GUN Anyone else noticing signs of the firearms boom tapering off?

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  1. Rip The Jacker

    Rip The Jacker New Member

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    Palmetto State - 10% off

    Ammoman emailing me once a day scaring me that surplus is drying out

    Classic Arms was kind of sad, a while back they posted a note on their site saying they were having a sale because they didnt want to lay off all the extra staff they hired :hs:

    Aim surplus reopening their walk-in counter.

    nothing too crazy, but good signs.
     
  2. I've been noticing lots more stuff available. Even my local gun shop has less absurd prices on .223
     
  3. Palmetto State has PMC .223 for $365 now. They are moving downward on price again.
     
  4. ChipOnShoulder

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    Bravo Company Uppers staying in stock for hours instead of minutes

    LMT BCGs dating minutes to sell out instead of seconds.

    The 2nd hand market started slowing down longer ago. When new factory brass cased ammo hits $300, i'll start buying again. Those were January, pre-Eric Holder AWB comments prices.
     
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    I've noticed that it seems to be easier to find ammo that was unobtainable just a few months ago.
     
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    Makes me glad I was smart. I bought/built my first firearm (AR15) during this craziness. Didnt overpay, got a couple extra lowers just in case for regular price. Bought my mags are normal prices. Made some money off the impatient. Bought a Glock for normal price.
     
  7. Maybe Lilja will send me my barrel now. :x:
     
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    AK parts kits seem like they're still rising though, at least the Polish stuff I'm looking at.
     
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    Palmetto has Centurion .223 for 369/1K.
     
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    Yes, all the guys who were hoarding ammo and AR lowers are sick of paying the interest on their credit cards for that shit and not selling it, local AR lowers here running about $119 with plenty around.
     
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    wait until the next time some reporter asks a cabinet member to read obama's platform on guns he's had on his website for about 2 years now word for word.
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    Primers seem to be getting shorter expected back in stock dates now, though they still sell out before the automated email system can alert you.
     
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    stuff has been slowing down for a while now. It's a buyers market in the used sector for sure. I see lots of semi-custom and custom stuff bringing not near what it used to. Ironically, the price on mid-grade/service factory stuff is still fairly high; go figure.....
     
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    at least the rush provided insight into what to stock up on
     
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    Noticed machine guns are back on the rise.
     
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    Was at walmart the other day at around 4 pm and there were six boxes of wwb 9mm and 10 boxes of wwb 45 acp. But still no rifle ammo or any .22lr
     
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    I've been able to buy 40 S&W a week ago or so from Walmart
    and was able to pick up more 40 S&W and 9mm this week
     
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    Got a flyer in the mail from a local gun shop a week or two ago advertising $89 AR lowers.
     
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    They had mine in stock at the height of the boom.
     
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    beetle blah blah blah OT Supporter

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    I've noticed a lot of NIB Sig 556s on the market, kinda all at once. My guess is people bought these during the AR boom and now are trying to unload them.
     
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    I've been able to pick up a couple thousand primers the last few weeks. Now I just need some bullets. My stash is getting looooow.
     
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    maybe now Chaz can fulfill his orders that people paid him for 10 months ago
     
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    Primers & bullets are still in short supply around me but I am surprised at the BCM uppers staying in stock among other things.
     
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    AIM's walk in counter is a joke, that room is smaller than my bathroom

    How much are AK parts kits selling for? I've got a pair of those, no receivers, and I have some property taxes I need to pay :wtc:
     
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    id expect primers and powder to be hard to find for a few more months. reloaders are megahoarders
     

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