Originally Posted by richr
I have done blind splice loops in my Dacron backing, Cortland braided mono and the Airflo miracle braid that you mentioned without any problems. I have never been able to put one that I was happy with in the SA poly running line. Fortunately, a double overhand loop pulls down very small and tight; small enough that it really isnít bothersome when pulled through the guides of your rod.
Final word is youíre not doing anything wrong. The SA braid just doesnít expand enough for a blind splice.