I should have mentioned that I only gave the thread two light coats of
Sally Hansen's. I don't know that it gives the thread much stength, and
used it to only to seal the thread. I also tapered the thread that it is
thicker nearest the loop end, and only a couple wraps thick toward away from
the loop. It's tough to detect any hinging point, and pretty much equal to
the factory loop in that sense. I wasn't worried about a hinge point in casting
terms, but didn't want to create a spot where the line was going to crack
I'll look into the Goop.
Here's a diagram for whip finishing a loop: http://barflyfish.com/article_whippi...n_fly_line.htm
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Which type of Goop do you use? I looked up the product, and they have a
few different flavors.