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Thread: Alliant 2400 at LGS

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    Alliant 2400 at LGS

    Small gun shop, was picking up a Gun Genie purchase from Davidsons. They had 6 Lbs of 2400 on the shelf at $29.00 per LB. I can't find it anywhere. Is this a decent price, or should I wait. I broke into my last LB. last week.

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    that sure seems high at this point in the game. recobs has it for around $20/lb and less than that if you want larger amounts.

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    I would buy it . At least a pound or two.If you use a lot of it buy it all. If you run out price won't matter. You may have to drive 1/2 way across the country to buy more. Gas is expensive.

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    Just break the price difference down to a cost per round. You'll not feel as bad about it that way!
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    It is more than that...IF YOU CAN FIND...anywhere close to me.
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    If you bought that 6 lbs, and only 6 lbs, online the Haz-mat fee and shipping would be around $7 a lb. Look at it that way, and $29 a lb doesn't look so bad. I'd rather have some $29 powder than no $22 powder.

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    Thanks guys. I'm going back tomorrow and buying it all.

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    Dang right buy it all!
    No one has ever regretted buying 2400.
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    I would like to go into a store and even see some.

    I'm not very good at the internet mail order "in stock" waiting game.
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    It's much cheaper at the shops that don't have any.

    If you need it and can afford it, own it.
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    I just got 8 lbs for $154.86 delivered
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chill Wills View Post
    I would like to go into a store and even see some.

    I'm not very good at the internet mail order "in stock" waiting game.
    I am better at that than the local gunshop "in stock" waiting game...as I have not seen 2400 in stock locally in more than 3yrs.
    “The everyday man who holsters a handgun for come-what-may eventualities cannot improve on a .44 Special revolver.” Skeeter Skelton

    "Well, if he told his wife the gun only cost $139.00...that's not really a lie--a necessary untruth maybe, but not a lie."

    In theory, there's no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shoot-n-lead View Post
    I am better at that than the local gunshop "in stock" waiting game...as I have not seen 2400 in stock locally in more than 3yrs.
    Yup! I'm betting some will show up. Most of the other powders have and I am not hurting. I have most of an 8LB.
    Chill Wills

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chill Wills View Post
    Yup! I'm betting some will show up. Most of the other powders have and I am not hurting. I have most of an 8LB.
    I am sitting on 8lbs, also, and I have not slowed down shooting it over the last several years...but, that is only because I have been getting it online...if I had waited for my local shops to get it, I would have been out over 2yrs, ago.

    I have been thinking that it would be in stock, locally, for the last 6mos...maybe it is coming.
    “The everyday man who holsters a handgun for come-what-may eventualities cannot improve on a .44 Special revolver.” Skeeter Skelton

    "Well, if he told his wife the gun only cost $139.00...that's not really a lie--a necessary untruth maybe, but not a lie."

    In theory, there's no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.

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    I shoot so that I can handload.

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    I seen some at PDC,WI at cabelas yesterday, also other powders beside the new IMR ones also.I have talk with the ammo guy there and he told me that they have a load of ammo that they run out of room for it.
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    They had 4 left, I bought them all. Now I can relax for awhile.

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    thats about the going rate here at the LGS, all powders are at the high 20s
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    I found some 2400 today at Outpost Armory in Christiana, Tn. I bought one pound I think they may have two or three left.

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    It is hit or miss down here as said before buy some if you need it just like the 22s they were non existent here for quite awhile.

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