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Old May 10, 2005, 07:05 PM   #1
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Bulk supplies

does anybody have a good place to buy bulk reloading supplies online, mainly bullets, cases i have found but if there are some good deals theyd be nice to know about. i looked on midway but all i could find was by 250 (maybe 500?) at the most and they werent that cheap.
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Old May 10, 2005, 07:22 PM   #2
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I buy bullets by the thousand from Midway or Dillon all the time. You can't find every bullet in bulk, but the choices have been good enough for my uses.

.224 55 gr FMJBT from Winchester
.224 55 gr Sprire Points from Hornady
9mm 115 gr HPs from Remington
357 mag 158 gr JHP from Remington
45 acp 200 gr plated SWC from Rainier
45 acp 230 gr plated RN from Rainier
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Old May 10, 2005, 07:25 PM   #3
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It depends on caliber , For pistol bullets or big bore rifle I hit the gunshow because the weight on shipping will kill ya , On small to medium rifle bullets it depends on caliber . If you are shooting a military bore size search for the surplus houses . I have found that in many cases when you buy cheap bullets that is what you get and no matter what you do they arent going to shoot that well .
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Old May 10, 2005, 07:37 PM   #4
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Check this:

Zero Bullet Company

They've got the best deals on Ranier 230 gr. RN in 45 ACP I'm aware of - $48.75/k delivered...
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Old May 10, 2005, 10:03 PM   #5
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What do you consider "bulk". To me that means above 10K. Some manufactuers drop ship free after like 8 cases. Also try www.ghostholster.com for zero's. He ships through the flat rate USPS boxes which save a ton on shipping.
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Old May 10, 2005, 10:06 PM   #6
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ummm 10k is a little bit more than i was thinking. about 1-2k is more like it. i say bulk because compared to the 100 rd. boxes ive seen its a lot. i need .223 small gr. (45-55 gr.) too if anybody has a link for that.
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Old May 10, 2005, 10:48 PM   #7
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I like Power Valley but

I like Power Valley http://www.powdervalleyinc.com/ but bullets are often better bought close to home to save shipping.
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Old May 10, 2005, 11:27 PM   #8
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http://www.midwayusa.com/eproductpag...eitemid=519381

Here's a 10 shot, 100 yard group fired with these bullets last week, the wind was gusty and caused a couple of flyers, still...not too shabby.

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Old May 15, 2005, 08:52 PM   #9
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If you want REALLY good prices, you need bulk and FFL.

Any decent gun club should have a FFL. Work with the club secretary/treasurer and get some members together and order true BULK.

My club secretary usually orders primers in lots of 500,000-750,000! Powder in lots of several hundred pounds. I generally buy primers in lots of 25K to 50K at a time, and pay $12/thousand, or less, by getting included in these bulk orders.

I order powder by the case, 4 jugs per case, 8 pounds per jug. 32 pounds of powder. Some members order 1/10 as much as I do, but when 50 or more people order at once, you can build up a large order quickly. You can also get screaming deals on bullets and even loaded ammo in bulk thru a FFL.

And, you can get your weapons and magazines at dealer cost.
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Old May 16, 2005, 07:46 PM   #10
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Check www.Cabelas.com They have good prices on bulk bullets and shipping is hard to beat --- they figure shipping by dollar amount of purchase, not weight.
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Old May 19, 2005, 07:47 AM   #11
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We do bullets. Check out the Blaster's. Also have some bulk brass. We ship flat rate USPS. www.creeker.net
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Old May 20, 2005, 10:06 PM   #12
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Check out Midsouth Shooter's Supply for jacketed bullets.
www.midsouthshooterssupply.com

Check out National Bullet Company as another source for cast pistol bullets.
www.nationalbullet.com

For cast rifle bullets you need to get as picky as your gun is. Try buying minimum size samples from a number of different makers and see which ones actually shoot well in your guns? Choose the shape for what you want them to do. For example, Brother Creeker's 430 grain .459 looks like a good 45-70 game getter to me. When you find "the one" your gun loves, any caster will sell by the 1000 and up without complaint.

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