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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-16-2012, 08:53 AM Thread Starter
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How much do you have to spend before cabelas sends you a hard cover catalog? Last year I bought about five hundred dollars worth of fishing gear from cabelas for a new niche in my fishing. Later they sent me a hard cover catalog about two inches thick. I was surprised by that. I didn't even look at it.
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I think it was the 50th Anniversary catalog. I just put it into the recycle bin yesterday. Knowing the way things happen, it will probably sell for big bucks on ebay in about a year. 8)

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No idea how much was spent but I do have quite a few. Heck, they sent me three in one year all different colors too. So you know where a bunch of my money went.


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My wife gave it to one of her brothers and he was delighted to get it. Looks like they make good and free gifts for the right person. I don't think I ever look at printed catalogs anymore since we got the web.
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I have gotten a few of them.
I think they show up if you spend about $500.
I also think they show up if you go to a Cabelas store and sign up for one of their credit cards or customer rewards cards.
My Uncle is jelouse that I was sent one to my parents house after sending stuff there. It was the first one he had seen.
I think I have 6 of them around here, I have no problem tossing the soft covers but for some reason I keep the hard covers.
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6 here dont know why, but I do have a credit card from them that I carry (the only one) and I have bought some items from them but most of my treasures have come from the pawn shop for the last 13 yrs or so. Jim

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I have been getting them for about five years now. I get four a year, one in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. Of course I spend a lot of money with them. I get all my shoes from them. My wife gets her coats from them, and a lot of clothing. I order stuff I can not get from the big box stores. Folding chairs, the ones you get from the box stores will only support 225 lbs. I will crush one, I weigh 250. I order the same thing, but rated for 275 or 300 pounds from Cabela's. I order camo insulated suites that are water proof for hunting from them as well. I order just all kinds of stuff from Cabela's. Most of my friends get the hard bound catalogs as well.

When I recieve a new one, my wife takes them to her office, for claims investigation. When she has a question with a young GI about price of his damaged or missing sporting equipment. She pulls out the hardbound Cabela's Catalog to check the price. The GIs think she has a special deal with Cabela's to get the hard bound catalog.

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I have no clue what the requirement is to get them but I've been getting them about as long as they've been producing them I guess. They are a compilation of ten or twelve catalogs they put out each year. I really prefer to use the soft cover catalogs to work up my orders but I keep the hard cover ones around at least until the next one shows up.

I imagine I spend more than $500 with them each year or at least most every year.



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I've gotten a couple of them in the past, but although I've never bought anything approaching even a hundred dollars, never mind 500, I don't have any clue how they sent me a couple of hard cover ones. Or even why they send me any at all, for what little business I've done with them. They are nice to look through, though.
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