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Best Used Sporting Goods Stores In Tampa Bay

September 2, 2012 6:00 AM

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These following Tampa Bay-area used sporting goods stores will help athletes of all ages prepare for the upcoming season. Not only do these stores carry gently-used equipment at an affordable price, you can also trade your old equipment for cash. Get suited up for less by visiting any of these great spots throughout the area.

2nd Time Sports
31055 US 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 784-0007
2ndtimesports.com

Palm Harbor’s 2nd Time Sports is a local sports store that offers both new and used sports equipment in store and online. Although 2nd Time Sports carries equipment for several different sports, hockey, lacrosse and football seem to be the best sellers. Helmets, pads and lacrosse and hockey sticks can all be found for around 50 percent off the original cost as new.

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Edwin Watts Golf – Tampa
11921 N Dale Mabry
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 960-5330
edwinwattsgolf.com

A well-known business for years, Edwin Watts Golf of Tampa is just the place to get used golf equipment. A certified pre-owned retailer, Edwin Watts carries used putters, drivers, iron sets and more. Demo-used Callaway FT-I 2 Hybrid-Graphite can be found for only $59.88, originally $199.99 and a variety of golf clothing can be found for around $30. Brand names such as Titleist, Callaway, Nike, Cobra and others are all available for up to 85 percent off. There are also online sales of pre-owned golf equipment. The website is a great place to check out if you cannot find what you’re looking for in the store.

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Guru of Fitness
13555 49th St N
Clearwater, FL 33762
(727) 573-5500
guruoffitness.com

Guru of Fitness is the perfect place to find top-of-the-line, pre-owned fitness machines at an affordable price. Get that body you’ve always wanted at a very affordable price, provided you’re committed to putting in the hard work. Photos of the machines for sale can be found online so shoppers can “window shop” before arriving. Most pre-owned machines were used commercially so they are like new and very modern.

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Play It Again Sports
13131 N Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 969-0855
playitagainsportswestflorida.com

Known around the Tampa Bay area, Play It Again Sports is one of the biggest used sporting goods retailers. With several locations throughout Hillsborough County, if you can’t find what you are looking for at one location, then there are other stores that might just have it in stock. Most of the inventory consists of soccer, baseball/softball and even water sports with various equipment choices. Play It Again Sports has everything from soccer cleats, catcher’s equipment and bats to surf boards, life vests and wetsuits. Play It Again Sports also features new sports equipment and will even buy your old equipment for trade or cash.

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Re-cycle
1893 N Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 831-9742
re-cyclebicycles.blogspot.com

A family-owned and operated business, Re-cycle is a great establishment to purchase pre-owned bicycles for your entire family. Described by customers as reliable, affordable and offering excellent customer service, Re-cycle is definitely a place to consider while looking for bikes. Children’s bicycles can be found for $50 and under, much cheaper than a high-end retailer. Brand names such as Schwinn are available. Come on out to find your next ride.

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Bethany Cohen is a resident of Tampa and enjoys sharing her love for the city with others. Bethany loves traveling and learning about new cultures. She currently writes for Examiner.com. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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