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Old October 12, 2012, 10:48 AM   #1
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Where do you buy your ammo, and what are you paying?

I go to the gun shows,regularly check out ammoman.com,luckygunner.com,natchez,etc.... and it seems that sprawlmart has them beat, esp. when shipping is factored in.

They have the Federal "champion" 100 rnd box of 9mm for $19.97, bought 500 rnds for $108 OTD. Anybody seen a better deal on a "reputable name brand"?
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Old October 12, 2012, 11:05 AM   #2
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If you live where you can have ammo easily
shipped to you, ammoseek.com shows all of
the choices available.
http://ammoseek.com/?gun=handgun&cal...ds=&sortby=cpr
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Old October 12, 2012, 11:48 AM   #3
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I make most of my own these days. SGAmmo and Ammoman were my regular sources before then.
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Old October 12, 2012, 01:39 PM   #4
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I kind of like ammoman.

I just bought 1000 rounds .308 in battle paks for $589 delivered to my door.
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Old October 12, 2012, 01:47 PM   #5
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Thnx for these sites ! New to me -- researching now -- thnx !
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Old October 12, 2012, 01:50 PM   #6
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Agreed, its hard to beat a good Walmart sale, when shipping is added in.

I use:
*Internet, with the usual suspects
-sportsman's guide
-cheaper than dirt
-cabellas
-freedom munitions
-Jack Ross (haven't used but heard good things about)
*Walmart
*Academy

Walmart and Academy are pretty comparable but just have a slightly different range ammunition available.

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Old October 12, 2012, 02:06 PM   #7
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I buy alot of ammo from www.sportsmansguide.com, mostly 9x18 and 9x19, some .38. They are very competitive on price and occasionally they will offer free shipping specials.
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Old October 12, 2012, 02:15 PM   #8
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I forgot Academy. While the selection there blows away walmart, they do seem to be a bit higher pricewise. The tradeoff is that Academy always has stock, while at walmart its hit or miss.

Hasnt been that many years ago Academy had WWB 9mm 50 count for $4.something a box, i sure miss those days.
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Old October 12, 2012, 02:40 PM   #9
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I wish it were otherwise, but the per-round price at Walmart is almost exactly the same (slightly less, if different at all) as buying in bulk and paying for shipping.
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Old October 12, 2012, 03:15 PM   #10
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In Houston, WB Winchester is the same price as WB online, but without the shipping cost.
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Old October 12, 2012, 10:11 PM   #11
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Here's some I didn't see mentioned.

Aimsurplus.com

Gun-deals.com
allows you to search deals by caliber and puts the deals in spreedsheet form for easy viewing. The list is easy to sort and it has links to all the deals.

Centerfiresystems.com
Their online catalog is fun to go through. They update it every couple months.
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Old October 12, 2012, 10:17 PM   #12
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I roll my own, mostly.
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Old October 13, 2012, 08:48 AM   #13
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In Houston don't forget sales tax. 6.25% plus county plus city. Mine is 8.25%.
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Old October 13, 2012, 09:12 AM   #14
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I am very satisfied with ammoman.com. All my orders at my front door in less than a week with no added shipping costs.
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Old October 14, 2012, 10:04 AM   #15
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local gun shop

50rnds Federal AE 9mm 115g $11.00
50rnds Federal AR 40cal 180g $13.00
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Old October 14, 2012, 05:56 PM   #16
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Two times I have purchased 1000 rounds of newly manufactured (not reloads) 180gr FMJ .40 S&W from Freedom Ammunition from Steven in Ohio. Eash time the cost was $260.00, including shipping. I have shot about 1500 of those rounds, and I have found the ammo to be exceptionally clean firing ammo. I have experienced no problems with the ammo at all. Take a look at the website to investigate further (www.freedomammunition.com.) I am in no way related or affiliated with the company, other that being a very satisfied customer.
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Old October 14, 2012, 06:14 PM   #17
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Palmetto state armory ammo prices are usually good. Cheaper than dirt is good but their shipping ruins everything for them.
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Old October 14, 2012, 06:46 PM   #18
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Quote:
I use:
*Internet, with the usual suspects
-sportsman's guide
-cheaper than dirt
-cabellas
-freedom munitions
-Jack Ross (haven't used but heard good things about)
*Walmart
*Academy
I would caution anyone thinking about using Jack Ross to wait until they've got their business sorted out. They have been unable to fulfill orders for quite sometime now. Which is sad because they're semi-local to me.

On a happier note, I've used SG Ammo, Cabela's(wait for ammo sale + free or flat rate shipping deals to coincide), and UN Ammo and been happy with all my purchases from those vendors.
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Old October 15, 2012, 11:31 AM   #19
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I've been using Freedom Munitions for my 40 cal range ammo. Best pricing I have been able to find and with the free freight Labor Day sale last month, a few of us bought enough ammo to last a while on a group buy.
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Old October 15, 2012, 01:57 PM   #20
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I used to use mainly Walmart, but now that a buddy of mine has gotten his .45ACP, we (along with his dad) tend to roll our own now, since the three of us together can crank out about 3000-3500 rounds in a day. Not sure on the price of all those rounds, we just give my friend's dad our used brass and stop in STL to pick up his supply orders (then drive them all the way up to CHI) and he considers that our financial contribution.
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Old October 15, 2012, 08:02 PM   #21
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For bulk range fodder: Freedom Munitions

For premium ammo and 7.62 x 39 bulk: SGammo

Also caution on Jack Ross until they get their act together. My experience with them:

http://thefiringline.com/forums/show...95#post5116095
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