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Is Gander Mountain giving market a second look? - The Galveston County Daily News : Laura Elder's Buzz Blog

April 24, 2014

Is Gander Mountain giving market a second look?

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  • confusedemmy posted at 9:26 am on Wed, Jan 22, 2014.

    confusedemmy Posts: 181

    Yes, take the SH tollway, it's on the west side. Can't miss it.

     
  • Jake Buckner posted at 5:33 pm on Tue, Jan 21, 2014.

    Jake Buckner Posts: 1038

    Really?

     
  • Shelly Pearl posted at 2:25 pm on Tue, Jan 21, 2014.

    Shelly Pearl Posts: 50

    There is a big one at 288 and the Sam Houston Toll Road (Beltway 8)

     
  • Jake Buckner posted at 10:12 am on Tue, Jan 21, 2014.

    Jake Buckner Posts: 1038

    Hmmm... Where was I?

    I would definitely shop at a Gander Mountain anywhere within 50 miles of the Island. I already make the trek to Bass Pro (which I prefer to Gander) and FTU pretty regularly. Personally I'd prefer a Tanger location to anything further north, however.

    As it stands, I hit the Galveston Academy every week or so...

     
  • Jake Buckner posted at 10:06 am on Tue, Jan 21, 2014.

    Jake Buckner Posts: 1038

    I would de

     
  • Cpointe_Mod posted at 6:10 am on Tue, Jan 21, 2014.

    Cpointe_Mod Posts: 160

    If memory serves, that massive Bass Pro store ended up in Pearland several years ago because Pearland offered a better tax incentives package than League City did. Someone correct me if I'm mistaken.

    REI is wonderful - it's like the Whole Foods of camping equipment. The reason why there's not as much stuff in REI stores as there is in some camping outfitters is that they've already done the headwork for you. They've already weeded out a lot of less well-designed and less reliable options in any given product category, so you don't have to waste time going through that process of elimination.