The result? … Tools | Storage | The popularity of their Ultra Green monofilament speaks to itself. Ouch. Perhaps so, perhaps not. Welcome to the Lake Allatoona Bass Fishing forum. Rods | Lures | What we have shown for certain is that fluorocarbon isn't perfect, but then again, what fishing line, or product is? It gets worse. The Angler's Source for News and Reviews about the HOTTEST Tackle! Sunline's Best Selling Fluorocarbon In Our Sights : Sniper. Fluorocarbon Line Tests Abrasion Tensile Knot Strength. TackleTour Fluorocarbon Showdown II Knot Tests (Kg). 5 years ago | 10 views. Reels | Reels | //-->, TackleTour's Fluorocarbon Showdown Sequel!! google_ad_height = 600; Conclusion: Have we burst the fluorocarbon bubble? Follow. Strain or Deformity: Some materials can be placed under a specific, constant load or stress and then, bounce back or recover from that stress once the pressure is relieved. Watercraft | Knots: Finally, the last remaining issue for us with the fluorocarbon lines, before making the decision on which products to really spool up and go fishing with, is what knot or knots to use? google_color_text = "000000"; Available in an incredibly clear coloring, the Yo-Zuri Top Knot 100% Fluorocarbon is virtually invisible and provides a thin diameter for added stealth. google_color_link = "006699"; google_color_text = "000000"; The heart and soul of TackleTour. This has proven to be a difficult claim to test - that is without scuba certification and equipment. Rods | Lures | (continued). TackleTour Fluorocarbon Showdown II Deformity Results. google_ad_client = "pub-1345308664656696"; google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; Presenting the Much Anticipated and Highly Overdue TackleTour Fluorocarbon Showdown!! google_ad_channel =""; TackleTour's Fluorocarbon Showdown Sequel!! Autopsy, , TackleTour's Fluorocarbon Showdown Sequel!! google_ad_type = "text_image"; google_ad_height = 600; More importantly, we've shown not all fluorocarbon lines are created equal. Tools | Storage | Five of these eight were still worse than the Trilene XL even after we soaked the XL for 3 hours. See more of TackleTour on Facebook Others, like Sunline Shooter FC is great against stretch, but faired poorly in our knot strength test. google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; google_ad_channel =""; TackleTour's … So which is it? We selected one, unnamed, but higher priced product out of our test batch and put it through the wringer with five different knots: the improved clinch; the palomar; the san diego jam; the trilene; and the uni. Playing next. google_color_link = "006699"; Fluorocarbon Line Tests Abrasion Tensile Knot Strength. google_color_border = "FFFFFF"; google_ad_width = 120; (continued). 108 talking about this. (Big tip o' the cap to Bazmaz at gotaukulele.com for the suggestion.) TackleTour, SF Bay Area. Watercraft | Interviews | Events | Compared against our baseline product, Trilene XL, eight of our fourteen lines showed overall stretch results equal to or greater than this baseline when dry. Certainly, not all fluorocarbons are created equal, but we're now prepared to go out and discover which versions, if any, are worth the expense. google_ad_width = 120; google_ad_format = "120x600_as"; We found, after subjecting our test lines to a constant load of 3 pounds over a length of time just long enough to measure each samples' change in length and write this value down, all but one fluorocarbon product failed to recover fully from the stress and had permanent strain or deformation. (continued) Visibility: One of the other nagging issues regarding FC lines is the general claim of their invisibility under water. Bradyn Karl. google_color_url = "FF9900"; AllatoonaBass.com is your source for Bass Fishing Information on Lake Allatoona. Disappointing to say the least so we're left to question, was it the line or was it the knot? google_color_url = "FF9900"; The Angler's Source for News and Reviews about the HOTTEST Tackle! Certainly in this category, the overall performance of our FC lines was a disappointment. The Lake Allatoona Bass fishing message forum includes information on Allatoona Fishing Guides, Fishing Reports, General Tactics, Tackle, Boat Repair, DNR/COE Lake Projects, Tournaments, Float and Fly, Tackle Shops and much much more. This streamlined knot cast through microguides. Not too far off from our original assessment in part one. Autopsy,