That's probably a generalization that doesn't work with the guns some of the people on this site shoot. Not your average site in and hunt group. "Big caliber guys" on this site use 80-150 grains of powder every time they pull the trigger. Heck, a 300 Win is going to be 70-80+grains per round. That's less than 100 rounds per pound (7,000 grains per pound of powder).It’s all panic buying. My 2c on this...
The big caliber guys should be able to get between 80 to 100 loads out of a pound of powder @ 50 gr , give or take. So my question is how many rounds do you shoot with the big caliber rifle? Load was developed last year. Zero gun this season with 5 rounds. How many rounds do you carry when hunting?
Gentlemen I’m not being disrespectful. Just doing a little math. Last calc I did on my.223 match loads at today’s (GB) levels
I was at .77 cents/shot. It would not surprise me to find that JoBi is excessively taxing components
Thanks for listening!
it is the same mentality as the paper toilet paper hoarders, probably many of the same peopleWow. Sitting here with 9 lbs of Retumbo I don't want to sell, it is ridiculous to think that I could make possibly $1,600 or more off what I paid 7 months ago. The only reason powder is this expensive is people's "urgency" to buy right now. If everyone laid off buying for ONE month, then went back to "normal" purchasing procedures, this shortage would be gone. It is simply sad to see a 700% or more mark up on these products. It is simply shameful.
The "people willing to pay you top dollar for your home" is kind of a false analogy. A more accurate analogy would be; You live in a mountain town and a forest fire burnt down 3/4s of the houses in the town. You just happen to own two or more of the ones that didn't. A homeless family approaches you. Do you give it to them for free or a reduced price? Do you sell it to them at normal market value? Do you squeeze every last penny out of them you can get? What you do tells a lot about your character.