Paranix® Multi-polymer Fly Tippet
Paranix is completely new fly tippet material that has never existed in fishing before. Hitena's R&D and polymerization/spinning technology made it possible to bring this magical multi-polymer tippet to fly fishers. We'll guarantee any tippet currently existing in the market never comes even close to Paranix in performance. In addition, Paranix will bring more fun to your fishing by removing odd jobs to straighten your tippet. Due to the far superior tensile strength and knot strength, you might want to consider downsizing your current tippet size by one which will add another benefit of slimmer tippet size for the same job. Coupled with its already better clarity than other tippet materials, Paranix will be even less detectable by smart fishes. Both lab test results and more than a year of field test in fresh and saltwater prove it.
- PBT (PolyButylene Terephthalate) base multi-polymer
- Full size range from 0X down to 13X available and all thickness true to specification
- Density 1.42 positions between nylon's 1.14 and fluorocarbon's 1.78. so slowly sinking and forms no slack in water
- Clearer than mono, fluorocarbon
- Ultra sensitivity that reads any bite with 50~70% elongation of fluorocarbon
- Super abrasion resistance that is at least double stronger than fluorocarbon
- Tensile strength raised to impossible level in fluorocarbon tippet
- Knot strength 20~30% better than fluorocarbon
- Much less coiling out of spool and during use
- Carries almost no memory and naturally straightens during casting. Any kinks or coils perfectly straightens at slight tension applied. Completely removes stress of tippet straightening
- No difference in dry and wet knot strength
- Absolutely zero water absorption
- Almost zero UV degradation
- Polymerized, spun, wound and packaged all by ourselves in our own factory
- Widely tested in fresh/saltwater by Hitena field staffs more than a year
- Made in Japan or Korea
[Clarity] Premium Fluorocarbon Tippet 5X vs Paranix XT 5X - Paranix has better clarity with much less refractive distortion
[Abrasion Resistance] Premium Fluorocarbon Tippet 5X vs Paranix XT 5X (Same thickness) - Pictured just before Fluorocarbon breaks
[Memory] Paranix XT 5X - Just a little bit of stretch recovers to completely straight and kinks free
[Sinking] Fluorocarbon vs Paranix - Medium density 1.42 enables Paranix to sink slowly and doesn't form slack in water
How to choose Hitena tippet
- Paranix (HA48X08) : Multi-polymer new material tippet. Medium density. Ultra abrasion resistance. LT and XT are designed for super sensitivity with least stretch while VT and WT are more elongating version of XT and LT respectively.
LT (HA48308) : Top of the Paranix line up with ultra sensitivity and least stretch
XT (HA48208) : Carries all superior property of Paranix at lower price point. Stretches more than LT but less than WT and VT
WT (HA48508) : Equivalent to LT except more elongation for better snap strength
VT (HA48408) : Equivalent to XT except more elongation for better snap strength. Recommended for the first time Paranix user
Strength LT = WT > XT = VT
Snap Strength VT > WT > XT > LT
Abrasion resistance LT = WT > XT = VT
Sensitivity LT > XT > WT > VT
Knot strength LT = WT > XT = VT
Suppleness LT = WT > XT = VT
Paranix vs Premium grade fluorocarbon tippet
- Aquanix (HA42X08) : 100% Fluorocarbon tippet
LT (HA42308) : Best of the best fluorocarbon tippet. Ultimate sensitivity and abrasion resistance as well as strength. Supple and soft. Much less coiling and memory
XT (HA42208) : No other tippets, even the highest priced in the market, come close to this performance level. Moderate stretch
ST (HA42108) : Market's premium grade fluorocarbon tippets position here but ST is still far better in abrasion resistance
HT (HT42008) : Entry grade Aquanix tippet at affordable price
Aquanix vs Premium grade fluorocarbon tippet
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