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Some older or vintage equipment

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1 Some older or vintage equipment on Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:36 am

Misfit_Angler138

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Hey guys.
So I love to frequent pawn shops and thrift shops looking for anything vintage. Rods or reels etc.
As of now I’m looking for a Garcia Mitchell 308 for one of my Kencor Rods or a Shimano MLX100 all I can find is 200’s but I love all the vintage stuff.
I just acquired an Egglug, if you guys remember those.

2 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:04 am

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The oldest fresh water reels/rods..............a Garcia Mitchel 300 on a Fenwick two piece glass rod. A friend gave it to me up in Idaho in 1982, so I have no idea what year the 300 was manufactured............GT

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3 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:05 am

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:The oldest fresh water reels/rods..............a Garcia Mitchel 300 on a Fenwick two piece glass rod. A friend gave it to me up in Idaho in 1982, so I have no idea what year the 300 was manufactured............GT

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Sweet Mitchell GT.
I myself have just procured a 308! Gonna put it on my Kencor.

4 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:15 pm

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I picked up a Mitchell 308 at Quartsite a few years ago - one of the little stands there had a ton of vintage stuff. But it got stolen from my garage along with most of my fishing stuff. Never had a chance to fish with it. :/

5 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:26 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I picked up a Mitchell 308 at Quartsite a few years ago - one of the little stands there had a ton of vintage stuff. But it got stolen from my garage along with most of my fishing stuff. Never had a chance to fish with it. :/
Aww man that’s the worst. If there’s one thing in the world I despise, it’s a thief.

6 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:19 pm

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I have a 308 and 408 I bought new in the 70's. Those two mounted on short Garcia ultralights were how I started bass fishing.

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7 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:39 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I have a 308 and 408 I bought new in the 70's. Those two mounted on short Garcia ultralights were how I started bass fishing.
Oh nice!
I have a 308 on my Kencor Pac73 right now.

8 Re: Some older or vintage equipment on Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:56 pm

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They made the 308 in the newer skirted spool later. Mine is original where the line could get wrapped up around the shaft under the spool.

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