I lead a class today for a local community college and I had a couple of folks request that I post the links to a few sight I recommended for picking up inexpensive quality gear.
For army surplus I go with Sportsman’s Guide.
For knives I like to go through Smokey Mountain Knife Works.
Finally for kit I don’t make myself I go through Ben’s Backwoods.
If anyone that was at the course today (or anyone else for that matter) has any questions or request for my blog PLEASE leave a comment and let me know. Also if you attended and have requests for future course topics let me know.