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Win 231/HP-38 must be made of Unobtanium?

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by RandyP, Jan 22, 2013.

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  1. oneounceload

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    MOST shotgun powders also work well for basic pistol cartridges like 38, 9x19, 45, etc
     
  2. Constrictor

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    Powder valley has all the good alliant powders in stock.
     
  3. blue32

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    There is still product filtering down the retail lines. I walked in my LGS today looking for 2400. I settled on a lb. of Red Dot and another surprise... small rifle primers for $29/1000. I picked up a brick and left the other two on the shelf for someone else.
     
  4. Skulptor

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    I bought W231 from Vance Bullets at the Indy 1500 for 18.00 a lb. He may still some. He buys 100lbers and fills bottles.
     
  5. oneounceload

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    Except ClayDot........ :(
     
  6. Constrictor

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    wow they are going quick. i bought 2 8 pounders of unique last night and they are out of them already. also out of 1lb 2400. better order up!
     
  7. ArchAngelCD

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    Nothing personal but gee, I wonder why everything is going so quickly? :uhoh:
     
  8. Constrictor

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    dunno its crazy.
     
  9. RandyP

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    I am happy to report that I found a bottle of Win 231 at a local gun shop and for $28 out the door it is now mine - they actually had aa little bit more in the back if the clerk was to be believed - lol - but my brother for whom I was shopping this time was thrilled to know he would not have to ration his reloading/shooting.

    I do hope that sanity returns to the marketplace soon.
     
  10. Constrictor

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    we can only hope the hoarders will get their fill and let us poor folk have a shot!
     
  11. GLOOB

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    I hope the hoarders get their lifetime supply. And when they stop buying, the prices of components drop to record lows! One can dream, can't they?

    It wasn't too long ago that CCI 400's were on sale, everywhere, for $15.00/k.
     
  12. dragon813gt

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    So how much is unobtanium worth? Because I have no problems getting W231/HP-38. Is it worth as much as 30 round pmags ;)


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    Cabela's still has 4lb bottles of 800X and it's on sale! Go get some right now. I've been watching their powders go from instock, to backorderable, to disappearing from the website entirely, but not before I snagged 15lbs for myself with the Cabela's points that I had saved up.:cool:
     
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    Powder Valley has WST, Universal and WSF in stock. For some of my target loads, I actually prefer WST over W231/HP-38.

    For full-power loads, I use WSF but Universal is another versatile powder like W231/HP-38 and attainable right now at Powder Valley. :D
     
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    There yesterday, gone today.
     
  16. jim8115

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    WOO-HOO , just scored an 8LB jug of W231...............

    JIM
     
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    Local reloading shop, Barling ARK
    145.00 for 8 LBS, could not pass it up, as 231 will work for almost everything i load, if need be .32,38/357,.40, 45 colt
     
  19. J_McLeod

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    I'm glad I live in a terrible place to shoot and have no time to reload. Midsouth was sold out of every single primer and Hodgdon powder when I looked online yesterday. Can't get anything else locally. I didn't think he'd get reelected so I only have a small stock on hand. No shooting for a while for me. I went to the local walmart last week and they were sold out of all ammunition except 270 and 30/06 premium hunting rounds.
     
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