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Old February 3, 2008, 06:03 PM   #1
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Cheapest online balls

That sounds funny. I'm wondering if anyone has a cheap source for lead round balls in 36 and 44 calliber in bulk. They'll be for plinking so the cheaper the better. Thanks
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Old February 3, 2008, 06:43 PM   #2
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cast your own.
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Old February 3, 2008, 08:59 PM   #3
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Amen, Hawg.

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Old February 4, 2008, 12:49 AM   #4
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http://stores.ebay.com/Cheap-Shot is the cheapest I've found (hence the name). $5.99 per 100 balls, and those aren't even bulk prices. I just ordered up 100 Ruger 220 grain conicals...this is the only place I can find them. When ordering in lower quantities, shipping can be a killer, depending on where you live (CSS is located in Cali), but if you're getting more than a few, email the guy and he'll give you a custom quote. In my experience, these fly just as straight as Hornady or any other "name" balls.

UPDATE: Got an email from the guy saying the auto shipping calculator screwed me...shipping should have been half as much as it was. So, even with shipping, Cheap Shot Store is a great bargain. I'd recommend sending the guy an email for a custom shipping quote.

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Old February 4, 2008, 02:32 PM   #5
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Great find. I run my own lead and this is the best price I have seen to date, for a manufacture. I'm familiar with Cheap Shot and have used their conicals before and the quality is just as good as any. Surprised that this price is still holding.
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Old February 21, 2008, 09:42 PM   #6
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Cast your own +2

lee molds for both 50 cal and 44s. i cast for smokeless rifle and handguns too. I just usually purchase about 50lbs off of ebay. You have to find the right persons selling soft lead for bp and hardlead for smokeless. 50lbs of lead goes a long long way.
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