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UkeNukem
06-29-2009, 12:26 PM
This may have been discussed but I could not find it in the search mode. I have been reading about the various thicknesses of ukulele strings and that some have tried fluorocarbon leader material. I noticed that a local tackle shop has Perlon Monofilament available in 50 yd spools at less than $5. Perlon is supposed to be better that normal monofilament. I also found references on the Internet that Perlon is used in some violin strings as the core.

Anyway, has anyone tried this stuff? The various uke strings I have tried (Aquilla, Martin, Worth) seem just as stretchy as fishing line. Either way I might just replace a string just to see. If it doesn't work, I'll use it fishing!

Maybe it's just a condition - "USES" - Ukulele String Experimentation Syndrome!

Ahnko Honu
06-29-2009, 03:03 PM
I've only tried it fishing, works great. More abrasion resistant than regular mono. :shaka:

danged
06-29-2009, 05:23 PM
I've only tried it fishing, works great. More abrasion resistant than regular mono. :shaka:

Eh, what kine fish you when catch? Been cravin' fo some moi.:shaka:

Ahnko Honu
06-29-2009, 05:48 PM
Now dat DLNR wen ban lay-nets in Kailua Bay hahd fo' catch Moi. Good ting dey farm raise um now but da farm kine no tase az good az da wild kine. Use to catch behind my house with bamboo po' hanabata daze but no mo' now.
$9.99 a pound at Holiday Mart (Donkey Ho's).
http://www.tokunagastore.com/Menu/images/Moi.jpg

UkeNukem
06-30-2009, 04:38 AM
Looks like what we call a Croaker except for the "beard". Great eating!

http://indian-river.fl.us/fishing/fish/drumatla.html

Next time you hook something, pluck the line and see if it sounds good!