where to get best price on powder?

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by shawncanclimb, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. shawncanclimb

    shawncanclimb New Member

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    I'm just getting into reloading, and was wondering where I can get the best prices on powders and other supplies. I read, somewhere, of a website that had great prices even with the hazard fee. I forgot which site it was though. Where do you all buy your powder?
  2. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Active Member

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    Graf's has always seemed to be the best for powder shipments. If you can get a large order together, that will be the best bargain no matter where you order from. 3 guys and 8# each and then you've got a decent order going and the hazmat fee is manageable. Last shipment of powder I got was from Midway because of sale prices and the other guy was placing the order. I still buy some locally too, it's usually around $21-23 per lb around here, so it's not too bad in a pinch.

    BTW - Welcome to TFF and Reloading Shawn !!
  3. shawncanclimb

    shawncanclimb New Member

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    Thanks, midway sounds familiar. I just priced blue dot at $17/# at sportsmans warehouse.
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    I am lucky enough to have a small reloading shop 30miles away.He sells me H380 and IMR4350 for around $20.00/lb.I also get my primers from him so I don't pay the Hazmat fee.If I reloaded on a larger scale and bought powder in larger quantities as a lot of guys do, I could justify getting it online and pay the hazmat fee. Joe
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    i also have several good places to buy locally. that hazmat fee is such a bad deal unless you buy a lot!
    Gamaliel Shooting Supply
    is a small drive
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    The last time I looked the Hazmat Fee was around $35 on powder, no matter how much you order. For that reason I buy my powder at a local shop. For me that's a round trip of 100 miles!
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