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Old 02-05-2021, 02:24 PM
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I wanted a set of FL RCBS dies last week and could not find them anywhere except ebay. The ebay sellers had found a sellers market and dies were going for stupid prices. Some new FL die sets were around $100, many used sets had bids of $60 - $70 and still had a few days of auction left. Guys were offering #3 shell holders for $40! Shipping prices (USPS) were around $9 - $10. Price gouging is really offensive to me, but obviously there were eager buyers.

This morning I ordered new dies from Cabela's for the normal price, minus my military discount. Free FedEx shipping ( my order was over $50). I still need a neck sizing die but I can get started with the FL set.

This buying panic is crazy.
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Old 02-11-2021, 01:20 AM
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I was looking for some 30-30 dies and they were sold out everywhere. I also looked at Ebay and they were going for over $100. I took a chance and put a WTB ad over on 24hrcampfire and had a set for $30 shipped within an hour. It's nice to know that not everyone is out to gouge their fellow sportsman.
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Old 02-11-2021, 10:02 AM
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try and find quality bullet molds, hell even the LEE , & lyman bullet molds and similar cheaper commercial bullet molds,
are now rather difficult to locate at near the prices they have been sold for for decades
I called several custom manufacturers and they have very much longer part arrival estimates, business must be brisk
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Old 02-11-2021, 06:51 PM
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I ran into this with 300 savage dies. Luckily, Wal-Mart had a set online. A few other odds and ends came through ebay.
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Old 02-20-2021, 04:19 PM
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I have been trying to get a set of 308 Win dies. Cant find a set anywhere.
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Old 02-21-2021, 09:01 PM
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Amazon Amazon

https://www.ebay.com/itm/383949440107?var=0&mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=711-53200-19255-0&campid=5337076261&toolid=10013&customid=A4760QOI UWeca486e6e58a1662581be6d5d2762c34

https://www.ebay.com/itm/193901636672?var=0&mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=711-53200-19255-0&campid=5337076261&toolid=10013&customid=A4760QOI UWeca486e6e58a1662581be6d5d2762c34

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Old 02-25-2021, 05:45 AM
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People are buying EVERYTHING. Powder Valley can list powders and the ALL sell out. I only use about 4 or 5 different powders.
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