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Old 04-22-2010, 08:50 PM
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Default Re: Cracked Fly Line

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Originally Posted by Brewmaster View Post
ddombos2 - re: the Rio Gold lfly lines I have had issues with; I have no idea when those lines were manufactured. Where would I find that information? Some code on the box or spool? I bought them both in 2008, had them both replaced in mid-late 2008, and had the WF5F replaced a 2nd time in mid 2009.
I was just curious on whether this is an ongoing thing or whether it is isolated to a certain time in their production run.


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...the fly line is not just "checked" (e.g. the outer surface cracked) it is actually broken clear through the entire plastic portion of the fly line down to the inner core, which then also absorbs water and sinks.
My picture doesnt show it well, but mine is fully throught the pvc to the core, all the way around.
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