REI, Patagonia launching used gear sites

8:17 p.m. on October 11, 2017 (EDT)
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https://www.outsideonline.com/2248621/rei-and-patagonia-want-you-buy-used-gear 

both have launched websites to sell used but still useful gear.  pretty interesting development. Used gear enabled me to do a lot more hiking a lot more comfortably when I was younger. I think this is a great development.

10:11 a.m. on October 12, 2017 (EDT)
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Really good news.  Equipment needs to stay in circulation. Not everyone wants to spend the money for the latest and greatest. 

12:29 p.m. on October 12, 2017 (EDT)
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and not many people actually wear their gear and outdoor clothing out. 

2:53 a.m. on October 13, 2017 (EDT)
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A Canadian company called Mountian Equipment Coop or MEC. They have been doing it for years. Called gearswap. It is a great spot for buying discontinued items. 

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