price of ammo is really getting expensive
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Originally Posted by jpc
I just went into the website for ATG and they advertised ...
May 13th, 2009 08:12 AM
It's there. You just need to look outside the 'hood.
Originally Posted by jpc
Check Gunbroker.com. In the past two days, there have been plenty of relatively good deals on 9mm FMJ. Check:
250rds Blazer Brass -- $31 ... or, $6.20 (per bx 50) plus shpg
250rds Rem UMC -- $89
250rds Rem UMC -- $80
250rds Rem UMC -- $73
300rds Rem UMC / Blazer Brass -- $90
150rds Blazer Brass -- $79 free shpg
plus about 50 cases of 1000rds, averaging ~$325 or so, some with free shpg and some charging shpg.
At $100, that's $20 per box of 50. Beats $60. Absolutely beats not having any.
Shpg has been, lately: ~$15/250, ~$25/500, ~$35/1000.
That's how it works.
First we have a shortage now we have extremely high prices to go along with it.
Yes, hobby; no, defense.
Is anyone else concerned that we might be priced out of our right to own guns and defend ouselves or to enjoy our hobby?
In the short run, I think this is a temporary spike. In the long run, it'll keep going up from historical averages. No doubt about it.
Last edited by ccw9mm; May 13th, 2009 at 10:24 AM.
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May 13th, 2009 08:15 AM
the prices will keep going up. get ready for it.
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May 13th, 2009 10:28 AM
I reload for all my guns except the P3AT. Before I will pay such inflated prices I will retire the gun.
May 19th, 2009 01:05 AM
May 19th, 2009 08:46 AM
We saw the same thing during the Clinton surge after the AWB. It will settle down.
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May 21st, 2009 09:36 PM
My Walmart was out again, but supposedly they're getting a shipment in tonight.
But I did stop by Dick's on the way home and they had over a dozen AE 115 gr 9mm (50ct) for $14.95/box and about 2 dozen boxes of Winchester .45 and several boxes of .40.
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