What line for the track?

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BluesFish
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What line for the track?

Post by BluesFish » Mon Jan 12, 2004 3:57 pm

Thought I'd post this for anyone interested.

I built our pack's track last year and used Power Pro fishing line. Power Pro is a high-tech "super-braid" line that has almost zero stretch and is considably thinner for a given pound test. It's surface is also very slick. The 60 lb test I used is about the same diameter as typical 20 lb mono.

I tested it in the back yard before deciding to use it and my test rocket required about 30% fewer turns to go the 50 feet verses regular Mono and got there quicker too.

This is fast stuff and I highly recomend it to anyone wishing to tune up their track. The no-stretch property of this line makes it easier to get each lane set to the same tension also.



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Re: What line for the track?

Post by racerock » Mon Apr 11, 2005 7:27 pm

I hope you are still around. I'll be looking for the stuff. Can I just go to a good fishing supply house to get it?



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