ABU 3000

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ABU 3000

Post by Marrakai » Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:21 pm

Another highly collectable baitcaster was recently added to my ABU line-up:- the distinctive ABU 3000.
Very retro 'sixtys styling, interesting internals, a genuine milestone in its day.
This example left the Svangsta urfabriken in July 1965, and remains in pretty good shape for its age of almost half a century!
It has even managed to retain the correctly-marked plastic line-spacer on the spool.

Hope you enjoy the pics.

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Now to track down a tidy little 2500 to scratch that itch....! Image
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Re: ABU 3000

Post by Capt.Seaweed » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:24 am

Nice pick-up Tony.
Have you managed a trip to the museum yet? My wife and I took a look yesterday, very impressive.
Hope your wife is better, like to catch-up sometime.
Regards, Tony.
"Always merry and bright"

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