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Your favorite out-of-state sporting goods store #7617101 09/26/19 07:22 PM
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I always enjoy looking for the smaller, independently-owned sporting goods stores when the wife and I take trips to various places. I ran across one recently in Gunnison, Colorado that could have easily taken a lot more of my money if I wasn't so careful. Not sure if it was because elk season was in full swing, but the place was full of activity on a Sunday morning soon after it opened at 8am.

Gene Taylors Sporting Goods

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I second Gene Taylor's. We've got a place just south of Gunnison, so I'm at Gene Taylor's about 4 times per year. It's a great shop with knowledgeable and friendly staff. The sidewalk sales draw a lot of people inside.

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Originally Posted by Gringo Bling
The sidewalk sales draw a lot of people inside.


That's where I picked up a lightweight hoodie for those not-so-cold morning hunts.

And you're right, the staff are extremely friendly and helpful.

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I was at Gene Taylor's Sunday afternoon. I was pretty impressed with that place.

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Originally Posted by Texas Dan
I always enjoy looking for the smaller, independently-owned sporting goods stores when the wife and I take trips to various places. I ran across one recently in Gunnison, Colorado that could have easily taken a lot more of my money if I wasn't so careful. Not sure if it was because elk season was in full swing, but the place was full of activity on a Sunday morning soon after it opened at 8am.

Gene Taylors Sporting Goods

When in Gunnison, I always stop at Traders Rendezvous just to stare at all the 100's of world class mounts.
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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
Scheels and sportsmen ware house


They're opening one of these on the Frisco/The Colony boarder. I'm looking forward to checking it out.

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I'm one who would not hesitate to make an out-of-the-way drive just to visit an exceptional sporting goods store.

Should you ever find yourself passing through Meridian, MS on I-20 or I-59, I strongly suggest stopping by Garrett's Sports Center and Archery. No website but you'll never find more firearms and hunting gear stuffed into so little square footage. They do have a Facebook page however.

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I've only been in one Sportsman's Warehouse (Reno, NV,) but I could spend LOTS of time and money there...

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Use to be Cabelas till they came here. I guess i'd have to say midway? Not even sure if they have a store front.


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One to stay FAR AWAY from in Alamogordo, NM is Dave's Gun Shop. He us OVERPRICED and a jerk to deal with, one of the reviews has better name, which fits him perfectly.
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Originally Posted by Mr. T.
Originally Posted by Texas Dan
I always enjoy looking for the smaller, independently-owned sporting goods stores when the wife and I take trips to various places. I ran across one recently in Gunnison, Colorado that could have easily taken a lot more of my money if I wasn't so careful. Not sure if it was because elk season was in full swing, but the place was full of activity on a Sunday morning soon after it opened at 8am.

Gene Taylors Sporting Goods

When in Gunnison, I always stop at Traders Rendezvous just to stare at all the 100's of world class mounts.
https://www.coloradoantlers.com/


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Barrows Gun Shop in Butler, Georgia is the one I was talking about - had to go search for it and see if it was still around.
Seems like guns for miles in there.
Sorry for double post but couldn't edit my previous one.


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I used to go to one in Joplin, MO. was on the south side of town that that BAD tornado wiped out, don't know if the started back up or not, was a great mom & pop store


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They stock ammo from .22 short through .50 BMG, and have rifles galore. Even a bunch of southpaw stuff. Good selection of gear as well, from binoculars to parkas.

That’s the one place we stop every time we hunt in the Casper area.

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Vans Sporting Goods and Processing near Brandon, Ms. Large selection of reloading supplies and great selection of high end rifles scopes etc


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Gene Taylor in Gunnison and Sportsman's Warehouse, if I can stumble across one

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