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Stickers on your ammo cans?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by allaroundhunter, Oct 30, 2012.

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  1. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

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    NO Stickers for me, on anything; including car decals~! The less a perp
    knows, the better OFF you will be~! No firearms manufactuer pays me
    "one red dime" to advertise for them~!!!!! :cool:

    FYI - Its even hard for 'em to get me to wear their "FREEBIE" clothing~! :uhoh:
     
  2. MyGreenGuns

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    I have a large green storage can with my ammo in it. i have a small one that someone somewhere painted as a medic kit that i use as a cleaning kit.

    Ive considered personalizing them but since Im the only one I know who has them; it seemed unnecessary.

    I would opt for a repaint over stickers, personally.
     
  3. medalguy

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    I store my ammo in .30 or .50 cal ammo cans, what's not in original milsurp cases like Russian ammo. I put a number sticker on the end closure snap, and record the contents by can number. Then I staple a printed paperboard tag over the loop on the front of the can identifying the contents, type packaging, and quantity enclosed. Works for me.
     

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  4. allaroundhunter

    allaroundhunter Member

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    That is a lot of ammo....
     
  5. medalguy

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    Not all of it by a long shot. :scrutiny: Sorry couldn't resist.
     
  6. theotherwaldo

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    For pistol ammo I use a white-out pen to mark the caliber, manufacturer, date and specs (if I reloaded this batch). Otherwise, it's just white-out markings for caliber, military/target/hunting, and if/when reloaded.

    Someday I'll have to re-paint the cans again, of course, but I don't trust labels.
     
  7. Grmlin

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    Medalguy, my first thought when I saw that picture was holy $*!t, then I need more ammo.
     
  8. Swing

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    For the longest time I just used masking tape and a magic marker to indicate what the contents was. Then went to new-fangled computer labels. Either have worked. Beyond that, nope, no embellishment.
     
  9. Snowdog

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    I'm boring I guess, but I just paint mine with Krylon that resembles flat dark earth and stamp on the content with my wife's rubber stamp/permanent ink kit (primers, .45acp, kittens, etc). It works and doesn't scream for attention. I like things to blend, but I can appreciate the personalization (which is probably why I paint my cans).
     
  10. medalguy

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    Here's another one to drool over. Better get with it! :what:
     

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    Drool I will!
     
  12. Grmlin

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    I say again holy $*!t.
     
  13. Trent

    Trent Resident Wiseguy

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    Wow.

    I thought I had a lot of ammo.

    I got some catching up to do. :)
     
  14. W.E.G.

    W.E.G. Member

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    That should be fun on moving day.

    AMHIK.

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  15. U-235

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    Wow! After seeing the photos above I definitely have "ammo envy"! I keep my ammo in green GI ammo boxes and just put a piece of masking tape on them with the caliber and manufacturer (all factory ammo)
     
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    Just the caliber found within on one end.
     
  17. wacki

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    medalguy,

    what is in the crates? Both green and tan crates? What kind of ammo is shipped that way? Is that like 5 cases?
     
  18. orionengnr

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    Nope.

    I have my ammo cans arranged, and have a "map" of what is where. But the map is not displayed anywhere except...well, you really don't need to know that, now do you? :)

    Likewise, my cans of cleaned and reload-able brass are configured similarly in a different location, with a "map" of their own.

    I can check the map and pull the correct ammo (or brass) can quickly.
     
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    I print a label with caliber and any restrictions that may apply. Something like "9mm OPEN gun only" or 308

    Sent by someone using something.
     
  20. CountryUgly

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    ammo cans just have masking tape w/ sharpie.... the safe is a different story... it's stickered up.
     
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    Avery label with load data on the side of the ammo can and I use a paint pen on the narrow end below the latch.
     
  22. Ohio Gun Guy

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    I use yellow spray paint and stencils I make for the calibers I have.

    Easy to read, they dont fall off, etc, etc. the orange dots are target patches that I use to write how many rounds I have if / when I do a count.
     

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    The ones with misc. things have stickers. The ones with particular calibers labeled. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1353331148.615857.jpg

    Go Redbirds!
     
  24. medalguy

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    Green crates are 7.62 x 39. Tan crates are various US military calibers.

    I like what Ohio gun guy did.
     
  25. SilentScream

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    I have loads of stickers/decals on my cans, usually industry stickers(HK,sig,mauser, etc.)
     
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