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Where (and what) do you buy on-line?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by skeeter1, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. skeeter1

    skeeter1 Well-Known Member

    I've been buying most of my ammo on cheaperthandirt.com (partly because I'm a member there), and have been quite staisfied. Recently, I ordered a bathrobe from sportsmansguide.com, and I'm quite happy with that purchase as well. $20, much less than the $50-$75 from LL Bean. I'm still waiting on the $15 bathrobe (German Mil-surp) from sportsmansguide.

    At any rate, which is your favorite on-line store for gun-related gear?
  2. Bruce333

    Bruce333 Well-Known Member

    The one I have ordered the most from is Midway USA. I get a discount with my C&R FFL, which usually makes up for the shipping and a little bit more (depending on what I buy).
  3. kingpin008

    kingpin008 Well-Known Member

    You bought a mil-surp bathrobe? :what:

    ...Don't forget to let us know how the cosmoline removal goes! :neener::neener:
  4. Quickdraw McGraw

    Quickdraw McGraw Well-Known Member

    Mostly reloading components and supplies (except powder and primers). Usually from MidwayUSA, Midsouth, and Cabela's.
  5. fletcher

    fletcher Well-Known Member

    I also hope it's non-corrosive :uhoh:

    If I buy ammo online, I usually go to Ammoman. For milsurp-type stuff, makarov.com or Aim Surplus. For general parts/accessories, Midway.
  6. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

    Leather from: Kirkpatrick Leather of Laredo, Texas

    Weapons from: Mt. Vernon Gun & Coin, Mt. Vernon, IL

    Parts and Accessories from: Brownell's

    Simichrome from: The Western Wood Doctor

    Gun Books from: Barnes & Noble or Amazon
  7. Bazooka Joe71

    Bazooka Joe71 Well-Known Member

    Sportsmans Guide, CMP, Delton, Tapco, Midway, and still some stuff from Ebay.
  8. Standing Wolf

    Standing Wolf Member in memoriam

    I buy jeans and groceries locally.
  9. QuickDraw

    QuickDraw Well-Known Member

    More and more,I buy online.Lately.I've changed my thinking.
    I bought 3 pairs of Levis 501(shrink to fit) from a local
    store that I sometimes shop at.Washed and dried them and
    realized that I bought the wrong size!:banghead:
    Took'em back to see if I could sell them at a loss.
    They exchanged them for the right size,no charge!:D
    Living in California,I'll still buy ammo online,but not Levis!
  10. sm

    sm member

    Most often-
    I/we email my/our GunPersons and let them order via online or fax.
    This allows them to get an order up and reduce shipping, or qualify for any discounts.
    Midway, Brownells, Natchez, Caspian, Wil Shuemann, are a few names I recall.

    Non-gun stuff, LLBean and I go w-a-y back.

    Check out that "Ice cream ball", that thing is a hoot and great for kids. :)
  11. the pistolero

    the pistolero Well-Known Member

    So far I've bought just reloading equipment off MidwayUSA, but I get components at the local fun store. Bought some Ruger swag off their (Ruger's) website a couple of years ago too, but that's about it.
    Speaking of swag, y'all are gonna get a kick out of this (it was in response to a term seen in this screed). It was created by this guy.
  12. cnorman18

    cnorman18 Well-Known Member

  13. skeeter1

    skeeter1 Well-Known Member

    Thanks, gents--

    It looks like we're shopping at more-or-less the same places. I keep cheaperthandirt, sportsmansguide, midway, and midsouth in my favorites list, and look at them almost daily. llbean was a favorite of mine, but their prices have just gotten too high. They seem to be competing with the likes of sharperimage and landsend for overpriced things. I find the shooter-oriented suppliers to be much better.

    BTW, the German mil-surp bathrobe from shootersguide is supposed to be new and unissued, so I'm not expecting to have to be cleaning any cosmoline off of it! LOL!!!

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