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All I Want for Christmas Are Guns and Ammunition at Black Friday Prices
Breitbart.com ^ | 11/29/2013 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 11/30/2013 9:11:19 AM PST by rktman

Although Black Friday is known for mall parking lots filled to capacity, Wal-Mart lines that stretch for days, and 10 AM traffic that looks a lot like rush hour, don't forget that it's also a day when gun stores sell guns cheap--and ammo to match.

For example, Shooters Supply in Louisville, KY is selling Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 rifles for $299.99. When Breitbart News reviewed this particular rifle on October 13th, the best price we could find for it was $499.99.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; guns
WOO HOO! Something shiny will be under the Christmas tree. LOL! I certainly don't know what it is but it has a 20 inch barrel. LOL! (And it's stainless steel too. Not that I know that)
1 posted on 11/30/2013 9:11:19 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

I can’t find this one that he is talking about:

Shooters Supply is also selling Mossberg 500 Persuader pistol grip shotguns for $199.99.


2 posted on 11/30/2013 9:18:12 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: rktman

The NSA has taken note, and wishes you an enjoyable, non-secular holiday.


3 posted on 11/30/2013 9:18:22 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: F15Eagle

Well, you better hope the Australian cops don’t find out. LOL!


4 posted on 11/30/2013 9:22:19 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: Antihero101607

And happy holiday season to them too.


5 posted on 11/30/2013 9:23:02 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: rktman

Ouch! 300 bucks for a .22 LR semi-auto!

I haven’t bought ammo in years, I feel like I’m getting gouged when I look at having to pay between 50 cents and a buck a round for just about any ammo. Geeze, less than 5 years ago Wal-Mart was selling a white box of 100 rounds of 9mm for $12. I could get 1000 rounds of 7.62x39 Golden tiger for 88 bucks and $11 shipping.

I’ve been shooting out of my stash, and saving the casing to reload. But every time I pull the trigger, I feel like I’m sending dollar bills downrange.


6 posted on 11/30/2013 9:33:00 AM PST by Fido969
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To: Fido969

You need to get into”Re-Loading”!


7 posted on 11/30/2013 9:38:09 AM PST by bandleader
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To: bandleader

I reload when I can. Every time I pull the lever, I tell myself I’m printing dollar bills.


8 posted on 11/30/2013 9:43:30 AM PST by Fido969
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To: rktman

9 posted on 11/30/2013 9:45:05 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Fido969

You can make your own ammo for about a hundred bucks. Virtually everything you need to get started.

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/121744/lee-challenger-breech-lock-single-stage-press-kit

I shoot as much as I want now without thinking of cost. One day I went out and shot 200 rounds of 45 ACP. Before I reloaded, this would have been unheard of.


10 posted on 11/30/2013 9:55:49 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: rktman

I wonder how the ammo situation will be, considering the last lead smelting facility in the U.S. has, or will be soon, closing down.

Reference:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibAKKpIKIS0

I may be old school, but my revolvers do not fire copper-anything, or Plus P anything, just standard pressure loads of full and semi-wadcutters. (That means no ‘buffalo bore nothing!) They’ve been working factory loads since the 1930’s.


11 posted on 11/30/2013 10:03:25 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: Fido969

Best price now for Golden Tiger is $230 / 1000. Which is why I’ve been sitting on my 22LR stash and practicing with the Saiga. Who would have thought?


12 posted on 11/30/2013 10:12:28 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Terry L Smith

Our children and grandchildren are so getting screwed. If our course isn’t corrected before my generation is gone, I doubt that it will change for generations....at best.


13 posted on 11/30/2013 10:16:20 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Is there a how to book you would recommend for reloading?


14 posted on 11/30/2013 10:31:27 AM PST by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring
Lyman,Speer,and Hornady all publish excellent books.
15 posted on 11/30/2013 10:35:05 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Terry L Smith

No different than most steel manufacturing having left this country in the last 30 years. These are international commodities just like oil, and are bought on the international market,


16 posted on 11/30/2013 10:58:02 AM PST by wrench
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To: rktman
I was at Bass Pro Shops and their .22lr "special" for Black Friday was a brick of W/W Super-X for $25.00!!!$25 for 500 rounds, ON SPECIAL???

Holy crap that's expensive!

Mark

17 posted on 11/30/2013 11:16:26 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL

These days, that’s special. Luckily I picked up some that a widow had just brought in to a local shop the previous day to when we went in. Couple thousand rounds right before the prices took off. She apparently was “unloading” her deceased hubbies things. The shop owner inquired as the when he passed. Her answer: “Yesterday.” LOL! True story. I guess she needed to do something while the funeral arrangement were being finalized.


18 posted on 11/30/2013 11:22:05 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: Sawdring

Hornady has an excellent section in the beginning on reloading. I also have the Lee manual and think that has a good section too.....think that most do but can only attest to the ones I own.

You may also want to check out ultimatereloader on youtube. Before I started reloading, I watched videos and read books, I never saw anyone reload in person. Ultimatereloader is about as good a tool for learning as you will find IMO.

It’s much less complicated than one would think.

The entire reloading process in about 15 minutes:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9avClfv7DKk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0CZwzg5U5Q


19 posted on 11/30/2013 11:23:23 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA; Fido969
For what it's worth, Midway USA is one of the best companies around and they've got great products at fair prices, and their customer service is SUPERB.

If you're just starting out in reloading, it's always a VERY good idea to use a single stage set up, just to learn what you're doing.

But eventually, if you find yourself shooting a lot more, you'll want to upgrade to a progressive press, and I can't say enough really great things about Dillon Precision!

Another company that believes in providing high quality products at fair prices, with fantastic customer service!

Mark

20 posted on 11/30/2013 11:24:23 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL
If you're just starting out in reloading, it's always a VERY good idea to use a single stage set up, just to learn what you're doing.

I disagree with this. I never reloaded in my life and went straight to a progressive press as I knew I would eventually do so. A progressive is simply 5single stag presses and it can be used as a single stage press (one case going through all 5 stages until another is put on the press) until one gets up and running, which is what I did.
21 posted on 11/30/2013 11:28:51 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: MarkL

Agree 100% about Midway USA. No finer company than them exists for standing up for the 2A.

Even if the prices were higher there, I would still rather give my money to true Pro-2A companies than ones which will stab you in the back, like Dick’s Sporting Goods.....Dick’s will never get another dime from me.


22 posted on 11/30/2013 11:40:33 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Terry L Smith

The ammo situation will not be improving. Though supply is finally catching up with demand, prices will continue to climb, and spot shortages will occur due to panic buying and hoarding. You may want to consider a little more diversity in your armory. During the worst of the ammo famine, .38 Special was unavailable anywhere in my former neck of the woods for over a year. When .38 Special did start coming back, many vendors were selling it for nearly $40 for a box of 25 rounds. Limit of 2 per customer.


23 posted on 11/30/2013 12:30:16 PM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Red in Blue PA; Farmer Dean

Thanks for the info and the links.


24 posted on 11/30/2013 3:31:51 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: Red in Blue PA

This is one of my favorite reloading YouTube videos from Hickok45:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irC3NuIKDm4&feature=share&list=FLV4IQDPQloO_DAs6kUxN0dg&index=117

And...
A day at the Hickok45 Compound (The fun starts at 1:38):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEtosDa5LMU&feature=share&list=FLV4IQDPQloO_DAs6kUxN0dg&index=100


25 posted on 11/30/2013 3:47:01 PM PST by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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