Can lines lose weight? And does storing in freezer prolong the life of lines? If so good to know
Yes, sadly they can loose weight and length, depending on how much they are exposed to air and warmth/heat.
It doesnít matter that much in the heavier line weights. Itís a slow process, most people will not recognize in casting.
But if I do my work in adjusting lines to my rods and all work of measurement, cutting, splicing, testing, and from step one again, until I finally got it to my expectations, I simply donít like it, to have a different line later...
I am talking about lines with PVC coating. Although treated very careful...
With PU coated lines I didnít experience it until now.
The storage in the freezer is done for the lines I use only for short periods over the year. Itís also done for spare lines/backup lines I have to use later.
I do it for more than 15 years now and made best experiences. Not only to avoid lost of weight and length too fast, also to avoid the lines to become stiffer over time and cracking. I still use the lines I put in from day one.
Itís some kind of anti-aging.
But be sure your wife will agree and give some place away in the freezer😁And for additional safety, also in case of uncontrollable/explosive situations, a hardcover box around it.