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#12146459 - 03/18/17 12:22 AM buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals?
hopefullythisworks Offline
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Registered: 08/17/13
Posts: 228
Loc: LGV, TX
looking to buy another talon and was just wondering if at large events there are deals to be had. trying to see if the drive might be worth it. thanks!!

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#12146461 - 03/18/17 12:29 AM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
BCB Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 379
The drive is worth it even if there's not a deal on a Talon. You can visit the MinnKota booth and see where they can connect you to what your after.

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#12146904 - 03/18/17 02:27 PM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
hopefullythisworks Offline
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Registered: 08/17/13
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Loc: LGV, TX
I sure appreciate the information!

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#12146909 - 03/18/17 02:38 PM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
TX Basser Offline
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Registered: 09/23/11
Posts: 762
Loc: Garland, TX
As a general rule, prices from the manufacturer are usually not discounted. You might get a deal from one of the non-manufacturers that are offering Talons etc. Got a number of great deals on lures at other events. Wasn't looking for a talon or powerpole so I really don't know about them for sure.
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#12147224 - 03/18/17 08:33 PM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2160
Loc: nederland, TX
In my experience there really isn't many deals. Dicks usually has some decent stuff on sale but that's about it. A lot of people aren't even selling stuff

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#12147470 - 03/18/17 11:50 PM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: the skipper]
Slefler Offline
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Registered: 01/20/15
Posts: 315
Loc: Tyler, Texas
Originally Posted By: the skipper
In my experience there really isn't many deals. Dicks usually has some decent stuff on sale but that's about it. A lot of people aren't even selling stuff



That'll help the pocket book

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#12147632 - 03/19/17 08:57 AM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
brennansgrandpa Offline
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Registered: 04/06/08
Posts: 329
This goes back a few years but I bought mine online from moodeals, not sure if they are out there anymore. Second I would check Academy online.
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#12147745 - 03/19/17 10:24 AM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
redskeeter190 Offline
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Registered: 05/02/09
Posts: 1728
Loc: Knoxville, TN
For large ticket items.....NO....for other fishing equipment....YES....especially on the last day.....I've attended 8 Classics....it's an experience you'll never forget....

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#12147810 - 03/19/17 11:19 AM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
ssmith Offline
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 2674
Loc: scotland tx
its kinda like boat shows you take your product move it into a space that you are going to pay an astronomical price per square foot hard to find many deals in a deal like that although as it is about to close sometimes sellers make deals so they don't have to take it home.

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#12148683 - 03/19/17 11:28 PM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: the skipper]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49942
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: the skipper
In my experience there really isn't many deals. Dicks usually has some decent stuff on sale but that's about it. A lot of people aren't even selling stuff


Shoot I usually see a ton of deals. Lots of vendors and big displays. Always great specials on rods.
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#12148718 - 03/20/17 02:04 AM Re: buying equipment at the bassmaster classic. do you get better deals? [Re: hopefullythisworks]
mbassn Offline
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Registered: 01/06/11
Posts: 346
Loc: Louisiana
It has been my experience that there are a lot of deals. Especially baits, rods, and reel, etc. A lot of buy one get one deals. Now I can't speak for bigger items like talon, power poles, trolling motors, graph etc. I have never looked to buy any of those items at the classic.

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