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  1. Member
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    #21
    Sunline FC super sniper

  2. Scraps
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    #22
    I'm with the "there's something wrong" crowd. I know when I first used FD I had problems with using the palomar knot. Anywhere in the knot that you have line on top of line it will cut. This is tough to avoid with FD if you're not careful. It's so tough that I'd say try another knot.
    2016 Phoenix 819 200 ProXS

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    #23
    I used to share the hatred until I learned to manage flouro. It starts with not putting it on a spinning real, then learning better knots like the fg. Line care checking for nicks etc. Then goes to using line treatment. I use real magic because it's easy to find at Walmart but I think they all serve the same purpose. And you have to prepare yourself for replacing it sooner than braid. Mono to me has about the same usable lifespan with treatment. In an average day I have 10 rods on my deck, and 7-8 have flouro. I use Seaguar red label for heavy 12-20 applications and invisx for anything lighter. Took me a while but that's a winning combo for me. And cheap enough.

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    #24
    Again any concerns I had were the line right out of the box. At times I would purchase the line to use as a leader for braided line (shakeyhead technique). I have found the knot was the main problem I was creating. I started using the "Shaw Grigsby knot" I was directed to in this post. Great knot by the way.

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    #25
    Sunline FC super sniper or Toray bawo fluorocarbon 100%
    the best
    2006 Triton Tr186 / 2009 Mercury 150 Optimax

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    #26
    Love that P line I feel like my stuff fly's with that stuff on

  7. #27
    I agree sunline fc sniper is the best.
    Quote Originally Posted by ldbass55 View Post
    If you are using it on casting reels, sunline green sniper is the best there is..Casts great, and with a shot of reelsnot before each trip, holds up for a long time...
    I tried almost all of them also, and wasnt happy until i started using the Sunline...
    LD

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    #28
    Quote Originally Posted by tailchaser View Post
    i don't get how we can spend $200 on a rod, $200 on a reel then complain about $10-$25 on line... with fluorocarbon you get what you pay for.. I use sunline shooter its expensive but worth it.
    Because a rod & reel usually last 3+YEARS, line gets changed out every 3+WEEKS.

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