Skip to comments.Central Texas ammunition shortage hits record high
Posted on 01/12/2013 11:05:04 AM PST by bgill
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No "outside people" allowed to buy overpriced ammo...
.223 sold out in 30 minutes this morning at the local gun show.
I just bought 200 rounds of in-stock DRT 223 ammo from ATG a few days ago...it wasn’t even at an inflated price.
The good stuff, I bought years ago, BTW....here’s a hint...when any kind of ban lifts, buy often, buy a lot, but wait for the sales....you’d be surprised at what I got some of the $100 magazines on sale now for.
Yep, I don’t look so stupid now, started collecting a couple years ago
$31 x 50 boxes = $1,550 + shipping
Wilcon = Wilson.
Primers powder brass an dies oh my.....
1) The state provides incentives for gun and ammunition makers in the form of tax abatement, on condition that all guns and ammunition cannot be exported or transported from the state and must be used within the borders of the state.
2) If the guns and or ammo are to current standards, the state will assert reasonable purchase preference to in state manufacturers.
3) State manufactured guns and ammo would be sales tax exempt.
Try finding small pistol primers. I made the mistake of letting myself get down to a couple thousand and I can’t find any from my regular suppliers.
Otherwise, I’m sitting on a pile of components. Thinking about casting my own bullets and have recipes for emergency powder replacement. I’ve seen people reloading their primers on youtube, I hope it never comes down to that.
My whole family has been shooting a lot recently, it’s getting hard to find replacement ammo.
Can’t find primers or loaded ammo.
Buck-25 per round. Strictly for panic buyers so they can say they have some.
People are buying it, too.
“I don’t see any shortage. I’ve still got bricks of .22 as bookends for my reloading notebooks. ;)”
Damn! Why didn’t I think of that! I am going to go that and see if anyone ever notices.
Lead and brass bookends. The books don't move.
I can just imagine the expected confiscations: “No, sir, he’s clean. Nothing but a house full of books and such.”
It's a Darwin test. One day I'll lose. ;)
They’re buying it but you can bet they aren’t shooting it. I used to go out with 10 30 rnd mags full of 223. Now it would be $400 for an afternoon of zombie fun.
What fun is a 223 without dumping a 30 rounder or two?
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