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natevh87 02-22-2013 10:02 PM

Ammo not gold
 
Just went to get some .40 cal and 9mm rounds and damn. At about 1.50 a round are we serious. Does anyone know a good place to get ammo or is every place getting killed

HOSSFLY 02-22-2013 10:06 PM

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Originally Posted by natevh87 (Post 1149252)
Just went to get some .40 cal and 9mm rounds and damn. At about 1.50 a round are we serious. Does anyone know a good place to get ammo or is every place getting killed

Read a little in this forum---

natevh87 02-22-2013 11:06 PM

Ya, new here just found it

sirhc 02-22-2013 11:11 PM

I was just thinking I wonder if after this crap is over if the prices with stay the same or go back to normal. They pulled that crap with gas.

HOSSFLY 02-22-2013 11:15 PM

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Originally Posted by sirhc (Post 1149367)
I was just thinking I wonder if after this crap is over if the prices with stay the same or go back to normal. They pulled that crap with gas.

Patience grasshopper---

sweeper22 02-24-2013 04:19 PM

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Originally Posted by sirhc (Post 1149367)
I was just thinking I wonder if after this crap is over if the prices with stay the same or go back to normal. They pulled that crap with gas.

Prices on some things are going see a permanent increase...especially those AR/AK related as well as the corresponding ammunition. Any caliber that tends to lend itself toward "high-capacity" or even a hint of "assault rifle" is going crazy right now...and that even includes 22lr and 9mm.

But almost nothing will remain at the currently stupid prices. A week or two ago I watched a "Bud's" auction for 10x500rd bricks of 22lr go for about $800. That's $80-90 per (w/ s&h) for $15-20 boxes. A day later I bought similar boxes locally for $18ea.

Don't buy into the stupidity. 22lr, 9mm, 40sw, 223/5.56, 308, 12ga, etc...these are staple rounds, and they're not going away any time soon. They will be back on the shelves, and for more reasonable prices.

But it wouldn't suprise me to see a permanent price increase of about 25% on many products due to demand and tremendous backorders. Companies/businesses always need to consider the replaceability of a product when determining prices, as do the manufacturers. So I think the current demand is bound to result in a fixed change. But that's an increase over the old prices, not the current ones. Some of the current prices have people paying 50%, 100%, even 400% in some cases, over normal prices.

willshoum 02-24-2013 04:23 PM

The man with the most lead is going to take the gold, the man wit the most brains is going to out live both, Or should have said the outdoorsman.....;)

MisterMcCool 02-24-2013 05:55 PM

Www.ammoseek.com

Scarlett 02-24-2013 09:03 PM

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Originally Posted by natevh87
Just went to get some .40 cal and 9mm rounds and damn. At about 1.50 a round are we serious. Does anyone know a good place to get ammo or is every place getting killed

It'll get better. This happened a couple of years ago. The thing is...every time it comes back it is a bit more pricy. Makes the reloading process seem that much more worth it.

Sentry18 02-25-2013 02:43 PM

http://www.slickguns.com/


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