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down sizing

Postby kris6983 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:22 pm

If you were going to downsize your flyfishing collection which would you keep more your collections of charltons or tibors? just a question?

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Re: down sizing

Postby bhorsley » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:35 pm

charltons since they are no longer made. seen them on flea bay for 3k
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Re: down sizing

Postby flyinby » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:55 pm

Fish the Tibors, will your Charltons to your kids. Got 5 Charltons in a safe deposit box..Only flyfishing gear I got that ever appreciated.. :lol: It's a shame a good well taken care of rod or reel doesn't appreciate like a firearm.. Spend 700-1000 on a firearm, wait ten years, at the least you break even..

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Re: down sizing

Postby scarter » Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:13 am

I say fish them both. Weren't made to sit in boxes or safes, besides, those charltons and makos have capabilities drag-wise that put them in a different class altogether....and you can't enjoy that if you don't fish them! Heck, they even laugh at a 5 month saltbath, growing barnacles! ;) Just ask Ugly Betty.... And that way, you get to fish more. :D
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Re: down sizing

Postby vagabond » Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:51 pm

Ditto X2 on Smoot's comment.

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for being a little bad
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