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sputnik1988 01-26-2012 12:30 AM

Best ammo that wont break the bank?
 
I'm going to start stocking up on some good ammo, don't really need nor want JHP's, a nice powerful FMJ is fine. So, what ammo would you guys recommend? I'd like not to spend a small fortune.

How about Speer lawman or gold dot?

And I'm sure someone will ask what caliber am I thinking, well: 9mm, .40 S&W, .45, 5.56x45, 7.62x39... Yeah, all of 'em.

JTJ 01-26-2012 12:43 AM

Gold Dot is HP. Lawman I dont buy since I got a bad load and destroyed a pistol. Rem sells mega packs of 250 rounds but you can find Federal 50 packs cheaper. There is a sale on at Midway. Other mail order stores have lots to choose from. Aim Surplus had some good prices recently.

g17frantz 01-26-2012 05:33 AM

Winchester White Box is primarily what ill use at the range for my .45. Walmart will have the best price. For my 9mm I stick with the 50 rnd federal also at Walmart. WWB in 9mm is loose bulk and i usually get a couple of bad rounds where the bullet is seated too far in the casing and puts a crimp on the side. Not acceptable. At least the .45 has a cardboard layer between each 20 rounds in the 100 CT box. Never had a problem with it.

bub72ck 01-28-2012 02:30 AM

One local Wal-Mart had Federal 9MM 100 round boxes for $19.98 and I bought 700 rounds. Most of the time the 50 rounders are $10.49. Another local store has the 50 rounders for $10.50 as well. I check another Wal-Mart and a buddy of mine checked a third and neither of the other two had the 100 round deal so I guess it's hit or miss.

jjfuller1 01-28-2012 02:33 AM

sellier bellot, rws, magtech. are all good ammo brands that you can find pretty reasonable. look online. ive found them for 10 to 11 bucks a box for 9mm. if you keep your eyes open you can find 1000rnds for around 190 online sales,. often with free shipping


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