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AMMO – up, up and away

I just tripped over an article I published April of 2019 discussing ammunition selection, price, availability and practicality. I will republish much of it below.


Whoah! 7.62×39 is currently dirt cheap, readily available, and I have hardly any of it!

It is almost stupid-crazy that the only thing cheaper to shoot than this big-game-capable round is wimpy .22 Long Rifle rimfire. Dang you can burn a lot of 7.62×39 for just a few bucks and it will reach out a couple hundred yards with more-than-adequate accuracy and effectiveness.

Reloaders find bullets, that is the projectiles, more expensive than completely loaded ammo. The reloaders still have to buy primers, powder and the bullets before they go through the meticulous process of assembling into ammo. Non-USofA manufacturers are willing to do that for free… no, quite a bit less than free.

There are several mail-order houses who do right by us in this situation. Twenty cents a round is hard to beat… and for centerfire, useful-terminal-balistic rounds darn near impossible to top.×39-ammo×39&order=relevance&dir=desc

Thank you for fixing my problem. Beats an hour-long phone conversation with a Pakastani call center regarding some electronic device that has decided working against me is more amusing than working for me.

If you are seriously price shopping ammunition, Ammo Seek is your website. Price per round collected nation-wide. Click and go… point and shoot… whatever.

Do keep in mind, please, that a couple bucks here or there do not compare to integrity. Like and respect those you do business with. Local is best. Do not let the dollar destroy your culture.

What I have been seeing a lot of recently is SOLD OUT. The ammo is not available at any price.

Ah, but I followed the links in the article above and found that availability is not yet an issue. Prices, however, are up 50%.

That looks like A LOT. Let me tell you it is A BARGAIN. If your supply is inadequate for training yourself and others in the fine arts of shooting, BUY A BUNCH RIGHT NOW.

SOLD OUT is just around the corner