Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

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Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:49 pm

I have been using Superslick8 in 50#

Looking for something that resists abrasion better. I can't go up in diameter as SV spools don't hold enough 65#.

Looking at Berkley X5 and Viscous No Fade. They both allow me to go up to 60# as they have smaller diameter.

Trying to stay in the .36 range.

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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by accodn2ryan » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:03 pm

You should take a look at Sunline FX2 in 50 or 60 pound.

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Post by Finnz922 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:23 pm

accodn2ryan wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:03 pm
You should take a look at Sunline FX2 in 50 or 60 pound.
This. I like 60.
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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by bronzefly » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:26 pm

I've been impressed with Daiwa J-Braid Grand. The 50# is .36 and has proven to be very abrasion resistant for me, more so than some other 65# braids. As a bonus, it's an 8 carrier and casts really well. I've fished 50# on a Tatula SV TW in grass, pads, and heavy wood cover with a lot of success.
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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by poisonokie » Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:44 pm

Just out of curiosity, why are you needing abrasion resistance for frogging? Typically guys are looking for the braid that saws through vegetation best, and that tends to be a less round four carrier line which also tends to have the least abrasion resistance. Are you frogging around rip-rap or something? Maybe a short 20# nylon leader would help.
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Post by RMCatchNrelease » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:17 pm

We don't have pads and grass here. My fish are up shallow in bushes and trees.

SuperSlick8 seems to really get chewed up if you come across branches or logs.

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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by Cracker » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:39 am

Next month I'm getting this line for frogs.

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http://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item/li ... index.html
MSRP in Japan - Y2100 which is not bad for 150m spool .

The line made with ToughPE
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(The wear resistance of TOUGH PExNEW Evo Silicone 2 is over 300% of conventional PE )

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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by Finnz922 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:49 am

Cracker wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:39 am
Next month I'm getting this line for frogs.

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http://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item/li ... index.html
MSRP in Japan - Y2100 which is not bad for 150m spool .

The line made with ToughPE
Image
(The wear resistance of TOUGH PExNEW Evo Silicone 2 is over 300% of conventional PE )
After you have had some time on the water with it. Review please :)
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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by johnD » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:55 am

I'm liking #50 j-braid x4. Better than original power pro for sure.

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Post by poisonokie » Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:31 pm

johnD wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:55 am
I'm liking #50 j-braid x4. Better than original power pro for sure.
Is it really? I'll have to check some out. I like the 8 carrier versions a lot.
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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:53 am

Cracker wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:39 am
Next month I'm getting this line for frogs.

Image

http://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item/li ... index.html
MSRP in Japan - Y2100 which is not bad for 150m spool .

The line made with ToughPE
Image
(The wear resistance of TOUGH PExNEW Evo Silicone 2 is over 300% of conventional PE )
Please post a link when you find it for sale. I looked around but I believe it is a new release and I could not find a retailer.

Thanks

EDIT: I see the release date is 05/19
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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by johnD » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:16 am

poisonokie wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:31 pm
johnD wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:55 am
I'm liking #50 j-braid x4. Better than original power pro for sure.
Is it really? I'll have to check some out. I like the 8 carrier versions a lot.
Sure is IMO , it's less than $10 a spool at my local wally world. It losses it's color faster , but I don't worry about that too much.
For frogs it doesn't matter. I flip with the X8 , and use a sharpie above the bait , if I'm in dark water.

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Re: Most abrasion resistant braid - Frogin

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:36 am

The frog line is not out yet but I did find a "boat" line. From what I can tell the only difference is 10m colors. It is much cheaper and a larger 200m spool size.

It has the same description, +300% abrasion, same ToughPE, UVF, and Si2
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