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I just got a look at the prices for Wolf 7.62x39 and .45ACP. A couple days ago I was cleaning out the garage and came across some receipts from the Ammostore from 2004. 7.62x39 was going for 69.95 per thousand and .45 was under 100.00 for a thousand. And yes, it was the poly coated stuff. Now it's 159.95 a thousand and 95.00 for 500. Anybody care to venture a guess as to why the prices went up that much. I'm glad I bought many thousands of both calibers. One more increase like this one and I'll have to start aiming my MAC-10 rather than spraying away. I still cleaned up on the Turk though.
And thanks for talking me out of the Vulcan/Hess .50 cal rifle. I was that close. When I told Ohioblacksheep about it he didn't even comment, he just took his pipe out of his mouth, shook his head and stared at me.
 

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I remember those prices too and glad I also stocked up. I don't think prices will be falling anytime soon. If I were you, I'd start reloading .45acp

I reloaded several thousand(brass) a couple of years ago and it feels mighty good to have it tucked away in these times of higher prices.

You can reload the Wolf steel cases too....I've done it with great success. I also purchased several buckets of brass cases in .45 to keep my stock up for future shooting. Was always sure that someday my ammo investment would pay back........that someday is now.
 

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Not that long ago the US dollar was .89 cent to the Euro today it is in the $1.20 plus range. The trade and domestic financial imbalances we are running are biting us in the rear by a falling dollar. I am glad I stocked up also. I am thinking of ordering more Romanian 8mm before that is gone.
 

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Luke said:
Not that long ago the US dollar was .89 cent to the Euro today it is in the $1.20 plus range. The trade and domestic financial imbalances we are running are biting us in the rear by a falling dollar. I am glad I stocked up also. I am thinking of ordering more Romanian 8mm before that is gone.
You hit it on the head: the $ has gone down in value, the Ruple has gone up.

Welcome to the brave new world... Just wait until the Chinese start letting their currency float with the market.

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And thanks for talking me out of the Vulcan/Hess .50 cal rifle. I was that close. When I told Ohioblacksheep about it he didn't even comment, he just took his pipe out of his mouth, shook his head and stared at me.
That's FUNNY! :D
 

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Well, the euro is actually about $1.33 USD, but the big deal with the price is because it's REALLY 'cause AHAB IS BUYING SO MUCH -- that, and 7.62X64r, for the (so-called) Dragonov our guys in the sandpit are seeing the wrong end of too much for comfort.
 

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And the transportation costs have shot up, too. That stuff is awfully heavy in quantity. The cost of fuel for trucks and boats is factored into those new prices, too. Even when the prices were lower, the cost to ship it was usually darned close to the cost of the ammo.
 

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And the transportation costs have shot up, too. That stuff is awfully heavy in quantity. The cost of fuel for trucks and boats is factored into those new prices, too. Even when the prices were lower, the cost to ship it was usually darned close to the cost of the ammo.

Don't forget the "haz-mat" fee's that are now added too!:rolleyes:
 

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I just paid $179, delivered, for a 1000 rounds of Wolf 7.62x39 from Ammoman.com.

When you figure the shipping (38 lbs worth) is included, it probably beats the $159 stuff.

Plus, they actually have it in stock, instead of "REAL SOON NOW".
 

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I bought a lot of 7.62x39 several years ago and still have it. Unfortunately, half of it is hollow point and my Mak 90 won't digest hollow point...it smashes the slug tip on the loading ramp when it tries to chamber and it jams. It feeds the fmj perfectly, but I have to shoot the hollow point in the SKS.
 

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It was around 15 years ago the price of 7.62x39 was $350/case. It was VERY expensive, even for the corrosive stuff. So $150/case isn't so bad. Hopefully it'll go back down $75/case soon. I have an AK74 that i haven't shot yet. Just haven't run across the ammo yet.
 

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I bought a lot of 7.62x39 several years ago and still have it. Unfortunately, half of it is hollow point and my Mac 90 won't digest hollow point...it smashes the slug tip on the loading ramp when it tries to chamber and it jams. It feeds the fmj perfectly, but I have to shoot the hollow point in the SKS.
Is it the hollow point or the soft point ("core lock" type)?

My MAK-90 handles FMJ and hollow point fine, but it will jam with the soft point.

When the gun has had several hundred rounds in a row bump fired, I have seen the soft point actually melt at the tip. Kinda painful to shoot then, with the smoking hand guards and all.

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It's the hollow point.
 

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Oh yeah, I forgot, not only did you get the ammo for 70.00 a thousand, you got a neat Wolf T shirt for free. I still have many of those around the house.
 
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