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Old 09-10-2019, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by wingman23 View Post

any chance you want to share your secret on how to tie that?
Looks like a well made FG knot.Could use a bobbin as well.Half a dozen opposing half hitches,rizzutto to finish.Leave a long enough tag to loop it over to the other side and then finish that side off with half hitches and rizzutto.Heavey braid.Be easier just to buy from TB for the money.
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Originally Posted by Lu 1967 View Post
Looks like a well made FG knot.Could use a bobbin as well.Half a dozen opposing half hitches,rizzutto to finish.Leave a long enough tag to loop it over to the other side and then finish that side off with half hitches and rizzutto.Heavey braid.Be easier just to buy from TB for the money.
Lu has a good point the "uni and reversed" technically is a "rizutto". (no FG though)

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Old 09-11-2019, 09:20 AM
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Just noticed this thread. Here is how we splice a loop for the weight into the hollow core.




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id like to see how thats done... are you pulling an extra long tag end into the main line to create the second loop?
Old 09-16-2019, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Texasblue View Post


No secret. Always happy to share. It's essentially starting with half-hitches followed by a several turn Uni rolled back on itself and then the loop back to starting point with half hitches and same Uni technique to finish.

Only thing I'd add is that some guys, depending on reel, like a lower profile loop. See below example of usual one I do now. This one is on a buoy rod wind-on leader.





thank you kindly! Tied it up and gave it a shot, worked nicely in the high-speed
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