Ammunition

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by MyRawTalent, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. MyRawTalent

    MyRawTalent New Member

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    Is it cheaper to buy ammo online instead of instore?
     
  2. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 New Member

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    99% of the time yes. Sometimes you can get lucky and catch a sale at a store or gunshow but generally online bulk is the cheapest.
     

  3. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    It depends on the ammo you want, and where you live.

    In many cases, Wal-Mart has it cheaper than buying online and paying shipping and handling.
     
  4. Vincine

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    I found it may or may not be cheaper. It depends on the shipping & handling charges. Online provides a much greater selection, cheaper, and in bulk, than my LGS.
     
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  5. mdauben

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    This is often true especially if you are not ordering in bulk. Buying one or two boxes at a time online will often eat up any savings paying for shipping.
     
  6. 25-5

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    If you order in bulk and are able to pick it up at the store. No shipping charges. I do that w/Cabelas. I can't get ammo shipped to me in Cook Co. IL anyway.
     
  7. jjfuller1

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    free shipping, or other discount coupons are the way to go.. be sure to search online for coupons before buying.
     
  8. Vaderm3

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    The cheapest ammo I've found is at my LGS. I can get a box of Federal 9mm for $10.99. Cabela's comes in at a close second at $11.50 for the same ammo. I'm sure that buying in bulk online or at a store is cheaper, but not in my current price range.
     
  9. DrumJunkie

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    Online sales are a great way of saving money on ammo. But, you will want to buy enough to eat the cost of the fees and shipping. I but most my reloading components online and it saves me a bunch. I don't buy as much loaded ammo as I used to so I tend to get it at gun shows. I will usually buy mu powder at the same shows if they have what I want/need.
     
  10. Vincine

    Vincine New Member

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    This ^.
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  11. niteglock

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    I live in cook and I had ammo shipped to me.
     
  12. 25-5

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    Cabelas said not to my home as well as a site I found on ammoseek.com I will try again. Thanks
     
  13. niteglock

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  14. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Do you have a Wal-Mart nearby?
     
  15. JimRau

    JimRau Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I am a dealer and I have found an outfit on Gunbroker that sells real reasonable and ships for FREE. I have been buying from them at well under what my wholesalers are pricing the ammo and with not shipping cost!!!:cool:
     
  16. bayouBore

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    Could you share the seller on gunbroker?
     
  17. JimRau

    JimRau Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Yes, but I don't have it handy. If you go to GB and search ammo you will see only one that offers free shipping and that is the one.
     
  18. JimRau

    JimRau Well-Known Member Supporter

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    The name of the company is 'Sportsmans Supply'!:)
     
  19. BeyondTheBox

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    Buy in bulk, online is best. Buy single boxes and the shipping brings it higher than you can find in your local Walmart or, even better if you have, BiMart.
     
  20. danolator

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    BulkAmmo.com. 1,000 rounds at a time. Delivery in two days for $7.50. Just picked up a case of Sellier & Bellot .40 w/shipping for $16/box. 9mm is way cheaper. I buy almost all my ammo with them.