A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

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A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:33 pm

I just won this, I couldn't be here when the auction finished, so I thought I'd be outbid.

Read the description and see what it says, a nice bit of history if it's right.

I bought it for carp fishing really with a centrepin reel. Do you think it's up to the job?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1964-vintage- ... true&rt=nc

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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by RBTraditional » Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:48 pm

Looks like a cracker to me Kingfisher, probably a salmon spinning or worming rod, but I'd think ideal for carp.......nice price, well done! :Thumb: And don't worry we won't tell your wife........we've all done it! Wal knows all my secret purchases! Ha! :Hahaha:
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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:52 pm

RBTraditional wrote:Looks like a cracker to me Kingfisher, probably a salmon spinning or worming rod, but I'd think ideal for carp.......nice price, well done! :Thumb: And don't worry we won't tell your wife........we've all done it! Wal knows all my secret purchases! Ha! :Hahaha:

She away in Telford till I pick her up tomorrow, then the xxxx will hit the fan. :Chuckle:

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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Mark » Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:55 pm

Dearest Mrs Kingfisher... :Chuckle:
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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:00 pm

Mark wrote:Dearest Mrs Kingfisher... :Chuckle:

Oi! you....... :Scared:

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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:03 pm

I'll tell you what though, I get moaned at for buying a £30 rod but when women buy stuff (and they'll always point out the price) for 99p but there are loads of them the postage alone is the same price as a rod.

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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Nailbourne » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:09 pm

You ain't not been robbed there! Love the handle - very Hardy LRH style. Clearly designed for a fixed-spool or multiplier. Hum. . .

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Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:11 pm

Nailbourne wrote:You ain't not been robbed there! Love the handle - very Hardy LRH style. Clearly designed for a fixed-spool or multiplier. Hum. . .

Thanks Nailbourne, that ones going to have either the 300 or the ABU 444A on it then. :Thumb:

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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Dave Burr » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:15 pm

I've got the same rod Matt, its perfect for stalking carp and I've also had a couple of pike on it, its a bit of a beast and it won't let you down. Good purchase mate, worth facing the wrath any day of the week.

If you look at my blog it will definitely be okay with a pin.

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Re: A sneaky bid, don't tell the wife!!

Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:18 pm

Dave Burr wrote:I've got the same rod Matt, its perfect for stalking carp and I've also had a couple of pike on it, its a bit of a beast and it won't let you down. Good purchase mate, worth facing the wrath any day of the week.

If you look at my blog it will definitely be okay with a pin.

Thanks Dave, going for a gander now. :Thumb:

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