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Whatcha payin for percussion caps?

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by Quickdraw McGraw, Nov 12, 2008.

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  1. Quickdraw McGraw

    Quickdraw McGraw Member

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    I stopped at the local gun shop at lunchtime to pick up some CCI #11's. There were out but did have a few Remingtons for $6.99 per 100 :what:. I about crapped myself. Told the guy I would wait for the CCI's staggered back to work.

    Going to Clearfield, PA tomorrow so I am going to check out Grice Gun Shop. If they are that much I will have to see about making a purchase of powder (black and smokeless), primers, and caps to get them at a reasonable price.

    Just curios where y'all are getting your caps and how much ya paying?
     
  2. kwhi43@kc.rr.com

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    Well here in the Kansas City Mo. area, around 40.00 CCI 11 Arkansas
    around 36.00 Friendship In. 40.00-65.00 I was lucky to buy 10,000
    for 35.00 I have been thing about the "Tap-a-Cap" divice also. Flints
    have really gone up too. 2.50 each. Oh that was 35 a thousdand not
    35.00 for the whole 10,000.
     
  3. Mike OTDP

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    About $40/1000. I normally buy at the N-SSA Nationals.
     
  4. armoredman

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    I had to order mine, paid $7.50 each.
     
  5. Voodoochile

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    The last time I bought Caps, was about 2-3 months ago at the Gander Mountain for about $5.00 a tin of Remington #11's

    Looks like I need to stock up for the long haul.
     
  6. Shotgun Willy

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    I checked out Bass pro, for funnies, and figured out they're insane. I don't remember the actual price, just :eek:.

    Sportsmane Wharehouse has better prices, around here. I've been buyint the little 1075 German caps, in the red plastic container, for $3.69/100. CCI's are just over a dollar more.
     
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    I'm paying a little over $3.00 for CCI #11, from a mom & pop place, literally half of the other prices in town.
     
  8. 1858rem

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    was payin 2.89/100 #11 but when the store jumped to 5.25 i bought out what they had at that price(2.89) then i went across town to a different shop i knew wasnt a big bp seller an got a pack/1000 #10 for 30 bucks:neener: so now i got about ~1800 primers for bp, recently been lookin for cartridge primers too cause i gotta conversion cylinder, found some WLP for 3.29/100, some federal for 2.99/100 and a box of 1000 CCI 300's for 36$ total of 2300 lol, i think im set for a little while:evil::D:cool:
     
  9. dispatch55126

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    Not to hijack, but how long will they last in the tin?
     
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    at least 4 years hopefully lol
     
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    I'll bet that they'll last a lifetime or two, or longer if the tin doesn't disintegrate.
    Now please don't ask me how long a life time is because I'm only making a guesstimateofitforthefunofitanyway! :D
     
  12. 1858rem

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    im waterproofin em' cause i think there will be floods or sumptin' when the end of the world comes about lol
     
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    $4.18 for cci mag #11s and $4.98 for remington #11
     
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    Here in the UK remington no 10's are £4.95/100
    about $9.

    Us Brits are getting ripped off lol :cuss:
     
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    Gameliel(?) shooting supply has Remington #10 for about $4.10/100 but that is the case price of 5000 caps.
     
  16. Shotgun Willy

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    how long will they last in the tin?


    A couple of years ago, I found some I'd gotten in about '78. They still went off, after 30 years in non-climate controlled areas (garage and attic).
     
  17. Voodoochile

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    I've had caps that I had bought about 15 years ago that was the same as Shotgun said, they went off quite nicely.
     
  18. Quickdraw McGraw

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    Stopped at another shop I thought would have them but NOPE! Only had #10's - no #11's. got one other place to check then I'll have to order them off of the internet. The said their price was $5.99/1,000. :what:

    I'll try to find a place that has smokless powder, black powder, primers, and caps so I can make full use of hazmat fee!
     
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    5.99/100 or 59.99/1000? if you found some for 5.99/1000 I'm headed that way to buy 'im out lol
     
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    I bought a thousand RWS 1075 caps from Sportsman's Warehouse this past August for $32.90 + tax. I already had a couple of thousand at home, but I bought them as it seemed like a good price. Seems like a good investment to me anyway.
     
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    I also bought a case of the RWS caps at Sportsmans warehouse they are good hot caps ...I could tell when I poped a few they were hotter than the CCI``S I`ve been useing ...No duds so far eaither ..They don`t fit very well on any of my revolvers ...but work fine on my rifles .
     
  22. Quickdraw McGraw

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    Called around today and finally found some CCI #11's. They were $3.55 per 100. :what: Told them I'd be there after work to get a couple 1,000. :D When I got there they only had 6 tins. :cuss:

    They also have 'german' percussion caps. They are only $2.98 per 100. I got 1 to try out. If they work they'll be my new caps (for that price). Package say "100 vorderlader-Zundhutchen" No 1075 plus. There gold with green material on the inside. They also have a "U' on them just like the CCI's have a "C". Anyone ever use them?
     
  23. Shotgun Willy

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    If they're packaged in a red plastic 'tin', then that's what I've been buying. They've performed better for me than the cci's have.
     
  24. sundance44s

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    QuickDraw ..you bought the ones I bought I thought mine were the RWS brand ...but took another look at the tins ...#1075 Dynamit Nobel`s ...Like I said ..they are hotter than the CCI`s ..I wish they fit my Revolver nipples better ...but we can pinch them for the price ..
     
  25. Quickdraw McGraw

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    That's Them!! Can't wait to try em out. For $2.98 I'll buy all they have of those!! ;)
     
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