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Off the subject
Posted by: Don Mang (---.phlapa.fios.verizon.net)
Date: October 16, 2018 06:18AM

This is off the subject of building. I see in many post, that people use braid line for different things. So I assume many fish with it I do as well, inland saltwater. I have always used Pro Line, after seeing an ad on facebook for Hercules braid. It's a Pro Line knock off from China. I decided to try it at half the price of Pro Line, I have not had a problem at all with it, very strong, my go to braid line. Just thought i'd put it out their.

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Re: Off the subject
Posted by: Bill Sidney (---.gci.net)
Date: October 16, 2018 12:06PM

Lots of good braid out there to day , I like Hitena brands real thin , after buying a boat , tackle , taking a day off from work, an traveling the miles to the water, I will spend a little more for my line , an have a good line on my rod , have never looked back , ,

William Sidney

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Re: Off the subject
Posted by: herb canter (---.dsl.atmc.net)
Date: October 17, 2018 12:44AM

Braid and terminal tackle are the few things that i refuse to skimp and try to save money on , lots of other things sure but not that stuff. Many people think just like Don though and it turns out fine so to each their own.

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Posted by: Don Mang (---.phlapa.fios.verizon.net)
Date: October 17, 2018 11:49AM

Guess I was putting it out their, for those on fixed income like myself. It can be expensive to have hobbies if I can save a buck and put it towards something like fishing,rod building and reel restoration. Although I wouldn't use a product that was less expensive, that didn't work.

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Posted by: Bert Dluhy (---.nwrknj.fios.verizon.net)
Date: October 19, 2018 11:12AM

Is the cost of braid in the long run that material? I feel like I go through much more mono each season and won't use anything but my favorites (and mono is getting more expensive each year) - but I haven't replace the braid on my reels for years and transfer it to new reels. I mostly use braid as a backing or straight braid with a short top shot of floro and don't fish where abrasion is a major issue. I think I have braid backing that is 10+ years old and I still trust it if I hook a big fish - since my drag setting is always checked.

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