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 Post subject: .22 prices
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:58 pm 
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I am still somewhat uninformed...is near $100 for a thousand .22 a good price? It seems terrible to me. $0.10 a round!? Will we ever see the norm drop back to acceptable prices of 0.03-0.05 a round? :thinkin: It makes me want to sell my all my .22 firearms.

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:17 pm 
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Randy location may have something to do with it.... that being said, around here, you can occasionally find it on sale for 39 bucks for a thousand rounds, but it goes fast and usually has a 1 or 2 box limit.

If you at the spur of the moment want to go out and shoot, it can cost up to .10 cents a pop to find it where and when you want it.

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
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I'm paying $9.95 for 100 rounds of CCI mini mags, and $8.95 for a similar box of Winchester 1300fps
I think the 500 round bricks are running $40 or so depending on what it is.
This is at the local tire store where I get my ammo and he may be a little higher than Cabela's or Walmart.

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
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Finding it at Wally farts is hit and miss, I don't shop very much anymore to find it anywhere else. The last 100 rounds I got at the LGS but it wasn't much of a deal I don't think. I really want a 1,000 but I don't want to pay $100 for one. I would be willing to pay $60 for one however. Pipe dream I guess. :groan:

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
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Nowhere around here for me to get it so I order it delivered, usually off cabela's website and try and stack several brands to get a better deal. Still end up paying over .10 a round for it though. Don't shoot it much...I'm just hoarding...

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Found some at Natchez Shooters Supply for 6.8 cents per round. It's Federal in a 325rd bulk pack for $21.99. Here's the link: http://bit.ly/22lrcheap

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
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The shipping charges always drive it way up. Fedex on that runs $17.83 putting it up to $39.82 which is .12 a round

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:18 pm 
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And therein is the problem Mo. I have found a lot of less expensive .22 that is advertised at less then 0.08 a round, but after shipping it always ends up a lot more than 0.10 a round. :groan:

However, every time I get to my email (or remember to search for it) and see any advertised at what the rev showed, it's gone. :groan:

It's not all that important, it's just frustrating.

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These places that advertise it on the net for like 30 bucks for a 500 rd box always have a limit, usually 1. Then, as said above, the shipping makes it not really worth it.

Unfortunately, if they didn't have a limit some jackwagon would buy them out and then sell them locally for 50 bucks a box just to make profit. The exact reason why the walmarts around here still have a limit of 3 on .22 ammo.

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
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Last time I bought a brick was before the crunch. Bought 3 bricks at Wally World. 500 rd bricks... $13.99. Have one left and have stopped shooting .22 because I simply refuse to pay 9mm price
for .22 ammo.

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 Post subject: Re: .22 prices
PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:20 pm 
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Yup...this^^^^^ I can build 9mm for about as cheap.

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May we always realize the cost of our freedom. We can never repay them, but the very least we can do is uphold the ideals that they died protecting and honor them in the choices we make each day.

”If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” -James Madison
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Yeah, but you don't have much squirrel left after hitting it with a 9mm....

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"At's" alright. I don't save squirrel anyway.

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