If braid line is not spooled under correct tension, line digs into the spool at high drag. (No drag = No fish)Can someone explain the logic behind recommending machine winding braid line onto a spinning reel? Once the braid line is let out while fishing it gets hand wound back in anyway?
The places I use to fill spinning reels with spectra only use the spool, not the reel. There are adapters for some line winders that hold the spool. When I have Basil fill my spinners, I just send him the spool and he mails it back full.Roger that thanks everyone.....I have one of those old berkley big game winders that I put spectra onto my big reels with. But I might just have a shop hook the spinning reel up for me.....being large and having the bail flipping around as well might be funky for me.
What's a "donor reel set up"?I used a donor reel set up with about 8-10 lbs of drag. Luckily line twist on spectra isn’t bad. Once on the boat I let most of the line out while traveling and reel in against the boat’s wake. Packed it down really tight and take all the line twist out. Just make sure you put a nice coat of wax or grease on the spool to help with the corrosion. Cumbersome but it worked.