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Old September 16, 2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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Found Some Cheap Ammo (Kind Of)

There is an MC Sports in my area, and while they rarely have anyone in the gun department to offer any assistance I will stop in once in awhile and check their ammo. I stopped about a week ago and was looking at some .45acp. They have a lot of Fiocchi and it is generally the cheapest. The guy that finally helped me then pulled out some Remington UMC 50 round boxes of 230gn FMJ for $17.99. I bought one and left.

A couple of days later I got to thinking that that probably wasn't a bad price, so, yesterday I picked up another box. The girl at the counter rung me up and told me I owed her $29.01. I pointed out that the sticker was $17.99. She started to call someone, but then changed her mind and sold it at $17.99 rather than the $26.99 that the scan said it was.

I went back today and bought the last two boxes for $17.99. The cheapest I've seen it anywhere else is $22.99. They also had 185gr Remington UMC marked $17.99, but I was out of money.
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Old September 17, 2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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Sounds like the guy who tagged 'em made a boo boo
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Old September 19, 2012, 12:13 PM   #3
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Walmart has pretty consistently had Federal 100 round packs for 30-33ish, even better than your 17.99 by a bit. Well it's been consistently priced at that, having it in stock consistently is something else. Truth be told, given my geographic location, that's all that makes a trip to Walmart cost effective for me. The 5 round packs are about 19... at a $2 savings, I have to buy too many boxes they often don't even have to make up the gas costs.
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Old September 24, 2012, 12:04 PM   #4
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All the more reason...

...To take up reloading!!
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Old September 24, 2012, 06:51 PM   #5
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You know, I have all of the equipment to reload but after I bought it I never could find any of the components. Every place I checked was sold out at the time and I have never tried looking again.
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Old September 24, 2012, 07:19 PM   #6
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Walmart was selling Federal HST 124gr +P 50rd boxes for $15 one day... I got several boxes.
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Old September 25, 2012, 09:49 AM   #7
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You know, I have all of the equipment to reload but after I bought it I never could find any of the components.
Have you tried local shops?

Politics plays a large part in component availability, just like gun sales. People panic and stockpile. For awhile, my local shops were completely out of any and all non-magnum primers.
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