There has been much discussion on the internet boards that hollow spectra will not only decrease reel capacity but will decrease casting distance with a spinning reel. Tuf line XP has been much discussed as a good casting line for a spinner. I spooled my Stella 20000 today with the XP and found that I easily got 425 yds of 65# on it leaving me with enough for a short topshot. I took some 30# single strand stainless wire and formed a wire puller with it. I found that with a lot of patience, I could insert the wire puller into the XP ( yes it is called solid but has enough strands that it is possible to find the hollow core). You really have to inch it in with a lot of patience. Since this is a one time deal, it really does not matter that it took me about 1/2 hour to make the splice. Here is how you do it. You have to pull the spectra onto the wire puller a bit at a time and then push the wire into the spectra to complete the cycle. It is a slow process as the amount of progress is only about 1/32" at a time. This much took about 6 minutes to do. But before you know it, you have about 7 inches done and you can pull the 80 JB into the 65 Tuf Line XP. The rest is easy to do as the JB hollow is easily penetrated with the wire puller and the pulling of the Tuf Line XP into the JB Hollow is really easy. Just close the gap in the middle by pulling on both ends and you have the splice completed. The splice is so much superior to anything that you can do with knots and is 100% strong. Here it is all wound up onto the reel and ready for insertion of the topshot. I can finish up the topshot connection using either a serving or a Sato Crimp. Maybe even a nail knot serve that I did an earlier tutorial on. This is a true knotless system that gives me the advantages of the solid Tuf line XP and hollow spectra on the end to give me a knotless connection to a topshot of my choice. That 80 JB Hollow will take a topshot of up to 100# test. No need for the PR knot or the Mid Knot with this system.