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Old 02-23-2013, 7:31 AM
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^^True that...

Will not spoil, easy to store and will never go down in value!

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Yes. This^^^^

Better than gold and silver. Ammo is a perfect investment as far as I'am concerned.

As a baseline, everyone should have:

.22 CCI 5,000 rounds
9MM 2,000 rounds
.45ACP 2,000 rounds
.40 or 10MM (in my case) 2,000 rounds
5.56/,223 2,000 rounds
.308 and 7.62x39 1000 rounds each.

This is ammo you never shoot. A minimum you own and store. Ammo above this baseline can be shot, sold, reloaded, traded or hoarded. heheh

Store your assets properly.

If you're not into ARs, but do run AKs, just swap the amounts.

Also, we need to be able to manufacture (reload) our ammunition. Be sure and have the equipment (I have two Dillon machines) to do this. Powder, primers, boolets..etc....be self sufficient and flexible.

In tough times ammo rises in value. With all these anti-second amendment, low information politicians trying to ban ammo, tax ammo, limit ammo and control our lives, let us proceed to be self sufficient in independent. Just my opinion, your mileage may vary.
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Old 02-24-2013, 1:14 PM
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Not looking hard enough..
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Old 02-24-2013, 1:25 PM
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its sold out because people bought it
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Old 02-24-2013, 1:28 PM
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Everyone is buying all the ammo and hardly anyone actually shooting it. So sad, a lot of people getting into guns n ammo for the wrong reasons.
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Old 02-24-2013, 1:37 PM
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The only thing I have found was a box of Lapua @ $28 per 50. Ouch!
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Old 02-24-2013, 2:25 PM
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I was at big 5 yesterday and someone asked about 22 ammo. The lady behind the counter said they were getting 22lr on Wednesday but she was buying it all. Another employee said why, you don't even own a 22! That's why there isn't any, sure she's nt the only one.
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Old 02-24-2013, 2:27 PM
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and everyone thought I was nuts buying a brick every time I went to walmart.... haha whos laughing now!?
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Old 02-24-2013, 4:17 PM
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Last year I was telling all my gun friends to start buying ammo, just in case. I bought 1-2 boxes of ammo every week until the craze started. Now everyone is asking me if I've got ammo for sale.

Short answer is No.
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Old 02-25-2013, 5:24 AM
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Got me....most of the new bulk packed .22 LR ammo is CRAP.
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Old 02-25-2013, 5:52 AM
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You'll find it. No worries. I saw a buttload at my local walmart yesterday (Eastlake) and smilled. Funny 'cause others were looking at the ammo display too. But none of us bought. We were just pissed that the .223 display was empty. $8.07 per box of 20 in .223 for Tula! That is eff-ing rediculously high!
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Components are scarce and more new shooters drives the prices up... Simple supply & demand.
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There is .22 LR ammo out there if you look hard enough. But the cheapest you will find will be probably at least .06 per round and often will be .10 per round or considerably more. If you want ammo in a shortage of panic buying, you are going to pay.

My friends who have 50k plus of .22 LR that they paid .02 or .03 a round for stockpiled from last year/previous years are laughing at me now.
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The range I go to limits their sales to 100 rounds of 22lr per lane.
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Old 02-25-2013, 3:08 PM
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The LGS near me told me I can buy ammo from them as long as I only buy 3 boxes of the same caliber and 2 of the other or mixed. 5 boxes, max in total. Example: 3 boxes of 9mm. and 2 of 40cal. that would be 5 boxes total.
they also have CCI 22LFR mini mag behind the counter. I paid $10 for a box of 50 I believe. They also had the Windham AR's behind on a rack, about 8 of them, complete!
I live in east bay, SF bay area. I can tell you were if you PM me. Dont want to get it out in the open then I cant get anymore!!
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And people, coworkers thought I was crazy buying 16k rounds federal bulk 22lr. 4k rounds of 5.56 federal bulk 2k of 40 sw, 45acp, 8k rounds 7.62x54r. Funny how my co workers come to me and my bosses ask for help . I'm only selling so they can keep bsis quals up and not get laid off. Like dhs. I bought in bulk to save money. Cough..... Bull****
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A fella I shot with said his cousin works for one of the big ammo companies (dunno which one). Ammo is made in "runs" like guns. The "run" for 22lr is over (for his company) and they are on to other calibers. When people hoard 22lr its a done deal. No more till a later "run". Now I'm not sure if this is true (and neither is the fella I shot with) but it sounded good!
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It's cheap and can't be reloaded. Oh and nearly everyone shoots it.
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