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Clean up of my Dads tackle box

ripjack13

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I got my Dads huge 747 Plano tackle box from my older brother last year. It was in severe need of cleaning. Top drawer had a few soft baits melted into the spaces.
I cleaned up the majority of sticky mess with a small chisel and papertowel. Then sprayed some Goo Gone Gel in them and let em set for a couple hours to soak in.
Washed it off and rinsed it out a few times to make sure it was all clean.
Came out fairly decent....
Here's some before and after pix of it....




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I seen a couple jitter bugs. Man I loved fishing with those for nighttime largemouths.
 

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That brings back memories. I had a green PLano box with a single shelf. That box carried everything - lures, bait, lunch, extra line, pliers, a file, filet knife. It sat unopened while I was away at college and was moved back to CA when my folks retired. I found it one day in their garage and opened it. I am pretty sure that was the worst smell I've ever smelled.
 

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Good job Marc, now get out there with Jamieson and use it!
 

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It was pretty stinky. I almost tossed the whole thing in the trash. But, my wife suggested I take the time to clean it out. I'm glad I listened to her. (Don't tell her I said that!)
The only thing really wrong with it is one of the side latches is broken. It still works it's just missing the the plastic nubbie thing for the hinge. I may add a rod of something to make it work properly this spring.
 

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It was pretty stinky. I almost tossed the whole thing in the trash. But, my wife suggested I take the time to clean it out. I'm glad I listened to her. (Don't tell her I said that!)
The only thing really wrong with it is one of the side latches is broken. It still works it's just missing the the plastic nubbie thing for the hinge. I may add a rod of something to make it work properly this spring.
@Mrs ripjack13 :lol2:
 

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Night and day! What an extra cool thing to have! Now you are just going to have to go out and catch some prize trophies so that you can show them to us! Chuck
 
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