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Awesome Thrift Store find!

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Went to the thrift store today expecting to find the usual Shakespear Spincast from 1990, but came across this, only $15! :o

 

Mint condition, buttery smooth, I honestly dont think it has even been spooled! Preserved just for me :) 

What have you guys found at thrift stores/yard sales?

 

 

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DANG! $15, too! Sweet deal, man!

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I found 2 older in the boxes Ambassadeur pro max 1600's got em both for $30 !!!!!!!!!!!!! that was the best find I ever had with anything fishing related. unless you count my boat. but that's  story for another time.

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Stole it!!! Great get! That's why you always check.

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Nice grab.  

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That's a very fine reel.

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Nice! I have been amazed what I can find in pawn shops and flea markets down here. That reel will serve you well. 

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Ill give you $18 for it

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Dang! I gotta get to a thrift store! 

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Holy smokes, great buy! Kinda makes you wonder how long the former owner looked for it around the house before he gave up on ever finding it...

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How much do they go for?

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Im sorry,but you got ripped off. To make ya feel alittle better i will give ya 25.00, to help raise your spirits? :)

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very nice. a classic. I had one that I bought in 1998 or 1999 and used forever. very smooth and easy to cast. it was my first baitcaster back in the day

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nice find, best thing I've ever found at a yard sale was a mint condition Frabil 4-man ice shanty for 50$. For some reason I didn't buy it and still regret it...

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Whoa that's not a steal its grand larceny!

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5 hours ago, J._Bricker said:

Holy smokes, great buy! Kinda makes you wonder how long the former owner looked for it around the house before he gave up on ever finding it...

hahaha that made my day!

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10 hours ago, GoCougs14 said:

How much do they go for?

 

It is an older reel, but in that condition I'd be willing to pay $125.

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Had to be some kind of estate deal, inherited by a non-fisherman.

Outstanding!

 

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14 hours ago, J._Bricker said:

Holy smokes, great buy! Kinda makes you wonder how long the former owner looked for it around the house before he gave up on ever finding it...

Bet his ex sold it or gave it away. I had an antique clock that I think my ex sold. She claimed she never saw it, but it was at the house until she moved all her junk out. It was maybe worth $600. She probably yard sold it for $20. :(

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thats a great find.

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I think it's one of the best reels ever made. You did real good!

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5 hours ago, the reel ess said:

Bet his ex sold it or gave it away. I had an antique clock that I think my ex sold. She claimed she never saw it, but it was at the house until she moved all her junk out. It was maybe worth $600. She probably yard sold it for $20. :(

Ouch

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If I died tomorrow, whenever my wife had the garage sale all my St Croix elites would be $20.  She has no point of reference.

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17 hours ago, new2BC4bass said:

 

It is an older reel, but in that condition I'd be willing to pay $125.

You dont by any chance know the exact model to you?

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