GUN ammo - production - lack of?

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  1. apman0000

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    so there are tons of people searching stores and web sites for ammo and there isn't shit in stock except the high priced shit for home defense,,,,

    with all of the demand how long till the manufacturers kick out more target practice cheap ammo to take advantage of the fact that it would be hoarded and purchased as fast as they can make it????

    maybe i fail at economics but i for 1 would probably buy about 2 thousand rounds for every handgun i own if i could find it and i'm sure i'm not alone......
     
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    You don't think they're already making it as fast as they can?
     
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    nah, its just one dude over at winchester cranking out FMJ's on a single stage press
     
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    I had a case of Federal 9mm that I sold yesterday for $240. Still have about 2k left.
     
  5. Dobis P.R.

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    if a company were to tool up to meet current demand, they'd be in trouble once demand decreases.
     
  6. apman0000

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    good point

    still makes me :wtc: though.

    i guess if you set up a new facility and the demand crashes it would be a waste of money for the manufacturer. damn it and your logical response :)
     
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    that explains everything
     
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    Bacardi 151 New Member

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    Pretty much.

    We just have to bare it. :hsd:


    I need to get reloading going again. :o
     
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    The companies are tooling up. The military is still buying up all the ammo as they have top priority. For example black hills built a huge new facility in AZ or NV to meet the demand.

    The other manufacturers such as Winchester and federal are running 20 hours a day.

    Entrepreneurs are importing Fiochi ammo from overseas but it is stuck in cargo containers at the LA docks due to paperwork issues.
     
  10. Dobis P.R.

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    demand will decrease, especially if taxes on ammunition increase. the election created an "ammunition bubble" that spiked demand. a bubble like this doesn't actually create demand, it just moves demand from the near future to the present. it's not sustainable and the bubble will inevitably burst when people stop buying.
     
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    I can't find 45 at all. This is fucking bullshit.
     
  12. Sgt Pepper

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    www.ammoengine.com

    5.56 wolf is down to $0.25/rd. It's the cheapest it has been in a long time.
     
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    i remember posting this here a while ago, but federal tooled up with funding from the US military last spring to increase production
     

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