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C6vetter 02-26-2013 15:48

I need primers ...
 
Where can i backorder 10k or so? Who is most timely and reputable?

Austin Charles 02-26-2013 16:03

u & me both.

mknpwr 02-26-2013 16:14

Me 3, only have 800 left.

Sent from my rotary dial phone

PCJim 02-26-2013 16:17

Fellas, the only way you will locate primers in today's marketplace (other than your LGS) is to be diligent in checking websites multiple times a day. When they become available, they go extremely fast. Thus, the need to constantly keep checking. When you do find them, order a large lot. They don't go bad, and can be sold to others locally to help offset the haz mat and shipping charges. Become an entrepreneur.

hogfish 02-26-2013 16:42

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Originally Posted by C6vetter (Post 20034662)
Where can i backorder 10k or so? Who is most timely and reputable?

Oh, man. If you're shooting that much, I envy you. :wavey:

fredj338 02-26-2013 17:12

Most places are not taking BO on out of stock items right now. Keep checking PowderValley, Graf's, Natchez & Midsouth. All reputable, all used to take BO. Once this dies down, NEVER let yourself get caught w/ less than a year supply for every size you shoot.

shotgunred 02-26-2013 17:52

Check your LGS on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Buy what is available for now( wolf, magnum, ect). When this all calms down buy a lot of primers. Try to learn from this. At the IDPA match this Saturday I had A guy try to buy primers from me. During the last shortage I sold members of my IDPA group 1K each so they could stay shooting. I told him
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NOT ONLY NO BUT HE77 NO! That last time I baled his butt out and he didn't learn from it. Maybe not shooting for a while will be a better teacher.
If you are new to reloading I feel for you. Otherwise OH well.

fredj338 02-26-2013 19:29

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Originally Posted by shotgunred (Post 20035108)
Check your LGS on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Buy what is available for now( wolf, magnum, ect). When this all calms down buy a lot of primers. Try to learn from this. At the IDPA match this Saturday I had A guy try to buy primers from me. During the last shortage I sold members of my IDPA group 1K each so they could stay shooting. I told him

If you are new to reloading I feel for you. Otherwise OH well.

I agree, some guys are cheap or lazy or both. Noobs, yeah, I feel your pain, but exp reloaders, how could you not see this coming after 08???:tongueout:

njl 02-26-2013 19:41

OTOH, there are people who stocked up selling 5000 SPP for $250 now. I have enough SPP, I'd be tempted to do that once or twice if there were local buyers.

Austin Charles 02-26-2013 20:34

I have 2000 left. I wanted to restock but i missed the bus on this one.

shotgunred 02-26-2013 21:50

Hunt and peck at the local guys. I picked up 400 12 gauge rounds at walmart (of all places)today.

I payed 25 cents each but I need them for tac rifle.:wow:

nikerret 02-27-2013 01:00

I'm new to reloading (with my own stuff, anyway) and I have managed to get 1.5K SPM's, 500 SP's and 630 SRM's in the last few weeks, I overpaid a little, but not terrible; $40, or less, per 1K. Add this to the 900 SP I already had and I'm not in terrible shape.

I keep hitting up people on armslist, the local stores, and checking the regular websites. However, I'm finding I can get them cheaper from individuals than the stores with the haz-mat and shipping included. I'm on a tight budget trying to get this thing going.

Fortunately, a buddy and I made an order with PV about halfway through the crazy, back when they had about a third of the stuff "in stock". Now, there's not much left. I have 300 .224 bullets, 500 .38 bullets, and only 150 .40 bullets. I amassing brass and have enough to make all the .223's and .40's I have. I also have two pounds of rifle powder and one pound of pistol. If I could go back, I would have ordered differently.

Now, if the damn storms would stop so my RCBS Rock Chucker Supreme Kit could arrive. It was supposed to arrive Friday...damn snow.

Colorado4Wheel 02-27-2013 09:11

How much could I sell 30K primers for?

njl 02-27-2013 09:18

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Originally Posted by Colorado4Wheel (Post 20037146)
How much could I sell 30K primers for?

To the right desperate buyers, it looks like $250/5000 is certainly possible. I doubt you'd find one buyer willing to pay that much for all 30k though. Anyone who shoots that much should have had the sense to stock up.

Colorado4Wheel 02-27-2013 09:50

Amazing

njl 02-27-2013 10:01

Not really. Just basic supply and demand. When supply can't keep up with demand, people are willing to pay more to get what they want/need if the other option is doing without.

I'd say .22lr conversions will get much more popular, but have you tried buying .22lr recently? I haven't seen any at WalMart.

Zombie Steve 02-27-2013 10:25

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Originally Posted by Colorado4Wheel (Post 20037146)
How much could I sell 30K primers for?

You didn't tell them they are for small pistol.

Eeeeew.

njl 02-27-2013 10:27

Don't think of them as small pistol. They're universal pistol. They can be used for anything from .25 auto to .45acp with the right brass.

fredj338 02-27-2013 10:27

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Originally Posted by njl (Post 20037167)
To the right desperate buyers, it looks like $250/5000 is certainly possible. I doubt you'd find one buyer willing to pay that much for all 30k though. Anyone who shoots that much should have had the sense to stock up.

Much more than that. I have seen people paying $60-$80/K buying on GB, stupid. If I knew I could get more primers next month, I would sell some of mine for that kind of scratch.:shocked:

fredj338 02-27-2013 10:29

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Originally Posted by njl (Post 20037377)
Don't think of them as small pistol. They're universal pistol. They can be used for anything from .25 auto to .45acp with the right brass.

Still makes them small pistol. Just because some retard bean counter & ATK figured they could save 1/10 of a penny loading 45acp w/ SP doesn't make the universal. No SP 41, 44, 45colt. No SP 10mm, not really universal.:dunno:


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