Does LL Bean ever run sale/clearance?
Posted by: old_user on Aug-15-08 10:48 PM (EST) Category: Kayaks
I've been checking out a few of the kayaks LL Bean carries and am wondering if they ever have them on sale or clearance.
PFD's (Life Jackets)
Cartop Kayak Carriers
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Posted by: kocho on Aug-15-08 10:54 PM (EST)
I saw this late spring some kayaks on sale that were at least 30% off normal price in a local LLBean outlet. Not on the web, so it's a walk-in thing I suppose...
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Posted by: old_user on Aug-16-08 6:37 AM (EST)
But I know they have some pretty good sales at the store in Freeport.
A local LL Bean store ...|
Posted by: fpharris on Aug-16-08 7:17 AM (EST)
... here in the DC area (Tyson's Corner) has had great sales on their kayaks but it is a walk-in thing, as you suggest. I was really tempted last fall to pick up a boat that was on sale for almost half-price! I think it was a WS Tsunami 135 or 160 or something like that. To this day I can't figure out why I didn't go ahead and get it!
yes they do|
Posted by: jonsprag1 on Aug-16-08 9:11 AM (EST)
both at the outlet stores and at the flagship store in Freeport---if you recieve the print catalogue you should also be on their e-mail list and recieve some notice of these sales---if not, call them (number is on their website) and tell them you want to recieve the catalogues.
Posted by: CTYaker on Aug-16-08 10:08 AM (EST)
Eastern Mountain Sports is currently running a kayak sale with free shipping and 20% off accessories. Also a $25 "gear bucks" card if you spend over $125. I got five cards when I bought my kayak. They carry Wilderness Systems, Necky, Ocean Kayak, and a couple other brands. Some with rudders skegs, some without.
Yes, but they're not advertised well.|
Posted by: old_user on Aug-18-08 10:05 AM (EST)
They do go on sale and occassionally clearance, but you kind of have to just know about them.
Why would they...|
Posted by: coffeeII on Aug-18-08 10:29 AM (EST)
They hae enough yuppies & Richie Rich's to buy the overpriced crap they have. Why would they hae a sale for the common folk when he common folk can buy the same thing (without the L.L. Bean logo) for less elsewhere.
You apparently know...|
Posted by: BNystrom on Aug-19-08 7:38 AM (EST)
The closest LL Bean store is...|
Posted by: coffeeII on Aug-19-08 10:33 AM (EST)
The next state below us??? Otherwise I get their catalog all the time in the mail... All "L.L. Bean merchandise", all "high cost". The only low cost items are the un-needed gimmick crap.
Posted by: podpaddler on Aug-19-08 12:11 AM (EST)
Just email them and they will tell you when the sales are...the email address is on the website.
Piragis Outfitters in Ely ,Minn .|
Posted by: string on Aug-19-08 10:35 AM (EST)
has a clearance sale usually in September and they have a far better selection of boats than LL Bean.
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Posted by: jonsprag1 on Aug-19-08 12:42 PM (EST)
Kittery Trading Post---about 60 miles south of LL Bean along Rt 1 in Kittery---I was there last sunday and they seemed to have a much better selection of boats then Beans which I looked at an hour later.