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Old 04-23-2013, 02:22 AM   #11
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I know everyone complains about the lack of available ammo for this pistol. I know its not in every store on every shelf but how much ammo does one need to feel that this pistol isn't an expensive paperweight?
for me and all of my pistols and rifles 500 - 1000 rounds each calibre. for the larger rifles 375 and above 500 rounds. i like to shoot a lot. for this 5.7x28 i currently purchase as much as i can everywhere i go. right now prices go from 35.00 per 50 to as much as 100.00 per 50 for some of the special rounds.
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Old 05-08-2013, 09:27 PM   #12
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I found this funny you guys might as well. So I go to my local gun store today and to my surprise they had FN 5.7X28 SS197 40GR ammo actually on the shelf. The funny part is they were asking $50.00 a box. So I was talking to one of the sales reps and I was telling him I had a few boxes of FN 5.7X28 SS198 LE/MIL restricted ammo if he was interested. He has a couple of P90's and a former Marine but he says he doesn't have the dough but I should talk to the owner. I talk to the owner and he says he is interested and I asked him what will you give for it by the box. He says he will pay me what he can get it for. So I ask what can he get it for. So he gets on the computer and after a few minutes he say I can get it for $35.00 a box $600.00 something a case (1000rds) he also said that no one seems to be selling it or shipping it at the moment. I kind of laughed but I thought it was funny that he "can get" restricted ammo for $35 a box but is selling the regulaur ammo at $50 a box, I wonder what that cost him...... must be a nice profit margin.......
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:55 PM   #13
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Sounds like any store. I got a FNX 9 mag on accident for my FNS 9 and thy aren't compatible. Tried to sell it at the gun show for $20 at a store with one in the case for $45 and they said they just couldn't take the risk.
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