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« Reply #855 on: July 26, 2019, 07:37:33 AM »

Thank You, Michael ó

Because of your integrity and historical respect for these early and rare examples ó the mantle has been passed to you to preserve them, for now.

Good job & appreciate the photos!

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« Reply #856 on: July 26, 2019, 11:37:32 AM »

Great keepsakes, Mike. Ray's knowledge, sense of humor and friendship is sorely missed! That's a really cool experimental prototype colored 716!
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Love those open face spinning reels! (Especially ABU & ABU/Zebco Cardinals)

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« Reply #857 on: July 26, 2019, 02:25:48 PM »

Thank you all for the great feedback. Here is a little of the documentation of the tan---Model 716 in Ben Wrights Spinning Reel Reference and Value Guide on page 309, The late Mr. Wright mentions this particular reel.

I also include the Auction Front Page and item #37, which is my tan 716.

Thanks again for the comments. These kind of reels make the hobby more than simply amassing a bunch of reels.


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« Reply #858 on: August 15, 2019, 03:26:04 AM »

So nice to see more people are collecting these old classics. I built a small 4x7 room in my garage. Loaded it with shelves. Put in a small desk to work. Itís my sanctuary. Planning on building a room off the back of the garage so I can expand and have room to work on rods too. These pics are from a few months ago. Iíve added quite a few since. Last count was 265 in this room alone. Must be over 300 by now. Also love collecting and using old fiberglass rods. Honey lamis, Shakespeare, Garcia conolon. Love em!!


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« Reply #859 on: August 15, 2019, 03:43:54 AM »

Nice "man cave " !! But it looks like you should have made it bigger Cheesy
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« Reply #860 on: August 15, 2019, 04:29:03 AM »

Iíll be making a bigger room off the back of my garage. At least twice the size.
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« Reply #861 on: August 15, 2019, 04:50:57 AM »

Now that's a collection! What are the 2 red reels on the back bottom self?
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« Reply #862 on: August 15, 2019, 05:19:11 AM »

Now that's a collection! What are the 2 red reels on the back bottom self?

Do you mean the pink?? Those are penn 714 greenie and 716z. Painted them for my daughters. They were my dads.
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« Reply #863 on: August 15, 2019, 05:38:21 AM »

Very well done, Doug ó

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« Reply #864 on: August 15, 2019, 07:19:40 AM »

Very nice Doug, bigger room for sure, thanks for showing us, cheers Don.
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« Reply #865 on: August 15, 2019, 07:45:31 AM »

Doug, thanks for sharing, that is a "collection", love the pink reels,  Grin
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« Reply #866 on: August 15, 2019, 09:49:53 AM »

Now that's what I call "closeup and personal"!  Grin  An awful lot of nice reels in that little space!   Shocked What's the Old Pal?
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« Reply #867 on: August 15, 2019, 10:53:00 AM »

Dang!  You have a bunch of those things, don't you.  Thank you for showing.
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« Reply #868 on: August 15, 2019, 03:59:49 PM »

Wow!!!! Love it,,,,,,, Grin
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« Reply #869 on: August 15, 2019, 04:10:15 PM »

Looked red this morning before coffee, haha. Thanks
Build an extra room to live in, at the rate you're going you'll need the house to keep your reels.
Beautiful, thanks for posting
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