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Old 05-10-2013, 01:01 PM
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:54 PM
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That should be the Durango town flag.
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Old 05-10-2013, 02:01 PM
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I like using 4wp on 72nd & Federal if I need new stuff. They help quick, have a lot of recovery gear in stock, and it is on the way home from work for me. The ultimate place for cool stuff however are the pull n save yards to me, my favorite is I 76 & pecos. I keep a running list of everything I want, and go hunting all the time. Also everyone knows CL.
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:37 PM
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LOL
Not THAT kind of "stuff"
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:38 PM
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I like using 4wp on 72nd & Federal if I need new stuff. They help quick, have a lot of recovery gear in stock, and it is on the way home from work for me. The ultimate place for cool stuff however are the pull n save yards to me, my favorite is I 76 & pecos. I keep a running list of everything I want, and go hunting all the time. Also everyone knows CL.
Yes, I was definitely wanting to go hunting through a scrap yard for random odds and ends. I'll check that place out.
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With the title of the thread I though it was going a different direction being Colorado an all

Agree on Slee for anything Land Cruiser accessory living on the front range. No personal experience with Discount Tire.
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avoid rei, they support anti ohv agendas

englewood has the best hardware store in a&a tradin' post...miss that place, but too far south for me now.
REI is akin to Wal-Mart for outdoor gear, sort of inevitable if you're a fun hog. You can try and avoid by using other shops where possible (Neptune, Bent Gate, Edge Works/Bike Doctor, Wilderness Exchange, Confluence Kayaks, Boulder Outdoor Center, Araphoe Cyclery, etc.). Although realize that a significant number of the manufacturers themselves are anti-OHV and so you often have to weigh suitable gear against political stances. If you're into any backcountry sports you will inevitably buy from a company who turns your money around to the SUWA, Sierra Club or otherwise. You will not outfit your climbing rack, put together a backcountry skiing kit, get your river running fix or buy your equipment for tackling the Colorado Trail without giving significant amounts of money to anti-OHV groups.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:14 PM
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REI is akin to Wal-Mart for outdoor gear, sort of inevitable if you're a fun hog. You can try and avoid by using other shops where possible (Neptune, Bent Gate, Edge Works/Bike Doctor, Wilderness Exchange, Confluence Kayaks, Boulder Outdoor Center, Araphoe Cyclery, etc.). Although realize that a significant number of the manufacturers themselves are anti-OHV and so you often have to weigh suitable gear against political stances. If you're into any backcountry sports you will inevitably buy from a company who turns your money around to the SUWA, Sierra Club or otherwise. You will not outfit your climbing rack, put together a backcountry skiing kit, get your river running fix or buy your equipment for tackling the Colorado Trail without giving significant amounts of money to anti-OHV groups.
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I've purchased several sets of tires from Performance Wheel & Tire over at Santa Fe and Oxford. They keep a lot of tires in stock, so you can go look at the tread pattern and compare actual size of tires.
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REI is akin to Wal-Mart for outdoor gear, sort of inevitable if you're a fun hog. You can try and avoid by using other shops where possible (Neptune, Bent Gate, Edge Works/Bike Doctor, Wilderness Exchange, Confluence Kayaks, Boulder Outdoor Center, Araphoe Cyclery, etc.). Although realize that a significant number of the manufacturers themselves are anti-OHV and so you often have to weigh suitable gear against political stances. If you're into any backcountry sports you will inevitably buy from a company who turns your money around to the SUWA, Sierra Club or otherwise. You will not outfit your climbing rack, put together a backcountry skiing kit, get your river running fix or buy your equipment for tackling the Colorado Trail without giving significant amounts of money to anti-OHV groups.
i'd rather spend money with a small business that only donates small amounts of money to a cause i hate than a huge corporation that gives millions to lots of organizations that i hate.

and i don't shop at walmart either.
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