Would you pay $1 a round for 9mm?

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  1. Bradd D

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    If you paid $800 for the 9mm, you may as well pay $1 per round for ammo.
     
  2. 5.45 Shooter

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    No way! I reload & can turn them out fast enough. I know the feeling, the last big rush (right after Obama got elected) I had just gotten into building ARs & found a 1K case of brass cased .223s for $.60 cents ea. it was all I could find so I had to buy them. Another reason I started reloading. You got to do what you got to do. LOL
     
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  3. Lagamor

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    I have a fried that bought a 380 for defense a couple of months ago. He texted me today complaining that he can’t find ammo.
    I didn’t have the heart to tell it’s going to be a while before he sees any 380.
     
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    My girlfriend's son just got his .300 blackout pistol build together & needed some ammo to sight it in with. He said he can't find it anywhere. It's a good thing I reload or he would be sitting in his deer stand with nothing to shoot. I showed him how to reload a box of 50 FMJs to get his gun shot in & gave him a box of factory rounds to hunt with because it may be next year before all this panic buying gets over with.
     
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  5. cciman

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    Reminds me of what Chris Rock said in his comedy routine.

    If ammo cost $5000 a round, there would be much less criminal use of guns.
     
  6. mmcbeat

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    I don’t remember exactly what it cost but I used to think nothing of going to the range on Saturday morning and burning through 300-400 rounds of 9mm ammunition. Sadly, those days are history.
     
  7. MacMilly

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    The price is what the market will pay. That being said, I’m glad I have existing inventory
     
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    The page won't open for me but............

    No, I would not pay $1 a round for 9mm unless it was some super hot defense round that I thought it might be nice to have several magazines loaded with.
     
  9. Scott1970

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    I use free brass, cast with mostly free lead, and use powder and primers I stocked up on years ago. A buck a round is unfathomable.
     
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  10. IAhunter

    IAhunter Venor ergo sum

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    Aawwwww hell no.
     
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    The people who have chastised others for being 'ammo hoarders' have no choice but to pay.
    The so-called 'ammo hoarders (hand raised) are chuckling at the crow-eaters who will be paying too much for ammo when they finally decide to have more than 50 rounds on hand..
     
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    Between Christmas Day and early March I burned through several thousand rounds of .223 and 9mm. If I had known this nonsense was going to happen, I would have shot less. I'm still well stocked, but I could have more.
     
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    My ex-wife and several friends have all said to me in the last few months, "All this time I thought you were nuts for having so many guns and so much ammunition, but now it sure seems like you were right all along."

    I just smile and nod.
     
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    I would jump on this deal, but I'm out of room to stow' more ammo.
     
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    Life is about choices and consequences. Choose wisely.
     
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    If I didn’t have any I guess I would.
     
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    Nah. I’d rather skip the range trips until the frenzy passes.
     
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