Originally Posted by Tobit
I also need to add, from my sailboat racing days, lines such as Dyneema, Sprecta, and other High Modulus Polyethelenes are very strong but can be quite slippery and do not hold knots very well. Knot handling is one of the reasons I prefer Vectran.
I think that accounts for the popularity of Spyderline. It has a Dyneema core for strength but is wrapped in a polyester sleeve for handling.
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