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#10967067 - 07/09/15 06:50 PM A Fourth Line type to consider
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1694
Loc: Texas
Some of you may be following the development of a line, poly ethylene based, out of Germany that claims to be much smaller than Braid but just as strong. It goes by the name Gliss. It has been introduced in the USA by Ardent and it has a bass pro repping it here:

Gliss

Interesting and cheaper than most braids so suspect we'll see some reports fairly quickly.

The "red flag" that goes up for me is the fact that it is being distributed by Ardent, a company I am not familiar with, and a bass pro that I don't know. I suppose I would have contacted someone like Bass Pro Shops always looking for a proprietary product to get people into its stores.

If you hear anything, post back!

Brad

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#10967170 - 07/09/15 07:37 PM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
basscats Offline
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Registered: 02/16/13
Posts: 23
Here is a video on the line, it is in german but has english over the top.

https://youtu.be/vfNHFNLzZG4

40lb gliss eaquals 8-10lb mono diameter

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#10986549 - 07/19/15 09:26 AM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
FMJshooter Offline
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Registered: 06/24/08
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Loc: Belton, TX
Both Ardent and Fred been around a long long time but that doesn't mean much these days. Would be interested in seeing the translucent stuff.

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#10986586 - 07/19/15 09:50 AM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
Wayne P. Offline
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I use #40 Diawa Samurai and it has a diameter equal to 8# mono.

Most brands of superline rated at 50# strength have a diameter equal to 10# mono.

No big deal with Gliss. Just marketing.
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#10986596 - 07/19/15 09:57 AM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
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Loc: Cash, Texas
Is Gliss available here?
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#10992117 - 07/21/15 05:57 PM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
Brad R Offline
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I read one report over on Bass Fishing Forum where a man bought it, then reviewed it.

I can't recall all of the issues it had but, alas, another not-so-good line.

Brad

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#11533293 - 04/10/16 07:58 PM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
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I spooled up one of my steez reels with it, and it does cast great.... but it frays easy and it frayed about a 6 inch section midways on a cast where I got a bad backlash. I took it off and will never buy it again, back to powerpro and Mustad braid....
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#11534068 - 04/11/16 08:56 AM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: Brad R]
lenahorse Online   content
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All I have heard is the same not too good and do not buy.
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#12112876 - 02/26/17 11:44 AM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: basscats]
xbobcatx2000 Offline
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Registered: 02/03/14
Posts: 118
Loc: Fairfield, Texas
I had the experience as turtdogg.

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#12136332 - 03/11/17 11:11 AM Re: A Fourth Line type to consider [Re: turtdogg]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
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Loc: La vernia tx
Originally Posted By: turtdogg
I spooled up one of my steez reels with it, and it does cast great.... but it frays easy and it frayed about a 6 inch section midways on a cast where I got a bad backlash. I took it off and will never buy it again, back to powerpro and Mustad braid....






Mustad braid plus one
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