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who has the cheapest shipping on ammo ?

Discussion in 'Handguns: General Discussion' started by marine 97-03, Feb 5, 2012.

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  1. marine 97-03

    marine 97-03 Member

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    Looking for UMC 9mm JHP or Sellier &Bellot JHP but shipping ammo prices suck...any info......thanks
     
  2. DoubleTapDrew

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    http://www.ammoman.com has free shipping, but you need to check around factoring in the shipping prices because even if they have shipping other places may be cheaper.
    This site can be useful for that: http://ammoseek.com/
     
  3. Burt Blade

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    Cost = price + shipping + transaction cost + tax. (plus what you have to buy the spouse occasionally to maintain harmony)

    No one has "free" shipping. it costs money to ship. The sellers build it into the price somewhere.
     
  4. Jimbo53

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    I've found SGammo to have excellent prices on ammo and their shipping prices are very reasonable.
     
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    Graf and sons mat be worth a look as well
     
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    I have found Cheaperthandirt.com to have the best total price for online ammo and supplies. If you only buy a couple of boxes it will be prety high per box but still cheaper than most local stores for specialty type ammo. I buy 5.45x39 from them around 10 boxes per trip. Academy sports wants $8.95 for a box of 20 and CTD get $4.19 I think. With shipping it is around $5 per box and no tax, I think.
     
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    You usually do best to watch cabelas or sportsman's guide and wait for one of their free shipping offers which they do 2 or 3 times a year. Check slickguns.com which frequently shows good ammo deals
     
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    When ammoman has the right stuff, he's hard to beat. No Shipping. New website, too. I keep finding when the price is good, the others clip you on shipping. Shop around..
     
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    SGAMMO has been my favorite with pricing also
     
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    I can second Cabelas. One or twice a year I take advantage of the free shipping on orders of $150 or more.
     
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    Agreed, no one has free shipping. Believe that. It's included. Look at gun-deals charts and you can see that. The ones with "free" shipping are down the chart below the deals without shipping included. +1 for www.SGAmmo.com My first choice for ammo. Plus he's just a great guy to do business with.
     
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    What I like about the gun-deals tool is that if you put in your zip, it figures shipping into all the prices. This avoids going onto the site that has a "deal" only to find that they charge $50 shipping...
     
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    Keep one thing in mind when using gun-deals. The shipping quoted there is only an estimate and may not be 100% accurate. They're done using an average cartridge wieght for the particular ammo you're looking at and you always need to check the vendors site for an exact shipping quote. They're based on UPS shipping charges but there's to many variables for them to be completely accurate.
     
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    If you have a Cabaleas in driving distance, they will ship free for in-store pickup. Also, here many times the in-store sales are better than catalog/on-line prices. But, beware if you see something good, do not delay. Their prices change often and sometimes really hard to understand the timing and direction.
     
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    Jack Ross ammo, Reno, NV, will ship free if you purchase in bulk.
     
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    Jack Ross ships free to Nevada, California and Utah (only on some deals to Utah) only unless he's running a special on a particular caliber of ammo. Otherwise he has really good shipping rates and a smokin' price on 9mm reman ammo. $159/1000rds
     
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    Sportsman's Guide offers free shipping on ammo about every 6 weeks. Also, you order on Monday and it's at your door on Wednesday. They have good prices as well. If you buy 6 weeks worth at a time it's always free shipping.
     
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    I have also had good luck with SGammo. Good prices and they get your order out quickly.
     
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    Find the lowest price within 1 state, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee in your case. Shipping will be lower that way. Ordering from Idaho, Washington State - not so much....
     
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    "Sgammo is currently having a sale on Sellier and Beloit 9 mm. $189 + $16 s/h"

    Seems fair, how much cheaper can anyone sell it? I bought 3 cases of Swiss 9mm Geco from J&G for $200/case. The shipping from AZ to VA was only $20/case.
     
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    My general thought as well. Also, for big companies, they have shipping agreements with UPS. It often costs no more than $25 to ship up to around 3,000 rounds of ammo.
     
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