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Old June 27, 2012, 11:43 PM   #1
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Where To Buy Ammo Online?????

So I've done the prerequisite search on TFL and I can't find a thread on this topic so here goes....

Any of you buy your ammo online? Have you found it to be cheaper? I am also interested in knowing if these online retailers tend to carry a decent selection of self defense rounds on top of the bulk target stuff. So where do you do your shopping?

Thanks in advance...
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Old June 27, 2012, 11:46 PM   #2
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I've mostly used LuckyGunner.com for my online ammo purchases. Their prices are very competitive and service is outstanding!

http://www.luckygunner.com/
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Old June 28, 2012, 06:08 AM   #3
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Online Ammo

Palmetto State Armory, Georgia Arms. Both great prices , selection and customer service
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Old June 28, 2012, 06:24 AM   #4
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Old June 28, 2012, 06:32 AM   #5
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I have been using Ammoman. Just had 1000 rounds of 9mm and a 1000 rounds .45acp delivered yesterday.

Going to shoot some of it tomorrow...

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Old June 28, 2012, 07:20 AM   #6
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Check out our master vendor's list here: http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=332912
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Old June 28, 2012, 07:21 AM   #7
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SGAmmo is one of my faves

http://www.sgammo.com/
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Old June 28, 2012, 08:10 AM   #8
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Online Ammo

I order all of my ammo online, but from different places using two sites that scour the Web for ammo deals:

Gun-Deals

Ammoseek

You can set up alerts on Gun-Deals to send you emails when ammo drops below a certain price per round. And, it's a good site because it takes your zip code and estimates shipping, giving you a more accurate per round price.
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Old June 28, 2012, 08:17 AM   #9
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Wait... It's not like the same topics don't get posted over and over and over anyway but "the prerequisite search" turned up nothing?

uh....

http://thefiringline.com/forums/sear...archid=6212976

Just saying...
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Old June 28, 2012, 09:04 AM   #10
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I have only purchased ammo online once and it was from www.midwayusa.com
I had a friend who bought a lot of surplus through places like j&g sales, SOG, sarco, aim surplus, etc.
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Old June 28, 2012, 09:48 AM   #11
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I use Ammoman.com
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Old June 28, 2012, 09:59 AM   #12
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SGAMMO is a good place,,,

Quote:
SGAmmo is one of my faves

http://www.sgammo.com/
I have had good fortune with this store as well,,,
They delivered quickly and exactly what I ordered.

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Old June 28, 2012, 02:41 PM   #13
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Quote:
Wait... It's not like the same topics don't get posted over and over and over anyway but "the prerequisite search" turned up nothing?

uh....

http://thefiringline.com/forums/sear...archid=6212976

Just saying...
Ok... Maybe I need a lesson on how to use the search function on this site. I waded through a couple of pages that had nothing to do with my search for "online ammo purchasing" and I gave up.


Thank you everyone for the recommendations so far and the staff member who pointed me to the vendor list. Hopefully I will never again be annoyed by the always empty shelves at Mr. Walton's castle.
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Old June 28, 2012, 03:03 PM   #14
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Your best bet for searching from the actual forum is to use advanced search and specify titles only, if you're looking for something in the titles.

Otherwise, it's best to use an external search engine and specify the search exclusively to TFL by including:

site:thefiringline.com/forums

In the search box.
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Old June 30, 2012, 07:52 PM   #15
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I know the brand, type and weight of the ammo I want to buy. Thus, when I buy from an internet ammo vendor, I choose the one who sells the ammo I want at the least expensive price at the time of my order.

If you do not want to check individual vendors, then here is a good source that lists ammo pricing by most of the internet vendors:

http://ammoseek.com/?from=resultspag....submit=Search
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Old June 30, 2012, 08:16 PM   #16
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When comparing online vs local prices you'll need to add a little over three cents per round for shipping. For me, I add 100 miles driving for local quantity purchases. And, I've used Natchez (limited selection), Cabelas, Able Ammo, and Ammo To Go. Prices have usually been close enough to not justify a whole lot of time searching around.
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Old June 30, 2012, 09:58 PM   #17
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Natchez usually has competitive pricing, but living in TN I can't order from them. I usually find the combination of Graf's and a C&R FFL gives me the lowest price.
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Old June 30, 2012, 11:25 PM   #18
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I buy a lot from AIMsurplus.com seem to have good prices and a great selection.
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Old July 1, 2012, 12:41 AM   #19
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Ammoseek is really good for comparing per round and what not. One thing to keep in mind is your shipping costs. From what I have seen there is a huge retailer that a lot of people like that always seems to charge more for shipping then others.

After a while of comparisons I went with ammotogo. Also keep in mind some ammo may be cheaper to get at Wal Mart because of shipping costs. I haven't crunched the numbers all the way but it looks like 12 ga and .22lr is cheaper to get at Wal Mart for the cheap plinking stuff.
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Old July 1, 2012, 12:52 AM   #20
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Has anyone noticed that ammo has a jumped A LOT this past 2 weeks? Election worries?
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Old July 1, 2012, 05:24 AM   #21
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Do a Goole Shoping ....wait... you can't anymore because Google won't let you search gun related stuff.
There are way too many sellers out there. A lot depends on your local laws too. Do a Google search. However not Google Shoping.

MidwayUSA, Sportsmans Guide, Cheaper than Dirt,....many....
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Old July 3, 2012, 10:48 PM   #22
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22 LR= Champion Shooters supply for match ammo.
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