Secondhand Grunt Surplus

Secondhand Grunt Surplus is a Phoenix, AZ based surplus business. We sell US and foreign military surplus and survival gear. Please like and follow!

Secondhand Grunt Surplus is a Phoenix, Arizona based small business that sells US and foreign military surplus and collectible militaria. We are based out of the Phoenix Brass Armadillo Antique Mall, booth 16, locked case 300, and cases 406-407. We're also on Ebay; search for user shgsurplus. On occasion we also appear at local shows. We do buy/trade items. If you have an item you'd like to sell u

Operating as usual

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/28/2021

Brought in some heavy artillery tonight--a 4in US Navy brass casing ($75), and US tank shell SABOT penetrator ($60). Also added more ammo cans in 30 and 50cal! See booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/26/2021

No Black Friday lines here, and plenty of surplus for everybody! This morning we added a cool Portuguese lizard camo vest ($35), some M1 Carbine cleaning rod sets ($19), M6 bazooka rocket bag ($40), and lots more! Find us at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/25/2021

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Our spaces at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix are open from 9am-9pm today! Booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407. Come walk off your turkey and find some cool surplus!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/24/2021

We've got duffel bags coming out our ears! Almost every type--modern nylon, Vietnam era OD canvas, 1950s Air Force blue, even a rare white one! Many have names/ stencils on them. ALL just $15 each! See booth 16 and case 407 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/22/2021

We've got ALICE buttpacks in stock! These are the classic design developed in the 1960s, made in lightweight nylon. OD is pretty used ($12), and woodland is new condition ($25). See case 407 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo.

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/21/2021

Ammo cans have returned! We found a few nice older ones today. Also came up with some neat blue and white US Air Force duffle bags. These were used in the 1950s-60s ($15 each). Lots of other goodies too--hurry down to the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/19/2021

Just got some Yugo M70 AK bayonets in! Some are matching numbers, all $49 each. Our bayonet selection is great right now, with M7, M9, Italian BM59, and more in stock! Also restocked our boonie hats! See booth 16 and case 300 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/17/2021

We've been invaded by the Russians! Mosin-Nagant ammo pouches now available ($10e). Also added a WW2 mountain rucksack ($45), M1951 jacket with liner and hood ($40), and some Italian BM59 bayonets ($60e). Check us out at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo, booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/15/2021

Just in--an LBT US Air Force Combat Controller radio pack! This is one of the old pattern in woodland, made in 2002. Letting it go for $115. Also added a nice US Navy deck jacket ($29). See booth 16 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/13/2021

Still have this PASGT flak vest--it's a 1988 contract, size large, and comes with a DCU camo cover ($90). Also added some WW2 dated mess tins ($12each). See cases 300 and 406 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/12/2021

Want to really rock the holiday season? Check out this Swiss M83 Alpenflage jacket we found! This thing has tons of pockets, plus a removable backpack! $50 for the jacket. Also have the pants (with attached suspenders) for $12. Got a restock on East German backpacks too--only $22 each! Booth 16 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

(1) USGI MOLLE Sustainment Pouch Dump Pouch Multicam Eagle Industries | eBay 11/12/2021

(1) USGI MOLLE Sustainment Pouch Dump Pouch Multicam Eagle Industries | eBay

We just received a batch of USGI multicam sustainment pouches. These are great for hanging on the sides of your rucksack, use as a dump pouch, and more! Coming soon to our spot at the Brass Armadillo, but live now on our Ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/115090978352?mkevt=1&mkcid=16&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0

(1) USGI MOLLE Sustainment Pouch Dump Pouch Multicam Eagle Industries | eBay You can mount them on any MOLLE surface which is large enough. Many made by Eagle Industries. Pouches are all in good used condition.These ALL have red DRMO/CIF markings stamped on them in a variety of places.

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/10/2021

We have some Vietnam era OG107 pants newly stocked--these are mostly smaller sizes (30-34 waist, $20e). Our uniform rack is brimming with a bumper crop of camo! Also added a Vietnam era M1 medic liner ($40). See these items and more at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/08/2021

Found some interesting stuff this weekend! If you're into Vietnam collecting, grab this copy of US Army Uniforms of the Vietnam War--it's a fantastic reference for both unis and gear! Also have a nice commercial Camillus M4 bayonet ($75), US Navy WW2 solar stills ($17e), and 1945 pick mattock ($39). All in case 300 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo!

11/05/2021

Great show happening tomorrow in Mesa AZ! Always a full show, with great selection of both US and foreign militaria! We won't be selling this time, but we'll be there pickin'!

Great show happening tomorrow in Mesa AZ! Always a full show, with great selection of both US and foreign militaria! We won't be selling this time, but we'll be there pickin'!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/05/2021

We have some new Russian militaria in--gas mask bags ($5e), and a canteen/ belt set from 1957 ($20). Also, some Desert Storm era items: commemorative hat ($8), and a 5qt canteen ($20, unissued). Visit us this weekend at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/03/2021

Sort of like Hoss from Bonanza, the CFP-90 is a 'mountain of a pack'. This thing has space for all your gear, plus a sleeping bag at the bottom! We've got a couple in stock right now--one USGI ($70), and a Rothco copy ($60, surprisingly good quality for Rothco). See booth 16 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 11/01/2021

Just in--we have a medium ALICE pack ($38). NICE shape with all the straps! Also added a few multicam uniforms in un-issued condition ($12/ each). See these items in booth 16 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

10/31/2021
Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/30/2021

Need a quick Halloween costume? Gearing up for a hunt? We just added a dapple camo suit this morning! Size Large, $19. Also added a vintage Civil Air Patrol top ($19), 1950s ammo can ($18), and an Etool ($22). Come visit today at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/29/2021

Restocked some stuff today--WW2 M13 spare parts rolls ($12), US Navy WW2 Aviator's 1st aid kit pouches ($10), and USMC M1941 suspenders (Vietnam era, $15/pair).

