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Three-strand has more elasticity than double-braid of the same composition due to its structure.
Hockling isn't a problem in either line type if you run the line before coiling it and don't put a twist in the line when coiling.
I know a lot of people use double-braid for dock lines because they like how it looks, but 3-strand really is a better choice.
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Last edited by SVAuspicious; 10-22-2010 at 01:58 PM.