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Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by deen_ad, May 29, 2013.

  1. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    this morning offering .223 for $599 a case of 1000 and 5.56 green tip for $699 a case of 1000.

    AMMOMAN.com. .223 / 5.56


    Prices seem to be going down but not very fast.


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  2. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Getting better, but it still needs to drop about another .25¢ (minimum) per round before I'd order any.
     
  3. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    The last .223 ammo I bought was probably 3 years ago when I got 1000 rds of Fed American Eagle 55gr FMJ for $350. I'm just afraid those days might be over for good.
     
  4. coyoteman5

    coyoteman5 North south east west Active Member

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    I saw at Bimart they had 1000 rounds of Remington 55 grain full metal jacket was $399. That was last week
     
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  5. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Price on 5.56 and 223 is coming down fast...


    I was just looking at my Brownells invoices from Feb and March of 2012 (remembering the good old days :) ), I stocked up heavily at that time on Federal (Lake City) M855 on stripper clips in 420rd ammo cans for .32 per round shipped, and .30 per round shipped for the same ammo in 500rd cases (20rd boxes)...

    I believe the prices will come down to those levels again, just got to be patient.


    The only thing ammo related that I purchased since then is 1000 rds of Hornady TAP 5.56 75gr BTHP T2. It was around a buck per round but that ammo was pricy even before the panic since hornady sells it to LE/military only....
     
  6. packman

    packman coast Active Member

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    I saw 223 at dicks in Eugene Saturday .50 a round
     
  7. TonsOfOregonBrass

    TonsOfOregonBrass Sandy, OR Active Member

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    I have 900 round cases of Federal ae223 on stripper clips with spoons for $499.99 at Rapid Fire Arms in sandy. Several cases just came in.

    Prices have been coming down because distributors are starting to ship more out now.
     
  8. Hill

    Hill pnw Member

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    Reload.
     
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  9. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    I saw (and bought) both AE 55 gr FMJ and Remington green tip at Bi-Mart last Monday by the box of 20 for about .39 cents a round.
     
  10. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Never heard of remington green tip.....
     
  11. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Ammoman still too rich for my funds!
     
  12. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    I hope I'm wrong but I suspect we are seeing the new normal:

    .08 for .22
    .26 for 9mm
    .35 for .45acp
    .40 for .223
    .80 for 308

    I don't shoot .40 or 7.62x39 so I have no frame of reference on those.
     
  13. hermannk360

    hermannk360 Vancouver, WA Member

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    I find it amusing when I see people remark on how ammo prices coming down fast and even that its easy to find. Ummm where? And how can I get my hands on some? I check gunbot frequently and never see anything. Even the cheapest PPR is a little pricey for my taste.
     
  14. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    I don't thinks so. We went through the same thing after BHO's first election. Be patient, prices will come down to normal again.