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Old 06-23-2007, 02:26 PM   #1
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I haven't bought primers in 20 years, when they were a penny a pop, less in quantity, so I had a bit of sticker shock at the gun show today (though not as bad as I was expecting from what I've been reading here). I paid, I think, $20.95/1000 for Winchester Large Rifles and Large Pistols. Fair price these days?

Funny thing, they had CCI Large Rifles and Large Pistols also at $20.95--but for a box of 300! Were these mislabeled or does CCI really believe their primers are three times better than Winchester's?
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Old 06-23-2007, 02:49 PM   #2
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That's probably about right.

While there is usually a buck or two difference in price between brands that doesn't sound right for only 300.

I checked Midway and prices are $22-23 per thousand but they are out of stock on many. There was no 300 package shown for CCI.
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Old 06-24-2007, 08:00 PM   #3
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Yeah, some places have cranked them up to $24.95. I just went to the Miwall sale and got Winchester WLRs for $18.95.
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I just got some cci34s for $14 /m from wideners. They still have 'em at that price as of friday.

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Old 06-25-2007, 02:18 PM   #5
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Damn prices!!!

Primers are anywhere from $22 - $27 / 1000!!!

BMG primers are $210 +/- per 1000!! The lot I bought was $180 / 1000 for CCI Arsenal #35's!! Now you can't even find them hardly!! Hornady 750gr A-max bullets just shot up to $54 / per box of 20 bullets :fire: !! Well you get my point!! I won't be shooting any more Amax bullets out of the 50 after I run out!!

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