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#12734351 - 04/28/18 10:00 AM braid for beginner
Undertaker56 Offline

Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 255
Loc: San Angelo Tx
I have never used braid before. Can yall please tell me which kind is the best?

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#12734399 - 04/28/18 11:24 AM Re: braid for beginner [Re: Undertaker56]
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Start with a braid easy on the wallet like Daiwa J Braid, Power Pro or Sufix, if you like it and get the hang of using it maybe upgrade to Daiwa Samurai.

#12734404 - 04/28/18 11:26 AM Re: braid for beginner [Re: Undertaker56]
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#12734406 - 04/28/18 11:27 AM Re: braid for beginner [Re: Undertaker56]
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Best is subjective. However, PowerPro is very popular. That is the one I use. What type of application, rod/reel set up, etc. are you looking to start with? Typically, 10#-30# braid on spinning gear. 30#-80# for bait casters. Below is a comparison of diameters.

I would suggest 20# is a good starting size for spinning and 40-50# for bait casting.


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