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#32431 - 09/28/04 06:26 PM What are your top places to shop for gear?
ChristinaRodriguez Offline
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Registered: 02/24/03
Posts: 324
Loc: Rhode Island
I'm always on the lookout for deals on gear, and was wondering where you guys shop.

My top resources are:
Campmor
REI
Exploration Products - but now it seems that they've cut back on stuff, sadly.
BaseGear

I've also bought knives at various military surplus websites.
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#32432 - 09/28/04 06:54 PM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
Anonymous
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Many of the "outdoor" manufacturers seem to "remainder" their goods to Sierra Trading Post:

http://www.sierratradingpost.com

It's been swamped with casual cothing in recent years, but there are still some very good deals to be had if you're diligent. Note that it's got very good search capability (as retail sites go), and you can search by the percentage of discount if you're just "shopping" for deals.

I try to remember to check it when starting to consider a new purchase. They'll seldom have your absolute first choice in an item, but sometimes the discounts are so large you just don't care. Hot items disappear fast, though.



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#32433 - 09/28/04 06:55 PM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
JOEGREEN Offline
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Registered: 12/09/02
Posts: 204
Loc: Long Island, New York
A new favorite of mine is County Comm.

County Comm homepage

Careful, it becomes an addiction.
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#32434 - 09/28/04 07:44 PM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
X-ray Dave Offline
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Registered: 11/11/03
Posts: 572
Loc: Nevada

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#32435 - 09/28/04 10:10 PM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
rbruce Offline
Member

Registered: 05/25/04
Posts: 153
Loc: California
Brigade Quartermasters
Triple Aught Design Gear Never ordered from them but they have some nice stuff.
Cheaper than Dirt Lot's of cool surplus stuff.
Brightguy.com Lot's of nice flashlights.
Cutlery Shoppe Knives
A.G. Russell More knives

I also use REI.


Robert

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#32436 - 09/28/04 11:29 PM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
bountyhunter Offline


Registered: 11/14/03
Posts: 1224
Loc: Milwaukee, WI USA
Goodwill stores!

Bountyhunter

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#32437 - 09/29/04 12:06 AM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
Anonymous
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Rei
County Comm
Local surplus and camping stores
A.G. Russell
New Graham Knives

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#32438 - 09/29/04 01:47 AM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
Anonymous
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As of late, Brigade Quartermaster and The Sportsmans Guide, but I'm always on the lookout for "impulse buys".

Troy

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#32439 - 09/29/04 03:32 AM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
X-ray Dave Offline
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Registered: 11/11/03
Posts: 572
Loc: Nevada
www.sasskit.co.uk British military and survival items.
www.stringtownsupplies.co.uk " " " "
www.sciplus.com American science & Surplus, all kinds of stuff for the ETS crowd. Plus i like making the check out to A.S.S
www.majorsurpluNsurvival.com
www.colemans.com Military surplus and hardware.
www.shomer-tec.com High end Military and Law Enforcement items, nice toys.
www.southsummit.com Knives, multi tools, lights, camping. Good regular prices.
www.ccrane.com AM/FM, SW and scanner radios, antennas, lED lights. Great company and fun free catalog.

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#32440 - 09/29/04 12:29 PM Re: What are your top places to shop for gear?
Anonymous
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www.lightfighter.com

These guys are the real deal.

Gary

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