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AMMO!!
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Posted on 07/05/2013 9:07:59 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains

Can somebody please give me the latest scoop on buying ammo? Somebody around here always has good info.

Just after Newtown, I went to the Nation's Gun Show in Chantilly, VA and got 4,000 round of 9mm and .45. By the way, don't blame me as a "panic buyer;" for the past 8 years, that's been my usual buy at the NGS. Prics were up by only 1 penny per round, and there was ammo to be had. Now, I'm down to my last 65 rounds, and I'm beginning to freak. The prices at DAG Ammo actually DROPPED last week, but they are COMPLETELY out of stock.

What can a desperate man do?

Thanks


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KEYWORDS: ammo; ammunition; banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
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1 posted on 07/05/2013 9:07:59 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Seems that Cheaperthandirt.com has some but expensive.


2 posted on 07/05/2013 9:09:31 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Place backorders?
Or, if you have the capital, start your own ammo-manufacturing plant.


3 posted on 07/05/2013 9:09:47 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

www.gunbot.net


4 posted on 07/05/2013 9:09:49 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Get a job with the IRS - I hear they’re rolling in ammo...


5 posted on 07/05/2013 9:12:00 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

I found 9mm, .40, and .45 all in stock at Academy on Forrest in Dallas. white box .40 was $18, and Blazer .45 at $22.


6 posted on 07/05/2013 9:12:43 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: SkyDancer

Thank you kindly...


7 posted on 07/05/2013 9:14:50 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: showme_the_Glory

Wow! even my local wholesaler, Widener’s, cannot get .40 and .45ACP, and they haven’t had any .22lr for months!


8 posted on 07/05/2013 9:15:10 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Luckygunner.com. Looks like prices are finally starting to drop. Some good stuff on hand. Also try ammoseek.com or ammoengine.com. They usually compile just about everybody that has ammo available.


9 posted on 07/05/2013 9:15:26 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: OneWingedShark

The 2 sites I’ve checked out won’t take backorders... Nightmare.


10 posted on 07/05/2013 9:15:30 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: LibLieSlayer

Thank you kindly...


11 posted on 07/05/2013 9:15:39 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: showme_the_Glory

Thank you kindly...


12 posted on 07/05/2013 9:15:51 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: rktman

Thank you kindly...


13 posted on 07/05/2013 9:16:11 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

You are welcome... it changes all the time so keep a watch for what you need and call fast.

LLS


14 posted on 07/05/2013 9:16:58 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

reload


15 posted on 07/05/2013 9:17:49 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Doctor 2Brains

You’ve been shooting 75 rounds per week, EVERY WEEK, for the past 8 years?


16 posted on 07/05/2013 9:19:18 AM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

You bought 4000 rounds and you don’t reload?


17 posted on 07/05/2013 9:19:46 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: Fido969

I know, I know... I should reload, but not only do I have a job, but my daily commute is 4.5 hours.


18 posted on 07/05/2013 9:21:47 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Bryan24

Just about... Give or take.


19 posted on 07/05/2013 9:22:19 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Reload!


20 posted on 07/05/2013 9:25:58 AM PDT by RetiredNavy ("Only accurate firearms are interesting")
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To: MHGinTN
I was cleaning in the shop and found yet another brick of .22lr. I literally have no idea how many I have or where, exactly they are. I have started stacking them up in a pile when I find them, though, since everyone started talking about .22lr being scarce.

/johnny

21 posted on 07/05/2013 9:27:42 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
I know, I know... I should reload, but not only do I have a job, but my daily commute is 4.5 hours.

Reloading is relaxing. Each time you pull the handle you can say: "That's a dollar, that's a dollar, that's a dollar..."

22 posted on 07/05/2013 9:28:37 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: Doctor 2Brains

http://www.freedommunitions.com/

They update every day a link on the front page for what they have in stock sufficient for online orders.

I found they have more in stock if you are local to Houston and visit the store.


23 posted on 07/05/2013 9:28:49 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: taxcontrol
reload

You haven't had issues getting primers?

24 posted on 07/05/2013 9:29:45 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Bulkammo.com


25 posted on 07/05/2013 9:30:36 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Fido969

Needless to say, I’ve been considering it from the day I first picked up a piece of individual liberty... Needless to say, I’m REALLY considering it these days.


