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Old 04-27-2013, 12:30 PM
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Default Re: How is Rio Grande different than just over lining?

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Originally Posted by Diver Dan View Post
I had a free preview of a bunch of outdoor channels a couple of months ago on TV. I was watching a fly fishing show, but only paying about half attention, when I hear during a commercial "Our line is a full weight heavier that the industry standard." After I got done choking , I run itnto the livingroom to see who would use "afull line weight heavier" and "industry standard" in the same sentence, But I missed the culprit. I have heard people say this is to load fast rods. Ahhhhhh no.

The problem is that there is a confusion that fast and weight are related, they are not, hence the TWO terms.
What's sad is that a industry giant like Rio uses wording that propagates this myth (fast and wt being related).
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