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Gander Mountain
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Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop 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 73 reviews more than Buds Gun Shop received since Oct 8, 2012.

Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Consumer Ratings

14 out of 238 in Hunting, Fishing and Camping category
14 out of 353 in Weapons category
Customer service
15 in category
10 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
15 in category
7 in category
Product or Service Quality
13 in category
13 in category

Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Rating Details

Customer service
1.5 (121 reviews)
1.8 (144 reviews)
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...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 ...


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
Diversity of Products or Services
2.7 (94 reviews)
3.3 (114 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I sent my Ruger mini 14 for a simple trigger assembly fix which was caused by gander mountain in the first place after doing a trigger job on said gun. The rifle was fine until the first job and now they have had my gun since 2/4/17 and it's now 3/14/17. I went into store multiple times to just...


I have made 2 purchases and everything went very smooth, I will buy from Buds again.

Product or Service Quality
2.2 (93 reviews)
2.4 (109 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Advertised as a high quality tent. Upon doing my initial set-up my wife and I noticed the material of the bottom of the tent. To start with the color (white) it already looks like I have been using it for 10 years because how stained it is...


I have been going to Buds Gun Shop for years. I have used their range, have bought ammo and have purchased 6 guns from them and can honestly say Ive never had a problem with them.Everyone Ive ever dealt with at Buds has been polite, professional, knowledgeable and very helpful.I recommend this...


Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Pros and Cons

  • I guess you could say the store is cleaned
  • Clean
  • Product
  • Price
  • Pricing
  • Variety of selection
  • Customer service
  • Poor response to complaint
  • Service
  • Customer service
  • Shipping and customer service
  • Deceptive advertising

Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

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


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...

Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

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


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

Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

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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I am an FFl dealer.Ordered a shotgun that was told was in stock and I was lied to.They charged my credit card the...

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Gander Mountain and Buds Gun Shop Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Gander Mountain Customer Care (52 reviews)
  • Gander Mountain Manager (34 reviews)
  • Gander Mountain Cashier (10 reviews)
  • Buds Gun Shop Customer Care (55 reviews)
  • Buds Gun Shop Shipping Service (51 reviews)
  • Buds Gun Shop Advertisement (4 reviews)