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ABU 3000

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:21 pm
by Marrakai
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

Re: ABU 3000

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