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Old 03-07-2012, 20:45   #1
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Deals on ammo?

I have been shopping online for ammo and I cannot find good deals when you add in shipping.

50rds - 9mm Federal Champion 115gr. FMJ RN Ammo
[WM5199] $11.95 (plus $10.14 shipping).

Not much difference when you buy in bulk.

So where are the good deals online?

Any ideas or websites you can recommend?
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Old 03-07-2012, 20:47   #2
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You forgot to add the word Glock into your post. Otherwise you risk getting locked down by higher powers. I have found that I can get good ammo for my GLOCK at sgammo.com. The key is to have a bunch of sites that you look at and watch for sales.

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Old 03-07-2012, 20:57   #3
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You forgot to add the word Glock into your post. Otherwise you risk getting locked down by higher powers. I have found that I can get good ammo for my GLOCK at sgammo.com. The key is to have a bunch of sites that you look at and watch for sales.
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Old 03-07-2012, 21:08   #4
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All good advice when buying ammo online FOR YOUR GLOCK!! lol

Lucky Gunner is not too bad on S&H but you really have to price around. Some have deals at different times.

One thing I latched onto a few years ago was a state and ffl dealer in my area who shot alot. He created a list of other shooters in the most popular calibers and would look out for BULK orders on special. He would put out a red flag contact email when a good deal came up and get enough buyers each time to cut the cost.

Fed 9mm 115 gr FMJ 50 rd box $12 OTD, 40's-155gr FMJ $15 OTD etc. No signing for UPS delivery, tax etc. Not great, but not bad.
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Old 03-08-2012, 06:18   #5
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All good advice when buying ammo online FOR YOUR GLOCK!! lol

Lucky Gunner is not too bad on S&H but you really have to price around. Some have deals at different times.

One thing I latched onto a few years ago was a state and ffl dealer in my area who shot alot. He created a list of other shooters in the most popular calibers and would look out for BULK orders on special. He would put out a red flag contact email when a good deal came up and get enough buyers each time to cut the cost.

Fed 9mm 115 gr FMJ 50 rd box $12 OTD, 40's-155gr FMJ $15 OTD etc. No signing for UPS delivery, tax etc. Not great, but not bad.
Be sure to check, some places ship for less if shipping to a business as opposed to a residence. Why? I dunno, but they do. If you have a bud that has a biz that you can use his addy, then do it. Charges are usually 3-4 bucks less.
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Be sure to check, some places ship for less if shipping to a business as opposed to a residence. Why? I dunno, but they do. If you have a bud that has a biz that you can use his addy, then do it. Charges are usually 3-4 bucks less.
Shipping to businesses is always cheaper because the delivery driver has a regular route that takes them by that business daily. Home delivery requires the driver to go off route to deliver. UPS is getting real critical of how their drivers "drive" around here. They are putting sensors all over on the trucks and have driver meetings every morning with drivers that go "the wrong way" too many times the day before. They know how long and far a driver is in reverse, if he is in his seat, if the bulk head door is open.
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Old 05-20-2013, 19:22   #7
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You forgot to add the word Glock into your post. Otherwise you risk getting locked down by higher powers. I have found that I can get good ammo for my GLOCK at sgammo.com. The key is to have a bunch of sites that you look at and watch for sales.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:58   #8
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You forgot to add the word Glock into your post. Otherwise you risk getting locked down by higher powers. I have found that I can get good ammo for my GLOCK at sgammo.com. The key is to have a bunch of sites that you look at and watch for sales.

this is exactly what I had to do, but been having a lot of luck with gunbroker
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Old 03-07-2012, 20:53   #9
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Key to looking on line is a site that lets you get shipping charge before ordering. I found one placed with great price but shipping was crazy.
Cheaperthandirt is usually best deal for what i have looked for, luckygunner was been best a couple of times. Just go to all and sign up for the emails, they will send you something when they put ammo on sale.
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Old 03-07-2012, 20:55   #10
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I am lucky to get good prices on FMJ ammo at my local Wal-Mart ($20 for 100 9mm and ~$23 for 100 .40 both before tax). They also have no limit on how much I can buy...I asked. However, I have been able to buy in bulk from SG Ammo for right around the same price. .380 ammo and .40 HPJ ammo is cheaper than I can buy locally though. Just placed an order for 200 rounds of .380 ammo for my Mom and 100 rounds of .40 HPJ ammo for myself and spent $100 OTD.
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Old 03-11-2012, 12:03   #11
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I am lucky to get good prices on FMJ ammo at my local Wal-Mart ($20 for 100 9mm and ~$23 for 100 .40 both before tax). They also have no limit on how much I can buy...I asked. However, I have been able to buy in bulk from SG Ammo for right around the same price. .380 ammo and .40 HPJ ammo is cheaper than I can buy locally though. Just placed an order for 200 rounds of .380 ammo for my Mom and 100 rounds of .40 HPJ ammo for myself and spent $100 OTD.
You can no longer get ammo this cheap at wolmart.
They (like everyone else) recently raised their prices.
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Old 03-11-2012, 12:07   #12
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You can no longer get ammo this cheap at wolmart.
They (like everyone else) recently raised their prices.
$23.97 for WWB 9mm, 100 rnd box
$19.99 for Federal 9mm, 100 rnd box

Was there yesterday...
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Old 03-11-2012, 12:11   #13
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$23.97 for WWB 9mm, 100 rnd box
$19.99 for Federal 9mm, 100 rnd box

Was there yesterday...
Tax free? Cool!
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Old 03-11-2012, 12:27   #14
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Tax free? Cool!
Plus tax, no shipping... it is a wash.

In Wisconsin, if you do not pay taxes on your online purchases you are in violation of the law, of course nobody does it until they are audited and then they are anal about reporting it, hahahahaha
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Old 03-11-2012, 12:12   #15
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$23.97 for WWB 9mm, 100 rnd box
$19.99 for Federal 9mm, 100 rnd box

Was there yesterday...

they recently raised their prices ~ $2/box

If you can buy at old prices then buy them up
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they recently raised their prices ~ $2/box

If you can buy at old prices then buy them up
Here in Wisconsin they are the same price as always, I do fully expect prices to go up
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$23.97 for WWB 9mm, 100 rnd box
$19.99 for Federal 9mm, 100 rnd box

Was there yesterday...
40 cal
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Old 03-11-2012, 18:52   #18
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40 cal
9mm, not sure what 40 was going for...
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Old 03-07-2012, 21:01   #19
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price u can't beat wally world, but basspro.com has 5.50 shipping you can't beat that unless you can afford to buy in bulk.
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Old 03-07-2012, 21:07   #20
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Academy is pretty good too. I bounce back and forth between Walmart and Academy.

9mm wwb 100 rounds is generally $21.99 at Academy or I get the Remington UMC 250 rounds for $55 at Walmart
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