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Old 01-01-2013, 01:47 AM   #11
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I picked up 600 rounds of Wolf 62 grain polymer coated, 550 rounds of 55 grain military. 200 rounds of Federal 55 grain , 55 rounds of soft point and 40 rounds of green tip today for $300. Also got 200 empties. Guy sold his AR and Mini so he dumped the ammo. I still have about 600 Hornady 55 grain fmj bullets to load and lots of brass.

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From the looks of it, prices for .223 AND most standard AR's have nearly doubled...if not more than doubled in price.

Basic supply and demand folks. Sad but true. The more idiots pay these prices the more the manufacturers see dollar signs and continue charging those prices.

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Not a bad score under the best of times, forget about now, JTJ!

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I picked up 600 rounds of Wolf 62 grain polymer coated, 550 rounds of 55 grain military. 200 rounds of Federal 55 grain , 55 rounds of soft point and 40 rounds of green tip today for $300. Also got 200 empties. Guy sold his AR and Mini so he dumped the ammo. I still have about 600 Hornady 55 grain fmj bullets to load and lots of brass.
Good score!
I was offered $500 for 1,000rds of 9mm (mostly WWB)
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A 1000rd case of PMC .223 was $1000 this past weekend at a local gun show. 5.56 NATO, $1200. Last month, the same dealer had the same PMC for $350. According to the dealers, it'll get worse if/when D.C. does their thing.
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Supply.
Demand.

I don't like it, but don't blame the sellers.

A good question is, why didn't everyone stock up when supplies were affordable?

Did you really expect that supplies and prices would remain the same forever?

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Supply.
Demand.

I don't like it, but don't blame the sellers.

A good question is, why didn't everyone stock up when supplies were affordable?

Did you really expect that supplies and prices would remain the same forever?
And I love the guys who always say the same thing. The self-proclaimed patient shootin' sports sages. They saw "it" once before so... They're above it all, are always stocked up, and tell everyone that prices will come down. Fish stories. "Wait." Whle half of them are probably lookin' for bargains. Well, they never do tell people when to buy, what disasters are on the horizon, what legislation will or won't pass, what Executive Order will be signed, what agency rule will be initiated...

Broken watches are right twice a day too but you don't get anywhere looking to them either. People need to make rational decisions for themselves, and everyone's rationale is different.
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And I love the guys who always say the same thing. The self-proclaimed patient shootin' sports sages. They saw "it" once before so... They're above it all, are always stocked up, and tell everyone that prices will come down. Fish stories. "Wait." Whle half of them are probably lookin' for bargains. Well, they never do tell people when to buy, what disasters are on the horizon, what legislation will or won't pass, what Executive Order will be signed, what agency rule will be initiated...

Broken watches are right twice a day too but you don't get anywhere looking to them either. People need to make rational decisions for themselves, and everyone's rationale is different.
I have been telling people for 30 years to stock up, especially on consumable items like mags and ammo. Guns are worthless without the items that keep them fed.

So anytime I see a good deal, I stock up. People don't seem to remember '89, '94 or '08. I do.
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a while back I purchased a M&P-15 sport at an NRA fund raiser for $1100.00..it is still unfired. Thinking of taking it to the LGS and selling it. Sould be able to get my money back.

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I know the hunting 223 rounds are really changing in price. I can still buy hornady superperformance 53 grain shells for 21 a box.

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