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Old 02-07-2021, 09:14 AM   #51
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You think ammo is bad, you should try to find a gocart, dirt bike, or any other fun toy to work on during a pandemic that isnt the price and shape of a great 60s mopar product.
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Old 02-07-2021, 09:39 AM   #52
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I have a hybrid view of this I guess and it goes back to this comment.
I have no problem someone finding cheap prices and reselling it on gunbroker so similar site. But not here while taking advantage of tbhíers.

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Old 02-07-2021, 10:54 AM   #53
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I'm driving a truck for a living now. Last week I picked up a load, couldn't talk about it then, but it's delivered now so my bag order is done. I hauled 43,947lbs of ammo to an online retailer from an Aguila plant/warehouse.
The warehouse was pretty much empty. They only had enough ammo for maybe 3 more trucks. I asked to buy some ammo and their prices were fair. Higher, but not by much. Unfortunately, they had nothing I needed or wanted. While speaking to the head guy, he told me the ammo shortage started before Covid. Covid was just the finishing blow.

At the distributer I delivered to, in North Carolina (will not name drop) I also asked to buy ammo. The head warehouse gal told me to go online and make a purchase and they'll give me what I bought right then and there. Jumped at the chance for more ammo. Till I saw the price. >90c per round. I'm talking about 9mm, .556 and 7.62. The cheapest ammo was selling at over 3 times its cost. When I asked why, I was told, "To compete with other distributors." That didn't make sense to me. I thought that to compete, you kept prices lower, not raised them.

So long as people keep buying overpriced ammo, it'll stay that way. Need to stop the demand to do the price

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Old 02-07-2021, 11:23 AM   #54
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I donít really care if someone wants to sell their own ammo for whatever price they can get for it...that doesnít mean they arenít *** holes though.

People who line up at stores to buy it just to resell, I do have a problem with. They are essentially creating the ďshortageĒ. They are most definitely *** holes.


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Old 02-07-2021, 11:26 AM   #55
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Hoarders running out of money?
Yeah and hope they choke on it.
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Old 02-07-2021, 11:52 AM   #56
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I just wish academy and other big stores would put their stock out on random days at random times....have a lil fun with this bs
I think this was brought up before. From what I remember the stores donít care, they are making money anyway. However, they would just rather them get in and get out rather than loitering around stalking employees until they put ammo out.

I see it both ways. Or just hold it and put out one day only a week but rotate it. Let them sit out side a couple hours every morning only to tell them not today keemosabe
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Old 02-07-2021, 12:17 PM   #57
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kenner27
back in the summer of 2018 I bought a new Ruger Am.Ranch in 7.62x39
the ammo I bought for it came out to .23Ęrd w/shipping&tax
I just ordered some of the same ammo from the same supplier and it came out to- .78Ęrd w/shipping&tax.
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Old 02-07-2021, 12:28 PM   #58
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I know guys that made a killing gouging when AR's went sky high. I ran their credit cards for them they made a pile of money. $2000 AR was $500 6 months later
I know where thereís multiple new ARís for $1,000 but I donít need any. I personally wouldnít pay that but I guess others are willing to.
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Old 02-07-2021, 04:44 PM   #59
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If anyone has to resort to over ridiculously gouging on a couple boxes of ammo to make a few bucks then they obviously need it worse than I do.
It’s like people rushing to the gas station at any natural disaster or crisis to fill their tanks to save a couple of bucks.... if that makes a huge impact on your life then your already bad off.
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Old 02-07-2021, 04:59 PM   #60
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I have 9 243 shells I’ll sell for $30 if anyone needs them
Or I might just give them to the fella I sold the 243 to
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Old 02-07-2021, 07:11 PM   #61
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I made a trip to Houston yesterday to make an ammo swap with a TBH'er. After the swap I ventured to the gun show in Pasadena. I couldn't believe all the Monarch/Academy ammo in various calibers that were for sale in that place. Minimum markup was at least double some of it was more. I didn't see many people purchasing it though.

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Old 02-07-2021, 07:23 PM   #62
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i hope they all choke on their overpriced ammo, including the hacks on this site doing it.
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Old 02-07-2021, 07:35 PM   #63
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Is this kind of like I buy tickets to the World Series or to the Super Bowl for $XX dollars, and then turn around and sell them for $*** dollars?

