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Ammo + where are you buying from???

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by SilentStalker, Jul 17, 2011.

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  1. SilentStalker

    SilentStalker Member

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    Where are you guys buying your ammo from these days? I am just wondering if it would be better to buy online or locally? I noticed when buying 5.56 online that they seem to have a lot of manufacturers or brands I have never heard of. Is there any brand in particular that I should stay away from?
     
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    Sgammo.com out of Stillwater OK, great service, fast shipping and great prices on brands you know rather than those you have never heard of before. Classicarms.us for great prices on bulk surplus military ammo.
     
  3. esque

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    +1 SGAmmo.
    Great ma and pa operation, good folks to deal with.
     
  4. MarkDozier

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    ammoman.com has good prices
     
  5. bubbinator

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    Ammo-where are you buying from?

    Try Jack Barrett @ Wetumpka Fish & Game, Wetumpka, AL. He is a long time dealer with sources you may find tempting.
     
  6. Lonerider357

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    I load my own
     
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    Cast and load my own.
     
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    Wideners has 5.56 IMI 1200 rounds 55 and 62 grain for $320-$380 free shipping.

    Otherwise I reload my own.
     
  9. M2 Carbine

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    I reload most of what I shoot.

    I buy a little from Cheaper Than Dirt and Wal Mart., like 22 Mag. and 17 HMR.

    I also buy some thousands of good priced, high quality .223 reloads from a particular dealer at the gun shows. $260/1,000, in a 50 cal ammo can, OTD.
     
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    For common stuff, Wal-mart usually can come close to online prices. Barring that though (or for rarer stuff), most ammo I've purchased online has been from AIM Surplus.

    Personally though, I've been reloading most of what I shoot lately. It's cheaper, and it's something gun-related I can do in the evenings without leaving home.

    I've even started dabbling in casting for my reloads now. Had roughly 150 lbs of lead given to me (with the possibility of more on the way) which figuring in 125gr 9mm bullets is enough for over 8000 bullets. Combine that with range-pickup brass and aside from the effort input (which is significant, but I have the extra time) I'm only paying for primers and powder, which puts my potential cost for a 50/rnd "box" of 9mm at less than $2.
     
  11. Mike1234567

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    Lately, I've been buying Federal Power-Shok rifle ammo from WalMart. I also buy from SGammo.com and sometimes from GunBroker.com when I find good deals.
     
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    I am just a hr. from Midway in Columbia , they have everything I need there , great prices & no shipping , + I know the people who work there !
     
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    Ammoengine.com, also +1 for wideners, Brownell's recently started selling ammo, anybody use them yet?
     
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    Very often,Walmart has the best deals when you add in shipping. But they are often out of stock in this area. For surplus, Aim, SOG, J+G and even Classic Arms. Sometimes Sportsman's Guide has deals. I've bought most of my surplus from Aim. What do they say,"buy it cheap and stack it deep?" That's getting difficult.
     
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    I've bought from SGAmmo and no doubt will again. I live very close to a Cabela's and buy there when they have something cheap. The last few thousand rounds though I've bought at my LGS and range in bulk. Whatever is cheapest at the time and lately at least for 9mm its been local.
     
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    Great stuff. They set up at the gun shows in Lafayette and Indianapolis:

    http://www.acmeammollc.com/

    http://www.precisioncartridge.com/

    For rimfire I still have several cases that I bought at Larry's Pawn in Huntsville, Alabama the last time I was down there. Everytime I get undershirts or socks at Wal-Mart I always buy two or three of those 555 round cartons.
     
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    I use three (3) main suppliers, a good friend who reloads. Georgia Arms, but lately they have been low on different styles of .357 Magnum ammo. And Ammo To Go. They only advertise what they have in stock, quick shipping and decent prices.
     
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    The armory.com
     
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    "Ammoman".
    The last case was 7.62x39 from him last winter.

    Luckily there is plenty of it here, because he has not had any Russian-made x39 in months (only Yugo), but should have a new supply soon.
    Maybe rumors of price increases cleaned it out?

    Check "Ammo-seek".
    There is some Boxer-primed Winchester 7.62 NATO out there at a decent price, maybe at "SGammo" in Stillwater OK.
     
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    Another big it up for SGAmmo - great company, I've spent thousands with them over the last 2 years, always great service and prices.

    Other good guys:
    Wideners
    Aim Surplus
    Ammo to Go.

    This is a useful site for a heads up:
    http://gun-deals.com/ammo
     
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    www.SGAmmo.com I placed another order last night with them for $2500 and it's already completed and on it's way. They're the best seller online in my opinion. Great prices, selection and shipping is cheap and fast. If there's ever a problem Sam would make it right but I have never seen anyone who had one and I visit over 30 forums. Thumbs up for www.Gun-Deals.com too.
     
  24. Mike1234567

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    I placed an order w/ SGammo this AM and it was "completed" in 27 minutes... meaning its already awaiting carrier pick-up tomorrow.
     
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    I buy most of my common calibers at Wal-Mart. I don't have a need for a lot of high dollar specialty ammo, minute of bad guy is good enough.

    For milsurp, my LGS has crates of 54r, and I'll pick one up eventually. Packs of 20 go for $6. Not horrible at $0.30 a round.

    the only gun I have that I don't have a good source of ammo for is a gun that I won't shoot often, my Arisaka type 38. It's a family heirloom, so while not worth a lot, it has sentimental value.

    For online ammo sales, I've used Cheaper than Dirt and Ammo to go.
     
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