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Old 06-18-2013, 05:47 AM   #21
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The most just and fair thing to do is to broach the subject with your local shop owner. Lay out your thoughts and your opinion, let him mull it over and make his/her decision based on what you tell them, what others tell them, and what their business is telling them.
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Old 06-18-2013, 05:50 AM   #22
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But saving it back for our range
That makes sense.

Even during normal times reloading supplies sometimes get short. Here is a plan you should follow when things get back to normal (whatever that is). I keep a supply of 2,000 primers on hand for each type, 2 boxes of SPP, 2 Boxes of LPP, 2 Boxes of LRP and 2 Boxes of SRP and 1 box of SPM primers. That's 9,000 primers and should allow you to reload no matter what. When I use up a box I buy a box or 2. If you follow this routine during normal times, you will not be short on them in times like this.

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Old 06-18-2013, 03:00 PM   #23
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I started reloading in 1953 and over the years there has ben some components that were hard to find. So whenever there was a sale on bullets, primer, powder, and cases I would get some. I m not short on anything. Last December when I decided that I would get a 17 Hornet rifle I purchased boxes of 17 Hornet ammo and ordered brass and reloading dies which I now have. I had primers, powder and 17 Cal 20 and 25 Gr bullets on hand. But I still cant find a CZ Varmint 17 Hornet rifle. I have other varmint rifles so I ll be out shooting prairie dogs with them.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:23 PM   #24
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I agree w/ the OP. But, in my neck of the woods, powder has not been a problem. A LGS in Lakeland has lots of powder in stock. I don't load for shotguns anymore so I didn't notice that. But they do have lots of rifle powder. The LGS in Ft. Meade has plenty of rifle powder too, as well as bullets.
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