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I got the latest Beretta catalog yesterday. In it were mags for one of the Sako, or Tika rifles. Bolt action, I think. 10 round mags made in Finland.

$250 each!! Uhhh, is that US dollars? Seriously, how could those ever be worth 250 bucks?
 

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I got the latest Beretta catalog yesterday. In it were mags for one of the Sako, or Tika rifles. Bolt action, I think. 10 round mags made in Finland.

$250 each!! Uhhh, is that US dollars? Seriously, how could those ever be worth 250 bucks?

If you want one, and no one else makes them, the person who does can charge whatever the market will bear.
 

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when you have an item that has relatively little demand with very few people wanting it, the prices tend to be higher to recoup machining costs, importation fees etc. the reason ar15 mags are cheap is there are literally millions of the rifles. very wide base of folks wanting them so the costs can be spread out.

so its not surprising the 10 rounders cost that much. while magazines are generally simple devices they arent cheap to tool up to produce
 

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Aren't those rifles more popular elsewhere, though? I'll be damned if I EVER buy a gun that takes a $250 mag.
 

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Huh. I guess it is what it is.....
 
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