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Old 02-12-2018, 07:56 AM
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Default Bean's Return Policy

No more returning grandpa's old moldy waders for a new pair:

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Old 02-17-2018, 08:20 AM
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Default Another sign of the end of USA as we know it

Speaks to where we are as a nation. The descent to second rate country continues as dishonesty and selfishness become accepted as normal.

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Old 02-17-2018, 10:51 AM
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I second that bridgeman.
...fishing isn't so much the art of making things happen as it is the art of being there when things happen all by themselves. John Gierach
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Old 02-18-2018, 02:31 PM
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Entitlement creep.
It is a plain fact, however, that downstream fishing with a non-imitative fly (lure, in the British sense) does not mix comfortably with upstream imitative fishing...I'll stay out of the argument about whether this technique is really fly fishing. In terms of interest, it is for me ahead of most downstream fishing and spinning. And I've already opined that spinning is better than staying at home with the television set.

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Old 02-19-2018, 03:23 PM
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That return policy was their only real edge in the marketplace that I could see. I've bought a few things over the years - mostly hunting coats and boots - and I honestly can't think of a time I would have chosen Bean gear over other gear, without the lifetime warranty being there.

I suppose now they can lower all their prices since they won't have to pay on the warranty, but I won't hold my breath.
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