First the life-time guarantee disappears. Now the no minimum free shipping is gone.
As indicated on the LL Bean site:
"FREE STANDARD SHIPPING with $50 Purchase
Free standard shipping is valid on orders of $50 or more shipped to a single U.S. or Canadian address, after promotions and discounts are applied.
Purchase of Gift Cards and Outdoor Discovery Schools programs and taxes, shipping, oversized delivery or duty charges, do not apply toward the minimum purchase requirement."