear, it seems dry and stiff, almost like it would crack if bent, also it looked swollen but everything seems good as new with a few more squirts but It doesn't sit right with me

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I don't see that issue, but I retreat after each trip, per the instructions.  I have a suspicion that what you are seeing is dried debris from the water.  I used to see this even before using KVD L&L, especially on fluoro.  I pretreat the filler spools before spooling up the reels, and some are at least a year old, adn they look as good as the day after I treated them.  

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I found that after you finish fishing and store the rod/reel till the next fishing trip---say a week or two- the line is in awful shape. All kinked up and hard. Anyone else?

Yep. I've repeatedly stated my fluorocarbon gets worse. I hate the stuff. If I had the receipt I would send it back for my money. I HIGHLY recommend you throw it in the trash.

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If you use a good line from the get-go you won't need a line conditioner.

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If you use a good line from the get-go you won't need a line conditioner.

Agreed. YoZuri....good line. Still looks awful after using this stuff.

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I found that after you finish fishing and store the rod/reel till the next fishing trip---say a week or two- the line is in awful shape. All kinked up and hard. Anyone else?

Where do you store your equipment ?

In the garage right next to my car when I get home.  Sometimes I don't even get it out of the car. No matter...still looks and feels awful after a week or so.  I am finished with this stuff.  I am not going to get hooked  to the point where when I put it on my line I have to keep putting it on or the line goes to crap.  

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I found that after you finish fishing and store the rod/reel till the next fishing trip---say a week or two- the line is in awful shape. All kinked up and hard. Anyone else?

Yep. I've repeatedly stated my fluorocarbon gets worse. I hate the stuff. If I had the receipt I would send it back for my money. I HIGHLY recommend you throw it in the trash.

Goes into the round file!! All I needed was one other person who had the same trouble.  I use flurocarbon.

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I'm with the minority on this one. When I was using P-line and tried the kvd it does something to the line after about a week. I store my rods on my boat deck in my garage. When I would go to use them the line would be alot stiffer and would look milky. I have since switched to Segaur, but I haven't tried kvd with it. I dont know if it works or not, but I do just fine with out it.

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I've used it precisely as directed and found it to have next to no benefit. IMO, it's more trouble than its worth.

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32251 - I've spoken to Rob Faddis, owner of the company, about your issue, and he tells me that he has heard of this happening in rare cases, yet nobody has been willing to send him the affected line so that he can investigate.  Would you be willing to send that line to him?

He said he is more than willing to give you a 100% refund either way. He's a stellar guy that takes care of his customers.

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32251 - I've spoken to Rob Faddis, owner of the company, about your issue, and he tells me that he has heard of this happening in rare cases, yet nobody has been willing to send him the affected line so that he can investigate. Would you be willing to send that line to him?

He said he is more than willing to give you a 100% refund either way. He's a stellar guy that takes care of his customers.

Line is gone in the trash, weeks ago and so is the KVD line juice---tonight.  If I had known he wanted a sample then I would have been glad to send it to him.  Glad that others have had good luck with this product. I and a few others seem to be in the minority.  I will not be using it anymore. That certainly is not to encourage others not to.  I caught plenty of fish the last two weeks without it, so I figure I don't need it anyway.

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IMO nothing works better than soaking your line in a bucket of water, preferably hot, obviously water won't hurt your line as that is the intent of the line.....to be in water.

If one truly believes that this stuff works use it, but I see no reason to.  I think buying the banjo minnow is a better investment.

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I truly think that it affects knot strength.

I stopped using it about six months ago, after a few mysterious break offs. The bad part was, they were fish on 8-10 inch swimbaits. So not only big fish gone, but a couple hundred dollars worth of baits too. Hasnt happened since I stopped using the stuff.

Im not gonna flat out say that L&L was the problem, but it definitely hurt my confidence in my gear.

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i bought one bottle and didn't notice anything different with my line SO never bought it anymore.

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Just last week I re-spooled some BPS XPS flouro. on my reels that had been on there since the beginning of the year. The line was treated with Line & Lure before every trip and was still in perfect condition. I just re-spooled due to a couple of big tournaments coming up and not wanting to take a chance on nicks in the line I wasn't aware of. All I know is that Line & Lure works for me.

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I truly think that it affects knot strength.

I stopped using it about six months ago, after a few mysterious break offs. The bad part was, they were fish on 8-10 inch swimbaits. So not only big fish gone, but a couple hundred dollars worth of baits too. Hasnt happened since I stopped using the stuff.

Im not gonna flat out say that L&L was the problem, but it definitely hurt my confidence in my gear.

Obviously, I am not catching fish as big as the ones you have out there but I havent noticed an issue.

I cant imagine the CXX without it.   :-/

Didnt you break those off during your line experiment?

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I've been using it for a couple of years and wouldn't consider using fluro without it.  Also works great on depth finder screens and sunglasses.

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