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Old July 4, 2021, 04:02 PM   #101
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North Texas update: More ammo on many shelves, still slim as far as choices, prices dropping.
It's been nice to have an ammo backlog in the safe
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Old July 5, 2021, 12:17 AM   #102
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LGS prices are dropping on some ammo, mainly 9mm at 20.00 per box of 50. Limits are gone.
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Old July 5, 2021, 09:26 AM   #103
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Anyone seeing primers?
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Old July 5, 2021, 10:35 AM   #104
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Re;Primers, CCI's website lists them for $6.99/100, and advises you to check your local dealer.

One of my LGS charged me .70/100; another LGS 40 miles away charges .89/100 and limits purchase to 200. But it is impossible to find a brick for sale.
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Old July 5, 2021, 11:17 AM   #105
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Cabelas had a few bricks of primers on Friday for $65 per 1,000

7.62 Ball $23 box 20
5.56 $14 box of 20
9mm $26.99 a box
Tons of 224 Valkyrie

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Old July 5, 2021, 06:06 PM   #106
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I am thinking we are screwed on primers. I am thinking 6.99 seems like the new normal.
I guess if powder and projectiles come back to near 2019 prices that is only 3 bucks per 100 cost increase. Chalk it up as inflation.
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Old July 6, 2021, 11:36 AM   #107
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Local Buchheit . . . .

I gotta figure out how to place a photo right into the post.

Anyway see below . . . .

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Old July 6, 2021, 01:38 PM   #108
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Feel like this is a Big Foot sighting Thread. Different sighting throughout the Country. Usually vanished in a few hours.
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Old July 19, 2021, 05:03 PM   #109
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This will be "in my area" when it arrives on the porch this week:

1,000 rds. of modern 7.62x39, total price (yes-with shipping 'etc') $300, from "AKstuff".

Roger, prices therefore are gradually dropping.
The lowering of prices by various distributors online will continue to put pressure on prices in retail stores such as Academy. I have boycotted Dicks for about two years- no idea about prices or avail. with such appeasers.

None of such "retail" ammo is exactly "local", having been shipped a long distance.

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Old July 19, 2021, 07:38 PM   #110
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9mm is still available, at $20 per 50 with a 4 box limit. Most rifle calibers are available. 38spl is $38 for 50rnds.
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Old July 20, 2021, 05:24 AM   #111
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Nope, no 9mm, no 380,no 22.cal. What is odd is they have a good selection of shotgun ammo. Even a lot of 20ga and good selection of 410 all at reasonable prices. Any center fire ammo you do find will be insane prices.
And this is SUMMER when prices, availability and ranges are at the lowest. The line on the Graph will go back up come fall.
I am stocking up on all the shotgun ammo I can afford. Just like I did with 9mm and 380 and then stocked up on more rimfire. Timing in ammo purchase's is critical.

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Old July 21, 2021, 11:59 AM   #112
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Visited the Lawton Academy store this morning. Thousands and thousands of .223/5.56mm. Monarch brass case 5.56mm was $12.50 per box of 20. There was a plentiful supply of 7.62X39 on the shelf.

i need some Federal .380 Critical Defense ammo. They had it on hand but i ain't paying $29 for 25 rounds.
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Old July 21, 2021, 02:47 PM   #113
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I am seeing good supplies, but still at higher than "reasonable" prices. Most is marked up 50 to 100% over what is was in March of 2020. We know the manufacturers have indicated a 10 to 15 percent increase, so still a bit high. Powder sporadically available, primers still double or more and not many to be seen. Starting to see large lots of common calibers on Gunbroker not sell when they are maybe 50% high.

I was able to order in 15 cases of 12g for right at $100/case shipped. That is about 20% high, but need it for a major match I am running. 100 packs at WalMart are available and at lower prices, but they only want you to buy 1 100 pack at a time. I did not have time to go to Walmart 150 times.
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Old July 23, 2021, 08:54 AM   #114
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I was in Lawton Academy, yesterday afternoon. Most ammo I have seen on their shelves, in over a year. Prices were not normal, but supplies will help pricing, eventually.
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Old July 23, 2021, 09:12 AM   #115
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No problem with availability at my primary LGS but prices are high, and they are not gouging - manufacturers prices have increased to suit.
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Old July 23, 2021, 10:40 AM   #116
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Anyone seeing primers?
I happened to be driving by Bill Jackson's in FL and stopped in and got 500 LPP and 500 SPP Magnum, which was all they had. I didn't even check to see if they had any ammo and was only looking for primers. Price was about $85 total out the door. This should hold me through the fall as I was just about out of primers after my latest reloading night.
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Old July 23, 2021, 10:45 AM   #117
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Anyone seeing primers?
Yes, but still 7 to 10 cents a pop. In stores and on-line both. Seems to be loosening up some. Maybe by December I can afford some as Christmas presents.
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Old July 23, 2021, 11:20 AM   #118
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Supply is much better. Higher prices may be permanent.
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Old July 24, 2021, 01:00 AM   #119
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More good news (for people who don't like/ or are afraid to order online) - first trip to Academy in over two weeks. Went to look at Bicycles.....
Very Well Stocked ammo, but I didn't look at any .22 LR. Again - I was there...only.... to look at Bicycles (bought an “Ozone”). Noticed numerous chamberings for semi-auto rifles. 9mm etc also must have been there.

>>>> This was 5:00 PM <<<< Few people out there seem to mention the Time of Day when they provide updates of "local" ammo.

This makes quite a difference , compared to "forgetting" to mention going in the store at about 10:00-11:00 AM.

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Old July 24, 2021, 11:36 AM   #120
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I still haven't bought ammo from my LGS in awhile as those prices seem a bit higher than online prices. Online prices for 9mm now appear to be around .38/rd. Still high but not as high as last year when it was double the price.
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Old July 25, 2021, 12:27 AM   #121
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If ammo prices seem really high… they Are normal. I don't look at them.

But at least large quantities of >> many chamberings << have been available.......and Late in the afternoon.

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Old July 25, 2021, 06:12 AM   #122
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As far as I can tell in my area availability isn't much of a concern anymore and prices are still falling. They aren't where I'd like them yet but every week they seem to be dropping a few cents per round.
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Old July 26, 2021, 12:50 PM   #123
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My local Scheels actually had bulk 9mm and 5.56 for sale. Higher than online prices but at least it was available. Lots of 223 as well. Still no 30-30 win though
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Old August 12, 2021, 10:55 AM   #124
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Scheels was fully stocked today but no 9mm. They removed the buying limits as well. Downside is prices were still expensive. My guess is that because of supply/demand/inflation costs will remain high, otherwise, people will go out and hoard again. Better off buying online
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Old August 12, 2021, 11:29 AM   #125
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9mm is ~2x the previous price, and that is in-line with prices direct from manufacturers, so I don't blame the retailers. From what little I've seen, 5.56 the same.

.308, 4x the price. I don't get it.

.22LR is pretty much the same as it ever was. Small bump from manufacturer to protect the retail supply chain.
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