Asking for a friend......

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Old 02-07-2021, 07:44 PM   #64
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Supply and demand it’s simple if you need it bad enough pay the price if not then don’t buy it. For those that don’t want to be in that situation they should be stocked up and stay that way
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Old 02-07-2021, 08:06 PM   #65
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If you've owned a gun more than 6 months and you don't have ammo, you must be challenged. If you seriously need ammo right now I guarantee tbh would step up. If you simply just want ammo, your ineptitude has just cost you, pay to play.

It'll return to the shelves soon enough.
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Old 02-07-2021, 08:27 PM   #66
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Got a lot better for me. I opened a couple random boxes in the garage and they were full of AR and handgun rounds. Yay me!
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Old 02-07-2021, 08:29 PM   #67
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Got a lot better for me. I opened a couple random boxes in the garage and they were full of AR and handgun rounds. Yay me!
Nice!! I stay stocked in most cases but these PIA resellers sure make it tough to go have fun.
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Old 02-07-2021, 08:29 PM   #68
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Winning!!! You find any 45?
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Old 02-07-2021, 08:36 PM   #69
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Yup. Self defense and winchester white box. It was like Christmas.
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Old 02-07-2021, 09:03 PM   #70
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Itís definitely getting better. I was able to get a box of 9mm, 243 and 308 at ďnormalĒ prices. It was limited to one box per caliber, they even have two types of 243 and like 8 options for 308... and other calibers...
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Old 02-07-2021, 10:51 PM   #71
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Itís definitely getting better. I was able to get a box of 9mm, 243 and 308 at ďnormalĒ prices. It was limited to one box per caliber, they even have two types of 243 and like 8 options for 308... and other calibers...
Mighty nice of you to tell us where 🍻
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Old 02-07-2021, 11:31 PM   #72
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Is .222 in short supply.
Ive got some to get rid of. Well undermarket is my best offer. PM if youre interested.
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Old 02-07-2021, 11:56 PM   #73
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So is it wrong to buy a ranchers cows during a bad drought for a really cheap price? Or for the rancher to sell his cows when prices are stupid high?

Or what about when I sold a stock that shot up super high and I knew it was about to come crashing down? Should I find the buyer and go give him his money back?

Maybe I missed something but why do you guys care how much people are asking for their ammo? If buyers are paying the prices why do you care so much? Can I get mad that so many guys pay too much for a new truck..If they didn't I'd get one cheaper yo know.

FTR - I haven't sold 1 bullet. I traded a box of 243 for a 20 rd 223 mag but thats it.

I will say I also will not feel bad at all when ammo is back in stock and these same people can't sell all the ammo they bought. Feel free to low ball them.
RiverRat1 well said, I guess the guys from the penny stock thread understand capitalism and the Bulletbitchers are just entitled communist children.
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Old 02-08-2021, 04:22 AM   #74
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RiverRat1 well said
Said no one. Ever.
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Old 02-08-2021, 06:19 AM   #75
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I hope they all choke on their overpriced ammo, including the hacks on this site doing it.
Shame it's so Pricy
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Old 02-08-2021, 06:29 AM   #76
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Said no one. Ever.
Wrong again, as the poster you quoted said that exact thing
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Old 02-08-2021, 07:25 AM   #77
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Broadheads are still easy to find!
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Old 02-08-2021, 08:18 AM   #78
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Wrong again, as the poster you quoted said that exact thing
Itís not literal, idjit.
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Old 02-08-2021, 08:26 AM   #79
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So is it wrong to buy a ranchers cows during a bad drought for a really cheap price? Or for the rancher to sell his cows when prices are stupid high?

Or what about when I sold a stock that shot up super high and I knew it was about to come crashing down? Should I find the buyer and go give him his money back?

Maybe I missed something but why do you guys care how much people are asking for their ammo? If buyers are paying the prices why do you care so much? Can I get mad that so many guys pay too much for a new truck..If they didn't I'd get one cheaper yo know.

FTR - I haven't sold 1 bullet. I traded a box of 243 for a 20 rd 223 mag but thats it.


