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Old 04-06-2012, 05:27 PM
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Default Good luck at D1CKS Sporting goods...

I was in the neighborhood and swung by D1CKS sporting goods today to see if they had any good off-season deals on muzzleloading bullets, powders, accessories, etc. This is a very large store, mind you, quite a bit bigger than the average D1CKS (no pun intended).

Well, they basically had 1 small rack with a few packs of Powerbelts, a couple boxes of XTP's, a couple boxes of Shockwaves and 2 or 3 packs of T7 primers. That was it!!! No powders at all, no cleaning supplies, no accessories, nothing! I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but man that was a real waste of time.... Sometimes in late winter/early spring I have found some good deals- the store trying to clear out last year's stock. Well, I must have been too late....
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Old 04-06-2012, 05:55 PM
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early bird kind of thing..........
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Old 04-06-2012, 05:59 PM
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I discovered the same thing at a Dick's store and when I mentioned it to the sales clerk.. he acted like he could give a good you know what.
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Old 04-06-2012, 06:11 PM
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Its amazing how Dicks and Gander Mtn stay in business. They do not compare to Bass Pro or Cabelas or even to Midway USA or Mid-South Shooter's Supply.
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Old 04-06-2012, 11:07 PM
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The Dick's here only has blackpowder stuff seasonal and barely has any then. Gander Mtn. here stopped carrying reloading supplies completely so no regular primers. Pretty much worthless.
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Old 04-07-2012, 03:51 AM
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I did not know D1ck's even carried BP supplies at least I have never seen any in the Phoenix area stores.

I did just buy a Henry "Golden Boy" 22 from D1ck's. Can't wait to shoot it.
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Old 04-07-2012, 04:29 AM
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I order my sabots and bullets from Graf's because of their $4.95 shipping...Black powder is bought from the Goex distributor...For my flinters, I buy ticking in bulk, make my own balls and lube and bought a good supply of English flints years ago...
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Old 04-07-2012, 08:01 AM
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I stopped at a Dick's sporting goods store for the first time last week. The wife and I were in Pocatello Idaho. Store was very clean but had very little for hunting and fishing. Looked like it catered to clothes buyers and outdoor athletic sports.
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Old 04-07-2012, 09:36 AM
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I live in Northern VA just outside of DC and D I C Ks is the only game in town. Barely better than Wally World. Somebody needs to open up a hunting/fishing store here.
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:01 AM
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When they opened a dicks in San Antonio next door to a Bass Pro, I knew they are not concentrating on hunting or fishing. I did go in once to try and find a San Antonio Spurs Jersey, they didn't have the one I needed.
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