kmatthews812 wrote:The good news is that I convinced my camp that a ragtag assortment of poles and tarps will not hold up on the playa. The bad news is that now I am in charge of finding one that will.
uski wrote:skinnay wrote:http://www.chromatest.net/Lovemonkey/
Virgin here - I plan to buy the materials needed to build a monkeyhut on Saturday.
Lowe's has some nice tarps
http://www.lowes.com/pd_187740-89425-M1 ... Id=3115381
It _seems_ that they also have the other bits needed.
However we'll buy our stuff at San Francisco, not in Reno
LostinReno wrote:uski wrote:Reno's closer, our sales tax is less and you wont have to haul it as far. Just sayin'
geekster wrote:Stores are open in Reno on Sunday. I generally buy all my food/water in the Reno/Sparks area so I don't have to haul it over the Sierra Nevada mountains. It's probably an extra hundred pounds or so I don't have to haul as far.
The drawback to doing that is to have to partially unpack and repack in the parking lot to get everything situated.
The sales tax difference isn't much for Washoe County. It is 7.725% in Reno compared to nearly 9% in most California cities.
lambert13 wrote:For people planning to buy camp supplies in Reno when they arrive in town on their way to the burn. Is there a problem with places like Home Depot or similar being out of stock on a lot of things like shelters, shelter building supplies, etc.?
I would hate to count on buying certain things in Reno (or surrounding area) and finding out that everywhere is out of stock.
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