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Tungsten prices

Post by wingbonehntr » March 3rd, 2018, 10:03 am

Will Trumps tariffs on metals affect tungsten prices?

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by Southern Sportsman » March 3rd, 2018, 10:27 am

The tarriffs themselves are just on steel and aluminum as I understand, but the fallout could affect a lot of imports I suspect.
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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by howl » March 3rd, 2018, 10:53 am

I just wish someone around here would import some blame Lil Gun.

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by Turkinator » March 3rd, 2018, 3:33 pm

howl wrote:
March 3rd, 2018, 10:53 am
I just wish someone around here would import some blame Lil Gun.
Every place around here has it.

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by hoobilly » March 3rd, 2018, 3:42 pm

Pricing for tungsten went up a little due to how they had to start mining it..

usually tariffs last for a short time period and then work themselves out and things calm down.

more worried about the crap this new gun legislation the government is wanting to vote on

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by howl » March 3rd, 2018, 4:17 pm

Turkinator wrote:
March 3rd, 2018, 3:33 pm
howl wrote:
March 3rd, 2018, 10:53 am
I just wish someone around here would import some blame Lil Gun.
Every place around here has it.
If you want to get technical, I could just order it. I'm kinda stocked up on every powder I use though, so I'd have to pay hazmat for a single bottle of powder. Heckwiththat. Some will turn up before I run out of Heavyweight shells.

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by bullethead » March 5th, 2018, 10:21 am

Midway was running free Hazmat. Not sure if it is still on.
Tungsten tinkerer from way back.

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by hoobilly » March 5th, 2018, 10:31 am

bullethead wrote:
March 5th, 2018, 10:21 am
Midway was running free Hazmat. Not sure if it is still on.
I paid 29.99 locally for lil gun..

at 23.99 and free hazmat isn't bad if you can't find it local

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Post by howl » March 5th, 2018, 1:41 pm

Thanks for the tip. They're doing free hazmat if you order 6000 CCI primers, but its only for those primers. You still get to pay hazmat for the powder. They're out of the 1# bottles.

However, I did find that Grafs is doing $10 hazmat with four pounds of powder. I might do that if I can come up with three other pounds I want for something. I guess I could do all in Lil Gun and flip it. Not really my thing though.

Thanks.

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Post by GLS » March 5th, 2018, 1:46 pm

I paid $16 Hazmat to Precision for Alliant Unobtanium powder. Far cheaper than my driving to SoDak and bak. Gil

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Post by Sloppy_Snood » March 9th, 2018, 7:56 am

Tungsten is a considered a "minor metal commodity."

While many factors influence its price, the primary factor is supply/deman. That said, the World Trade Organization (WTO) can also directly influence pricing (primarily due to trade restrictions placed on the country of China).
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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by taylorjones20 » March 9th, 2018, 8:59 am

I was told from my source that the price has increased because of "rising raw material".

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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by hoobilly » March 9th, 2018, 9:21 am

Sloppy_Snood wrote:
March 9th, 2018, 7:56 am
Tungsten is a considered a "minor metal commodity."

While many factors influence its price, the primary factor is supply/deman. That said, the World Trade Organization (WTO) can also directly influence pricing (primarily due to trade restrictions placed on the country of China).
And with tariffs it might increase even more

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Post by toasty » March 9th, 2018, 10:51 am

taylorjones20 wrote:
March 9th, 2018, 8:59 am
I was told from my source that the price has increased because of "rising raw material".
At $32/kg for raw material, Tungsten went up by about 20% in quarter 4 of last year from $26/kg. It is about 30% higher than its lowest point in the last 5 years at $21/kg. The places that supplies shot is up about 15% in price from this time last year. Should have bought more shot last year at this time. :banghead:

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Post by Sloppy_Snood » March 9th, 2018, 12:14 pm

hoobilly wrote:
March 9th, 2018, 9:21 am
And with tariffs it might increase even more
No tariffs on minor metals Hoo'.... that's a non-factor for tungsten
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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by hoobilly » March 9th, 2018, 1:22 pm

Sloppy_Snood wrote:
hoobilly wrote:
March 9th, 2018, 9:21 am
And with tariffs it might increase even more
No tariffs on minor metals Hoo'.... that's a non-factor for tungsten
Just steel and aluminum! Your right.. as usual lol


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Re: Tungsten prices

Post by Bossgobbler » March 12th, 2018, 7:32 pm

Powder Valley sells Lit'gun for $20.85lb
http://www.powder-valley.com/default.as ... =HODLIL-01

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