40 s&w cheaper and easier to find than 9mm

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by versatile, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. versatile

    versatile New Member

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    I just got my 2nd conversion barrel. I now have 9mm, 357 sig, and 40 s&w. As I am looking for 9mm, I now realize that it cost as much as 357 and almost twice as much as 40 s&w....when did this happen? I always thought 9 was the cheapest aside from 22.
     
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  2. John_Deer

    John_Deer New Member

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    The 9mm will return to normal prices when demand dissipates. I got 1000 rounds of American Eagle 147 grain in Jan for $240. You have to be ever vigilant and don't squander your cash on over priced ammo.
     

  3. noylj

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    Big Sis is ordering LOTS of .40 ammo, so there are probably lots of overruns and such.
     
  4. sputnik1988

    sputnik1988 Active Member

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    That's funny, this is the first time I've read a sentence about the Feds and ammo that didn't involve blaming them for a shortage.

    They are buying more 40s than anything else, yet it's more available than many other calibers.

    I always like to read something from somebody using their head.