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Posted: 10/24/2016 9:57:00 PM EDT
Our small town is getting a Dunham's. We have an Academy and Bass Pro 30 min away in the larger metro. Anyone familiar and what's the opinion on them.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 9:58:43 PM EDT
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Higher than giraffe pussy.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 9:58:54 PM EDT
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Overpriced on everything.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:00:15 PM EDT
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The gander mountain that fucked a big lots and kept the cheesy shit but forgot to drop the prices.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:01:14 PM EDT
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Not that high, I mean, give me a step stool I could lick it  
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:01:48 PM EDT
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The only time you'll get a price at or lower than MSRP is from their flyer specials.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:02:05 PM EDT
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Here in MI, they carry alot of Savage bolts snd Mossberg shotguns.  Not the highest pricing, i bought a Moss500 shotgun on sale for $190
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:02:47 PM EDT
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LOL. This.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:04:10 PM EDT
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Sale prices on guns and ammo are still higher than "normal" prices. They do price match though.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:04:59 PM EDT
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In my experience the only thing that sucks worse than their selection is their prices.



I haven't been inside one in ten years though, so no recent experience.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:05:55 PM EDT
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LOL. This.
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LOL. This.

I spent 5 minutes in the Burlington, NC one and decided Wal-Mart was a better choice.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:06:32 PM EDT
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Here in MI, they carry alot of Savage bolts snd Mossberg shotguns.  Not the highest pricing, i bought a Moss500 shotgun on sale for $190
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I thought they went out of business up there? I have lived down here for 10 years and I bet I hadn't shopped in one for 5-6 years before I moved.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:10:11 PM EDT
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I spent 5 minutes in the Burlington, NC one and decided Wal-Mart was a better choice.
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LOL. This.

I spent 5 minutes in the Burlington, NC one and decided Wal-Mart was a better choice.


Burlington nc one wouldn't sell me an m&p 15/22 because I mentioned that I was going to teach my kid how to use a firearm with it.  Told me I was making a straw purchase and refused the transaction. Store manager backed the gun counter shitbird. Last time I ever went in there.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:10:14 PM EDT
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Is more local selection ever a bad thing?

Over the years back in MI, they were the only ones to carry a certain thing I needed locally.

They saved my hunt one year by being the only place within an hour that carried muzzle loader sabots and powder.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:11:04 PM EDT
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I stopped in one while on vacation last year. Even the sale stuff was way over priced. And I thought our local GM was expensive.

They had a pretty good selection though, so if you want someplace to go finger bang a gun before you buy it online it would be worth the trip.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:11:27 PM EDT
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I know of at least 5 within a 2 hour drive.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:13:32 PM EDT
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Burlington nc one wouldn't sell me an m&p 15/22 because I mentioned that I was going to teach my kid how to use a firearm with it.  Told me I was making a straw purchase and refused the transaction. Store manager backed the gun counter shitbird. Last time I ever went in there.
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LOL. This.

I spent 5 minutes in the Burlington, NC one and decided Wal-Mart was a better choice.


Burlington nc one wouldn't sell me an m&p 15/22 because I mentioned that I was going to teach my kid how to use a firearm with it.  Told me I was making a straw purchase and refused the transaction. Store manager backed the gun counter shitbird. Last time I ever went in there.


Mace sports is where I go now when i visit.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:14:44 PM EDT
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Back in the 90's when I was in high school, Dunham's was where you bought last year's Nikes for half price. They also used to sell a lot of mil-surp rifles.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:16:40 PM EDT
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I got a 20 percent off coupon and got a eotech for 350 bucks.  Used it for a few years and got 410 dollars recall.  They have some alright prices from time to time.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:22:26 PM EDT
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My impression of them, from going into one store, is that they are a lot like Dicks, except that they seem to love black rifles (plenty of ARs and HK clones of some sort).
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:27:15 PM EDT
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This, if you bring in an advertised price, they will match it. They are decent to kill some time in, that's about it.

 
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:34:07 PM EDT
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We have one about ten miles from the house. I have bought a 870 for my daughter - she was with me and they knew it was for her. No straw purchase bullshit. I have also bought 3 ARs from them in the past few months.



