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Re: Splicing fid doesn't fit

Postby Herman » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:52 am


I have found the trouble with splicing old flying lines is that the weave goes tight and it is very difficult to loosen up a length of line for the bury. It is hard to loosen up the bury length evenly and keep the needle in the core. I suggest you pick a time when you need some quite therepy and spend time loosening up the strands before you attempt the splice.

If you find a good time efficient method please let me know.

It is almost night and day as for the ease of splicing between old and new flying lines.

Regards Herman.

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Re: Splicing fid doesn't fit

Postby wavy navy » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:01 pm

I got it with a guitar string and some tape around the rope.

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