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Old 11-11-2003, 06:19 PM
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Re: there are no distributors for high end gear

Originally posted by Eddie
"Orvis is the only company that sell wholesale and direct (that I can think of). I don't know why a shop would want to carry a product and have to compete with a manufacturer that marks everything down at the end of the season.
AND makes you carry rods you don't want (and that don't sell) in order to have reels, clothing, etc.
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