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Old June 6, 2007, 08:21 AM   #1
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Best priced quality bulk ammo discount mail order website?

In trying to build up my .40 cal. FMJ semi-auto ammo stocks, and I'm considering using reputable very discounted mail order ammo supply companies.

Even in bulk purchases on-line, I'm only finding mail order places(out of Texas to save our local sales taxes) that end up being within just a couple cents of what I pay at Wal-Mart and other local sporting goods retail stores here.

Can you guys give me ANY LINKS to websites that have exceptionally low prices on mail order Quality, Reloadable ammo...Please?!

thanks!
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Old June 6, 2007, 10:15 AM   #2
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sportsmansguide.com occasionally has good deals, as does midwayusa.com. Know what you're looking for first with the former, as they hype absolute crap as "the newest thing" at times.

cheaperthandirt.com used to be, but their new shipping policy is murder, I quit buying from them because the shipping is REALLY expensive and kills all savings!
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Old June 6, 2007, 12:33 PM   #3
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daddySEAL, do a search for topics related as there have been numerous threads and posts about the various retailers and their pros/cons. Use "ammoman.com", "miwall", etc for search topics. We have a goldmine of info here.
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Old June 6, 2007, 01:56 PM   #4
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Jusy go to Wally World and buy what you need. Shipping charges usually make mail-order more expensive than Wally, or so close to the same price as to not be worth the hassle.
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Old June 6, 2007, 05:52 PM   #5
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I usually go to Ammoman.com for case lots.

Prices include shipping which is handy on those days when I'm mathamatically challenged. No surprises. I'm not sure how well he does on the low end stuff. My last purchase was Federal .40S&W 155 HSTs at 299/K delv'd.
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Old June 6, 2007, 06:03 PM   #6
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I suppose we all see things a little different. I find that having my ammo delivered to my door is far less of a hassle than going to Wal-Mart. It is hard to beat Wally World in price only, but I always seem to return from Wal-Mart a little less and sometimes down right . If you are buying in quantity, the mail order prices are very competitive even with shipping costs.

Now a trip to Sportsman's Warehouse always makes me , if not a little poorer. Therefore, I usually make my small ammo purchases at Sportsman's Warehouse and bulk purchases by mail order. I'm not involved in the politics of Wal-Mart, but I personally find the limited savings not worth the aggravation of the "Wal-Mart experience."
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Old June 6, 2007, 06:39 PM   #7
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Discount ammo

Tey all gave you good hints. Also, try www.natchezss.com
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Old June 6, 2007, 09:14 PM   #8
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Discount ammo...

Unless you can find someone like Natchez or Midway having a TERRIFIC sale, you are not going to beat Wal-Mart's WWB (Winchester white box) 100 ct. 165 grain FMJ for $19.98 around here. I know for a fact that wholesale cost from Sports South Wholesale(one of the major wholesalers for your local dealers) is a little over $22 for this exact ammo.
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Old June 7, 2007, 02:15 PM   #9
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thank you all!
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Old June 8, 2007, 05:03 PM   #10
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ammo

Hey Daddy,try these.
http://www.bulkammo.com/
http://www.northwestloading.com/cata...php?cPath=1_45
http://east.outdoormarksman.com/inde...6298f75786fe03
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Old June 10, 2007, 10:29 AM   #11
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Great, OLD NAVY!

Thank you!
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Old June 11, 2007, 06:50 PM   #12
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good lnks
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Old June 12, 2007, 08:30 PM   #13
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Try HSM out of Montana. We shoot the stuff all the time at my dept. (only for qualification though.)
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Old June 21, 2007, 07:34 AM   #14
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Thanks, okiewita40

Their "range ammo" prices are really good.
I may make an order(can't beat 17 cents a new FMJ round)

I hope they are good brass and reloadable, because it cost me about 12 cents per reload myself.

Thanks
(I wonder what the cost with shipping would be?)

OK, I got my answer by calling the company. The good priced ($0.17 per round) ammo are reloads($0.20 with shipping).
Since I reload too, I'd rather not use reloads that have been already fired and reloaded dozens(who knows?) of times, and the brass might be fatigued after I use it once.

(the new ammo is the same price as the Winchesters I get at Wal-Mart...plus you also pay shipping of about $25 per 1000 rounds)

Thanks Very much for the suggestion though. If I didn't reload myself, I'd Definitely be interested in them!

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Old June 21, 2007, 03:47 PM   #15
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This place may be good, if you catch a sale. I just used them for the first time, didn't get here yet. Lots of variety with varying prices, shipping is included in price though. You'll have to look around.

http://www.ammobank.com/?xax=171246
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Old July 5, 2007, 03:29 PM   #16
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CGSteve8718,
Did you mean to say "shipping is Not included though"??
Or is it, please?
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Old July 6, 2007, 12:07 AM   #17
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Well, on their page, they say if you buy over $45 then they won't charge you shipping.

I'm not sure if the prices listed are with S&H included though. I don't believe they are.

I think you should check the site out, they have pretty much every caliber you can think of. You just have to follow their quirky rules by proving you are 21 or over.
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Old July 20, 2007, 05:33 PM   #18
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T's Guns and ammo, best place ive found just google T's guns and ammo
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Old July 22, 2007, 03:10 AM   #19
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+1 on T's

I have gone through about 12,000 rounds of there ammo and it seems to be clean and reliable.

Also see if your Wal-Mart carries the CCI Blazer brass in .40. Mine has it for $7.47 for 50 rounds
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Old July 22, 2007, 11:42 AM   #20
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www.cabelas.com carries a variety of bulk ammo in various calibers.
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Old July 22, 2007, 02:44 PM   #21
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I'll put in a plug for sportsmansguide.com here.

I did a little research and put together a spreadsheet to determine who had the best prices on ammo. In many cases, Sportsmansguide.com beat Cheaper Than Dirt, Natchez and Ammobank.

Ammoman was cheapest IF they had your ammo and IF you want to buy case or short-case lots of it.

By the way, I adjusted for the differences in packaging (20 vs. 50 vs. 500 case lots), then calculating the cost per a 50-round box. This allows you to see how expensive some of the premium ammo really is.

A good example:
.357 Magnum
125 grain Speer Gold Dot JHP = $46.00 per 50 (Natchez best price)
145 grain Win Silver Tip JHP = $32.97 per 50 (Sportsman's best price)
158 grain Fed American Eagle JSP = $18.09 per 50 (Natchez)

I was looking for the .38 Special +P 158 grain LSWC-HP loads. Winchester was $25.93 per 50 at CTD. Federal's version (C38G) was only 14.90 from Ammoman, but you had to buy 500 rounds of it for $149.

For Hydrashok .38 Special +P 129grain JHP, the king is CTD where you can buy a 50 round box (not 20) for $23.72. They also have the best price on .45 ACP 230gr Hydrashok at $26.75 in boxes of 50.

Important note:
If you're new to this, beware of shipping charges. In some cases, shipping charges negate the lower prices. Vendor-A can be priced at $11.99 a box but adding the shipping charges can make it $13.29 a box, but Vendor-B charges $12.45 a box but his shipping charges only raise the price to $12.99 a box. Do the math before committing to a big expenditure.
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