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Originally Posted by Zanshin View Post
Good point about the length - I like to keep the line long to give it a bit of bounce and to let it ride through waves smoothly without being jerked about. The 50' was because there happened to be a line of correct diameter that length aboard already. Unfortunately it was black poly 3 strand and didn't float. When I next find a chandlery I'll make sure to get floating line.

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