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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby PoweredbyNorth » Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:11 am

jbrodin wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:33 am
Does anyone have info on the 2021 bars/lines. Has Duotone now finally gotten their act together and delivers lines that are comparable with the best out there?
What kind of info are you looking for? They are now using Dyneema SK99 lines, in their case from Roblines. They call it Flite99. There is still this more stiff thread woven into it, I think the claim is that they tangle less as a result. Compared to previous years the lines are thinner and lighter. I have been using them for almost 6 months now without any issues. They feel very responsive. Compared to previous lines they feel like a big step forward.
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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby Leon van Bergen » Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:49 am

PoweredbyNorth wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:11 am
jbrodin wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:33 am
Does anyone have info on the 2021 bars/lines. Has Duotone now finally gotten their act together and delivers lines that are comparable with the best out there?
What kind of info are you looking for? They are now using Dyneema SK99 lines, in their case from Roblines. They call it Flite99. There is still this more stiff thread woven into it, I think the claim is that they tangle less as a result. Compared to previous years the lines are thinner and lighter. I have been using them for almost 6 months now without any issues. They feel very responsive. Compared to previous lines they feel like a big step forward.
total agree on the responsive feel, way better than my 2018 and 2019 Clickbars. Quality also feels way better.. All further info is there already, just search.
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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby wrogu » Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:06 am

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:49 am
PoweredbyNorth wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:11 am
jbrodin wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:33 am
Does anyone have info on the 2021 bars/lines. Has Duotone now finally gotten their act together and delivers lines that are comparable with the best out there?
What kind of info are you looking for? They are now using Dyneema SK99 lines, in their case from Roblines. They call it Flite99. There is still this more stiff thread woven into it, I think the claim is that they tangle less as a result. Compared to previous years the lines are thinner and lighter. I have been using them for almost 6 months now without any issues. They feel very responsive. Compared to previous lines they feel like a big step forward.
total agree on the responsive feel, way better than my 2018 and 2019 Clickbars. Quality also feels way better.. All further info is there already, just search.
I second that too.

I was quite upset I had to buy a new bar in 2020 and change it in 2021.
So far so good and I really do like them. I hope they will serve me well in the next seasons.
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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby andikite » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:33 pm

PoweredbyNorth wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:11 am
jbrodin wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:33 am
Does anyone have info on the 2021 bars/lines. Has Duotone now finally gotten their act together and delivers lines that are comparable with the best out there?
What kind of info are you looking for? They are now using Dyneema SK99 lines, in their case from Roblines. They call it Flite99. There is still this more stiff thread woven into it, I think the claim is that they tangle less as a result. Compared to previous years the lines are thinner and lighter. I have been using them for almost 6 months now without any issues. They feel very responsive. Compared to previous lines they feel like a big step forward.
Good news. Lines are much better in the first feeling but it's necessary to have more use to check the durability improvements. In your case 6 month of use is not too much but it could be enough to have an approximation.

Could you take a pic (good quality) showing the current state of your lines? How many sailings you had in these 6 months?

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Re: Duotone 2021

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