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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-11-2009, 11:37 PM Thread Starter
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Can some of you guys that are familiar with this running line list some of the pro's and con's of it?
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Hi Stew,

I've used it on single-handed rods. I like it better than Amnesia, but less (far less) than Rio Powerflex Core, although this later one is more expensive.
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Pro: It's very slick and very light. When it's well stretched and has soaked in the water a bit it "wants" to be straight, meaning it doesn't tend to lay in a squiggly mess. It comes out of the water very easily.

Cons: Doesn't float, but I've found that to be less important than coming out of the water easily, as wading eddies will pull anything under. It doesn't want to give up it's coil in cold weather. I feel like it becomes an option around 50 degrees. Sucks at 35... It tends to "remember" kinks. It requires some stretching and time in the water before it really starts to handle well. Requires a triple surgeons for me to be comfortable, which is a pretty big knot.


Bottom line- I like mono more than anything in warm weather. It's all about how well it shoots, and I feel it, amnesia, and varivas are among best shooters.
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its cheap$. shoots well if you hold coils/line you are shooting. if left in the water it sinks and creates lots of stiction. another con is its memory when new. as it ages this does improve.
i switched to miracle braid and rarely bother to hold line rather leave it floating and it just rips outta the water.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-12-2009, 12:59 PM
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at only $10 a pop, you owe it to yourself to find out if you "love it or hate it" when it comes to mono running lines

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