Paranix® Multi-polymer Fly Tippet (33yd)
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 fly fishing by removing odd jobs to straighten tippet. Due to the far superior tensile strength and knot strength, you might want to consider downsizing tippet which will add another benefit of slimmer tippet for the same job. Coupled with its already better clarity than other tippet materials, Paranix will be even less visible. 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 the specification
- Density 1.42 positions in the middle of nylon's 1.14 and fluorocarbon's 1.78. Slowly sinking and forms no slack in water
- Clearer than mono, fluorocarbon
- Ultra sensitivity that reads any bites with just 50~70% stretch of fluorocarbon
- Super abrasion resistance at least 10 times better than fluorocarbon
- Knot strength 10~20% better than fluorocarbon
- No memory. Any kinks or coils perfectly straightens once slight tension is applied
- No difference in dry and wet knot strength
- Absolutely zero water absorption
- Almost zero UV degradation
[Clarity] Premium Fluorocarbon Tippet 5X vs Paranix XT 5X - Paranix has better clarity than fluorocarbon
[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 tippet 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 material
We have currently 4 tippet materials available - Supernix, Nynix, Paranix and Aquanix.
- Supernix (HA41108) : New material multi-polymer tippet. Virtually floating on moving water with gravity of 1.09 which is even lower than mono. Super abrasion resistant
- Nynix (HA40X08) : Nylon copolymer tippet. Super supple and carries very little memory. Multi-layer construction to enhance abrasion resistance and low water absorption. Abrasion resistance better than other fluoro tippets
- Paranix (HA48X08) : New material multi-polymer tippet. Medium density slow sinking. Ultra abrasion resistance and sensitivity
WT (HA48508) : Top of the Paranix line up with ultra sensitivity and abrasion resistance
VT (HA48408) : Carries all superior property of Paranix at lower price point. Stretches slightly more than WT. Recommended for first time Paranix user
XT (HA48208) : Equivalent to VT except extremely low stretch for the best sensitivity
Strength WT > XT = VT
Snap Strength WT > VT > XT
Abrasion resistance WT > VT = XT
Sensitivity XT > WT > VT
Knot strength WT > VT = XT
Suppleness WT > VT > XT
Paranix vs Premium grade fluorocarbon tippet
- Aquanix (HA42X08) : 100% Fluorocarbon tippet
LT (HA42308) : Best of the best fluorocarbon tippet available in market. 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 quality level. Moderate stretch
ST (HA42108) : Market's premium grade fluorocarbon tippets position here but ST is still far better in abrasion resistance
Aquanix vs Premium grade fluorocarbon tippet
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