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ctrouts 08-15-2019 09:01 AM

knots
 
what knot should i use to tie 80 lb mono to 80 lb braid i have an old 9/0 with half a spool of 80lb mono and i would like to add about 400yds of 80lb braid
any suggestions on what knot to use

RobS 08-15-2019 02:15 PM

Re: knots
 
that's pretty thick stuff... I would think a uni-to-uni could handle that nicely. But do some searches and/or ask around.

Bayyaker 08-15-2019 03:21 PM

Re: knots
 
I would think a Alberto, but then again I never used anything over 30 mono/30 braid

mvsusaf 08-15-2019 03:29 PM

Re: knots
 
Hearing good things about the FG knot that originated in Australia.

yarddog 08-15-2019 08:59 PM

Re: knots
 
FG knot ia best for braid to mono according too many off the tests during the " Knot Wars"

RobS 08-16-2019 01:39 PM

Re: knots
 
Bay, Yard... have to look that one up.

yarddog 08-17-2019 08:29 AM

Re: knots
 
Many ways to skin a cat, but here is a good one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsupznHQ4tw

NJ Dave 08-21-2019 09:44 PM

Re: knots
 
The FG knot to was way too complicated especially on a moving boat .I've been tying the Alberto Knot for many years I believe it's easier and I found it to be plenty strong
as with any not if it is not tied correctly it will fail so attention to detail is needed


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