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Re: Is The Ammo Shortage Nearly Over?
« Reply #20 on: June 29, 2014, 10:18:54 PM »
 a longtime before walmart, even before K mart, I bought 22 ammo at 49 cents a box of 50.  from a coast to coast hardware store.
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Re: Is The Ammo Shortage Nearly Over?
« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2014, 07:35:32 AM »
For some historical reference.....  I was buying Blazer Brass and Remington Green Box (UMC) .45 ACP at Wal Mart for $9.54/50 rounds as recently as 2007.  As recently as 2008, I was buying same brands of 9 mm Luger (9x19) at WM and Dick's for $6.95/50

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Re: Is The Ammo Shortage Nearly Over?
« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2014, 07:43:44 AM »
For some historical reference.....  I was buying Blazer Brass and Remington Green Box (UMC) .45 ACP at Wal Mart for $9.54/50 rounds as recently as 2007.  As recently as 2008, I was buying same brands of 9 mm Luger (9x19) at WM and Dick's for $6.95/50

Sale or regular price?

We have to factor in inflation and the rise in current component (metal, lead, etc) costs due to supply & demand. That will leave us with the "panic factor" of price increase.

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Re: Is The Ammo Shortage Nearly Over?
« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2014, 09:50:00 AM »
Fly...those were regular prices for the most part at that time.  I think Dick's in DFW has a .50 cents off per box on the 9 mm at the time, but I hardly call that a sale.  I do understand supply side economics, inflation, etc, but I feel the "panic factor" and the "idiot who will pay too much" factor is the biggest driver today.

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Re: Is The Ammo Shortage Nearly Over?
« Reply #24 on: June 30, 2014, 07:55:12 PM »
(Sigh).....was at Guns Unlimited (again) today....

American Eagle .223/55g FMJ @ $8.79/20   
Winchester Power Point .22LR/42g Copper HP @ $5.99/50  (limit 200 rds per...though they had bunches)
Pallets of other stuff available.

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