into the wild i go, let fortune assist the daring
I'm fortunate to have a couple surplus stores around that balance the prices. Typically $10 for Vietnam era 30mm and $15 for 50mmi wanna get some more. but the place where i bought them (local army/navy surplus store) raised their prices on them. they sell them at the gun show that comes to town twice a year. but it seems every time they come, i'm working, lol.
i can get new ones at my local gun shop, but they don't seem as sturdy (metal isn't as heavy-duty) as the old, surplus ones. so the search continues...