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Chart for converting old letter line sizes to AFTMA line sizes

Level Lines

 

Double Tapers

 

Weight Forward Tapers

Old Size AFTMA Code Old Size AFTMA Code Old Size AFTMA Code

G

L3F

HEH

DT5F

HDF

WF5F

F

L4F

HDH

DT6F

 

WF6F

E

L5F

 

DT7F

HCF

WF7F

D

L6F

HCH

DT8F

GBF

WF8F

 

L7F

GBG

DT9F

GAF

WF9F

C

L8F

 

 

GAAF

WF10F

B

L9F

 

 

 

 

Source: Cortland Company

Rule

I found this very helpful for finding out the line weight on silk fly lines.

 

AFTMA

DT

WF

 

 
 

#1

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--

I     =    0.56mm/0.022"

 
 

#2

--

--

H    =    0.63mm/0.025"

 
 

#3

IFI

IFG

G    =    0.76mm/0.030”

 
 

#4

HFH

HFG

F    =    0.89mm/0.035"

 
 

#5

HEH

HEG

E    =    1.02mm/0.040"

 
 

#6

HDH

HDG

D    =    1.14mm/0.045"

 
 

#7

HCH

HCF

C    =    1.27mm"/0.050"

 
 

#8

GBG

GBF

B    =    1.40mm/0.055"

 
 

#9

GAG

GAF

A    =    1.52mm/0.060"

 
 

#10

G2AG

G2AF

2A  =    1.65mm/0.066"

 
 

#11

G3AG

G3AF

3A  =    1.78mm/0.070"

 
 

#12

       

 

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