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Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Overview

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Gander Mountain was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Nov 24, 2009 and since then this brand received 307 reviews. It is 74 reviews more than Buds Gun Shop received since Oct 8, 2012.

Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Consumer Ratings

15 out of 353 in Weapons category
14 out of 238 in Hunting, Fishing and Camping category
Customer service
11 in category
15 in category
17 in category
11 in category
Price Affordability
16 in category
16 in category

Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Rating Details

Customer service
1.8 (144 reviews)
1.5 (121 reviews)
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I hold her in high regards as a true customer service professional. *****Buds NV has a history of deleting accounts rather than dealing with Customers who have issues or legitimate concerns. Customers that have no issues never have to come in contact with Buds employees which are the 99% they brag...

James E

...g up I took a closer look at the bottle and realized that the nozzle had a crack all the way down to the can That's why I did not work and employee or another customer must have dropped it or however happened I did not know but I was sold a faulty product. I went to return it at that time there was a 3-day return policy the manager was not friendly at all and told me that there's nothing that ...

2.6 (131 reviews)
2.4 (87 reviews)
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I was forced to use the chat room on their website, both convenient and easily controlled by Buds staff online. The reason I inquired is that my FFL was going on vacation and I was concerned it was likely to be stuck in limbo. In the chatroom I simply asked the CSR to check where my order was in...

Stephen C

...Then I emailed you per your website – No response v. Then my last resort of tweeting on your public account. That is SAD..

Price Affordability
3.3 (119 reviews)
2.2 (87 reviews)
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...I called Buds and was told that there was an "error" on the price and now I have to pay 1000 for the firearm..

michael b

...The items had a good price so to tell them to screw themselves and return them just costs me more money so I'm not sure what I'll do..


Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Pros and Cons

  • Price
  • Pricing
  • Variety of selection
  • I guess you could say the store is cleaned
  • Clean
  • Product
  • Customer service
  • Shipping and customer service
  • Deceptive advertising
  • Customer service
  • Poor response to complaint
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Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I purchased an HK45C sand on 3/1/16 and it arrived 3/4/16. I inspected it at the dealer and it is clean and in perfect...


Went to their store in o'fallon Il for a sale they were having. Took their flyer from the newspaper with me to assist...

Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Absolutely no way to contact anyone. Ordered a magazine on Tuesday didn't ship until Thursday. Got wrong tracking...


My wife & I went to new Gander Mountain in Algonquin,Illinois,(on Randall Rd) to check out handguns looking for a p...

Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I have been going to Buds Gun Shop for years. I have used their range, have bought ammo and have purchased 6 guns from t...

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I bought an RV back in July and I am still waiting for parts and service. I have talked to several people over past...

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Buds Gun Shop and Gander Mountain Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Buds Gun Shop Customer Care (55 reviews)
  • Buds Gun Shop Shipping Service (50 reviews)
  • Buds Gun Shop Advertisement (4 reviews)
  • Gander Mountain Customer Care (52 reviews)
  • Gander Mountain Manager (34 reviews)
  • Gander Mountain Cashier (10 reviews)