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Old 04-15-2013, 06:52 PM
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Default Re: Welded Perfection Loop Breaking?

Here is the method I fave used since my start in this hobby (its similar to sweetand salts). I tie a nail not using 20# backing using 7-8 loops, trim the ends closely, then give a quick pass over with a lighter rolling the knot between my finger tips, (this sort of fuses the loose ends together).

I have yet to have one come loose on me.

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It looks messy in the up close photos, but is barley indistinguishable in reel life. Although what I'm doing might not be the recommended best way (is also a quick and simple solution), This will be fourth year fly fishing loops using this method, and have been happy with my results.
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