is 9mm the new 22lr?

is 9mm the new 22lr?

This is a discussion on is 9mm the new 22lr? within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; 9mm is my favorite cartridge, I have noticed the price has dropped alot in my area - I'm now watching 100 rounds packs sell for ...

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 20
Like Tree21Likes

Thread: is 9mm the new 22lr?

  1. #1
    Member Array condition1blog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    351

    is 9mm the new 22lr?

    9mm is my favorite cartridge, I have noticed the price has dropped alot in my area - I'm now watching 100 rounds packs sell for $22. Thats about the same price per round compared to premium CCI 22lr.
    gatorbait51 and AmmoFan01 like this.

  2. #2
    Senior Member Array Happypuppy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Small Town USA
    Posts
    950
    I picked up 50 9mm for $11.00. I believe you could be right.


    "You are born. And you die. And if you are very lucky in between you get to ride motorcycles."
    gatorbait51 likes this.

  3. #3
    VIP Member Array StormRhydr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Music City, USA
    Posts
    4,425
    Right before obama was elected THE FIRST TIME, I was buying brass cased 9mm for $6.00 a box (of 50), in bulk, online. Of course I looked for sale prices, and free shipping, or an ammo box thrown in for good measure, lol.

    For .22 LR, at about the same time, it was $12-$18 for a bulk pack of 500. Unless .22s were to vanish for good, I dont see them being replaced.

    Of course, if you have none of either ammo on hand, and find 9mm on the shelf, and no .22s, sure, you will shoot the 9mm.
    gatorbait51 likes this.

  4. #4
    VIP Member Array tdave's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    AZ
    Posts
    3,085
    Out here it's $26 a box pre tax. hope we follow trend and it drops.
    gatorbait51 likes this.

  5. #5
    VIP Member Array StormRhydr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Music City, USA
    Posts
    4,425
    Quote Originally Posted by tdave View Post
    Out here it's $26 a box pre tax. hope we follow trend and it drops.
    If you are talking about the price for 9mm FMJ, man you need to shop elsewhere. Here, for tula its $11 a box, for some other stuff that is tula brass, but under the name of "PERFEKT", its $13 a box. For federal, and win white box, its $15 a box.
    Ianthin, AZ_GMC and gatorbait51 like this.

  6. #6
    VIP Member Array 5lima30ret's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Gulf Coast of Alabama
    Posts
    2,072
    The Tula Brass Max in a can (100 rds) is about $23 here at Wally World.
    gatorbait51 likes this.
    Retired Police Lieutenant, Former MH-53 Pave Low Gunner, Retired USAF Reserve, Glock Armorer, AL Retired LEO Pistol Permit, NC CWP, LEOSA Qualified
    Second generation American, Third generation Legionnaire
    "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" Phil 4:13

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Array Blue Thunder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Retired In the Gun Room
    Posts
    1,111
    I already had a ton of 9MM before obummer was elected the first time, so I bought 2000 rounds of Winchester Ranger T in 9MM. I also had a lot of Remington in 357Mag, and Cor-Bon in 9, 40 and 45. Had been buying over the years (1995-2008) components to reload with and am flush with all. Sorry so many did not read the smoke signals ahead of time. There is no ammo shortage at my place.
    Praise the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle --- Psalm 144
    NRA Endowment Life
    There are NO Silver Medals for Street Combat
    Blue Thunder, I smell Victory in the Morning!

  8. #8
    VIP Member Array StormRhydr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Music City, USA
    Posts
    4,425
    Quote Originally Posted by 5lima30ret View Post
    The Tula Brass Max in a can (100 rds) is about $23 here at Wally World.
    Its really strange how things vary aross the country. I have never once seen one of those at walmart. Middle TN, here.

  9. #9
    VIP Member
    Array gatorbait51's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Loozianna
    Posts
    4,704
    Quote Originally Posted by StormRhydr View Post
    Its really strange how things vary aross the country. I have never once seen one of those at walmart. Middle TN, here.
    It's very strange, not 6 months ago, 9 mm was still rare
    EN MI VIDA AL MAL NO TEMER…, POR QUE EN MI CORAZ”N Y MIS DOS .38 SUPER COLT.

    The Totalitarian State in America will not arise at the point of a gun. It will come with a message of

    "We only want what's best for you. It's for your own good."

  10. #10
    Distinguished Member
    Array oldskeetshooter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Georgia..South of the mountains, north of the sand flies.
    Posts
    1,875
    In my area, most LGS have 9mm running out the yeng-yang. Wally-world had the Remington UMC 500 pack for $89.95.
    A wise man once said: "Bugout bag?..What's that? Is that all the junk you sidewalk commandos plan on humping when the SHTF...I'll grab a Nylon 66, a box of 22s and a poncho liner and in less than a week I will have all of your stuff and everything else that I need for the duration."

  11. #11
    Distinguished Member Array CDW4ME's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    USA - free state
    Posts
    1,877
    Quote Originally Posted by gatorbait51 View Post
    It's very strange, not 6 months ago, 9 mm was still rare
    124 gr. HST +P 9mm in 50 round boxes is still rare.
    No internal lock or magazine disconnect on my pistols!

  12. #12
    Senior Member Array NH_Esau's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    NH
    Posts
    941
    Comparing CCI mini-mags to TulaMaxx or Blazer is probably not a fair comparison. For bulk practice, I'm still finding Fed Automatch .22LR solids for ~.04/rd ($12.50 for a box of 325) somewhat regularly.

  13. #13
    VIP Member Array 5lima30ret's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Gulf Coast of Alabama
    Posts
    2,072
    Quote Originally Posted by StormRhydr View Post
    Its really strange how things vary aross the country. I have never once seen one of those at walmart. Middle TN, here.
    I agree completely! I was in Nashville for a family wedding about 8 months ago and Walmart there had plenty of Winchester whitebox in 147 bonded HP and I have not seen it in this area at all.
    Retired Police Lieutenant, Former MH-53 Pave Low Gunner, Retired USAF Reserve, Glock Armorer, AL Retired LEO Pistol Permit, NC CWP, LEOSA Qualified
    Second generation American, Third generation Legionnaire
    "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" Phil 4:13

  14. #14
    VIP Member Array Badey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Pittsburgh
    Posts
    3,640
    I'm not convinced. I currently get 1400 rounds of bulk .22 for $70, which translates into $.05/rd. I can't find 9mm for under $.25/rd. Even when ammo flowed like milk and honey, I couldn't find 9mm for under $.20/rd.
    Though defensive violence will always be a sad necessity in the eyes of men of principle, it would be still more unfortunate if wrongdoers should dominate just men -St. Augustine

  15. #15
    Senior Member Array AmmoFan01's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Southeastern Ky
    Posts
    811
    I would love to see all ammo prices drop. About 10 years ago I could get a box of American Eagle fmj ammo under $10 a box. Now it's over $20 a box.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Remove Ads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Search tags for this page

22lr and 9mm same price

,

9mm is the new .22

,

9mm is the new 22

,

9mm is the new 22lr

,

9mm the new .22

,

cant find 9mm ammo

,

is 9mm ammo as rare as 22lr

,

is 9mm the new 22lr

Click on a term to search for related topics.