ammo online


PDA






gibson_es
July 24, 2011, 01:41 AM
Been hunting ammo online, even tried ammoseek.com. so far the heapest ammo i have seen for what i need it aimsurplus. Shipping is almost $15 though just for 4 boxes.

Looking mainly at .32 acp and .380 acp. But might pick up something for the shotgun and the .22 as well. Depending on prices.

Right now im looking at $10.95 for 50 rounds of .32 acp and $13.95 for .380 acp.

Walmart's cheapest is $23 for .32 acp and $18 for .380 acp. Im really saving on the former. And a little on the latter. There 00 buck is good too, but thats not a big issue, i got an o.k. amount of shotgun ammo still.

Anyone seen better by any chance? I never bought ammo online before and wanted to double check before ordering.

And i dont want steel unless its a dang good deal, just because im savin my brass, i plan to start reloading in a couple/few months.


Also, what you think about fiocchi .32 acp fmj and PMC .380 acp fmj for the range, any tried them? Any good? The .32 acp is for a revolver....

If you enjoyed reading about "ammo online" here in TheHighRoad.org archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join TheHighRoad.org today for the full version!
Snowdog
July 24, 2011, 02:42 AM
On occasion, I will purchase some wwb .40S&W FMJ at Walmart if they're having a sale (I don't yet reload .40S&W) and I did buy a few boxes of the RWS 9mm when they had it for $12/50.

Besides that, I do all my ammo/ammo component purchasing online. You might have to buy a few boxes to make up for shipping, but it beats having to drive around trying to find exactly what you're looking for.

Sunray
July 24, 2011, 03:23 AM
Shipping costs for ammo is going to hurt no matter where you buy. Shipping costs are set by the carrier, not the seller, according to the weight and size of the package. Plus any Hazmat fees.
"...The .32 acp is for a revolver..." What revolver uses .32 ACP? It's rimless.

gibson_es
July 24, 2011, 03:34 AM
Nagant with a .32 acp cylinder... Just a fun range gun. Nothing more.

MikeNice
July 24, 2011, 04:08 AM
Check SGammo. You might come out better after shipping. Some companies add a handling fee of sorts.

I know they have good deals on 9mm and .38spl. Haven't tried them for anything else.

AethelstanAegen
July 24, 2011, 11:37 AM
I've had pretty good success with places like AIM Surplus and Georgia Arms (given the calibers you want, you may have more luck from AIM). AIM generally seems to have fairly reasonable shipping and Georgia Arms has cheap but high quality reloaded ammunition (shoots as well or better than any other factory ammo I've tried). The way to really get your money's worth from online shopping is to find a decent load you like and then buy in bulk orders (this can mean bulk of one type of ammo, or a large purchase across several calibers you fire). Enjoy the Nagant, they can be a lot of fun (it's about the only thing my little sister ever wants to shoot in my collection...haha)!

blume357@bellsouth.net
July 24, 2011, 11:50 AM
Once you add in the shipping fee on ammo... unless you are ordering a really really lot, you are not going to save anything over buying from a local store or if all else fails, I guess go to Wally World.

Now with all that said... you are really near a range that holds a number of full auto shoots every year and you might be able to tag on an order with them, I've been told they can get a really good price on brass factory loads. .... if you want my buddie's email.. private message or email me. I don't know if it's a possibility or not but doesn't hurt to ask.

godale
July 24, 2011, 01:13 PM
if your looking for someyhing special you have to pay the ransome. i got a savage 30-06 that loves honaday 165 grain. around here its all winchester usually 180 grain

MAKster
July 24, 2011, 01:43 PM
The only way it makes sense to buy ammo via the mail is if you buy it in 10 box increments. That is 500 rounds handgun or 200 rounds rifle.

Murphy4570
July 24, 2011, 02:14 PM
MAKster is right, it is not fiscally practical to buy ammo online in small quantities. Buy in bulk, that's where the savings are online. 500-1,000 rounds is a good number, or more if you can swing it.

I heartily recommend www.sgammo.com , I have made a few purchases from there, and their prices are very good. They have a good selection of surplus ammo too for certain cartridge sizes.

LongTimeGone
July 24, 2011, 02:15 PM
I was looking online for some .22lr, 9mm and .45acp and decided to check wally before ordering online. I have purchased some 22 from cheaper than dirt.
My local walmart runs out of WWB 45 auto as soon as it arrives.

Friday they had some. I got 4 boxes of 100 wwb for 35.97 ea.
4 boxes 9mm wwb was 24.97ea. (9 has gone up) and 5 bricks cci minmags were 6.57 ea.
I spent $300 on ammo/tax.
I shoot the 22 more now, :cool:.

gibson_es
July 24, 2011, 11:48 PM
Im thinking of dumping the cash on a reloading set up instead. So i dont run into this issue again. Lol

WinThePennant
July 25, 2011, 08:51 PM
I like www.bulkammo.com.

jimmyraythomason
July 26, 2011, 07:25 AM
Shipping costs for ammo is going to hurt no matter where you buy. Shipping costs are set by the carrier, not the seller, according to the weight and size of the package. I just bought 2 boxes of .223 ammo last night. I bought it from Cabela's. Cabela's didn't have the lowest price for the ammo but did have the lowest shipping charge. Shipping for two boxes of .223 from Aimsurplus was $15 and from Midway was $16,Cabela's only charged $5. I check a supplier's shipping rates first then check their product price. It makes a big difference.

PRM
July 26, 2011, 07:34 AM
Wideners has .32 ACP for $10.50 a box (50 rounds) or $120 for 600 rounds.

http://www.wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8886&dir=18|829|894

$14.95 per box of 50 .380 and $14.75 if you buy 10 boxes or more.

http://www.wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8884&dir=18|829|835

I like the Prvi Partisan. Just bought 1200 rounds of .32 ~ my Walthers and NAA Guardian function flawless with it.

Sav .250
July 26, 2011, 07:50 AM
As noted, shipping is a killer. Try your local Gun Shows ( if you have any) as you can find ammo there at good prices as well.
Some may seem higher but when you factor in the shipping, it`s still a
good deal.

heeler
July 26, 2011, 08:20 AM
I cruise around a lot on GunBroker and have many times scored well on bulk ammo and received very reasonable shipping.
Some of my examples recently were 500 rounds of Blazer Aluminum 9mm for $89.99 plus $10.95 shipping.
500 rounds of S&B .380 shipped to my door for $127.00
500 rounds of Remington UMC 9mm shipped to my door for $117.00.
Natchez has deals like the e-mail they sent me last week where several brands of 9mm were $10.00 a box and their shipping is reasonable.
It definitely pays to scout out as many places as you can.

Kwanger
July 26, 2011, 08:23 AM
MAKster is right, it is not fiscally practical to buy ammo online in small quantities. Buy in bulk, that's where the savings are online. 500-1,000 rounds is a good number, or more if you can swing it.

I heartily recommend www.sgammo.com , I have made a few purchases from there, and their prices are very good. They have a good selection of surplus ammo too for certain cartridge sizes.
This - buying in bulk is the way online.

If you enjoyed reading about "ammo online" here in TheHighRoad.org archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join TheHighRoad.org today for the full version!