How Is the “Hunt” For Shells Going?

Billy Bob

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Where are you finding Xperts at those prices? I am seeing them at $19-21 a box.

I get emails from Rogers and Mack's that indicate they again have shells coming into inventory. My bud and I shoot Rio shells (don't laugh...they kill stuff and they don't muck up your gun). Last time we bought 12 ga 3" shells they were $89/case for 2+ cases. Same shells are now $189-209 depending on shot.
Bi-Mart, Walmart and a couple others. Not long ago I got 2 3/4" Xperts for $12.49. prices are climbing fast. Steel dove loads were $8/box 2 weeks ago.
 

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Looking for steel and bismuth. The handful of boxes I have found are all 2 1/2 inch lead, with the exception of one box of 3 inch lead.
Boss is allowing pre-order for .410 now with expected delivery this summer. I ordered a few so daughter would have some this season.
 

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Timely. My dad just called from Wyoming and Walmart had 12 gauge Winchester Experts and Federal game loads on sale for $5 a box and Federal high velocity for $8 a box.
He bought me 5 cases as they didn't have any signs up saying 3 box maximum at the sale location so allowed him to buy them all.
The Walmart Sporting goods manager told him that Walmart is dropping sales of ammo so fire sale is on to get rid of ammo. Not sure if just WY or across the board. I am going to check my local Walmart today...
 

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2 3/4" Xperts are up to $16.52 today. Buy all you can before they go higher and they for sure will
 

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That hunt ended forever back in 2015/16, except for TSS from Apex…might pick up another big batch or so of #2.
 

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No problem finding shells. Just can’t afford to buy as many as they are all $200 plus a case. Skagit Arms in Burlington just got in 6 or 7 pallets of waterfowl loads.
 

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Picked up another 3 cases of Kent 3” #3. Also been seeing lots of Winchester shells showing up.
 

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I have a box of those in #5 waiting to be pattern tested when I can find a 4x8 sheet of OSB that costs less than the shells... Care to share any details of you pattern results: pattern percentage, shot to shot consistency of the percentage, are you seeing fractured pellets hitting the paper?
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