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I picked up a 100 yard spool of 200lb Marlin Braid dacron at a fraction of the cost of spectra/kevlar assist cords available in the market. I found dacron much easier to work with and splicing it is a breeze. The only advantage of spectra/kevlar that I know of over dacron is the smaller diameter. But for assist cords, the diameter does not matter much. Has anyone here used dacron for assist cords? Appreciate some feedback. Thanks!
 

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The spectra will offer more abrasion resistance over the dacron and the kevlar will offer the most out of all 3. You can get some hollow spectra very cheap. There's a guy on here that sells it.

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