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    I just saw this. 3 box a day ammo limit


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    Re: I just saw this. 3 box a day ammo limit

    I live within 30 miles of 5 Walmart's and none of them even have 3 boxes of ammo, so it doesn't really matter for me.

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    What he said. Doesn't make much difference when you can't FIND three boxes of ammo in the first place. My wife & I drove all over the friggin' north end yesterday, from Kesselrings to Cabelas. Cabaelas had TONS of 7.62x39, NO .223 or .22, Kesselrings was the first place I've seen in a while that had any significant amount of .223 or bulk .22. Picked up 100 rounds of the former & 1000 of the latter, wish I had the budget for more. Feller said they happened to find it going thru the warehouse. Probably won't last. Overheard a WSP officer wanting to get on "the list" for an AR. That's bad when the cops can't even get them. But they did have a $50,000 45-70 Gatling gun on display
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    I know this place in MT that I can still bulk order 1000rd 223 albeit at higher prices than before. I won't divulge my secret though, don't want it to dry up like the rest.
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    Brass and Bullets can still be found so I'm making my own for the time being.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightwing View Post
    Brass and Bullets can still be found so I'm making my own for the time being.
    I have been doing the above most of my life, it always amazed me that shooters just did not catch on. The only ammo I don't make is 9X18 because it is soooo cheap. So far it seems to not have been affected by the ammo scare.
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    There is a small gunshop ( caters to Black powder mostly) in Cle Elum, that has plenty of ammo in stock. I cannot remember the name, but as you enter town from the west it is on the left side of the road.
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    I just stepped down to using .22 short in my .22 lr bolt rifles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raffie View Post
    I would suspect that would be a store specific restriction. That store may be low on stock and not expecting more at a rate to cover their normal demand.

    Our local (45 miles) Walmart has had full shelves and empty shelves, then full shelves again. I suspect they are selling all the ammo they can find. Don't know for sure because I don't go down their often.

    The local BigR farm supply store had .17 wrm on sale last flyer out. Haven't been in there in quite awhile to see how they are doing for ammo, or gun sellection.

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    Sounds like a marketing gimmick.

    It will make it sound like they will be the only store with ammo available. People come in for ammo and leave with other things as well.
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    I have heard of this rationing due to the rush for ammo ... people I know just bought a few boxes, left and went right back in..no problems...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingWolf View Post
    I have been doing the above most of my life, it always amazed me that shooters just did not catch on. The only ammo I don't make is 9X18 because it is soooo cheap. So far it seems to not have been affected by the ammo scare.
    9x18 as in 9mm Makarov? Far as I've seen, that's neither plentiful nor cheap. Or are you referring to 9x19 Luger?

    The reason reloading hasn't "caught on," is because not everyone has the time to take on another hobby on top of shooting in the first place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    9x18 as in 9mm Makarov? Far as I've seen, that's neither plentiful nor cheap. Or are you referring to 9x19 Luger?

    The reason reloading hasn't "caught on," is because not everyone has the time to take on another hobby on top of shooting in the first place.
    really, I've seen surplus makarov go for 10 dollars a box of 50. for centerfire pistol ammo that's cheap.
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    1,000 ROUNDS DELIVERED
    SKU: 9x18-MAK-PRVI-93GR-1000
    Availability: 29 in stock
    $350.00


    Buy in bulk....you will be shooting it eventually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EMNofSeattle View Post
    really, I've seen surplus makarov go for 10 dollars a box of 50. for centerfire pistol ammo that's cheap.
    WHERE? Even before the shortage I rarely saw it on anyone's self, and when it was it was expensive new production, not surplus. Drove all over the north end Wednesday and only found two places selling any, only a couple boxes left each, cheapest $16.50

    Quote Originally Posted by MSG Laigaie View Post
    1,000 ROUNDS DELIVERED
    SKU: 9x18-MAK-PRVI-93GR-1000
    Availability: 29 in stock
    $350.00


    Buy in bulk....you will be shooting it eventually.
    Again, WHERE? Best price I ever found was around $200/500 down at Surplus Ammo.

    Fellow the other day said even in Russia it's getting hard to find.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    9x18 as in 9mm Makarov? Far as I've seen, that's neither plentiful nor cheap. Or are you referring to 9x19 Luger?

