Yesterday, I attended the LAX Firing Range quarterly "Parking lot Ammo sale".
After, receiving email marketing, stating the sales would be their "BEST prices" etc etc
Friday night, I called 12 hours prior to the "SALE" and was quoted a price of $240.00 for 1,000 rounds of 9mm, tax included
but was told ammo would be cheaper at the parking lot sale. (Jan 18 2013)
I decided to get there 2 hours early at 7am Saturaday morning, already a huge line has formed and stood in line for 4 hours with my girlfriend to get a "good deal" on some LAX Re-loaded 9mm.
I finally get into the buying area at LAX "parking lot sale" and 1,000 rounds of re-loaded 9mm is just $219.99.
I saved $20, yeah its not huge but still a nice way for LAX to show customer appreciation for those of use who buy in bulk and are loyal with their business.
EXCEPT..they charged me CA sales tax @ 9.5%.
So that 219.99 turned into $240.89.
Which is $0.89 MORE than their regular every day out the door price.
I went inside the LAX Firing range store, where there was no line and was told.."Sorry, they did not make a mistake in charging you tax" Followed by "Hey, I don't set the prices".
Personally, I feel LAX Ammo took advantage loyal customers and the current political gun control debate/ammo shortage to make a buck and I felt pretty disgusted by it. Pretty sure, that is the last time I ll ever spend money with LAX again.
Anyone else, have experience good or bad with LAX Ammo/Firing range pricing/sales?