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    Current Lead price for a truck load... just for your reading pleasure.

    Just "because" I checked the World Price for Lead (London Metal Exchange) to see how this "crap" is effecting it's price.

    Current price is about 84.6 Cents a pound or about $36,224 for a truck load of 44,000 pounds of PURE LEAD.

    That would be 22 bundles of about a ton a piece.

    My guess after shipping and the profit for Smelter adds,,, it would be around 95 to a buck a pound.

    Not that we would get much chance to shoot it up this year.

    Stay healthy,

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    I agree with not much time to shoot it but....
    It is a great time to get out and cast bullets. One could stock up on lead, cast a bunch of bullets, prep what they will need for the next 5 to 10 years. Maybe even start a casting business. Labor is free for some being sent home out of work but still getting some type of pay, benefits or retirement check.
    I was casting 2 oz to 10 oz weights all last weekend getting ready for the fishing season.
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    Yesterdays trade price was $.74 a pound. I'll bet it goes below $.40 in a few more weeks! Unfortunately we will still pay $1.50 a pound give or take a quarter.

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    when it hits bottom

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    Quote Originally Posted by WBR10654 View Post
    Just "because" I checked the World Price for Lead (London Metal Exchange) to see how this "crap" is effecting it's price.

    Current price is about 84.6 Cents a pound or about $36,224 for a truck load of 44,000 pounds of PURE LEAD.

    That would be 22 bundles of about a ton a piece.

    My guess after shipping and the profit for Smelter adds,,, it would be around 95 to a buck a pound.

    Not that we would get much chance to shoot it up this year.

    Stay healthy,

    DPBaldwin

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    IF China is telling the truth it is almost over there. If that is any indication this may all literally be yesterday's news by the time nationals rolls around. I prefer to plan for a normal season which includes buying lead. And if it is a curtailed season, an outdoor shooting range is the perfect place to be with everything shut down, and you can always practice alone.

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    27 March Price

    today it is about 80 cents... but you still need to add their up-charge and shipping.

    SO, maybe the take home price would be about 90 cent a pound...

    Last time I bout it was about 54 cents and after other charges about 63 cents a pound.

    I collected about 28,800 bucks from Skirmishers and made the purchase. So we had up-charges in the 4000 dollar range.

    I am doing it from memory and that is why I am not giving you exact numbers.

    BUT::: I guess it would be about 35 Grand for 44,000 pounds delivered.

    DPB



    Quote Originally Posted by Kurt Lacko 7862 View Post
    http://www.kitcometals.com/charts/le...cal_large.html


    Yesterdays trade price was $.74 a pound. I'll bet it goes below $.40 in a few more weeks! Unfortunately we will still pay $1.50 a pound give or take a quarter.

    Kurt
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    Lead prices in lower Alabama

    I live in lower Alabama and I buy mine and team members lead from Sanders lead company for those interested, the contact info is: Mikie Floyd, 334-566-1563, ex. 318. They also have the largest trucking business in this area.

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    Jswift do you shoot with us in the Deep South Region?

    I go down to Sanders about once a year and pick up pigs for folks.

    I was planning on going down in April but now our shoot is postponed until June.

    I may take a day off and make a run down there anyway.

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    Alabama lead

    Hi Steve, Yes I have shot at the Brierfield Deep South skirmish from time to time, there are three of us that are members of N-SSA and live in this area and we are members of the Wythe Rifles TW19. I have been shooting with my team for close 60 yrs. I have always enjoyed the Brierfield shoots, when I could make them. If your in the area on a lead buying trip(I live about 25 miles south from Sanders] and would like to shoot at my gun club please don't hesitate to call, my contact info: Jim Swift, 210 Cherry Hill Rd. Enterprise, Al. 334-347-8125, email:swift5005@rroadrunner.com.

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