26 posted on 07/05/2013 9:31:55 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Self-discipline seems to be your first problem.

Why would you fire your last 1000 rounds?

You don’t need the practice as much as you need the stable resource.

When you get that low, you just don’t shoot until you can resupply.


27 posted on 07/05/2013 9:33:51 AM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: thackney

I have a fairly large set of primers on hand. I got them from a guy who was getting to old to hunt / shoot. I bought them off of him at a discount. So I have not been out looking for primers lately.


28 posted on 07/05/2013 9:37:25 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: taxcontrol

I no longer reload, and haven’t for a long time. But what I read is primers are about as available as 22 LR.


29 posted on 07/05/2013 9:40:23 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
I always have luck here but hate paying the S&H.

http://ammo.net/
30 posted on 07/05/2013 9:40:49 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: G Larry

Agreed.


31 posted on 07/05/2013 9:43:03 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: thackney

I can’t find .22 or primers. I haven’t seen a single box of either since before the election. Thankfully I’ve got some of both on hand, but I’m not shooting anything other than shotgun shells until we return to some semblance of normal.


32 posted on 07/05/2013 9:47:16 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Bryan24

Just wait until he becomes addicted to shooting.


33 posted on 07/05/2013 9:49:53 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Doctor 2Brains

the thing to do was not shoot rounds you could not replace.


34 posted on 07/05/2013 9:49:57 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: SkyDancer

Don’t shop at CheaperDirtbags. They gouge bigtime. Check gunbot.com.


35 posted on 07/05/2013 9:50:19 AM PDT by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: .45 Long Colt

I’ve found 22 LR available locally, fairly dependably, but only 1 50rnd box at a time at 50% higher than before prices.

I already had a decent stock built up. I raised that some a several months ago until I got a few years worth on hand. Since then I only look when in the store, where 6 months ago I was checking different stores several times a week.


36 posted on 07/05/2013 9:50:20 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: showme_the_Glory

The Academy Sports I went to will only sell each customer three boxes with no more than one box of each caliber.


37 posted on 07/05/2013 9:50:37 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: JRandomFreeper
"...since everyone started talking about .22lr being scarce."

Some just claim it's difficult to find. Not quite the same thing?

38 posted on 07/05/2013 9:51:09 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Doctor 2Brains

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oPVfUea70s&feature=youtu.be


39 posted on 07/05/2013 9:51:45 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: thackney

Primers can be had. you just have to be persistent.


40 posted on 07/05/2013 9:53:27 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: rfreedom4u

Per day/visit, right?


41 posted on 07/05/2013 9:56:30 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I know where you’re comin’ from. I found a 500 count brick of Remington green and mustard colored leadheads while digging around in my tool cabinets! I discovered the boxes are collectibles ... yeah, empty boxes as collector items. ‘Go figger’


42 posted on 07/05/2013 9:57:08 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Shop early and often. Get your local delivery schedules and check in the mornings. If you want to stock up it may ate a month or two.


43 posted on 07/05/2013 9:57:19 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: MHGinTN
yeah, empty boxes as collector items.

That's... just weird.

I guess that unopened brick of Russian .22lr with the steel cases might be worth something. The only language on the paper package is Russian.

/johnny

44 posted on 07/05/2013 10:05:17 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: shankbear

Thanks - they jumped the 15rd 30 carbine mag from $8 to $21 just after the big ammo run.


45 posted on 07/05/2013 10:13:26 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: thackney

In the Mid-South .22 is impossible to come by. I know quite a few dealers. I’m hearing stories of people paying $150 for Remington bulk packs. I’m just glad I’m not out.


46 posted on 07/05/2013 10:14:31 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Doctor 2Brains

www.ammoseek.com


47 posted on 07/05/2013 10:16:38 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Doctor 2Brains
Handguns Reviews has information on available ammo.
48 posted on 07/05/2013 10:25:07 AM PDT by willyd (I for one welcome our NSA overlords)
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To: willyd

I don’t see that at your link.


49 posted on 07/05/2013 10:28:23 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: OneWingedShark
Place backorders? Or, if you have the capital, start your own ammo-manufacturing plant.

I know someone who has done that, and now he can't get brass.
50 posted on 07/05/2013 10:32:07 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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