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Any one have one they'd consider parting with? Looked up new and $150.00 is pretty darned steep.:eek:
 

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Got it and responded.

Fred you have a PM
If I had to 'pick' just one full on floater for spey casting it would be this line properly matched to the rod. Brit line ratings tend to be two down from what you'll find in US fly lines. So their 8/9 would be 'our' 7/8.
 

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If its the twinline your talking about they come in heavy I uses a 9/10 on a powerful rated 10/11 spey rod and it flies
 

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What rod are you using your 10/11 on?

If its the twinline your talking about they come in heavy I uses a 9/10 on a powerful rated 10/11 spey rod and it flies
Ask as UK vs USA rod numberings frequently aren't the same. Lighter on the UK's vs 'Muricas. Hell, even here someone's idea of what is a '7' could be someone else s '8' or a heavy '6.' Probably why so many rods/lines are now matched up based on head length and grain weight(s).

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If its the twinline your talking about they come in heavy I uses a 9/10 on a powerful rated 10/11 spey rod and it flies
If your talking the 'Next Gen' lines I agree. Closer to number matching North American rods.
 

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yep next generation twin lines are heavier, the proline is lighter i use 10/11 proline and a 9/10 twinline on a powerful 10/11 spey caster and they both fly out
 

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that why i do everything by feel, those numbers dont mean anything to me, line profile plays a huge part as do the rod blank taper
 

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Echo echo.

On my 7/9 Powerlite I use both the twinline 65' 8/9 and first-gen 65' 9/10...

That said, there seems to be a lot of variance in all Carron lines. Stampsteelie mentioned this when he lived in the UK and actually dealt first hand with Carron only to be very disappointed in weight disclosure and product consistency...
 

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Echo echo.

On my 7/9 Powerlite I use both the twinline 65' 8/9 and first-gen 65' 9/10...

That said, there seems to be a lot of variance in all Carron lines. Stampsteelie mentioned this when he lived in the UK and actually dealt first hand with Carron only to be very disappointed in weight disclosure and product consistency...
Just length and weight? Or durability too? Tried a 65 10/11 on my new toy (CND Fifteen) and WOWZER! The line can FLY!
 

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I haven't fished them long enough to comment on durability. The first-gen coating is a little softer and casts nicer than the second generation. Second generation is more like today's rio (PVC) coating but still a little softer.

In the heat the first-gen carron is very very soft.

Just length and weight? Or durability too? Tried a 65 10/11 on my new toy (CND Fifteen) and WOWZER! The line can FLY!
 
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