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rippenlips

connecting lead to mono?

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does anyone know how are what you call the knot to connect lead core to mono.

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rip, for the leader pinch off 6"-8" lead, pull it out of the sheething, put the mono inside the sheething from the end and tie a couple simple granny knots 1-2" apart. I dont know what you call this knot.

btw, do you have the words rippin lips on the stern of your boat? may have crossed paths at big C...

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I pinch off the lead and then use either blood knots or uni-knots to tie them together. Mono looses lots of strength if you don't get a good knot on there.

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no words on the back of my boat yet going to put "ship faced" on the back soon though. I do fish Big C allot though. I found out that this knot is caled the carot knot thanks for the help.

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I use Guderod leadcore and it has the knot I use on the package, It is a Albright Special. I tie this to a barrel swivel and use Fireline as a leader, usually about eight to 10 feet.

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I second the albright knot, slips through the guides the best and is very strong as well.

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I also believe that the albright is the way to go on this one.

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I pull about 5 inches of lead out the tie to a tiny barrel swivel.

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You have a fourth vote for the Albright. Never had one slip or break. I have left plenty of Balsa and Plastic on the bottom of many lakes or in the trees of the Missouri River Water though. frown.gif

Let me think?...Probably enough for a new kicker or that Lowrance I've been wanting to buy. crazy.gif

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Albright is great, no messing with stripping back lead etc... Caugth several fish on lead over 15 lbs w/o an issue. The only other knot I like with lead is the Carot knot. Blood knots are only a 65% strength knot if I remember correctly.

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