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Old April 18, 2013, 07:32 PM   #76
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I stopped by Academy Sports today and they had some guns in stock I haven't seen/seen in a while. Ruger Commander size 1911, Ruger SR22, Ruger LC380, Ruger 22/45 Lite, Ruger 22/45 and a SA XDs.
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Old April 18, 2013, 09:14 PM   #77
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9mm bullets

I bought 9mm Winchester bullets for reloading at powervalley.com. This is the first 9mm bullets I have seen outside a gun show this year.
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Old April 18, 2013, 10:15 PM   #78
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9mm bullets in stock @ MidwayUSA

http://www.midwayusa.com/find?sortby...ses=In%20Stock
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Old April 19, 2013, 11:27 PM   #79
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You may see my prediction as pessimistic but i think its just reality. I hope I'm wrong i really honestly do but ammoseek and gunbot have shown prices are still high and availability is slim. A new walmart opened in my town on april 10th, i went around 1pm and surprisingly got the last 500rd box of .22 for $20 but the manager at the register said most everything was sold out within minutes of opening the doors. Manufacturers aren't going to expand their production capabilities. They have increased production levels by running more or longer shifts but they wont open new factories or invest in more equipment as this shortage wont be permanent and long-term sustainability and profitability trumps short term production demands. I really do hope you can soon tell me "I told you so."
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Old April 20, 2013, 10:16 AM   #80
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Gander Mountain has a $9 surcharge on ammo?

Anyone know if this is knew and/or why they do this?

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Old April 20, 2013, 04:20 PM   #81
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An employee at a local Bi-Mart was told by a Remington sales rep that they expect shipments of ammo etc. to retail outlets to start to catch up in June or July.

For what it's worth.
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Old April 20, 2013, 07:27 PM   #82
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Buds has some Magtech 7.62x51 in stock at a decent price. $46 for 50.
I've shot this magtech before. It's pretty good. Primers are crimped so reloading will take a little extra work. It's decent though.

http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...+Jacket,+50rds
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Old April 22, 2013, 04:29 PM   #83
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Primers in stock!!!!

Natchezss has primers in stock!!!!

Go to gunbot
http://www.gunbot.net/reloading-supplies
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Old April 23, 2013, 07:12 AM   #84
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1 pound at a time here.

http://www.recobstargetshop.com/browse.cfm/4,486.html
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Old April 23, 2013, 11:04 AM   #85
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PSA has Federal AE 9mm 115gr FMJ for $17.99 a box right now. I found a source for Reman ammo locally for $200/1000rds so I won't be competing for the PSA offer. Enjoy!
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Old April 23, 2013, 02:52 PM   #86
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You know the worst part of all this ammo shortage for me is that I am in Afghanistan where we have ammo out the wahzoo, in fact we are going out every couple weeks to try to shoot it up and get rid of it. Fortunately I will be leaving this land in a bout 2 months, unfortunately though I will be going back to Rockford, IL which Vito posted about being barren of ammo. Too bad I can't take a case of 9mm rounds back as a war trophy
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Old April 23, 2013, 10:27 PM   #87
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Stay safe Armymedic and hope you have a warm welcome home.
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Old April 24, 2013, 12:54 AM   #88
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erob3:

A guy plinking nearby with his son told me that the son's mother works at a local Walmart.

He told me that the clerks put ammo on the display shelf at Random Times whenever they receive any.

This helps to create more of a free market, without selling lots of it to people who are retired, or use a family member to corner some of the market when others must go to work. Anybody who thinks that everybody else has access to such a 'free market' -every day- is full of Kuhscheisse.
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Old April 24, 2013, 02:06 PM   #89
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Cabelas is loaded with powders. Everything from Varget to 4895 In stock. 2lb limit per order.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Shoot...3Bcat104275080
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Old April 24, 2013, 05:38 PM   #90
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Stopped at Cabela's today to pick up a CZ527 Carbine I had on hold for me.

I was surprised to see that they had about 50 boxes of PMC .223 in 20-round boxes for $9.99, so I grabbed five boxes.

I thought, I wonder if this will vanish in a short time? There was no sign stating a limit.

So, I did some shopping and went to my car about an hour later and then decided to walk back in and see what had happened.

Four boxes left.

So I bought them.

I do think the famine and panic are about over, but it will take some time.

Stopped at my LGS and it was WAY different from a few weeks ago. Used to be PACKED with people all the time. Today it was me and one other customer......who was not buying, just chatting.

LGS owner said ammo supply is slightly better except for .22 rimfire, which is still impossibly and unbelievably hard to get. He was joking about selling it for a dollar a round if he could get any.
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Old April 25, 2013, 12:06 PM   #91
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Are prices still going up???

