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New .22 reloading kit, $190 !

Post by ruger22 » Sat Aug 16, 2014 2:02 pm

Looks pretty iffy, and way too expensive for what they show. I would hope nobody hurts more than their wallet. Another way to gouge the deperate during the Great Rimfire Ammo Shortage.

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Post by blue68f100 » Sat Aug 16, 2014 4:18 pm

Reloading a 22 will be quite involved since you have to iron out the rim, then you have to get the primer compound in place. Not any thing I'm interested in doing. Besides you have to keep all your brass which is a pain on the way these auto throw the brass.
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Post by charlesb » Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:38 pm

Looks kind of iffy to me, too.

Our local hardware store just got in a dozen or more cases of .22lr ammunition, so it looks like the timing for this may not be so good, either. Apparently the supply problem is starting to ease up, somewhat.

Prices are high, but I don't see that lasting much past the point where availability starts normalizing.

When the hardware store got all of that .22lr ammo in, I drove down there and bought two boxes of fifty. It seems like pretty good stuff. (Aguila)

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Post by greener » Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:25 am

I think I'ld like to see a lot more information before I get one.

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Post by bgreenea3 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:50 am

They didn't have much info on their site. ... what do you use for priming compound?

It may be a gimmick but might be fun to fool around with. Or maybe this is the next big thing for the bench rest guys.
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Post by bigfatdave » Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:57 pm

bgreenea3 wrote:They didn't have much info on their site. ... what do you use for priming compound?

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might be fun to fool around with.
Well, maybe everything is revealed in the video I cant watch from here ...

1) Site is vague - that's a BIG problem
II. What about supplies? What is the primer replaced with?
C - Yes, it COULD be fun, and as a toy or something to screw around with, I'd actually be interested ... I bet I could make some interesting loads for my Henry carbine and mare's leg with this stuff, IF it works and IF supplies are easily obtained

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Post by greener » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:21 am

I wonder how many times you could use a fired case? All the firing pin crimps would block flow of primer I suppose.

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Post by bgreenea3 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:01 pm

Ground up strike anywhere match heads or roll caps scraped out for priming compound .... wet down with a drop of acetone and let dry...
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Post by bearandoldman » Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:36 pm

bgreenea3 wrote:Ground up strike anywhere match heads or roll caps scraped out for priming compound .... wet down with a drop of acetone and let ry...
sounds like a damn good way to invite all of the local police and fire departmens to a big housewarming party
I did not get his old by doing things that stupid
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Post by greener » Tue Nov 25, 2014 7:16 am

bearandoldman wrote:
bgreenea3 wrote:Ground up strike anywhere match heads or roll caps scraped out for priming compound .... wet down with a drop of acetone and let ry...
sounds like a damn good way to invite all of the local police and fire departmens to a big housewarming party
I did not get his old by doing things that stupid
Get them wet with acetone before you grind them up. That way you get to get almost as old as Oldman.

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Post by charlesb » Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:19 pm

My local hardware store has had several varieties of .22lr for a couple of months now. Cases of it, piled up.

Expensive, but available.

Note that from an economic standpoint, the same thing is happening to rimfire ammo as happened to regular light bulbs. - Manufacturers ( GE in particular ) found that the profit margin was slim, and getting slimmer.

In GE's case, government connections (crony socialism) led to new regulations outlawing incandescent bulbs so that GE could quit making them without being driven out of business by Mexico or China.

With rimfire ammo, "shortages" blamed upon the consumer led to price hikes that may or may not ever come back down. My guess is "may not".

So, rimfire ammo is starting to show up again, now that much higher prices are established and normalized.

It's better than what happened with incandescent light bulbs! - But still not good.

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Post by ruger22 » Wed Nov 26, 2014 12:53 pm

I don't know about prices going up. Not a lot of rimfire around here yet, but what I've seen is just a little more than say, a year ago. Bulk Federal or Remington, $24.99. Mini-Mags $7.99 and $8.99. Ammo always goes up a couple times a year, IIRC March and September. So prices seem right in line with that. My usual .38 is Federal 130 gr FMJ, at Sportsman's Warehouse $23.99, a dollar more than a year ago.
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Post by greener » Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:34 pm

I've been expecting the price to go up. But if they do, then there might be more supply.

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