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Where to buy ammo in Philadelphia area?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Caliban, Jun 2, 2009.

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  1. Caliban

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    So I live in NYC where it is virtually impossible to buy ammo outside of my range, and their prices are getting kinda stiff. But I'm in Philadelphia on business for a while, and I know PA is a bit more shooter-friendly than NY (to say the least), I thought it might be a good opportunity to stock up on ammo.

    My questions:

    1. Can I buy ammo here with an out-of-state license? Is Philadelphia "proper" any different from the outlying counties in this regard?

    2. Where can I get the best prices/selection? Wally World? I am downtown but anything within reasonable taxi distance is on the table.

    Thanks for any suggestions!
     
  2. Mags

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    Good luck finding ammo anywhere
     
  3. 45Badger

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    Here in America, you don't need a license to buy ammo;)

    Supplies are are low and tight allover, but odds are probably better that you'll find some (and cheaper) in Philly suburbs vs. metro NYC area.
     
  4. ayashooter

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    Ammunition in Philadelphia

    The best place to buy ammunition in Philadelphia is in Delaware. New Castle Delaware is about a half hour away. Millers Gun Center has ammunition,great guns and no sales tax. You better check if New Yorkers can buy there
     
  5. digdeep74

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    what ammo are you looking for?

    what ammo are you looing for?
     
  6. Caliban

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    Want to stock up on 22. I can stomach paying $25 for a box of 45 at the range, but they want $7 for 50 rounds of 22- where are all these "bulk packs" of 550 rounds for $20 that I hear exist in other parts of the country??
     
  7. 45Badger

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    They're actually about $15:)
     
  8. xbox360

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    Do I need one? No. Do I want one? Oh yeah!
    what brand is a bulk pack? is it lead it or copper? is this a off the wall brand? I dont think you would get 500 of winchester for 15$ :rolleyes:
     
  9. Mags

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    Oh boy Xbox at it again
     
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    Hey man its just a question, I like to know because I am paying 9$ for 50 rounds...
     
  11. Mags

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    Ever heard of google. But for your entertainment a bulk pack is not a brand it is how it is sold you know "BULK" almost all the popular american brands make a bulk pack of about 400-500 rounds for 20-25 bucks, a few foreign manufacturers do the same.
     
  12. moewadle

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    Xbox I got Winchester

    Wildcat in Iowa for like $19 a brick about 10 days ago. The store was Scheels All-Sports, a chain from Montana to Midwest.
     
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