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Pretty outrageous prices!
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Thank God I live in Australia where we can get reloading supplies at realistic prices.
Powder $60a,pound
Primers $60 /1000
So still reasonable and prices haven't really gone up.
Bob
 

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@CoElkHunter
Thank God I live in Australia where we can get reloading supplies at realistic prices.
Powder $60a,pound
Primers $60 /1000
So still reasonable and prices haven't really gone up.
Bob
Supply and demand. We have a lot more shooters here stateside.
 

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Supply and demand. We have a lot more shooters here stateside.
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You do have a bucket load more shooters than us BUT our primers are IMPORTED from the USA and we don't seem to have much of a problem with them.
We are getting to the stage some brands and calibers projectiles are getting harder to come by in the weight you want/need like 224, 6mm, 6.5 mm a nd 30 cal.
Our ammo prices have gone up fractionally but is still able to be bought at reasonable prices.
All our ammo is imported as well mainly from the USA.
You live where it is made and are experiencing a lot of problems getting it.
We live where it ain't made and are having very few problems.
Go figure.
Bob
 

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@CoElkHunter
Thank God I live in Australia where we can get reloading supplies at realistic prices.
Powder $60a,pound
Primers $60 /1000
So still reasonable and prices haven't really gone up.
Bob
Still quite a bit more than what it used to be here about a year ago.
Looked it up, I paid $33/1000 (AUS $43) for primers and $18.25 per pound (8 lb jugs) AUS ($23.73) for powder on August 20, 2020.
 

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I may be able to help on small rifle primers how many do you need
 

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Thanks for the offers and PM's guys... This place is awesome... the membership here always amazes me with its kindness and generosity..

I managed to get things sorted out a few weeks after the OP was made last year.. A guy here in DFW had a huge surplus and was willing to sell 500 CCI SRP's at a reasonable price.. thats enough to get me by for a fairly long while (almost everything I load calls for LRP or LPP)...

thanks again for the offers to assist though.. you guys are great...
 

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It looks like the shelves of most of the places I shop online and in person for reloading supplies are finally starting to be stocked again.. I can find bullets, brass, and powders that I normally use reasonably easily and at reasonable prices (although 8 lb powder cans are still a bit hard to come by)...

Everyone seems to still be completely out of primers though.. Grafs, Natchez, Midway, Brownells, Scheels, Cabelas, Academy, etc.. all remain out of stock of pretty much every brand and size of primer...

Does anyone have a source or know where to find Small Rifle Primers? I'm well stocked on large rifle, magnum rifle, large pistol, and small pistol... but am out of small rifle and cant seem to find any options anywhere..

Or if anyone has some small rifle primers they are willing to part with.. Im happy to buy them off of you.. any quantity.. a sleeve of 100 will get me by for a while (Im not trying to feed a high volume ammo eater like a 556... Im just trying to work up some potential loads for a 350 legend)... but Im happy to buy a box of 1000.. or several boxes of 1000... whatever is available..

Thanks!
Only place I know but at absurd prices is GB
 

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@sestoppelman
You do have a bucket load more shooters than us BUT our primers are IMPORTED from the USA and we don't seem to have much of a problem with them.
We are getting to the stage some brands and calibers projectiles are getting harder to come by in the weight you want/need like 224, 6mm, 6.5 mm a nd 30 cal.
Our ammo prices have gone up fractionally but is still able to be bought at reasonable prices.
All our ammo is imported as well mainly from the USA.
You live where it is made and are experiencing a lot of problems getting it.
We live where it ain't made and are having very few problems.
Go figure.
Bob
I would guess the suppliers down there have contracts with the makers here to supply so much product regardless our own issues here.
 

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