Not many people may think of going to an army surplus store in order to get their hands on camp gear, clothing, furniture, tools, but this might be one of the best places to shop if you are relatively tight on budget.
Though, you may have some trouble while trying to find one of the military stores. One of the questions that may revolve in your mind is what exactly you can buy from a military surplus store.
The answer is quite simple and it is to get anything that the army might issue to its personnel or army forces which include military clothing, vehicles, camping gears and even weapons.
Due to the fact that these items are considered as surplus to the requirements of the military governments, the cost that you need to pay for these items is extremely low.
Generally, you can find these military goods that are cheaper than what you might find at a conventional mall or shopping outlet.
Though the choices you may get might be little limited, the money that you will save will make it worth overall even if you change your personal preferences just a bit to get these reasonable products.
And if you want to buy some of the larger military goods such as vehicles or weapons then you may need to establish good contacts and build good relationships with a couple of military bases in your area as you may not find the advertisements of these huge products on the local newspaper.
You can also sign up for regular alerts that will let you know about different products that might be available at one point or the other.
The large objects of military might be kept in an auction and with the help of these alerts, you will be able to find out where these products are and when the auctions will be held.
You can buy smaller items such as base x tent, gas masks, boots and camping gear from feasible military stores in your local area or you can also check out online for these products as there are dozens of online military shops.