Daiwa JBraid Expedition PE1.2 15lb Braid

The #1 braided line brand in Australia just got even better, with the introduction of J-BRAID EXPEDITION. Featuring the same IZANAS fibre construction that has made J-BRAID so popular, but now featuring Daiwa’s Silicon “Coating PE” technology to create a slicker, smoother braid with hydrophobic properties that increases durability & enhances feel.

J-BRAID EXPEDITION’s silicon coating means the braid does not absorb any water, importantly this means the braid also does not absorb the silt & sediment present in that water which is the #1 cause of braided line wear over time. By shedding the water thanks to its hydrophobic properties, J-BRAID EXPEDITION will last longer than traditional braided lines, providing more value & greater performance.

The benefits don’t stop there either, with an incredibly high weave count, J-BRAID EXPEDITION is braided tighter than almost any other line on the market, providing an incredibly round profile braid which will not separate and fray when in use. Daiwa’s history of producing the finest braids on the market is only strengthened with the introduction of J-BRAID EXPEDITION.


Key Statistics

  • Measured Diameter: .204mm (+127.5% on stated .160mm)
  • Out of Roundness: .023mm (11.2% variation in diameter)
  • Measured Breaking Strain: 18.23lbs (121.5% of rated 15bs)
  • Abrasion Breaking Strain: 6.55lbs (35.9% of max break)
  • FG Knot Breaking Strain: 16.49lbs (90.46% of max break)

With an overall ranking of 6th out of all braids tested, this is an exceptional line. It is the highest overall ranking of all the Daiwa braids we have tested so far. Diameter is 127.5% of what is written on the box, and the Maximum Break is +21.5% over the quoted figure.

Testing Process

Key Line Statistics

Diameter Variation