When in doubt, I usually hang it on something and put all my weight on it to see if it breaks. If it holds my weight, it should make another session. Of course, if you are asking that question, it probably is time to order a new line and have it in the bag ready to go (with the proper allen wrenches
) Just my opinion. It took me a long time to get the centerline properly seated in the metal block under the butterbox on my compstick. I would not have wanted to do that at the beach.