GUN Well, I believe I'm out fellas.

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  1. Cannondale

    Cannondale OT Supporter

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    I was just talking to my friend and we discovered that 9mm is $40 a box, .45 ACP is $60 a box and .22 has crept over $22 a brick.

    I believe this is the end of my shooting sports activities. :wtc:
     
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    John Titor, is that you?
     
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    whare did yuu guise descovar this?
     
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    Cheaper than dirt, the only place with ammunition right now.
     
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    bro, $1/round, great quality at an affordable price!
     
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    I'm not really being sarcastic, this is a real problem. Unless you know of another place with ammunition in stock that isn't jacking the prices all to shit?
     
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    The $0.25 a round is almost acceptable, too bad it's bimetal-jacketed dirty ammo. Considering those rounds were about half that in November it still sucks ass. At least it's not the steel cased Barnaul/Monarch stuff at Academy, too many problems with that stuff. Or $30+ a box.

    I'd go buy reloading components but that's right, everyone bought the shit out of that too. The projectiles I can cover I've got tire weights but the primer and powder are almost impossible to find currently. All this hoarding is pissing me off, all I want is a box or two every month to go out to the range with and I can't even find that locally.
     
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    Im still working on a couple of old pallets.
     
  10. Cannondale

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    Well, if I had plenty of money I could have bought some when everyone wasn't in a big rush. I guess this is yet another activity you'll have to be rich to enjoy in this country. :ugh2:

    I hate to say it but I'm glad I just bought a project car, it looks like it will be considerably cheaper than this hobby given the current state of things.
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    I bought a box of 100 WWB 9mm for $22 today at Wal-Mart, just be patient. Things will start trickling in more as things calm down.
     
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    I don't know man, there's patient and there's moronic. There hasn't been a box of practice 9mm for sale in this city for months. I'm just kinda pissed off because I would have time to go out to the range soon but if I can't buy rounds it defeats the purpose. It just seems like if in Austin (of all places, most liberal city in the state) I can't find ammo, there's a real problem.
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    It's been like 6 months, manufacturers are just starting to get caught up with the demand and things are starting to show up on occasion so it's only a matter of time. Plus a lot of stores are enforcing (Only X boxes of ammo per customer per day) restrictions so that should help with some of the hoarding. I don't get how the fact that ammo is hard to find right now = "Welp, cya later guys I quit guns, gg." Just do what everyone else is doing, shoot your .22s for practice and only buy what defensive ammo you need. Even my federal champion .22lr is right around a nickel per trigger pull, it was cheaper last year but who cares it's still cheap.
     
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    Let me tell you, if I could find a brick of .22 here I would be happy. I don't know how bad it is most places but there isn't even any .22 here, I'm not even kidding. I saw one 50 round box of stingers about a month ago, other than that it's been .22 shotshells.

    I guess Austin is just worse than most places but there isn't a single box of ammo in a caliber I shoot here. Yes, that is an exaggeration as there is high-dollar Cor-Bon defense stuff sparsely on shelves, but I don't consider that applicable to my needs.
     
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    Didn't I see you at Red's shooting airsoft?...so sad how far you've fallen.
     
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    Too much opposition. I've had a lot of fun with this hobby in the many years I've been doing it but there just isn't enough to go around right now. I've first and foremost looked at firearms as a hobby, it's not really the same when you're not enjoying it anymore. On the plus side I'm sure I could thin my collection down and get some cash out of that. :hs:
     
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    Not me. :rofl:
     
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    Don't lie. You were even making the PEW-PEW sound. I know it was you.


    PEW-PEW!
     
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    Well what can I say, you found me out.
     
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    times are tough sure.

    sell what you really never shoot to get some bank together, then go bite the bullet (literally) and buy some ammo.

    this might sound corny, but don't let them win :o

    :hugot:
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    i was surprised tho, in these crazy times i was able to get some 7.7 japanese from midway for a normal price...
     
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    Do you have a 10/22 for sale? I've been looking for one Pre-Plastic.
     
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    Pre-plastic what, plastic trigger group?

    Buy a KID, VQ or RT TG.

    PROBLEM SOLVED
     
  25. I was helping a friend pick a 10/22 a while ago. The gun store had one of the new lame-o plastic ones, and an older metal used one. The used one was in ok shape, nothing special. They wanted more money for that than the new one.



    It's a shame Ruger is looking to cut corners to up their profit margins. At this rate we'll see plastic bolts and firing pins from them soon.
     

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