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    Default What DT-line is this?

    I have come over a green DT-line 40 yards and 1666 grains. I think it is a S2 DT11 or DT12.



    Is there anyone that can tell me more about the line?


    Thanks!

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    Don't think the grain weight is correct for a start, as its making the line 108g.

    Surely that can't be correct can it?
    Last edited by kingfisher; 04-01-2013 at 01:32 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingfisher View Post
    Don't think the grain weight is correct for a start, as its making the line 108g.

    Surely that can't be correct can it?
    on the gram

    It's a heavy dude..

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonken View Post
    I have come over a green DT-line 40 yards and 1666 grains. I think it is a S2 DT11 or DT12.



    Is there anyone that can tell me more about the line?


    Thanks!
    well I have a sink 2 wet cel in DT10 and its dark brown almost black so draw you conclussions from that.
    how heavy does it wheigh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingfisher View Post
    don't think the grain weight is correct for a start, as its making the grams 108g
    I'd have thought 108g quite possible, if that's the weight of a whole DT line. In very simple terms, if you imagine casting it with half the line outside the tip ring that equates to a 60' head weighing 54g. For comparison, I think the current Carron 65' 10/11 is about 56g (though you wouldn't cast it with the full 65' outside the tip ring).

    It's not always easy to judge colour accurately from a photograph alone, but it looks to me quite like an old Hardy slow sink (Wetcel 1 equivalent). I think Wetcel 2s and their equivalents were generally a darker green. But you could try estimating the sink rate if you have access to a reasonable sized tank of water (maybe even a bath would do, at a pinch?).

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    Didn't Sportfish do a Wetcel2 DT line in salmon sizes for a wee while ?
    Might be one of them.
    Remember Thomas Muir of Huntershill

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    Thanks for all input!

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlieH View Post
    It's not always easy to judge colour accurately from a photograph alone, but it looks to me quite like an old Hardy slow sink (Wetcel 1 equivalent).
    Agree. Named 'Wet Fly 1'.

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