Originally Posted by TX OMFS
What was a good price for 5.56 before SH?
Before Dec '12, I was paying about $.40/round for quality 55gr stuff at my LGS. The junk steel case stuff was closer to $.25/rd. I'm not sure if those are good prices, but that's what I was paying.
Now, everything I buy is in the range of $.62-.73 per round depending on exactly what it is. I refuse to pay a dollar a round for 55gr plinking stuff.
The best deals for 5.56/.223 that I've found lately are in the Equipment Exchange over on ARFCOM.