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post #31 of 38
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Back in the late '60s Fischer Skis and Marker Bindings were owned by Abu-Garcia, who were big in high quality fishing rods and reels at that time.

 

Karl

owned? or distributed by? i was under the impression that Fischer was still somewhat family owned as was Marker until the buyout buy the K2 group a few years ago

 

Olin has dabbled in lots of stuff and still maintains the profitable parts of it's enterprises:

http://www.olin.com/History

post #32 of 38

You mean there's another sport out there besides skiing? This is new news to me. ;)

post #33 of 38
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Goode

Snow Skis...

 

 

Water Skis...

 

post #34 of 38

Amer Sports, which is the parent company of: Salomon, Atomic, Wilson, Arc'teryx, Suunto, and half a dozen other "brands." 

 

SCARPA: Climbing gear, among other stuff.

 

La Sportiva: Climbing gear, among other stuff. 

post #35 of 38

Waxman,

 

You have a good point. Abu-Garcia may have had distribution. That was a long time ago.

 

Karl

post #36 of 38
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Waxman,

You have a good point. Abu-Garcia may have had distribution. That was a long time ago.

Karl


I think I still have a Mitchell 300 spinning reel in the basement. A classic.
post #37 of 38

In so/cal and the sierras the 308 was very popular,your right on though,classic reals,,,,,,,,some great memories!

post #38 of 38
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You mean there's another sport out there besides skiing? This is new news to me. ;)


You gotta do something in the summer to stay in form for skiing.

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