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AMMO can prices

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by k7grc, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. k7grc

    k7grc Banks, Or Active Member

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    I'm down to a few empty cans left. So thought I'd go to the gov.auction site and bid on another lot..
    It was 6 years ago when I purchased 2000 cans, at that time I paid 69 cents a can. I sold some, gave a lot away, and kept a few for myself.

    I realize now I should have kept them all..At the time I paid 1380$ for all 2000 cans

    Todays bids are going at 8$+ a can.

    2000 cans for 16,000$ now that would have been a good investment
  2. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much everything is that way now days. :(

    Who knew gas price would go up this high, should have bought 10000000000 drum cans. :bluelaugh:

    Anyways, do you use them for just ammo storage? I have couple boxes, and pretty heavy for range day or moving around.
  3. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    too many people wanting to make a buck/living off them nowadays with all the preppers wanting them. Same goes for alot of other stuff that use to be cheap and unwanted.
  4. Navvet

    Navvet Lynden, WA Active Member

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    I think I can get all you want for $6-7 each. I live in Bellingham.