02 Feb 2009 Home » General » Attaching Braid To The Spool Attaching Braid To The Spool Posted in General By Budgie Burgess On February 2, 2009 When using braided mainlines always attach the braid to the reel spool via a few feet of nylon first. The stretch in the nylon will grip the spool. If you tie direct to the spool the whole lot will slip when heavy pressure is applied. Budgie Share this:EmailPrintTweet Related Posts LureNuts have they got it right? Filtered lake water for your tea or coffee? Disabled angler finding it hard to fish?