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Old 07-07-2003, 04:54 PM
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#1 - Would a line that had a solid running line color to indicate grains of the head, and a clear intermediate head be useful?

A. Yes!

#2 - Would you buy it?

A. Yes

#3 - Do you use lines with exchangable tips for striper fishing? Do you experience clotting of weeds, clunking of the loop thru the guides during the retrieve, running fish or during landing of fish?

A. Yes, I have the Rio Striper line. No problem with weeed clog but the clunking on the strip was annoying but I got used to it. However, I suspect that the "clunk" gets transmitted down the line which can result in refusals - only a hunch but based on a couple of observations we made on the last cape trip. Makes sense - its the old "two cans on a piece of taut string" principle.

#4 - Would you prefer:

4a) 300 grain
4b) 325 grain
4c) 350 grain
4d) 375 grain
4e) 400 grain
4f) 425 grain

in the clear intermediate head?

A. 300 grain - clear head is a presentation head not a distance head.

#5 - Would you prefer:

5a) 24' head length (QD, Teeny)
5b) 26' head length (Rio Striper)
5c) 30' head length (Wulff Triangle Taper)
5d) longer head length

A. 30ft would be nice.
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