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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-14-2016, 05:45 AM Thread Starter
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In Touch Connect Core ?


I've had ZERO luck welding monocore lines as the core always gets weakened. Is Rio's In Touch Connect core weldable? Is it one of those superbraids? Or is it mono?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-14-2016, 05:51 AM
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As it is marketed as 'ultra-low' stretch, the core is almost certainly braid, thus welding should be a practical proposition.


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All Rio InTouch lines have the ability to be welded.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-21-2016, 08:07 PM
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Hey Dr. Bob,

I checked with our manufacturing team, just to make sure, and this is what they said about that core: "Our InTouch lines are weldable because our key core component has a higher melting point than polyethylene braids".

You should be good to go.


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Cool man, Tx...
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