most bluk pack stuff has real issues cycling in semi auto shotguns. bought two of the bulk boxes of winchester universal at walmart my mossberg 930 rips the rims off and my wife gets case seperation in her srm1216. switching to federal bulk and both guns work fine.
the main issue with bulk loads is the lighter weight of shot. not enough oomph to cycle actions. most semi autos work better with 1/8 to 1/4 ounce more shot than comes in bulk boxes. when you get to those shot weights your looking at HUGE money per box.
now if you start looking at costs of loading your own buck shot or slugs the cost savings are huge.
so if your duplicating cheap bulk weight for weight and cheap case for cheap case and all the issues that can go with it its not saving a lot over buying off the shelf. but if your tuning loads and start loading better shells the cost savings are immediate and huge.
go price out goose loads using BB 00buck and slug prices.
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