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Old March 12, 2012, 09:31 PM   #1
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Best bulk 9mm ammo deals?

I'd like to purchase 2,000 rounds of 9mm ammo. Where would I get the best deal? I will only use it for plinking.
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Old March 12, 2012, 09:38 PM   #2
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http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...ducts_id/63219 $0.18 a round
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Old March 12, 2012, 11:07 PM   #3
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That steel case can be tricky in some guns if yours is like mine are and not picky that's a really good price!

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Old March 12, 2012, 11:37 PM   #4
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What steel case? Blazer uses aluminum cases. Can't reload but seems to work for most people.
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Old March 12, 2012, 11:45 PM   #5
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I like this one a lot for plinking, went through 1k of it with no issues at all

http://www.freedommunitions.com/9mm-...-p/b9r115r.htm
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Old March 13, 2012, 12:14 AM   #6
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http://slickguns.com/category/ammo?c...=round&dir=asc
here are some good options.
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Old March 13, 2012, 12:36 AM   #7
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Gun shows always have the best prices for bulk ammo.
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Old March 13, 2012, 08:49 AM   #8
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Here's a site that shops for you.
http://www.ammoengine.com/find/ammo/9mm

My personal favorite isn't the cheapest round but I like to practice with the 124gr. NATO rounds, which usually sell for around $110 a case of 500. Good, accurate, quality ammo that mimics to a degree many carry rounds.
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Old March 15, 2012, 04:00 PM   #9
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I like this one a lot for plinking, went through 1k of it with no issues at all

http://www.freedommunitions.com/9mm-...-p/b9r115r.htm
It says this is training ammo, doesn't training ammo use lowered loads or something different than regular ammo or am i thinking of something else? If not thats a good deal
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Old March 15, 2012, 07:13 PM   #10
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I just bought 250 rounds of 9mm from Bud's today. $60 delivered. Try this link www.ammoseek.com It's like Kayak (travel) for ammo.
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Old March 15, 2012, 07:28 PM   #11
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It says this is training ammo, doesn't training ammo use lowered loads or something different than regular ammo or am i thinking of something else? If not thats a good deal
According to their site, no (see quote below). I didn't get the Blaster stuff but got 2k rounds of their remanufactured 115 gr, so far so good with it.

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Our Blaster remanufactured ammo product line is our training grade product with performance equal to our premium line, however some may contain cosmetic blemishes which did not meet our premium products visual standards.

While Blaster is our economy priced alternative it is manufactured to the same rigorous standards on the same production line as our premium product.
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Old March 15, 2012, 07:52 PM   #12
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I buy the federal 100 packs from walmart under $20 per I havent been able to beat the price online anywhere Randy
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Old March 15, 2012, 08:00 PM   #13
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Depending on where you are, Jack Ross may be a good option, both the reloads and retail ammo are pretty cheap and they have a free shipping region. They've gotten pretty popular lately though, so they're running backorders at the moment.
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Old March 15, 2012, 08:00 PM   #14
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I like this one a lot for plinking, went through 1k of it with no issues at all

http://www.freedommunitions.com/9mm-...-p/b9r115r.htm

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I just bought 1000 rounds of 115gr. FMJ for $155 (plus shipping).
They're reloads (hence the term "training") but it's clean, polished and I've had no issues.
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Old March 15, 2012, 08:26 PM   #15
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Aim Surplus has Aguila for $9.50/50 if you buy 1000.

http://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?item=AG9FMJ124
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Old March 15, 2012, 09:12 PM   #16
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Ever considered reloading? I can reload a box of 9mm w/ plated copper bullets for under $5.00/box.
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Old March 15, 2012, 10:48 PM   #17
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lucky gunner- 115gr 9mm 1000 rounds... 189.00
thats 18.9 cents a round before shipping (28.00?)
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Old March 16, 2012, 04:51 AM   #18
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Check ammoman.com or sgammo.com
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Old March 16, 2012, 09:00 AM   #19
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buy the federal 100 packs from walmart under $20 per I havent been able to beat the price online
+1 -- I've had the same experience, so far.
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Old March 16, 2012, 10:13 AM   #20
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Ever considered reloading? I can reload a box of 9mm w/ plated copper bullets for under $5.00/box.
How much time do you have to invest in reloading those 50 rounds though? Even if we assume your labor is just worth minimum wage, you'd have to do it in half an hour or less to really come out ahead.
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Old March 16, 2012, 11:06 AM   #21
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Yes our labor is worth something. But some of the reasons I like reloading it's cheaper than buying bulk or preloaded ammo, I get to prefect the load/grain weight, its one more aspect of a sport/hobby/passion I am able to do myself, and finally it's relaxing.
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Old March 18, 2012, 11:15 AM   #22
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...and then there's the gun show.

Found a case of Winchester 124gr NATO ball for $100 at the show today. It's great practice ammo at a Walmart price. I wish he had more to sell.
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Old March 19, 2012, 10:53 PM   #23
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I can reload a box of 50 in 15 minutes. That's taking empty cases "as is" after firing (well, I do dump them in my vibratory polisher just because that's me but some guys don't). And I don't have an expensive set-up; that's using a Lee Classic Turret press, not some high-end progressive.

Part of the hobby for me is reloading, so I don't count that time as "cost" just like I don't count my shooting time as cost either. It's all part of the fun!
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Old March 19, 2012, 11:04 PM   #24
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Paid $210 for 1k Sellier & Belliot 115gr FMJ, great ammo for a decent price at the local gun show.
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Old March 19, 2012, 11:48 PM   #25
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