I will say I also will not feel bad at all when ammo is back in stock and these same people can't sell all the ammo they bought. Feel free to low ball them.
This is exactly how I see it. I don't know why it's that big of a deal! I was the one that got caught with my pants down and have had to pay these high prices this time.
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:04 AM   #80
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Itís not literal, idjit.

Very mature......name calling when you're shown to be dead wrong, using your very own words
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:12 AM   #81
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I think several still can’t comprehend our biggest issue isn’t people doing it somewhere else it’s doing it here.
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:15 AM   #82
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I normally don’t talk about this subject because it puts a bad taste in my mouth, but let’s just say some on here will need or want something one day. Just don’t be surprised when guys tell them to pack sand just saying.
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:17 AM   #83
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Thatís it...not the place.

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Old 02-08-2021, 09:23 AM   #84
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I think several still canít comprehend our biggest issue isnít people doing it somewhere else itís doing it here.



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Old 02-08-2021, 09:27 AM   #85
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Well hell, if that's the problem, let's get a list going of TBH'ers we won't help...



Call 'em out!!
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:28 AM   #86
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Considering Iím still seeing guys wait around for hours at scheels while they slowly put out ammo and grab it out of their hands. Donít see this changing anytime soon. Also great time for companyís to increase prices. We will notice but just be happy we can get ammo and wonít complain
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:41 AM   #87
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I just want around 500-1000 rounds of 22lr so I can let the kids do some plinking and shoot a squirrel or two at the lease and not worry about running out.
pm your number, I have a brick or 2 to spare for the kids.

I'll have to verify 1 or 2 when I get in from work this evening.
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Old 02-08-2021, 09:45 AM   #88
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I made the mistake of getting a new caliber in December, then spent a lot of time since then hunting ammo. Luckily, the only thing that I had to pay the panic price for was primers and brass. Everything else I got a pre-panic prices by doing a lot of hunting and swapping.
As far as you guys griping about the prices. You have to understand that this is a gamble for the ones reselling. As soon as people have what they need, the price will drop and the resellers may get stuck with a lot of high priced ammo that they take a loss on. I needed the primers and brass now, and paid the price (tax) for being late to the game. It is as simple as that.
If you don't need it, or want to pay that price, don't buy it.
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Yes I seen that also slowly. We just all gotta stop paying the high prices
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I think several still canít comprehend our biggest issue isnít people doing it somewhere else itís doing it here.
Exactly. Ignorance is bliss with these buffoons.
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Old 02-08-2021, 10:55 AM   #91
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Very mature......name calling when you're shown to be dead wrong, using your very own words
Der der der, you got me. Man youíre dense.
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Old 02-08-2021, 11:12 AM   #92
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If you've owned a gun more than 6 months and you don't have ammo, you must be challenged. If you seriously need ammo right now I guarantee tbh would step up. If you simply just want ammo, your ineptitude has just cost you, pay to play.

It'll return to the shelves soon enough.
This absolutely. Iíve given away a fair bit of ammo, a few lbs of powder, some projectiles, and sold a bunch more at my cost (pre Covid pricing) since this thing has started. The stuff Iíve given away has been to those in dire need or for kids to use. Iím **** sure not giving any away to anyone crying like a little baby in here though Not liking something is one thing. Being a whiny little baby is something entirely else lol
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Old 02-08-2021, 11:29 AM   #93
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Der der der, you got me. Man you’re dense.
You got yourself there, skippy I simply pointed it out for you, since you can't seem to grasp the fact that when you quoted BigThicketLuke, you made it "literal".
Maybe you should spend some time with a dictionary, and see if you can find the word "literal" in there, without asking for help.

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Old 02-08-2021, 11:59 AM   #94
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I've been informally tracking 22lr and 9mm
On ammoseek.com.
22lr is on a downward trend at .20 per rd. Was at .24 for weeks
9mm is at .60 after many weeks at .66
And I saw 270 win at 3.50 per round after many weeks at $5 per rnd
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Old 02-08-2021, 12:07 PM   #95
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Hearing QBAN and GNCP will be runners soon. I bought a few as lotto plays. No idea why they will run though.

And ICNM I bought at .0013 another lotto.
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