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Westy 03-10-2013 01:47 AM

525 rounds for $70?
 
I was just out on Gun Broker and came across an auction for 525 rounds on Remington .22 ammo that was at $68.00 and people were still bidding on it.

This is insane! I haven't watched .22 ammo like I do the 9mm and the .223, but I remember only stocking up on the .22 ammo 525 round boxes a few months ago at $ 14.99, and passing on them when they were $ 19.99.

FrontierTCB 03-10-2013 03:24 AM

Yep it's sad. Around Thanksgiving I bought a box of 525 on sale for $14.99. There were probably 100 boxes on the shelf. If I had only known then what I know now.

Spud9 03-10-2013 03:43 AM

Well, DUH!!! We are in like, in an ammo recession... Like the ammo we want is not there cause it is like, somewhere else.... like don't yo watch TMZ, it is all over the news.......

Hehehe. Sorry I couldn't resist. I just this passes like everything else and we can get back to whatever it is we call normal. I go by wally world every two days and check, at least they haven't started gouging prices....

Westy 03-10-2013 04:17 AM

No, sorry TMZ isn't on my "most watched" list......

primer1 03-10-2013 05:36 AM

I saw a 500 round brick of federal at a gunshow for $70. Can anyone see that $70 and raise?

robertusa123 03-10-2013 06:00 AM

its stupid
fools and their money will be parted

Bigcountry02 03-10-2013 06:03 AM

Word I got from the local gun in Albuquerque in the first weekend of March, they were saying ammo was off the chart on prices and even weapons. some components were cheaper.

Last time I was at the gun show was about a year ago. Not worth the effort of $5 to park, $7 to get into the show!

primer1 03-10-2013 06:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by robertusa123
its stupid
fools and their money will be parted

So I shouldn't have bought it? J/k

GaMatt72 03-10-2013 11:33 AM

Well ammo is hard to come by. My neighbor and I just got 3700 rds of 22 for 300. But I did get 1000 rds of 40 for 450.

tCan 03-10-2013 11:38 AM

I've seen .22 close to $1.00 per shot.


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