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wickowick
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Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store

You only get one year, if lucky before the kids outgrow clothes and boots. There needs to be a place to pick up used stuff and places to sell used stuff.


Ice Cream Sammich
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
Academy at the end of the season has hunting clothes for 1/2 price. Basically the same thing.


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Academy at the end of the season
has GREAT deals

I try to save as much money to spend after the season


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Crawdaddy
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
I bought used years ago for mine. Goodwill, Jacobs well, etc

Problem with Academy is they do not wait until the very end of season. As soon as season gets near to an end, the dump everything very quick. I have gone in there many times wondering where their hunting clothes were
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KingRanch
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
Love academy


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Ole Geauxt
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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Ice Cream Sammich
Academy at the end of the season has hunting clothes for 1/2 price. Basically the same thing.


and u can take em back to Academy after the next season.


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Ice Cream Sammich
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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I have gone in there many times wondering where their hunting clothes were


Cant help you there fella. If you aint first, you last.


wickowick
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
I am talking about a resell place for hunting stuff. Kids clothes really stick out as having a market. It would probably need to be added into an existing store to have make it year round but it sounds like a good business model.


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Slickback
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
Start a Facebook group. There should be a big demand for that. My parents had three boys and always complained about that


Crawdaddy
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
no clothes when squirrel season is still open?

Let hunting season end first before you put out swim waer


wickowick
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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Start a Facebook group. There should be a big demand for that. My parents had three boys and always complained about that


I don't want to do it, but someone else might.

Any upland hunters with little kids? I have a Cabelas shooting shirt size 4, long sleeve that I will ship someone if it will be put to use...


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Ice Cream Sammich
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
I dont see how one can blame Academy for stocking what sells best. I mean I guess that they could stock hunting clothes year round but it makes sense that they stock golf clubs too. Shitty capitalist company.

Wick, Check out some of the existing Facebook groups. Cajun Swap Shop is just one but they have dozens that are all the same with lots of rednecks trying to sell worthless crap.


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lachellie
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
Clothing swap, either "formally" or just here and there.

Unless, of course, you're saving the oldest one's clothes for hand-me-downs.
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theenemy
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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Start a Facebook group. There should be a big demand for that


Hicktown Traading Post on Facebook.


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TigerOnThe Hill
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
Wick,
You're right on about kid's outgrowing hunting clothes too quickly. I especially always hated how quickly mine outgrew boots. Heck, one year I bought boots for my son and he'd outgrown them in only 3 months. :bang head: As far as boots, the best thing I found was a product called "Boot Blanket." It's a heavily insulated overboot designed to put on once you get to the stand. I bought a pair that "fit" multiple children for many years. Now my wife uses them at outdoor sporting events.
Boot Blanket


choupiquesushi
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
we about to reach the point where when he outgrows something now...
I CAN WEAR IT


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hunt66
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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You only get one year, if lucky before the kids outgrow clothes and boots.


Agreed. If you have buds or coworkers with younger ones this is an option. I have seen some of my daughters stuff passed down to my son then to a coworker who has several younger children and each time I see a pic it feels good to see some true ware on those items. just about everything my son outgrew has been passed on. I am sure if you posted some items that have been outgrown here folks would gladly take them off your hands.


choupiquesushi
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
FWIW.. enjoy it whilst ya can.... It seems like it was not that long ago.. I was carrying mine on my shoulders to a duck blind or on a woodcock hunt....


yesterday...... on way back...

he gets off phone with another friends son who is 2 years older...

him
dad.. C invited me to hunt the christmas holidays with them....

me... i can't miss that much work...

him.... they didn't invite you.. i just need to bring my goose calls....


wickowick
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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him.... they didn't invite you.. i just need to bring my goose calls....


At that point you know you raised them right, but at your own expense...


choupiquesushi
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re: Kids outgrow hunting clothes way too quick there needs to be a second hand store
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At that point you know you raised them right, but at your own expense...



yeah.. talked with friend of mine a little while this am....

pretty neat that our sons hit are good friends(better that we were in HS actually) and cut from same cloth...

actually little group of 4 that like to run together even though they live in metarie, no, covington and Br and go to 4 different schools.

like one of the dads said... "I would trust my kid alone hunting or fishing with anyone other than these thre, your wife did a hell of a job...."


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