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Grant

looking for background on some eqiuipment-

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Grant    0
Grant

I just purchased a small lot of used fishing gear, and was able to identify _almost_ everything... 2 items I'm still curious about, and was thinking maybe someone on here could shed some light on it.

item one is an aluminum tackle box, split top design, with 2 sets of trays on it that telescope out either side. the aluminim has a matte texture, almost like a very small version of the "pillowcase" textures on the side of the roach coach lunch wagons. it also has a small plate on one of the lids that reads "1000A".

The other item is an old levelwind reel, brushed aluminum construction, red on both sides, with the only markings being a small plate that reads "Olympic Triton 727". it has a clicker that is active cranking forward and reverse, an unlabeled thumbscrew to set drag, and no apparent casting release button.

Sorry I don't have any photos, but I would be greatly appreciative of any background you folks could give me on these two items.

thanks!

Grant

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IFallsRon    0
IFallsRon

I've seen both on ebay. Do an internet search and you should find out plenty. The tackle box is likely an UMCO Aluminum Model 1000A.

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nytelyter

and the umco tackle boxes used to be manufactured in watertown minnesota. i have a couple of their smaller jig boxes that i have retired due to their age and signifigance. dont want to loose them. ... paul

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