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Author Topic: #11 Percussion Caps?  (Read 677 times)

Offline CallahanBlkPwdr

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#11 Percussion Caps?
« on: April 13, 2021, 02:50:04 PM »
Hey guys,
Does anyone have a source for #11 percussion caps?

I can't find any locally or on the interwebs...

thanks
Brett
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2021, 03:55:04 PM »
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IME, #11 caps f/s on the internet carry scalper's price tags.

I found a small/local gun store that had a good stock of them @ $6.95 per tin/100 - so I suggest you start cruising gunshops & gunsmiths in your area.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2021, 04:05:50 PM »
So far no problems finding perc and musket caps here in north idaho.
 That's at our local cabelas and even the smaller sporting stores around.
 Not sure why you're having difficulty but if I can help let me know.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2021, 04:46:24 PM »
Brett, Cabela's usually  has a small stock at $8.99.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2021, 04:18:43 PM »
Not sure why you're having difficulty but if I can help let me know.

There are no percussion caps or shotgun primers available here in any of the stores.  In fact, all of the m/l merchandise has disappeared.  It only took a couple of days once the anti-gun proposals started coming out in Washington D.C.

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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2021, 08:50:54 PM »
gotcha, granted its been about 2 weeks since i last cruised the BP aisle at my favorite store.
 hell they might be empty by now.
 think i may have to go check.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2021, 10:01:46 AM »
Not sure why you're having difficulty but if I can help let me know.

There are no percussion caps or shotgun primers available here in any of the stores.  In fact, all of the m/l merchandise has disappeared.  It only took a couple of days once the anti-gun proposals started coming out in Washington D.C.

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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2021, 04:14:00 PM »
I picked up a cap maker that I haven't tried yet. Too many projects, too little time.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2021, 03:34:13 PM »
Found them today at Walmart, $4.96 for CCI. They had 10-12 tins on the shelf and I bought four. Strike while the iron is hot!
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2021, 05:26:24 PM »
Found them today at Walmart, $4.96 for CCI. They had 10-12 tins on the shelf and I bought four. Strike while the iron is hot!

Dang it! I just got back from Wally World picking up some last minute supplies for our trip to Rondy labor day weekend, we leave this Sat for 11 days in the woods! ORAHHH!!!!!!! ( been looking forward to this since last year because everyone was worried about the sky falling last years GRMM rondy didnt happen!)and didn't even think of looking for caps! that's what I get for bringing the Boss Lady with me! There are 2 on the way to Rondy, will have to put that on the ON THE WAY last chance shopping list!

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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2021, 09:19:18 PM »
I wouldn't feel bad.  My neighbor texted me a month or so ago that he had bought a brick of .22 rounds at Walmart for $20.  I didn't rush out to get some, the next day they were GONE!  Probably the same with percussion caps....

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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2021, 07:02:11 PM »
I wouldn't feel bad.  My neighbor texted me a month or so ago that he had bought a brick of .22 rounds at Walmart for $20.  I didn't rush out to get some, the next day they were GONE!  Probably the same with percussion caps....

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Yeah, Kees, I feel the pain, maybe it's the disappointment!

North 40, our local Feed and Farm Store, had a sale a few weeks back on .22LR at $15.95 a brick.
Well, I fiddled a few days, then went to the store and they were gone.
I asked the Clerk, and she said they only lasted a couple of days.
On a brighter note, I did pick up 2 boxes each of CCI #10's and #11's at $4.99 ea. not because I really needed them, but because of the Political atmosphere, if ya get me drift.

Much like Butler Ford, I have one of those Cap Makers, somewhere, I don't think I ever opened it, and I'm not so sure I could find it even if I wanted to....gotta get me a new "round-to-it", I think I've worn my old one out.

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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2021, 08:46:04 PM »
gotta get me a new "round-to-it", I think I've worn my old one out.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2021, 07:49:21 PM »
So far no problems finding perc and musket caps here in north idaho.
 Kevin

Update, whaaaaa.  Can't find perc or musket caps here .
 I've also had a hard time finding lead shot. Sold out everywhere , but I just came out of sportsman warehouse in Spokane and found a bag of #6 and 7 1/2.  At 45$ for 25# .  only grabbed the 6.  Might have to look in dive shops.
 Anyway I'll keep a look out here for caps and if I can help anyone out. We'll talk.
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Re: #11 Percussion Caps?
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2021, 12:38:24 AM »
So far no problems finding perc and musket caps here in north idaho.
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Update, whaaaaa.  Can't find perc or musket caps here .
 I've also had a hard time find lead shot. Sold out everywhere , but I just came out of sportsman warehouse in Spokane and found a bag of #6 and 7 1/2.  At 45$ for 25# .  only grabbed the 6.  Might have to look in dive shops.
 Anyway I'll keep a look out here for caps and if I can help anyone out. We'll talk.
Kevin
Last Fall, here at Sortsmans Warehouse in Moses Lake, I paid $52 for a 25# bag of no.6's...so, with taxes and all, I imagine that would about the same.  A few years back, maybe 5 or 6yrs,  at the ML, Trap'n Skeet Club, I got 50# of 7 1/2 for $40...so I guess I was more than just surprised when I had to lay out the $52 for a 25# bag.
Nowadays, ridiculous high prices seem more the norm than "finding a good deal", if ya know what I mean....

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