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Eley Practice 100

Post by SMBeyer on Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:26 pm

Anybody have any experience with this.  I called someone yesterday about it and she asked how many pallets would I like.  I know it was replaced with Target but don't know exactly how long ago.  Any idea how much it sold for when it was new?

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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by Dr.Don on Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:05 pm

I just finished a case of it last year, but I had ordered it back in the 90's.  Good stuff, reliable, accurate.  As I recall it priced below yellow box Target and above the old brown box Standard.  It was in a white box and labeled Practice 100.

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Post by Rob Kovach on Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:18 pm

PALLETS?!?!  Sounds too good to be true!  How many "pallets" do they have?


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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by GrumpyOldMan on Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:20 pm

Do I hear a group buy in the works????

If so, I'm IN!!!!

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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by DavidR on Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:31 pm

what was the case price:?

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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by GrumpyOldMan on Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:16 pm

Yeah, the prospect of some new old stock getting released from some dark corner of the nation's hidden inventor is most appealing!!!

If you need to call for investors, I have a few possibilities.

Seriously.

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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by DavidR on Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:46 pm

You have to be careful buying old eley, some of it like tenex will have deteriorated wax and sometimes causes feeding issues. I would have to see some open box examples before buying.

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Post by SMBeyer on Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:56 pm

The owner called me back with a price of $600 a case.  In todays market I don't think that is unfair but more than I am willing to pay.  I can buy new Target for less than that.

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Post by DavidR on Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:54 pm

thats not a good deal unless you have no other options, but champions choice has several good target grade ammos for that price range and its fresh.

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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by GrumpyOldMan on Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:16 pm

Yeah, even in today's market that stuff would have to be priced cheaper than new production Eley Target for me to be interested.

Then again, one LGS wanted $13/100 for CCI Mini-Mag solids last week. I passed. But that's 50 cents a box MORE than the case price for this Eley stuff.

Now if a case were $375 like Midway's pricing for new production Eley Sport, then we're talking a deal.

Can you see if the holder of this old stuff is willing to negotiate? $600 a case is priced only about $40 less than what we can backorder the better and new-production Eley Target for.

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Re: Eley Practice 100

Post by GrumpyOldMan on Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:36 pm

An additional thought:

Gun Tests ran lot no. HR3018 through three different rifles (including a high-end Walther) and it shot pretty lousy. Practice 100 was on their DON'T BUY list in their test several years ago.

If it's that lot number, $300 a case would be priced proportionate to the performance.

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