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#5558837 - 01/22/15 06:12 PM A little price gouging, compliments of facebook.
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This guy got ripped a new a-hole.
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#5558846 - 01/22/15 06:16 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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Brad give me a call when you have a chance.


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#5558924 - 01/22/15 06:43 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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I don't get it confused2 Is that too high or too low, or what? haven't bought 22lr in a long time and don't do FB.
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#5558969 - 01/22/15 07:03 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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You can get them online for as cheap as $24.99, and I've bought them at Walmart for $33-$34.
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#5558975 - 01/22/15 07:06 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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Originally Posted By: Dragonuv
You can get them online for as cheap as $24.99, and I've bought them at Walmart for $33-$34.


and before all of this BS started you could buy a brick of 500-550 for $24-$25......
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#5558991 - 01/22/15 07:15 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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I never paid more than the regular price (not what the scalpers and private shops were charging) for 22 LR.
I thought those days were over.
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#5558995 - 01/22/15 07:16 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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Lol! I bet he sold all pretty quickly. The whole supply and demand thing. I think some folks would even consider that capitalism. flag

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#5559032 - 01/22/15 07:33 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Western]
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Originally Posted By: Western
I don't get it confused2 Is that too high or too low, or what? haven't bought 22lr in a long time and don't do FB.
Me neither. I've still got a couple of bricks of .22 from YEARS ago. I only use them on yard critters.
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#5559038 - 01/22/15 07:35 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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Dang, what a markup! Last I bought was the federal bulk 550 pack for around 13-17 bux! iirc, my son said they where cheaper than that ($70 in the add) at the last gun show in Ft Worth?

I bet many fellas made a killing in the ammo sales department.


Edited by Western (01/22/15 07:36 PM)
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#5559062 - 01/22/15 07:46 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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The 22 situation was getting better for sure the later part of 2014. I could walk into Academy just about any day and there would be some on the shelf. Then Christmas happened and every kid got a new 22 therefore everyone raided the 22 ammo supply again.

If he can get that much for it then more power to him. Don't know why everyone gets so upset over it.
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#5559096 - 01/22/15 08:03 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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Still can.

I bought Winchester M-22 in 1,000 packs from Walmart for $49.99 each about 2 weeks ago. So 5 cents per round isn't the old days, but I refuse to pay the scalper rates of 8-12 cents per round. I don't have anything against the opportunists, I just won't pay it.

It doesn't matter to me what someone else paid, only what I pay. Maybe the $70 each was chump change for the guy to see his son smile.

Marc



Edited by Marc Kurth (01/22/15 08:09 PM)
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#5559201 - 01/22/15 08:48 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Marc in Bastrop]
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Been awhile since I've bought any .22, but the last couple of trips into Academy, they've had plenty on the shelf. Albeit now it's all stacked up behind the gun counter.
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#5559205 - 01/22/15 08:51 PM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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The only thing that got my goat was the small local shops that were charging the same as the scalpers. I gained a lot of respect for Bass Pro, Academy and Cabelas through the scare (well it was a scare for some, not for me).
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#5561968 - 01/24/15 11:53 AM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: Dragonuv]
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I just bought one of those boxes for $27
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#5561972 - 01/24/15 11:58 AM Re: A little price gouging, compliments of facebook. [Re: JCB]
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Originally Posted By: JCB
The 22 situation was getting better for sure the later part of 2014. I could walk into Academy just about any day and there would be some on the shelf. Then Christmas happened and every kid got a new 22 therefore everyone raided the 22 ammo supply again.

If he can get that much for it then more power to him. Don't know why everyone gets so upset over it.


Yep...if people are willing to pay that much then they are worth that much...to them.

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