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Old 05-11-2013, 05:44 AM   #614
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Originally Posted by Pbarrow View Post
Agreed, and thanks for the tips. Do you add 5# to outside mains only or crosses too? I did buy a starting clamp after my first 3 jobs and you're right it's much better. The knots on synthetics seems easy, gut is medium hard, but that darn poly is tough to get the knots tight!
I do +5# on both mains and crosses.

If you haven't already seen this, imo this is one of the best youtube vids out there on tightening knots.

Personally I haven't found poly knots to be that much more difficult than any other ones. It may just be that it comes with practice!
5 x Head MGPMs: Pacific Classic Gut 1.25 x MSV Co-Focus 1.18
3 x Head i.PMs: OGSM 1.22 x CoF 1.18, Energetic 1.20 x CoF & PPA 1.25 x CoF
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