I just went on Cheaperthandirt.com and they were selling regular target 9mm for $69.99 a box of 50!!! That works out to $1.40 a round!!! I saw people buying (people actually bidding) 9mm for $310 on gunbroker.com for 500 rounds of 9mm. That's $.62 a round! I sitting on a few thousand rounds that I bought for less than $.20 a round. I think it might be time to triple my money. Prices have to come down eventually, barring any crazy new laws that ban ammo or set buying limits. Do people know something I don't? Even .22 LR has gone through the roof!

Should I sell some now and take advantage of the hysteria or just sit on it?
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Old April 25, 2013, 12:26 PM   #92
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Sell it Stephen, make some money then resupply when prices come down. Buy low, sell high is what they say, right?

Don't forget to keep some on hand for yourself though.
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Old April 26, 2013, 06:47 AM   #93
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Is this a sign of sanity returning?

M&P Sport AR-15 for $729 (pre-panic price was $699) in stock.

http://www.gandermountain.com/modper...ID=GSHOP&lct=s
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Old April 26, 2013, 07:14 AM   #94
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I just checked my inventory.

.22 LR - 1,500 rounds
9mm - 3,900 rounds
.357 Magnum - 200 rounds
.40 S&W - 2,200 rounds
.45 ACP - 1,250 rounds
.223 - 280 rounds
.30-06 - 200 rounds
12 GA # 8 (lead) - 850 rounds
12 GA # 4 (steel) - 300 rounds

If prices are this crazy, I will probably sell 2,000 rounds of 9mm and 1,000 rounds of .40 S&W. I'm probably keeping everything else unless prices go even higher!

Timing is critical on these panics. I bought my S&W M&P Sport used but in amazing condition for $600 right before the Sandy Hook tragedy. I could have easily sold it for double near the peak of the panic. I have another AR but it does not have a collapsible stock. It is probably worth exactly what I paid now and I would be hard pressed to get a penny more. I'm thinking I better move this ammo and get that extra money in my hand. I could have had an extra $500 in my pocket and a brand new AR!
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Old April 27, 2013, 10:06 AM   #95
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DFW Area Alert....

As of last night, the Bullet Trap in Plano had 9mm Speer Gold Dot JHP ammo in 4 flavors- 115gr, 124gr standard, 124gr +P, and 147gr- on sale for $23.99/20rds. This is admittedly a bit steep for practice, and it's slightly more than it normally sells for via mail order, but it's a LOT less than the gun show gougers are asking.

Here's the best part- they had literally dozens of cases of it. There is no purchase limit; however, even if several people buy multiple cases, it will probably take the store a while to run out.
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Old April 27, 2013, 12:06 PM   #96
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I just checked my inventory.

.22 LR - 1,500 rounds
9mm - 3,900 rounds
.357 Magnum - 200 rounds
.40 S&W - 2,200 rounds
.45 ACP - 1,250 rounds
.223 - 280 rounds
.30-06 - 200 rounds
12 GA # 8 (lead) - 850 rounds
12 GA # 4 (steel) - 300 rounds
Holy crap batman! I thought I had a decent stash, but I'm nowhere near this.
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Old April 27, 2013, 12:39 PM   #97
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Things are slowing down and coming back to normal. All the nut jobs who maxed out their credit cards on ammo and $2000 AR's are starting to feel the sting from the bills coming in, and already I am starting to see brand new unfired AR's being sold on consignment now that the assault weapon ban has passed. Still cant find .22lr anywhere though, and 90% of my range time is/was spent shooting .22lr. Oddly enough I cant find .380 either?
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Old April 27, 2013, 05:56 PM   #98
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The "Where is everything?" thread -- guns, ammo, primers, powder, etc.

Local gunsmith Reynersons in Baton Rouge got a shipment in of ammo their 7.62 x 39 were about 50 cents per round.
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Old April 27, 2013, 07:06 PM   #99
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Another .22 ammo question --

can someone tell me what a "brick" of .22 LR used to go for on average, 40 grain, decent stuff, Remington, Federal or say Winchester ? The box of 550 rounds ? I have the chance to buy a couple boxes of the Federal for $50.00 a box, but I'm curious what it normally costs due to I always bought the 100 round boxes from Remington and CCI----shall I go ahead and snap them up ?
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Old April 27, 2013, 07:08 PM   #100
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Another .22 ammo question --

I think it was about $18/box.

I bought 500 rounds + of Remington's for $25/box a couple of weeks ago.
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