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Scientific Anglers XTS Gel Spun Polyethylene Fly Line Backing

    Scientific Anglers XTS Gel Spun Polyethylene Fly Line Backing

    Price: $12.95
    Item #: SA38GSBA
    Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 1 Reviews
    Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds
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    Sizes:

    • 30 lb.
    • 50 lb.

    Applications/features:  Allows more reel capacity thanks to advanced technology

    Qualities:

    • Exceptionally small-diameter backing is braided to increase the inherent strength of the material
    • Up to 75% more reel capacity than standard material
    • Stronger than steel in equal diameters
    • Retains 100% strength while wet
    • Extremely low diameter allows for more yardage on the spool
    • Designed specifically for fly fishing with a smooth coating and low coefficient of friction (COF) that minimizes wear on guides
    • Extremely high abrasion resistance
    • Extremely high visibility
    • Impervious to UV rays, gas, oil, salt, and other elements

    Material: Braided gel spun polyethylene
    Color: Yellow

    Customer Reviews
    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 1 Reviews
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    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Great Backing, 2.4.2013
    Reviewer: Jay T. (Delta, CO)

    Has a powdery yellow coating that will tend to flake off when you load your reel, but nothing to worry over. Probably overkill for a lot of applications... 250 yds of backing is a LOT of backing but helps build up the spool diameter to reduce line memory, and this stuff will last for years. It's strong, light and ties a variety of knots w/ ease.

     

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