Ugly reels

Talk about Lure/Tackle ID's; Reminisce over bygone times and old fishing tackle
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Re: Ugly reels

Post by John Milford » Thu Jul 15 2021 20:16

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If I had the money to waste I'd buy that.


And do a KLF on it. :laughs:
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Re: Ugly reels

Post by davelumb » Fri Jul 16 2021 08:10

John Milford wrote:
davelumb wrote:
Monts wrote:
If I had the money to waste I'd buy that.


And do a KLF on it. :laughs:
On a funeral pyre made of cane Mk IVs? :clown: :stir:
With a first edition of No Need to Lie to light it. :thumbs:

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Re: Ugly reels

Post by Monts » Fri Jul 16 2021 09:11

You pair of Palestine's :tongues: . It will go pretty quick I would assume, some of those collectors have very deep pockets. I wonder how many anglers under the age of 30 are aware of who Dick Walker was?
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Re: Ugly reels

Post by davelumb » Fri Jul 16 2021 09:14

Monts wrote:
You pair of Palestine's :tongues: . It will go pretty quick I would assume, some of those collectors have very deep pockets. I wonder how many anglers under the age of 30 are aware of who Dick Walker was?
I wish Dick Walker had stuck to breeding rabbits. :laughs:

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Re: Ugly reels

Post by Monts » Fri Jul 16 2021 09:31

davelumb wrote:
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You pair of Palestine's :tongues: . It will go pretty quick I would assume, some of those collectors have very deep pockets. I wonder how many anglers under the age of 30 are aware of who Dick Walker was?
I wish Dick Walker had stuck to breeding rabbits. :laughs:


You pulled that fact out of the hat.





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Re: Ugly reels

Post by davelumb » Fri Jul 16 2021 09:33

Monts wrote:
davelumb wrote:
Monts wrote:
You pair of Palestine's :tongues: . It will go pretty quick I would assume, some of those collectors have very deep pockets. I wonder how many anglers under the age of 30 are aware of who Dick Walker was?
I wish Dick Walker had stuck to breeding rabbits. :laughs:


You pulled that fact out of the hat.





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Re: Ugly reels

Post by John Milford » Fri Jul 16 2021 10:05

davelumb wrote:
Monts wrote:
You pair of Palestine's :tongues: . It will go pretty quick I would assume, some of those collectors have very deep pockets. I wonder how many anglers under the age of 30 are aware of who Dick Walker was?
I wish Dick Walker had stuck to breeding rabbits. :laughs:
Rabbit breeding! :laughs:

Surely that must be one of the easiest jobs in the world? :joker:
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Re: Ugly reels

Post by davelumb » Fri Jul 16 2021 10:08

John Milford wrote:
davelumb wrote:
Monts wrote:
You pair of Palestine's :tongues: . It will go pretty quick I would assume, some of those collectors have very deep pockets. I wonder how many anglers under the age of 30 are aware of who Dick Walker was?
I wish Dick Walker had stuck to breeding rabbits. :laughs:
Rabbit breeding! :laughs:

Surely that must be one of the easiest jobs in the world? :joker:
Everyone's a comedian these days! :laughs:

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Re: Ugly reels

Post by Monts » Fri Jul 16 2021 11:21

Sale pending on the Walker reel.
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Re: Ugly reels

Post by John Milford » Tue Jul 20 2021 22:14

How about this spectacularly ugly telescopic rod/reel combo? The St. Croix 'Fishing Machine'.

That square handle and trigger must have been a joy to use! :roll:

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Re: Ugly reels

Post by Lee7499 » Thu Jul 22 2021 07:51

John Milford wrote:
How about this spectacularly ugly telescopic rod/reel combo? The St. Croix 'Fishing Machine'.

That square handle and trigger must have been a joy to use! :roll:


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Ooooooh thats nasty, it looks more like a cross between a camera and a harpoon gun to me .
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