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Sierra Match King Shortage?

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Unread 05-22-2012, 11:15 AM
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Sierra Match King Shortage?

What's up with the shortage of .338" 300 grain SMKs? There are none available on the internet. Everybody is showing them out of stock. I found one box of 50 at a gun shop about 50 miles from home, but that's it. Anyone got any contacts at Sierra to see what's going on?
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Unread 05-22-2012, 12:53 PM
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Re: Sierra Match King Shortage?

I have 2 new unopened box of 500 on the shelf.
1x 300 smk 500 count, $305 shipped to you.
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Unread 05-23-2012, 09:08 AM
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Re: Sierra Match King Shortage?

I figure two reasons; 1, match season is coming so people are loading up for practice and matches. 2, military contract for a war thats still going on. The two together means no bullets readily available.
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Unread 05-23-2012, 10:15 AM
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Re: Sierra Match King Shortage?

I saw in the recent reviews on Midway that uniformity was less than ideal lately. Perhaps they are retooling or adjusting equipment or ????
“When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty to throw off such governments. …” Jefferson

We are very close to this point now.
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