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#12465496 - 10/14/17 11:56 AM New Rod and lb line question?
Thor Outdoors Offline
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Registered: 04/18/17
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Loc: Mansfield
I bought a 7'3 MH Dobyns Fury and it's rated for up to 17lb line... It gonna be my heavier Texas Rig rod and I like throwing 20 lb for that. Do y'all think it'll be fine throwing 20 even though it's only rated for up to 17?
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#12465502 - 10/14/17 12:03 PM Re: New Rod and lb line question? [Re: Thor Outdoors]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
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Use braid?
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#12465549 - 10/14/17 12:55 PM Re: New Rod and lb line question? [Re: Thor Outdoors]
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Registered: 04/30/17
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Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: Thor Outdoors
I bought a 7'3 MH Dobyns Fury and it's rated for up to 17lb line... It gonna be my heavier Texas Rig rod and I like throwing 20 lb for that. Do y'all think it'll be fine throwing 20 even though it's only rated for up to 17?


It's not a rating, its a recommendation.

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#12466351 - 10/15/17 07:12 AM Re: New Rod and lb line question? [Re: Thor Outdoors]
Monkeypuncher Offline
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Registered: 07/12/17
Posts: 172
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
Just use 20 lb. braid.

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#12467742 - 10/16/17 02:59 PM Re: New Rod and lb line question? [Re: Thor Outdoors]
tin man 55 Offline
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Registered: 07/30/15
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
it'll work just fine with 20 lb.
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#12470308 - 10/18/17 02:22 PM Re: New Rod and lb line question? [Re: Thor Outdoors]
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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It will be fine with 20 lb. line, and probably 30 lb. braid.

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