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Alan Green
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PostSubject: Line twists help.   Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:11 am

What swivel size is best for the end of your main line 15lb. But your rig line is 50lb iam trying to help stop line twist, had a cracker the weekend.

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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:27 pm

Great question Very Happy

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Do you use a swivel on the weight end too Question
I always do and can't remember having an issue with twists or anything Exclamation (not until a snotty comes along that is Sad )
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:06 pm

It is a great question Very Happy  I too don't have any issues with
this but I do use a swivel at the start of my rig and where
my lead is. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:21 pm

Are you using fixed spool or a multi and what line are you using?

I use a F Spool just a line clip on end of main one ( 15 plus usually a shock leader) and a swivel at the top of the rig. Varying sizes really but haven't got the issue I visualise you to have
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:02 am

You really should be using a shock leader with 15 lb. line, at least 10 lb. breaking strain for every 1oz. of lead. if you then connect your rig to the end of your shock leader with a swivel ( I use rolling swivels rated 100lb. ) that should solve the problem, or it could be if you`re using a fixed spool, that the line roller on the bale arm is not turning freely.
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PostSubject: Line twists help.   Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:29 pm

Thanks for all your replies, first I do use a shock leader I didn't explain it very well sorry, I checked the bale arm that seems ok. I use a size 2 swivel on the end of the shock leader, but I didn't use a swivel with my lead but I will from now on.
Thanks for your help. Alan.
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Thu Oct 01, 2015 4:46 pm

Hope using a swivel at the bottom end helps, please let us know Cool
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PostSubject: Line twists help.   Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:56 am

Cheers will do.
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:44 pm

Cheers Jack, great link thanks. Alan
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PostSubject: Help stop line twists.   Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:50 pm

HI all, just a quick update on my last post. I put new line on my reel thanks Jack for the youtube link, also now using a swivel at the lead end of my rigs, ive been out a couple of times and everything seems to be good. Thanks for all your help good luck. Alan
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:58 pm

Result cheers
Thanks for the update, glad it seems to be resolved Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Line twists help.   Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:23 pm

Alan Green wrote:
HI all, just a quick update on my last post. I put new line on my reel thanks Jack for the youtube link, also now using a swivel at the lead end of my rigs, ive been out a couple of times and everything seems to be good. Thanks for all your help good luck. Alan

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