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Old 04-09-2009, 10:54 PM
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Default Galvan T8 for 9 wt line?

I was hoping someone could tell me if 9wt line will fit on a Galvan T8. I don't mind shelling out the extra money for a T10 but would like to use the reel with my 8wts too.
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Default Re: Galvan T8 for 9 wt line?

It will fit but you will lose some backing. I don't think its a major issue since I've never gone through all my backing. Even false Albacore who love to run with a fly have never come close.
A T10 will probably throw your 8WT off balance. There is alot more metal in a T10.
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Thanks for the info.
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