Car Knocker wrote:When my daughter lived in St. George I called Berry's and talked to them about picking up bullets at their facility. The price was the same as the shipped price. Since the cost of bullets with "free" shipping is the same for someone who lives 2,000 miles away as for someone who lives 200 miles away, I suspect there is a certain amount of profit to be made on shipping from those customers who live close to the facility. Personally, I find the term "free shipping" somewhat deceptive when it's obvious that the shipping cost is built into the cost of the product. I would be much happier if companies used the term "shipping included" rather than "free shipping"; for me, it's really an ethical issue so I've made the decision not to purchase Berry's products.
Car Knocker wrote:Locally, I buy from http://christensenreloading.com/
Online, I would buy from http://www.missouribullet.com/ or http://www.pennbullets.com/
***snip***...If Berry's was the sole source for a specific product I absolutely needed to have, I would probably buy from them (albeit grudgingly). If there were alternative sources, even if they were somewhat more expensive, I would buy from those sources. Price isn't everything.
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