    The reason reloading hasn't "caught on," is because not everyone has the time to take on another hobby on top of shooting in the first place.
    I buy wolf ammo online without problems, and usually get it within a couple days, where other ammo shows out of stock. Usually it is anywhere from 10 to 12 dollars. It used to be around 9 dollars, so while it has gone up, it has not skyrocketed. As far as the time, I guess that is their loss, reloading can be done most of the time while others spend time on video games and watching TV. For the most part it can be done while watching TV or listening to music. Just during the vital charging and loading takes directed attention, I make sure there are no distractions. A half hour a day is not really that much time, casting usually takes longer though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingWolf View Post
    I buy wolf ammo online without problems, and usually get it within a couple days, where other ammo shows out of stock. Usually it is anywhere from 10 to 12 dollars. It used to be around 9 dollars, so while it has gone up, it has not skyrocketed. As far as the time, I guess that is their loss, reloading can be done most of the time while others spend time on video games and watching TV. For the most part it can be done while watching TV or listening to music. Just during the vital charging and loading takes directed attention, I make sure there are no distractions. A half hour a day is not really that much time, casting usually takes longer though.
    Trust me, when ones does not have it, half an our a day is a VERY long time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    9x18 as in 9mm Makarov?
    The reason reloading hasn't "caught on," is because not everyone has the time to take on another hobby on top of shooting in the first place.
    You're right. Staying home at night and loading a box or two of ammo often gets in the way of going out and drinking with the gang.

    Reloaders, for some reason, don't seem to have the "ammo shortage" issues that others do.
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    I just saw this. 3 box a day ammo limit

    Quote Originally Posted by amlevin View Post
    You're right. Staying home at night and loading a box or two of ammo often gets in the way of going out and drinking with the gang.

    Reloaders, for some reason, don't seem to have the "ammo shortage" issues that others do.
    I have three kids from 7 to 2 and a fourth on the way. To suggest that anyone that doesn't have the time to reload must be out drinking is a bit insulting. I also have a home to take care of. Should I just let it fall apart?

    Just some things to think about.
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    I just saw this. 3 box a day ammo limit

    Quote Originally Posted by tombrewster421 View Post
    I have three kids from 7 to 2 and a fourth on the way. To suggest that anyone that doesn't have the time to reload must be out drinking is a bit insulting. I also have a home to take care of. Should I just let it fall apart?

    Just some things to think about.
    Beat me to it, thank you. It IS downright insulting to insinuate that anyone who doesn't reload is basically wasting their time. I barely have an hour of down time at home every night before I have to be in bed to do it all over again. Days off aren't any better. This is what really put me off with the reloading crowd. This mentality that they can't understand why it just isn't a practical option for EVERYONE, that those who don't are some how silly, amateurish, or just below them. It's a great thing if you have the mental and financial capital to invest in it in the first place, AND the TIME even to get that far. That's what you're trading. Doesn't work for everyone.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    Beat me to it, thank you. It IS downright insulting to insinuate that anyone who doesn't reload is basically wasting their time. I barely have an hour of down time at home every night before I have to be in bed to do it all over again. Days off aren't any better. This is what really put me off with the reloading crowd. This mentality that they can't understand why it just isn't a practical option for EVERYONE, that those who don't are some how silly, amateurish, or just below them. It's a great thing if you have the mental and financial capital to invest in it in the first place, AND the TIME even to get that far. That's what you're trading. Doesn't work for everyone.


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    I just saw this. 3 box a day ammo limit

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingWolf View Post
    Reloading crowd???
    Yes, reloading crowd. Kinda like the "glock" crowd or the ".45 crowd" or any other crowd that thinks THEIR way is the ONLY way and anyone who doesn't do it their way is worthy of, at best, condescension.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    Yes, reloading crowd. Kinda like the "glock" crowd or the ".45 crowd" or any other crowd that thinks THEIR way is the ONLY way and anyone who doesn't do it their way is worthy of, at best, condescension.


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    Well I didn't know there was such a crowd. Where do I register for this crowd? You sound just as bad as what you are claiming.

    Reloading is not only a hobby, it is way to save literally thousands of dollars over a lifetime. If it is not for you, it is not for you, you sound jealous though.

    BTW those boxes of ammo were loaded by commercial loading crowds. God didn't create it. If you want to pay triple or more for ammo, that you have to work to pay for that is OK with me. Just more range brass for me. A thousand rounds of .45 costs me maybe a little over $100, how much does it cost you?
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    I just saw this. 3 box a day ammo limit

    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    Yes, reloading crowd. Kinda like the "glock" crowd or the ".45 crowd" or any other crowd that thinks THEIR way is the ONLY way and anyone who doesn't do it their way is worthy of, at best, condescension.


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    You forgot the CC only crowd. Which is arguably the worst when it comes to being condescending.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingWolf View Post
    Well I didn't know there was such a crowd. Where do I register for this crowd? You sound just as bad as what you are claiming.

    Reloading is not only a hobby, it is way to save literally thousands of dollars over a lifetime. If it is not for you, it is not for you, you sound jealous though.

    BTW those boxes of ammo were loaded by commercial loading crowds. God didn't create it. If you want to pay triple or more for ammo, that you have to work to pay for that is OK with me. Just more range brass for me. A thousand rounds of .45 costs me maybe a little over $100, how much does it cost you?
    I do not, and you have just proved my point. Your response is utterly dripping with condescension and superiority, as was your first blurb in this thread. Whereas I said quite plainly that reloading can be a good option for those who can make the time trade off, you obviously think you're better than those who can't. Or won't. Or you wouldn't be responding with such open hostility.
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