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#11472486 - 03/11/16 10:16 PM Anyone have a guess at the age of this set up
robert hunter Offline
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Registered: 06/14/10
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had a buddy that dug it out of storage and wanted to know I was not familiar with it. Figured someone on here had an idea at least.
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#11475968 - 03/14/16 08:22 AM Re: Anyone have a guess at the age of this set up [Re: robert hunter]
Canoeman1947 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/16
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Both Grizzly and Fenwick had their start in 1954. Don Green, an early employee of Lamiglas in 1949, split off to start Grizzly. In the same year a group of businessmen started Fenwick. Grizzly sold only blanks, and at one time was selling to 80 different companies. Fenwick was one of their early customers. By 1966 Grizzly had lost much of their customer base, so merged with Fenwick. The first Grizzly-Fenwick rods came out in 1966. I would guess the reel is also of about the same vintage. Don Green later went on to found Sage rod company.

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#11476169 - 03/14/16 09:59 AM Re: Anyone have a guess at the age of this set up [Re: robert hunter]
Hawkpuppy 1 Offline
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Registered: 06/20/02
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Loc: Kerrville, Texas
I was gonna guess late 60's to very early 70's

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#11476365 - 03/14/16 11:10 AM Re: Anyone have a guess at the age of this set up [Re: robert hunter]
robert hunter Offline
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Well it caught a lot of Sandbass yesterday it had been in his garage for at least 40 years.
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#11476653 - 03/14/16 12:56 PM Re: Anyone have a guess at the age of this set up [Re: robert hunter]
robert hunter Offline
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He figured that's about how old it was thanks for the responses guys
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#11476663 - 03/14/16 01:00 PM Re: Anyone have a guess at the age of this set up [Re: robert hunter]
keebranch Offline
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The reel is a Oylmpic made by Compac from Japan- vintage early 1970's
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