What the heck happened with ammo prices? Or more specifically .223/5.56 ammo prices?
I got an email ad from CheaperThanDirt offering 50 round boxes of Lake City XM855 / SS109, with a limit of two boxes. I thought that must be wrong because who limits you to 100 rounds online? That's crazy. Then I clicked on the link and saw that it was a $100 per box. I thought that couldn't be right, but the 20 round boxes were $40. Two bucks a round for 5.56!?!? $200 for 100 rounds!!! Can that be real? And they're calling that "cheaper than dirt"???!!!??? I can get .458 SOCOM for less than that right now. And I've paid less per round for .50 BMG (although it's been a while).
Last time I bought SS109, I paid about $200 for a thousand round case. One tenth of what Cheaper Than Dirt's selling it for right now. I looked around on the interwebs a bit, and even places like SGAmmo are about four times what I paid a couple years ago. Other places have it advertised for less, but they don't have any to sell.
How long has this been going on? Is it the COVID riot stuff? The election? A combination? Something else?
I've been preparing for the zombie apocalypse since before Y2K, so I have a several lifetimes supply socked away, but what are sane people supposed to do?
All those people that considered me a "GunKnut" have called or come around asking if I have any "Extra" ammo for Sale....EXTRA^^^ That would certainly generate attention to you!
What about Hydrate, change your socks and press on"?All those people that considered me a "GunKnut" have called or come around asking if I have any "Extra" ammo for Sale....EXTRA
You Know the "Rule" Tom....Assess, Adapt, Overcome!!! Semper Fi...BTW Happy Veterans Day Brother!