This past weekend I bought my daughter some boots for a pheasant hunt coming up and an orange vest and camo jacket and gloves. All on sale and decent pricing IMO.



Usually little to no wait at the gun counter compare to Gander where you sit with a fucking number for over a damn hour to find out they don't have your gun in stock, can't order it and won't honor the sale price if it comes in after the sale either. No rain checks.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:39:22 PM EDT
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Wow. That is surprisingly accurate.
There are occasional good deals, but most of the stuff they sell, I just don't want. The stuff I do want is less expensive everywhere else.
They have a few decent coupons every now and then.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:43:01 PM EDT
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they used to sell the 15 round boxes of Yugo M67 7.62x39, often on sale for $3.69 each which was a decent deal. Then that began to dry up and Sandy Hook happened and shit got all retarded.

I bought my WASR at a Dunham's for $379 in 2011, now I see them in the ads for, like, $699 .
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:43:34 PM EDT
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I have no idea how they stay in business, side from one of my acquaintances who buys everything there because he has no common sense. Also, they sold out the AR community after Sandy Hook, but then picked then back up again after things quieted down.

I don't see a good reason to enter one, what with the internet being a thing and all.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:45:09 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:47:56 PM EDT
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I bought some ear pro from ours once.  Better quality than Walmart for about the same price.  Gun and ammo prices seemed terrible but that seems to be the nature of big box sporting goods stores.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:48:31 PM EDT
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This and dirty too. I don't know why but every Dunhams I've been to is dingy.
Black Friday could be ok
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:49:19 PM EDT
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If said Giraffe was in a 747 at cruising altitude.

Dunhams is ridiculous.

Bucket of golden bullet .22LR =$ 135.00

Shoes, fishing gear, everything.
Their sales are a joke, because they mark off 20% and are still higher than Gander Mountain.

I don't see how they can stay in business.



Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:49:39 PM EDT
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This
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:53:49 PM EDT
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They've always got 20% off coupons. That brings it down to about 20% more than everyone else. There are about 4 of them with in 40 miles of me. Don't get too excited OP or you're going to be disappointed.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 10:57:19 PM EDT
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I wouldn't brag...they are crap stores.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:00:53 PM EDT
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they suck
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:14:29 PM EDT
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They do suck, but you can get some good deals on shit there on Black Friday!  I got my my Mosin and an AK there on that sale and carried them out of the mall through the door with the no guns sign.  Gotta do what you gotta do.  

The ammo prices there were the highest I've ever seen, but that was almost ten years ago.  Sorry to ramble...  
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:22:00 PM EDT
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Shoe sales are occasionally OK, other than that, yes.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:24:26 PM EDT
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we have a dunhams near here, they are overpriced, as many stores are. They are really only good for picking up a last minute range supply of ammo. Nothing big. I don't think any store I have been to has more than 2 employees working, so finding someone to assist you can be a challenge.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:25:20 PM EDT
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Wouldn't accept a c&r. Fuck em.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:26:49 PM EDT
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They used to be the Mecca of surplus guns. Anything that some army used to fight a war they had it there.



I used to get their paper every week when I lived in Detroit. I remember they used to advertise Saiga 12s for $225.




Why didn't I buy a Saiga 12 for $225 every fucking Saturday?
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:27:40 PM EDT
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They wouldn't accept my permit to carry.  Had to do the background check on me per corporate policy even though not needed by law.
Link Posted: 10/24/2016 11:54:03 PM EDT
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They used to be the Mecca of surplus guns. Anything that some army used to fight a war they had it there.



I used to get their paper every week when I lived in Detroit. I remember they used to advertise Saiga 12s for $225.





Why didn't I buy a Saiga 12 for $225 every fucking Saturday?

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I remember those days as well as $239 weekend deals on AK's
Link Posted: 10/25/2016 3:14:55 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 10/25/2016 1:42:15 PM EDT
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We have one in our area. WAY overpriced.  
Link Posted: 10/25/2016 1:47:37 PM EDT
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Want to buy a $250 M24/47? Great! That'll be $699.95!
Link Posted: 10/25/2016 2:05:32 PM EDT
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Shitty store with high prices and terrible service.
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