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Old 11-28-2012, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone have any suggestions on where I can get bulk ammo for a good price. I have looked at several websites and by the time you pay shipping, I might as well go get it at cabelas. I was wondering if anyone had any other recommendations. I know some one will want to recommend reloading and I agree, someday I will get to that, but for now, I just need to get some cheap ammo. What I am looking for is some 30-06, .223, .45ACP, some 00 Buck, some slugs and some .44 mag. Thanks everyone for your recommendations.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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www.cheaperthandirt.com
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What type of quantities are you referring to when you say "bulk" ?
Hundreds?
Thousands?
Tens of thousands?
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Gun shows...if you can convince yourself the gas was free. Don't order on-line assuming they all charge UPS or FedEx published rates. My kid ordered a crate of 7.62X39 really cheap a while back but they got him for nearly as much for shipping and handling as the ammo cost. Cabelas ships to the store free so if you can catch a sale and are going to be by there it can work out pretty good.
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Gallensons has good deals from time to time. We picked up 1260 7.62x39 for just over $200.00 a while back.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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What type of quantities are you referring to when you say "bulk" ?
Hundreds?
Thousands?
Tens of thousands?
I am looking at quantities of 500-1000 rounds, depending on the caliber.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I am looking at quantities of 500-1000 rounds, depending on the caliber.
In that case, online ammo merchants, Cabela's, Sportsman's, or a local shop would be your best bet.

http://www.bulkammo.com/ (free shipping on select items)
http://www.ammunitiontogo.com/ (free shipping on select items)
http://www.ableammo.com/ (free shipping with code TENLENS)
http://www.ammoman.com/ (free shipping)
http://www.targetsportsusa.com/ (free shipping)
http://www.ammobank.com/ (free shipping over $65)
http://www.a1ammo.com/ (free shipping)
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You can try from these places: https://www.foundryoutdoors.com/collections/bulk-ammo
https://www.outdoorlimited.com/specials/bulk-ammo/
https://www.bulkcheapammo.com/bulk-ammo
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Old 10-14-2020, 06:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Holy crap, I'm glad I bulked up about 6 years ago. M855 and XM193, what is available seems to be going in the neighborhood of 80 cents to 1.30 a round. That's insane.
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You want your mind to be blown, check out primer prices. i've regularly seen offerings of $300 per 1000. Its insane.

Apparently the ammo run is so widespread right now, +90% of primer manufacturing is going to new ammo only. If you have a few thousand you are sitting on something akin to gold right now.

I found some Win 209s on cabelas website the other day, for use in my smokepoles... ordered up 4 boxes.

I need to take stock of how many primers I have left, plenty for my needs atm. When this run ends and prices fall to normal, I'm going to stock up on at least 10k of primers.

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