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Unread 12-04-2007, 07:23 PM
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Ammo prices

A friend of mine who is in the hunting industry stated that ammo prices are going to jump a minimum of 30% in 2008. Anyone else heard anything about it?
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Unread 12-04-2007, 08:18 PM
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I only shoot handloads. I'm not raising my prices at all this year.
NRA Life Member and I vote.

Only accurate rifles are interesting.

Gordy and Brady.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 08:41 PM
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i read somewhere there going to do that. im getting ready to start reloading after the first of the year

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Unread 12-04-2007, 09:02 PM
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The good folks at 6mmbr.com posted this on their daily bulletin a month or so ago. I think it said something like, remington announced their ammo prices would be going up 30% come January 1st. I have been telling my friends to stock up.

Is this just Remington, raising their prices? I haven't heard otherwise.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 09:36 PM
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I had a class last weekend with a guy that worked for Cabela's and he said all ammo prices are month to month regardless of what the price sheet says. They won't guarantee any pricing on orders.
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Unread 12-05-2007, 11:35 AM
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i heard up to 40% from a vendor at a local gun shop
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Unread 12-05-2007, 02:09 PM
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I'll GUARANTEE that they will go up! How much is dependant on LOTS of issues, like copper prices, lead prices, brass prices, etc. The manufacturers will raise prices until nobody buys it, then come down a little.

Hired Gun, wanna bet? Projectile prices have already jumped some, and the bet is that primers and powder will too.


The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.

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