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Just wondering if anyone has tried one of the above lines? They are becoming very popular in the states with the striper guys from what I have read. They are avail here at £30, thats alot cheaper than my usual rio lines.

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From what I can remember of Airflo lines, they were shite. Didn't float when they should have, always coiled even after slight stretching, lost their coating quickly, hate them!

Stick with Rio
 

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hi mate theese lines are basically shooting heads and are superb for headwinds/sidewinds etc and when throwing large flies (say 6" and up synthetic tyings, 4" fur/minky/zonker tyings and large poppers) I dont use a floater myself but all the other lines from slow inter to di-7`s are really good. i first used them around 6years ago believe it or not as i worked with the development team of airflo, i have since had custom lines made up with non-stretch running lines using the ridge technology and extended heads for increased distance aswell as heads with longer tapers after the head for a more subtle presentation. well worth the 30 notes. the concept also led to the guideline running lines and shooting heads that have drastically changed modern salmon fishing and casting styles also manufactured by airflo!!!
 

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Thanks folks, at £30 ill give one a try i think.

Looking at the lines profile its not dissimilar to the Rio outbound integrated SH makes me wonder if the turnover is gonna be any better? I think from mem the Airflos front taper is longer than the rio so it might just make the diff and save me having to feather the line down at times.

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