Little boxes, Tubs and Tins

Maverick

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Got a few of these from Christmas with a mixture of lovely Christmas scenes on the lids. Approx 3" x 2.5"
Too nice to throw away but don't know what to put in them. Any suggestions?

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Yesterday I had to move a pile of barbel leads to get into a box in my fishing shed - so I thought it was about time I had a lead sort out.

Quicktrip to the greenhouse and I found half a dozen old flower pots. Today’s job (assuming it carries on raining) is to design a grading system (swivel, in-line, watch) and sizing categories. Then I’ll amalgamate 3 or 4 different boxes/bags into a semi sensible storage system. That will make it easy in future to pick a selection for a particular trip. Some I dab with orange (!) dots to instantly tell me the weight (makes it easy in the dark).

Actual fishing involves a small zipped pouch that holds about 8 leads - enough for a day/night session. I travel super light and usually carry my gear.

My feeder stock lives in a giant carrier bag. Fishing involves a small black plastic bag, 8-10 feeders and a few dead cows.
 

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I keep my shorter floats in an old wooden Romeo y Juliette cigar box. The M&S mint tins are very handy. I’ve one for a mini 1st Aid kit in my fishing carryall plus others in my hiking bergens. I’ve a fire lighting kit in another. I like tins & things.....
 

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so I am not the only one then that sees value in what are chuck away things in our wasteful society

as per the opening post, I wish there had been such a plethora of good kit storage when I was younger
 

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Not at all. The garage is well stocked with things that may come in handy. I must have a dozen of the cylindrical boxes that whiskey comes in - I use one for longer wagglers. Another goody is the little tins that come with Aldi mints. I use them for my loose hooks. My Grandad used to bring empty tin containers home from the foundry where he worked. I’ve still got some that I keep my paraffin stoves in. Can’t beat a decent tin......
 

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Henri wintermans cafe creme cigar tins make excellent bread punch boxes. Just pastry cut the middle of a slice with the tin.
They also make superb field or plinking targets for air gunners.
Can stand on ground to be knocked down or nailed to brance/post with hinges in middle horizontally to make a self resetting target.
Being metal also make a satisfying noise when hit.
 

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Must have over 100 paracetamol tubs in shed.
no idea why I have 28mm Halibut pellets. Ground a load up but kept a tub full CA78702B-4AD4-483D-B856-AD0877EFBB48.jpeg
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The overdose obviously didn't work unless you fed them to someone else. Just how many Paracetamols does it take to top yourself? :ROFLMAO:
Actually I used to get buckets that they used to come in. 5 litre and they were ideal for lots of stuff. Still got a few of them full of golf balls. But suppliers changed to them small one. Sure there’s 1000 in each tub and daughter used to bring 5/6 home every week. Next door neighbour shed is full of them. Better that glass jars. Don’t break when dropped 🙈
 

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Dissolvable paracetamol tubes.
Or sterdent tubes make ideal tubes F49B0284-1BBF-40ED-BE1F-83CD4F1DF45A.jpeg for PVA mesh.
 

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My Dad smoked St Bruno, 2 oz tins , got loads on garage shelf with washers, split pins ,electric connectors etc. Hours of fun looking for something.
 

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One of my earliest memories is the smell of my dads tobacco tin. He stopped smoking when I was young.
 
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