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I rigged a reel with 20lb braid that was only supposed to handle 6lb mono is that fine or will my reel brake?

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  • I rigged a reel with 20lb braid that was only supposed to handle 6lb mono is that fine or will my reel brake?

    I rigged a reel with 20lb braid that was only supposed to handle 6lb mono is that fine or will my reel brake?

  • #2
    It should be fine. most superlines have a mono equivilent size on the box.

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    • #3
      Thank you. Now if only I could find that box.

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      • #4
        Don't know which braid you used but 20 lb spyderwire is same diameter as 6 lb mono

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        • #5
          I was using spider wire and it does fit on the reel. I wondered if the high pound test would brake the reel.

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          • #6
            It shouldn't. You can always set the drag so that there is limited pressure on the spool.

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            • #7
              Jay is right. Make sure your drag is set correctly and you should have no problems. I have been using 17 lb test for a couple of seasons now and have not had a problem at all as long as the drag is set right.

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