Real world line capacity of a few slide bait reels

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Real world line capacity of a few slide bait reels

Post by Wertyui » Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:47 am

Reels filled with 60 yards of 80# prospec then topped of with 80# trilene. All line was reeled in fairly neat and tight.

Newell s550- 232 yards

Newell 546 tib spool- 238 yards

Trinidad 50- 244 yards

Avet hxw- 228 yards

Note there are variables to consider. +\- yardage. Got any numbers to share?
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Re: Real world line capacity of a few slide bait reels

Post by OahuShorekastHuntah » Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:42 pm

Penn 505 150 yards 80lb PowerPro backing w 150 yards 50lb big game

Penn 505 w yellowfin kit 150yards 80lb PowerPro backing w 200 yards 50lb big game

Trinidad 30a 150yards 80lb PowerPro backing w 175 yards 60lb big game

447 w graphite spool 300yards 80lb PowerPro backing w 200yards 60lb big game

550 w tib spool 300yards 100lb PowerPro backing n 250yards 80lb suffix elite

113hlw 300yards 100lb PowerPro backing w 230yards 80lb suffix elite

646 w tib spool 300yards 150lb PowerPro backing w 250yards 100lb big game
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Re: Real world line capacity of a few slide bait reels

Post by kona-ulua-style » Mon Oct 06, 2014 5:28 pm

You may want to try this? Go to a park, field or beach and have someone walk the line..( till empty)... Using your ulua pole and reel.

This will give a real idea ..how far the line is out there... This will really open your eyes...!

I did this just once on a Jigmaster extended, with 50lb test.... I knew for sure, we had enough fishing line in the reel..

Aloha, Seeing is believeing...

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Re: Real world line capacity of a few slide bait reels

Post by Wertyui » Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:19 am

WOW Im amazed by how much line u r grtting in those reels! Especially the trinidad 30a. I kno my torium 30 only fitting about 60 yards 80lb powerpro and about 130 yards 60# mono on top

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Re: Real world line capacity of a few slide bait reels

Post by Wertyui » Fri Aug 05, 2016 5:18 pm

Us113w 270 yards
S546 graphite spool 225 yards

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