After buying velcro flags, uniforms and insignia pins, longtime customer David Edwards (right) shakes hands Wednesday with Shawn Winters, grandson of owners Jerry and Donna Winters, at Ed’s Surplus Marine in Lynnwood. Ed’s is closing Oct. 31 after 50 years in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

After buying velcro flags, uniforms and insignia pins, longtime customer David Edwards (right) shakes hands Wednesday with Shawn Winters, grandson of owners Jerry and Donna Winters, at Ed’s Surplus Marine in Lynnwood. Ed’s is closing Oct. 31 after 50 years in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Ed’s Surplus closing: ‘This is like losing a dear ol’ friend’

The 50-year Lynnwood landmark, which sells bait, gear and military items, is going to online sales only.

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