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Old March 10, 2012, 12:36 PM   #1
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where do you guys buy your goodies?

Im all the time looking for gun gear, tactical accessories, survival equip, lasers, flashlights, ammo, hunting gear, you name it, etc. The 2 places I go the most are probably ebay and sportsmansguide, just wondering if anybody had some good sights theyve found they want to share. I used to like cheaperthandirt, but lately they seem to be out of stock on everything, and their shipping charges are outrageous.
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Old March 10, 2012, 02:51 PM   #2
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Good kit, websites...

There are a few decent military & LE gear/uniform/outdoor websites.
I'd AVOID the smaller chains or "start-ups".
I'm all for small business or supporting new firms but I can honestly tell you a lot of these outfits are sketchy and you may buy products or gear that is sub-standard.
A good SOP to follow is order a small item or clothing; under $20.00 USD & gauge the company's quality/customer service.
A few "big names" I'd suggest include .

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Old March 11, 2012, 08:52 PM   #3
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I know this site is relaively new but is my suggestion. You also won't get the multiple warehouse shipping charges like CTD. Customer Service issues are handled by the owner.
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Old March 11, 2012, 08:57 PM   #4
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I get most my stuff (holsters, clothing, work related stuff) from and Galls seems to be more expensive but they carry some stuff LA Police Gear doesn't. If I'm ordering just gun parts/accessories, I order from Brownells or Midway.
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Old March 12, 2012, 04:33 PM   #5
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I have purchased a fair bit of stuff from CMC Government Supply (

They are geared up a supplier for governments, Federal, State, & Local but they do sell to individuals. They are not as customer service oriented as a traditional consumer company would be but in my experience service is good. On certain items I found CMC supply is the lowest cost I can find anywhere on the net.
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Old March 13, 2012, 09:32 PM   #6
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Website & Links of best gear around!

LA Police Gear:
North American Rescue:
Personal Survival Kits:
Operational Tactical Gear:
TAG Tactical Gear:
ITS Tactical Gear:
Mil Spec Monkey:

Any questions please be sure to let me know. Thanks!
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Old March 14, 2012, 07:53 AM   #7
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I mostly buy from and their sister site, . I've also been pleased with .
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Old March 15, 2012, 11:47 AM   #8
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Free shipping on every order - FAST to the east coast from L.A. Claim to beat or meet any price, but their customer service by phone sucks. Their web order system was flawless.

Milsurp: try These guys have some great russian and east euro stuff for dirt cheap. Got two exceptionally clean Mosin 91-30s for under 100 each plus spam can ammo under $80. Noted they had Del-Ton complete uppers for a song. Web page is poorly put together but worth leafing through just for the fun factor.
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Old March 18, 2012, 02:16 AM   #9
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Im a fan of I get all kinds of stuff from them all the time
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Old March 18, 2012, 11:55 AM   #10
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Old March 19, 2012, 08:00 PM   #11
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Big ups to Duluth Trading...

I'd give praise to the website/retail source; Duluth Trading.
They aren't in the PSC/milspec game or directly for armed citizens but they offer decent products, clothes & service.
The firm just started to air ads nationwide but has been around for years.
See: .
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