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Ammo Holy ammo drought, batman!

Discussion in 'Firearms and Related' started by UGRev, May 1, 2012.

  1. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

    I went to buy ammo for my AR.. I could not believe the shortage. I mean, last year and the year before combined weren't this bad. All my favorite places had bupkiss, save for one, which had my 2nd choice. However, it was $1.00 more /box 20.

    You guys need to stop buying my stuff! :D

    Anyone else notice this as well as the eerily low supply of rifles ANYWHERE you look?
     
  2. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor Site Supporter+

    I can't say I agree. More like a glut. What are you trying to find?
     
  3. groovy mike

    groovy mike Immortal

    prices are climbing. If you find a bargain, stock up.
     
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  4. jungatheart

    jungatheart Beginner's Mind

    I've actually made a very good return on my investment of 1,000 rounds of 5.56 that I bought 6 months ago. Not that I'd sell it.
     
  5. limpingbear

    limpingbear future cancer survivor....

    May be that way on the east coast, but here in Reno, the 2 big stores in town have a glut of 5.56 and 7.65x39. Might just be a source and supply problem....
     
  6. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    It might be your location. NY doesn't seem like a Gun/Ammo/Magazine friendly locale
     
  7. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

    Specifically, Prvi Partizan in 7.62 x51 (.308)

    I love that ammo in my rifle.
     
  8. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor Site Supporter+

    It's listed at ammoengine.com
     
  9. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

    yeah.. I've seen that, but it's quite a bit more expensive at 175gr. Thanks though!
     
  10. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

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  11. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    There is indeed a drought down here...
    I suspect hoarding by the sheep and a few other's...
     
  12. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

  13. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    You know,Just looking for my favorite Vampire/ZOMBIE boolits for reloading...
    Some of the these have to be backordered...Hmm...
     
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  14. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

    That's exactly the box I buy..

    145 gr FMJ. Great SHTF stuff.

    Alas, Wideners is out.

    My backup is PMC bronze 147gr FMJ.. that **** is card core. Shoots a 2 foot flame out of my rifle.

    I was buying these items at 11-12ish a box. Now I'm seeing it for 15ish? At that price, I might not ever shoot my 308 unless I need to..lol.
     
  15. limpingbear

    limpingbear future cancer survivor....


    If the sheep are buying it all does that make them a bit less likely to be fleeced? Or ZOMBIE sheep......
     
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  16. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

  17. fedorthedog

    fedorthedog Monkey++

    Went to the gun show this weekend 1000 rounds brass case 5.56 was about 280. Looks about current low normal to me. Ar's complete at 639 for no name and ak ammo at 250 a thousand. 5.45 was about 150 a case.
     
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  18. CATO

    CATO Stayin' Alive

    Didn't you get the memo....the .gov has been buying up all the supplies.
     
  19. techsar

    techsar Monkey++

    Huh...I didn't see any shortage this past weekend. Portugese .308 200rd battlepacks for $89....Speer Lawman 115g 9mm was just over $200/case 1000. Heck, one fella had linked .50BMG (plain AP IIRC) for 3.50/rd.

    Just about anything a monkey could want (except prices from 10 years ago)...although there didn't seem to be a glut of .25 lol
     
  20. CATO

    CATO Stayin' Alive

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