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FYI I PURCHASED A 300YD SPOOL OF 30#P.P FROM BASSPRO YESTERDAY AND SPOOLED ONTO MY 6500 ABU-GARCIA-190YDS-17# WAS ABLE TO FILL WHOLE SPOOL 300 YDS WITH ABOUT 20YDSOF ANDT 17# AT THE BEGINING TO START SPOOL(NO SLIPPING)THIS CURES THE PROBLEM OF NOT ENOUGH LINE FOR THOSE BIG FISH RUNS,HOWEVER HAV NOT TRIED A CAST WITH IT AS YET WILL CLAMPIT DOWN TIGHT TO START ,HOPEFULLY NO BIRD NEST -THAT WILL BE REEL HARD TO PICK OUT WITH POWER PRO
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Thats a real draw back using braided line.I only use the stuff on my spinning reels.Wind knots are a re-occuring problem also_On my casting reel I use 75 lbs test braided line as my shock leader.
 
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