Carry and Distance

Carry and Distance

Post Number:#11  Postby Lasse Karlsson » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:47 pm

James9118 wrote:Any idea how much carry you lose with a very old line? Due to the expense of the MED I'm a bit loathe to retire them, hence my practice line is pretty much black and limp around my carry point. I've also noticed that I now struggle to carry what I think is the optimum (or perhaps my casting has gone down hill).

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I have not really seen a differece, unless there's a differing in taper and headlength. Still have and use a 9 year old version, that made it to 4 world championships, before a rule change made it illegal to use :blush:

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Post Number:#12  Postby James9118 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:16 pm

Lasse Karlsson wrote:I have not really seen a differece

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Bugger - that means my casting is crap :(
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Post Number:#13  Postby Lasse Karlsson » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:48 pm

James9118 wrote:
Lasse Karlsson wrote:I have not really seen a differece

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Bugger - that means my casting is crap :(



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Post Number:#14  Postby Paul Arden » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:12 pm

Sorry Bart; I forgot to measure this up. Was in packing hell. Will try this week and certainly by Sunday at the latest.

I don’t think I lose carry length with an old line. When the coating starts peeling off around the hauling area I change it.

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Post Number:#15  Postby bartdezwaan » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:37 pm

No problem.
I think my casting was just a bit crappy.
After changing a couple of things I believe I am carrying more now. Will try to measure this week.

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