they dont make em like this anymore

they dont make em like this anymore

 some of you might know what it is so ill let you guess .. great old reel and by old i mean really old .. had a spare few minutes today in the shed and thought id give it its first ever service from me .. bloody easy .. no bearings .. no crap .. just a very solid winch :) 

this pic is almost as far apart as i could get it 


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Know it

Thu, 2012-01-05 23:03

Its a Sea Martin, came out in the early seventies if I remember correctly in competition with the Alveys. Never own one but have had a bash or two with one., good reel in their day,

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And you would be correct

Wed, 2012-01-11 23:51

And you would be correct there :-)

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I agree

Fri, 2012-01-06 05:50

sea martin

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is it a old     D.A.M?

Fri, 2012-01-06 10:09

is it a old     D.A.M?

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Nahh they certainly did make

Fri, 2012-01-06 15:24

Nahh they certainly did make some good and lasting gear in the swinging seventies!

I know sfa about old reels so my guess is a Mitchell reel.

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Bloody nice falcon there .. I

Wed, 2012-01-11 23:54

Bloody nice falcon there .. I used to own a XC coupe in gero . Great car ... if you ever think of selling it let me know :-)