APS Expert Advice: How to Measure the Diameter of Braided Line

To measure the diameter of new or used braided line.

1. Tie or clamp the line off

2. Milk the cover or braid in one direction.

3. Put the line under hand tension

4. Measure the diameter of the line using calipers at a 90 degree angle

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