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Cheapest 9mm ammo in australia $45 per hundred want to reload help please

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by hoppo, Jul 29, 2009.

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  1. hoppo

    hoppo Member

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    yeah just looking for little help choosing ammo, projectiles to use service and steel plate matches. currently using 115 fmj remmington, 147 lead flat nose. every thing i load in it hits same place at 25 yards and cycles in norinco np29
    cheers alot of conflicting advice out there
     
  2. tactikel

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    The great Aussie powder company ADI has very good loading data, you can also call their customer service.
    http://adi-limited.com/handloaders-guide/pistol.asp
    Consider: casting your bullets, bulk buying of componets, bartering for brass and lead. The 9mm is one of the easiest calibers to handload so good luck.

    My Dad spent 2 years in Freemantle during the war courtesy of the US Navy :)
     
  3. Nicodemus38

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    whats the conversion rate from australian cash to american cash? everybody here in america would love to buy ammunition at your price, although its more then it should be. at the moment, a box of bulk remington/umc 9mm 115 gr fmj is retailing at almost 80 cents a round before taxes. and thats IF you can find it. i havent seen any in a month now.
     
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    Glad I'm not from where you're from Nicodemus, I can get 100 rounds of 9mm CCI Blazer Brass for about $22, winchester white box for about $27
     
  5. hoppo

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    Thanks for the reply men.
    you must have your numbers a bit wrong Nicodemus or you are buying really good quality ammo. conversion rate is 1 usd =0.82
    but we get screwed buy the import companies. aust law says u cant import ur own
    glock 34 $1100.
    para ord $1900.00
    gp 100 $1000.00
    norinco np29 $600.00
    s & w 686 $1900.00
    $10.00 hookers even cost $500.00
     
  6. hydraulicman

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    how much would you like to shoot a month?

    what is your budget?
     
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    "$10.00 hookers even cost $500.00"
    unfortunately that about the same here.

    IMO you need try some 124 cast truncated cone slugs to load that 9 with. the slugs I get from mike at mastercastbullets shoot great over Red Dot.
     
  8. Nicodemus38

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    michigan sucks, and those prices were for cheap plinking fmj ammo during a SALE they had 3 months ago. i believe the sale price knocked 30 dollars off the total cost of the box before taxes.
     
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