Which Knots are Best?

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Which knot do you use for tying leader to mainline?

Poll ended at Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:21 pm

Bimini Knot
1
11%
Unit Knot
5
56%
Water Knot
0
No votes
Albright Knot
3
33%
Tournament Knot
0
No votes
Other (please specify)
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 9

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Which Knots are Best?

Post by gingerangler » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:21 pm

Please vote for your favourite knot for leader/mainline links

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Post by mrix » Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:56 pm

Come on must be the UNI Knot! been using it for years never once let me down! what a great allround knot it is too :D
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Post by thebigbassman » Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:08 pm

uni knot for me to :D :D

my least favourite knot is the tangley knot as paper gets stuck to them =)) =))

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Post by trooper » Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:11 pm

same here, it has to be the uni knot

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Post by nemo » Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:53 pm

Uni all the way through - even the hook.

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Post by rabbi2 » Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:49 pm

Sorry mate can't disaggree.

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Post by eccles » Tue Jan 22, 2008 9:09 pm

Uni is OK for hooks, although the palomar is better but when it comes to leaders the allbright has been proved to be superior and less bulky. In fact the animated knots site claims that uni's can lose up to 50% B.S. if not tied well. It surprises me that so few folk seem to know about the allbright as it is particularly recommended for joining different diameter lines.

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Post by nemo » Wed Jan 23, 2008 6:40 pm

All knots need to be tied well!

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Post by thebigbassman » Wed Jan 23, 2008 6:47 pm

nemo wrote:All knots need to be tied well!
get knotted nemo =)) =)) :O)

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Post by nemo » Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:19 am

There's erudite!

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Post by thebigbassman » Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:26 pm

nemo wrote:There's erudite!
:O) :O) sorry [-( =;

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Post by rabbi2 » Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:30 pm

The best ones I have found are the ones that dont come undone when you get a birds nest on a muti when using braid lol

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Post by nemo » Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:22 pm

Accepted.

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Post by eccles » Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:39 pm

rabbi2 wrote:The best ones I have found are the ones that dont come undone when you get a birds nest on a muti when using braid lol
We don't go there, doesn't sound much like fun to me.

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Post by thebigbassman » Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:18 pm

use F/S then no probs with little birdies nests or bless :D :D

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