In Desperate Need of .45 ACP FMJ Bulk


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chiselchst
March 17, 2009, 10:38 PM
I have (4) .45's, and did not get in front of the ammo purchasing curve...my BAD!

If anyone has a source for bulk 45 ACP FMJ, please send me a PM or email. I've spent days looking with no luck.

I'm not trying to horde, just trying to get some ammo to practice with (picking up a new Sig Equinox P220 soon - and short of .45).

Any help mucho appreciated...

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PTK
March 17, 2009, 10:42 PM
There's a bottleneck in the link - MUCH higher demand. Wait and look around as you can.

taprackbang
March 17, 2009, 10:44 PM
Put your post in the Wanted To Buy section.
Your request will get filled faster.

Lone_Gunman
March 17, 2009, 10:51 PM
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rdhood
March 17, 2009, 10:55 PM
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Apachedriver
March 17, 2009, 10:55 PM
Yeah, but if I let you have some then I have to let him have some...and all that means is there's less for me and we can't have that, can we?


Georgia Arms has some with a 5-7 week wait. Ammoman.com had some listed yesterday...I think it was Wolf FMJ. That's about all I have seen recently.

Big Daddy Grim
March 17, 2009, 10:58 PM
.45 is hard to come by I got mine from Cabelas not the cheapest but at least I have some.

Hungry Seagull
March 17, 2009, 11:27 PM
Cabelas had some 230 grain gold dots this past weekend online.

I check 6 sites each day when it's time to buy .45's 3 times a year.

chiselchst
March 18, 2009, 08:13 AM
Thanks folks. I'll post in the WTB section.

I was hoping to buy 500/1,000 bulk to get a decent(?) price.

I hope the manufactures just under forecasted their Q1 numbers (Obama factor), and we finally reach an equilibrium in the chain...:confused:

rbernie
March 18, 2009, 08:44 AM
Wideners has CCI Blazer Brass in stock:

http://www.wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=6850&dir=18|829|842

They also have Wolf in stock:

http://www.wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=6875&dir=18|829|842

earlthegoat2
March 18, 2009, 08:51 AM
Unfortunately those in "desperate need" are the ones who are making gougers more powerful.

ThrottleJockey
March 18, 2009, 09:01 AM
Just keep lookin' You'll find some. For example, I spent over 3 months looking for .45 and finally, just a week ago, found a supplier. I drive a truck, and have checked literally well over 100 places across the country. I could tell you where I found mine, but then I would be SOL when I want to replenish. So for now, I will keep my $14.99/box $275/case .45 acp a secret.

Hungry Seagull
March 18, 2009, 11:34 AM
Ive a pile sitting in a shop down the road. I will learn how long it takes for that pile to be depleted. Not very long at all. If several CHL Classes run 20 each and all shoot a box, that pile be gone in a month or less.

nathan
March 18, 2009, 11:39 AM
Things are really scarce nowadays. Wow the price on .45s have doubled.

CoRoMo
March 18, 2009, 12:36 PM
Aren't we all.

jackstinson
March 18, 2009, 12:52 PM
I've learned the fine art of selective back-ordering. It takes a couple of weeks to get rolling, but then the ammo starts coming in with regularity.....and delivered to my doorstep without a search.

Hanafuda
March 18, 2009, 01:03 PM
In Desperate Need of .45 ACP FMJ Bulk


Me too, and I don't even currently own a .45!! :p

Clarence
March 18, 2009, 01:39 PM
I bought a Dillon 550B so I wouldn't be looking for ammo all the time...........Now I spend my time looking for primers.

Spreadfire Arms
March 18, 2009, 01:42 PM
dang. last time i bought .45 was at WalMart at $300 for 1000. thats nuts!:eek:

that was in december of 2007 though before the ammo skyrocketed.

wep45
March 18, 2009, 02:10 PM
master cast has all the ammo you want to buy.............http://www.mastercast.net/amo.htm

45 ACP 200 Gr HP
975 $9.88 $13.74
45 ACP 200 Gr SWC (Cast)
800 $7.58 $11.19
45 ACP 230 Gr RN (Cast)
850 $7.93 $11.58
45 ACP 230 Gr TCJ/RN
860 $10.13 $14.02

Poprivit
March 18, 2009, 02:30 PM
wep45 - Master Cast isn't taking any new orders until March 21.

msiley
March 18, 2009, 04:38 PM
Here's a list of 127 possibilities for 45 ACP

http://www.ammoengine.com/find/index/handgun/45_ACP

Good Luck!

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