Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby GOOD YEAR 71 » Fri Mar 11, 2016 5:35 pm

:big grin:
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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby jim spooner » Sun Mar 13, 2016 4:35 am

Maxcuatro

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby mikey » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:36 am

GOOD YEAR 71

Watch the bobber--it's going under--set the hook--you got me. Just ordered two spools of Maxima Braid High-Visibility from Hi's.

I'll report back later.

Mikey

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby GOOD YEAR 71 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 12:10 pm

:big grin:
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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby slime king » Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:10 am

I just ordered a spool of 30 as well. I'll give it a shot for skipping jigs on my alphas sv.

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby GOOD YEAR 71 » Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:44 am

:big grin:
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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby walli » Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:42 am

What was that saying attributed to P.T. Barnum?.......

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby GOOD YEAR 71 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:07 pm

walli wrote:What was that saying attributed to P.T. Barnum?.......

Interesting thought, I really don't know. Sadly, I wasn't born a literal wizard, had to work haaaaard at it...

It read fresh, so I went with it. O:)

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:51 pm

Maxima 20lb braid ordered.

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby GOOD YEAR 71 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:22 pm

:big grin:
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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby IAY » Sun May 01, 2016 3:23 am

YGK X8

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby poisonokie » Sun May 01, 2016 10:12 am

I really like J braid. Don't know if it's any better than super slick, but they both work great and are way less expensive than samurai.

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Wed May 04, 2016 7:55 am

Got the Maxima today, so far so good.
The only thing I dislike first off is the color, its a light green color vs dark green.
It feels really waxy.

Will update after I get to use it for the first time.

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Re: Any braids better than Daiwa Samurai?

Postby GOOD YEAR 71 » Wed May 04, 2016 8:55 am

:big grin:
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Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Wed May 04, 2016 11:27 am

One other thing that I would love it to see is maxima braid in 15lb.

Any idea what the brake lb is on 10lb and 20lb?

I been using Pline 15lb TCB 8 for a while now and its been good line, no problems except it does lose its coating rather quickly.
its not dyed, it the other heat coated stuff that flakes off, when I use it on my calcutta it really shows just how much crap comes off a line.

I will be fishing the maxima and pline together on my next outing, maxima 20lb on my CQ 101hg and Pline 15lb on my
metanium 13.

I filled both reels with new line.

In all honesty, I hope the maxima is better, even if it does cost more...


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