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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 04:02 pm
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Barbelman
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Good day guys.
I want this line in 200lb sold per meter. Do anyone know who sell these line in 200lb per meter? I've been googling but do not get it.
Why 200lb? Just because I want it to stay strong, even if it is used very abusively. My hooklinks and sinker will still use very lighter line. And at .35mm it is the same diameter as the current mono line I am using.
150lb is available, and is much stronger than I will ever need, but I would like to get the 200lb.

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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 04:27 pm
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Dudej74
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hi barbelman
try prefacing they are the distributors in SA they can maybe point you in the wright way

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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 04:44 pm
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Hi have a look at these links to Basil Manning's website...

[http://www.basilmanning.co.za/jdb-surf-leader-8x-15832.html]

[http://www.basilmanning.co.za/hmp-dyneema-15027.html]

[http://www.basilmanning.co.za/jdb-8x-15664.html]

Or maybe get in contact with All out Angling in Centurion.

Cheers

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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 04:53 pm
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kaptein delarey wrote:
Hi have a look at these links to Basil Manning's website...

[http://www.basilmanning.co.za/jdb-surf-leader-8x-15832.html]

[http://www.basilmanning.co.za/hmp-dyneema-15027.html]

[http://www.basilmanning.co.za/jdb-8x-15664.html]

Or maybe get in contact with All out Angling in Centurion.

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None of the links work.
Allout have up to 150lb.

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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 05:05 pm
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sorry i see spell check took over
try pure fishing they distributors 011 796 5095

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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 05:08 pm
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Yeah I got 150lb from All out a few months ago for my klopstok...sure they will have 200lb...

Personally 200lb is over kill! It is going to be a mare if you get snagged up...

Last edited on Fri Feb 17th, 2017 05:17 pm by Fishpaste

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 Posted: Tue Feb 21st, 2017 09:09 am
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Just be careful,the stated diameters of Whiplash is not accurate.It's about double the stated diameter.So if the spool says 0.35,it's probably close to 0.60.Plus it floats,so it's not really ideal near your hookbait.

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 Posted: Tue Feb 21st, 2017 09:17 am
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Thanks for pointing this out. Why are manufacturers not held accountable for lying on the packaging?
I compared 80lb Whiplash with 80lb braid of another well known brand, but the Whiplash were really appreciably thinner. Most braid that I have floats, or are at least neutral in buoyancy. They do sink with time, read very slowly.

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 Posted: Sat Feb 25th, 2017 04:49 pm
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Braid get to the stated thickness at full load. Wind the braid at 15kg drag so it does not cut into the spool line.
It tends to be thinner once unwound for the first time.

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