Re: L.L. Bean
Jim Peterson (kupete@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Fri, 10 Apr 1998 09:49:40 +0100
>Does anyone have personal experience to share about L.L. Bean as a supplier of
>equipment for Troops?
Interesting that you should ask. We purchased about eight tents from Bean
about four years ago. They were the Eureka Timberline knockoff style.
>From the beginning, they were just not quite as good quality as the
Eureka's that we normally purchased. They WERE quite a bit less expensive
but four years later, we have only two in service and they are used as a
And that, as they say, is that.:-)
Don't know about any of the rest of their stuff. We usually buy from
Sierra Trader or Campmor....and give a LOT of business to the Coleman
Outlet store Wichita, KS. GRRRRREAT buys on 20deg sleeping bags and
RT Comm, Pelathe Dist
Heart of America Council
ASM, T-55, Lawrence, Kansas Any day above ground is a good day!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City