New YoYo Reels Coming To TCOG!

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  1. trailhermit

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    Thank you. I never had to worry about lines. I just went fishing. 20 (or a bit more) years later the fishing section looks like Disney World.
     
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    Your still doing some beautiful work!
     
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    I don't have any particular brand loyalty :22:
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    I normally just buy whatever I need & hopefully ..Its on " SALE " :3:

    My only general rule of thumb, with allll of my fishing " Rods & Reels ".

    Monofilament Main Lines wieghts: Mono ; 4 lbs - 50 lbs

    Braids Main lines: 20 lbs - 150 lbs.

    Leaders - Tippets: Mono - Flurocarbon ( Vanish ): 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50lbs.

    The lighter " Braid Lines " ( - 20 lbs ) are very light / very thin diameter, & VERY prone to wind knots, which are impossible to untangle :56:
     
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    Thanks bud!
     
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    New toys arrived in today's mail :4:
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    I'll get them rigged up within the next few days :3:

    Thanks, Tim :dblthumb:
     
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    Awesome, thanks for letting me know they made it safely brother!
     
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    Just an FYI: For anyone interested ...?

    Since this is a " Vendor / For Sale " thread .. I think it would be more appropriate, to post alllll future Riggings info, for both " YO-YO & Hobo Reel " over on the Rigging thread, started by HannahT.

    Rigging a Hobo Reel
    https://bushcraftusa.com/forum/threads/rigging-a-hobo-reel.230888/#post-4003617
     
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    Just a Techie FYI:

    IPE, won't Float :58:
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    Both sank to the bottom pretty fast :11:
     
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    Wondering what the piece in bottom of picture is....
     
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    That explains your choosing such a high weight braided line, was wondering why..
     
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    Monofilament gets very " STIFF " ( Memory Coils ) after about 20+ lbs, which makes it harder to cast.

    The " YOYO Reels " larger diameter, handles the heavier " MONO " better, than the smaller diameter " Hobo Reels ".

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    Heres a very basic explanation on the difference between " Braid vs Mono ". The braid is much more supple & thinner in Diameter than Mono: 150 lbs Braid is equal to 30 lbs Mono Diam / 80 lbs Braid is equal to 17 lbs Mono Diam.

    https://bushcraftusa.com/forum/threads/rigging-a-hobo-reel.230888/#post-4005507
     
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