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so... I've been wanting to try tula primers for a while now. that 20$/1000 price tag was attractive.

I saw 8 boxes at a show this am.. 4 sr 4 lr I thought.. here's my chance.

they were 44$/1000!!! and sold already.

what?
 

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Wow, thats exactly how these gunshows operate around here, reloading components are priced higher than local stores AND the entry fees are $15 to get in.
 

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earlier this year I saw some and passed on them at 20$ a box as I pretty much like win primers.. but.. I wonder if low overall availability of primers has made restock orders high? or if the people are really gouging 2x price.

I know it's happening on ar mags...
 

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I have never seen Tula primers at shows priced anything like $20 per K. Only from Powder Valley or one of the other online sellers. Show prices are usually competitive for guys wanting to buy 300 primers or something like that quantity. If you want to buy 5K try PV online, if they still have any in stock.
 
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I love wolf primers.

1/2 the cost of CCI and they are better primers.

I ordered 10k of them. 5k Large Rifle 5k small rifle.
 

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earlier this year I saw some and passed on them at 20$ a box as I pretty much like win primers.. but.. I wonder if low overall availability of primers has made restock orders high? or if the people are really gouging 2x price.

I know it's happening on ar mags...
It's both.
 

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I love wolf primers.

1/2 the cost of CCI and they are better primers.

I ordered 10k of them. 5k Large Rifle 5k small rifle.
As much as I downplay the bernaul ammo products, reading this has got me thinking...
 

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In NY, I have no interest in gun shows anymore since the prices of things are not competitive with local gun stores.

Example? ....Alliant Red Dot was selling at a NY show recently in August for $30 a pound. CCI primers were $40 per 1K.
 

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Small pistol is what I mainly buy.
Been a tad scarce around here the last few months.
Plenty of small pistol magnums and both small and
large rifle.
Last weekend at the LGS/reload bench I bought
3K CCI SP No.500 @ $34.99ea and 3k Sellier&Bellot
SP @ $29.99ea.
The week before....1K Federal SP for $32.99
 

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i need to check the walmart the next city up.. they stock relaod equipment and had some cci primers last week ( i cleaned them out ).. I need to check them again..
 

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Small pistol seems to be a hit or miss...I have'nt hit yet:),but with a couple billion .40(ex)ordered by gov't,factories are probably working over to fill their orders....Gun show prices on powder here always stay the same,primers and look alikes are hysterical....
 
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