Powder Hoarders Club

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by BRICKBURN, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    After searching the entire north west USA and then western Canada and finding nothing, Zero, nada for the last 10 months.
    Nothing available anywhere.

    I happened to mention this state of affairs to a friend. He said, "I just dropped into a place that just got a shipment."

    After waiting this long and having to curtail shooting practice for lack of ammunition, I was not going to miss this opportunity.

    I texted him the powder number and told him to buy everything.

    I have now officially joined the Powder Hoarders club!

    8 pounds of my favourite being delivered this evening. That is out of a total of 30 pounds purchased.

    I'm also going to head out and see if the last few boxes of TTSX are still on the local shelf. If so, they are gone.

    At least I can do some practice shooting this year.
     
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    Mate , if you can get some ttsx in 375
    Don't forget your old mate bluey
    Or 180 s in 30 cal
    In in the city now , and if we finish here early enough I'm going on a search
    If not first thing in the morning , before the appointments start
     
  3. Toby Bradshaw

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    Sinclair has 180gr .308 TTSXs in stock.
     
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    Just listened to the story of the line in the store behind my buddy.

    5 guys slobbering as the 8 pounder went by.

    Cash offer of Double the price, on the spot.

    Think there is a problem here???
     
  5. BRICKBURN

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    I'll have a look bud.
     
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    They have a web site?
     
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    Hoarder, welcome to the club, what took so long. :)
     
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    Lack of Powder. :)
     
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    Its been insane for some time now. I finally got a few pounds of Varget off Gunbroker, one guy was local and he had two pounds. Then the lgs finally got some in so bought another pound. Primers I got lots off, brass is always a problem. Stock up on that when I can. Bullets, another problem getting the ones you want. Playing with the .303 Brit right now and found a bag of Win brass in my stack that I forgot I had! Trying to round up some bullets for testing. Sheesh!! Its tough out there!
     
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    It is tough when you have to hunt components! Adds a whole new dimension to hunting.
     
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    welcome to the club here is a little of mine

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    i have a couple of bullets too

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    yes it has been insane, i just keep looking and hit all the gun shows and local scheels snag what i can when i can after a while i got back up to where i wanted. till i buy a new gun then it starts over again.
     
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    Yep its crazy. Some may remember my post back in sept about my 3 province search for the last 2 boxes of .257 100gr TTSXs. When they said yes they had them in stock I had to repeat the caliber and weight 2x just to be sure. I would have bought more if they had them.
     
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    Yeah, you got me beat hands down as a hoarder.
    Thankfully, I only reload for three rifles.

    Damn, I forgot theres another one about to arrive. Here we go...
     
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    It was real dry here in Minnesota,,there was no Powder,Bullets or Primers ,,I had a decent supply so I was still able to kill Paper weekly,,when supplies became available we were limited to 1lb of powder,,500 primers,,50 Bullets and Brass,,used reloading supplies went thru the roof,,it seems to be getting back to normal but the prices have increased the good news is Fleet and Farm which always sold guns decided get into re-loading and being a couple miles from my house is my go to place for supplies,,plus any purchase come with a .04 cent per gallon discount on their gas which is allready .05 cheaper than than in town
     
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    TTSX Rifle Bullets | Bullets at Sinclair Inc

    Even though the icon says "Out of stock," if you click on the bullet image and scroll down you'll see that the 30 cal 180gr TTSX are in stock.
     
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    i dont reload but after reading this page i just out of interest went on midway uk website, and there seems to be lots of stuff available on there for reloading. all sorts of bullets from different maufacturers.....trouble is i dont think they would ship to you as they wouldnt even send me a synthetic stock for a ruger 10/22 over the 70 miles of water seperating us from the uk. seems that when the uk govnt gave them their licence one of the conditions was they couldnt ship outside of the uk. otherwise i would have brought some over to sci for people.
     
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    And I thought I was bad...........:thumb:
     
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    I'd love to read the news release on that one.

    Latest Terror Suspect Arrested;
    Local man arrested at Heathrow with Two thousand pounds of gun powder in his checked bag.
    As he was being taken away we asked why he was transporting so much powder, the accused said; "My buddies needed it and I was going to meet them in Vegas."
     
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    yup would be interesting trying to explain that one :think::shocked: "never seen it before" :puppydogeyes: i was actually thinking of the bits that come out of the barrel or can you get them in the ammo desert of the usa?
     

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