Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

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Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

Post by jiggerjake » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:22 am

For those of you with the MB f4st-69rs Hedge Hog.What set-up are you using as far as line goes. I was wondering if there might be issues with a leader knot on those upper guides being as small as they are(almost micro).
I want to spool up with a 10b braid and a 6-8lb fluoro. leader.Just got mine but haven't had a chance to put a reel on it.

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Re: Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

Post by saoulons » Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:59 am

I would like to know as well!

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Re: Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

Post by Mothercanucker » Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:22 pm

That's the same line combo I would try using. Been thinking about the rod for awhile. The guides are that small to worry about your braid to leader knot?

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Re: Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

Post by bronzefly » Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:59 pm

I use straight 7# Sunline FC on mine. I've used a 20# Daiwa Samurai Braid to 7# FC set up and haven't had any issues with the knot passing through the guides. They're small yes, but nothing that's caused any braid/FC problems for me, though again, I generally use straight FC. You guys will love this rod whatever line you decide to use =D>

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Re: Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

Post by vncnt » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:42 pm

I'm using 12 lb sunline sx1 with a 6-10 ft leader of either 6 or 8 lb fluoro. No issues with the knot passing through the guides. I've used a blood knot and Albright knot.

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Re: Question for MB Hedge Hog owners

Post by jiggerjake » Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:54 am

vncnt wrote:I'm using 12 lb sunline sx1 with a 6-10 ft leader of either 6 or 8 lb fluoro. No issues with the knot passing through the guides. I've used a blood knot and Albright knot.
Sounds good thanks.That is exactly the setup I had in mind. Mothercanucker,they are pretty small.Macro guides maybe but not full on micro.Didn't mean to scare you.

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