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/27/2021

If you've got a surplus rifle, chances are you can use a leather ammo pouch! They also make great pieces for Halloween costumes! We have Yugo SKS ($10e), 1950s Mosin-Nagant ($10e), and 1980s Mosin-Nagant ($12) in stock now! See case 407 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo!

10/27/2021

Which HELMET is the STRONGEST?

Love these videos! Couple of military helmets right at the beginning--Swedish example and some sort of European Kevlar. Long story short, don't stick your head in a hydraulic press, even with one of your collectible lids on!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/25/2021

We found a couple of the reversible UCP/ Tan Army issue tarps! These can be used to tarp loads, a variety of shelters, and many other uses! ($27 each) Also added a GI tent (2 shelter halves, 5 each poles & stakes, $35), a woodland medic's IV bandoleer, and uniforms. Find it all at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo, booth 16, cases 300, 406, & 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/24/2021

Woodland BDU's are always in style! We've got a decent stock of them right now, with several patched (incl 82nd Airborne). Just added some Large-Long tops tonight ($15). Also check out the M1951 jacket in Olive Drab ($22, size Medium). Find our uniform section in the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16 on the north wall.

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/22/2021

New web gear in stock this morning--a basic M1956 set ($45), ALICE set, and MOLLE woodland FLC ($45). Those of you getting ready for Christmas, we've also added a blown plastic donkey ($22, light works great). Find it all in our booth 16 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/20/2021

The M1 helmet is an iconic piece of military surplus, used from WW2 all the way through the late 1980s! We have a couple 1970s examples with ERDL covers in stock right now ($62 & $78). Also, a French police helmet derived from the M1 design ($42). See case 300 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/18/2021

New gear in this Monday morning--USGI flak vest (large, w/ DCU cover, $85); Swiss Alpenflage combat jacket (the big one with 10 pockets, $50); US Navy 1950s wet weather coveralls ($29); and MOLLE Medium Rucksack frame with belt ($30). Plus more not pictured! Take a long lunch and visit us at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, & 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/17/2021

Just in on our Saturday night restock--6.8mm SPC mags! We've got some 25rd ($22e), and a 10rd ($15). All good quality metal mags, some made by PRI. Also added some Arctic canteen covers ($6e). Come see us this weekend at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo, booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/15/2021

Halloween is coming up fast--don't get stuck with one of those j***y plastic costumes! We have tons of uniforms, hats, pouches, chest rigs, etc that you can build a costume out of--and it doesn't have to be military. Be a Mandalorian, video game character, or even a gold prospector! Come visit us at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, locked case 300, and cases 406-407 and explore the possibilities!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/13/2021

Duffel bags may be one of the more mundane pieces of gear, but are one of the pieces most likely to be named/ unit marked. We have a few neat ones in stock right now--couple of Vietnam era OD ($15e), and a US Coast Guard of unknown era ($20). Find them in case 406 at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/11/2021

It's a sale Monday! Everything in our spots at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix is 15% off! Feel that chill in the air? Maybe it's almost time for an M65 jacket! These are vintage fashion that haven't dropped out of style since the 60s--we have woodland, DCU, and classic olive drab ($29-$35). Variety of sizes! See them in booth 16.

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/10/2021

We found a stash of 1980s vintage OG507 fatigues--these are nice lightweight pieces and very stylin'! $14 each pants and tops! Also added another GI sawback machete ($45), leather SKS ammo pouches ($10e), and more! Check us out at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall - Phoenix , booth 16, cases 300, 406, and 407!

10/08/2021

Had a pair of each lying around, so here's how to tell the difference between 1st and 2nd Pattern M1956 suspenders!

Photos from Secondhand Grunt Surplus's post 10/08/2021

Two different approaches to field stoves shown here--the iconic German Esbit stove, which folds into a neat square for easy pocket carrying, and the US canteen stove (2nd pattern) with solid bottom and vent holes. We have both types available in case 407 at the Phoenix Brass Armadillo!

Videos (show all)

Here's a neat pack we found, made out of two 1950s GP ammo bags. Likely made by a surplus store, we've seen a number of ...
Here's some of my most-used militaria reference books--these are great copies to grab if you can find them at a good pri...
Here's Part 1 of a short series I'm doing on various #militaria reference books--these are all by Shelby Stanton, a prod...
Here's two types of Eagle Industries utility pouch--these are excellent compliments to the standard ALICE loadout!
I shared a longer how-to video on these years ago (orignal here: https://youtu.be/RIpiY6Y4CrM), but here's a quick synop...
On today's Surplus Minute, here's my US Color Guard/ Honor Guard M6 bayonet
Here's a neat little radio accessory pouch we found--just big enough to store two credit cards in!
Here's a seldom-seen pouch; a battery carrier for the Redeye surface to air missile. 1969 contract date
Today's Surplus Minute features a uniquely modified M1945 field pack I just got.
Here's todays Surplus Minute--featuring the MOLLE chaplain kit carrier!
Which gas mask bag do you guys like as a general carry bag?

Location

Products

US and foreign military surplus, survival gear, and tactical gear. New and used.

Address


12419 N 28th Drive, Booth #16, Cases 300, 406, 407
Phoenix, AZ
85029

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 9pm
Sunday 9am - 9pm
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