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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by SGT HATRED, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. SGT HATRED

    SGT HATRED

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    First of all I'll start off that its my weekend and I have been drinking. I work nights so I have to stay on schedule, and stay up late. T.V. video games and drinking usually helps me stay up. Anywho, I bought a Remington 525 value pack last weekend at a LGS. It was on a shelf behind a counter so I didn't handle it until I got out of the store. Once in the car I noticed that the box was a little beat up and taped closed.

    So tonight I was bored and decided to count how many were actually in the box. Only 513. ugh... I'm slightly perturbed that I was shorted 12 rounds ($3.84 according to gunbot.net's cheapest round) but with the scarcity in todays market I think it's warranted.

    Not really going anywhere with this but I'm not sure if it was due to the beat up box, or Remington's counting. Anyone ever had the time to count out a 525 value pack?:beer::drunk::cheers:
     
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  2. skeeter7

    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    I've bought tons of Federal and Remington bulk packs over the years and always wondered if they gave you a little more or less than advertised on the box but I never sat there and counted. I just bought three more Remington 525 packs at Walmart last week and if I find some time later (i'm at work now), I just may count out a box to help with your question.

    On a side note, I know that both Montana Gold and Precision Delta always have given me about 10 more bullets (give or take a couple) than adveritsed. I put my reloaded rounds in 100 round containers and always have that many more at the end.
     

  3. JohnnyReb

    JohnnyReb Lifetime Member

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    I've already heard its a +/- thing. Never been bored enough to verify myself though.
     
  4. ilgunguygt

    ilgunguygt Enslaved in IL

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    Its done by weight, so it could be off. A friend runs a very large cast bullet company here in the midwest, he packages by weight then adds what should be 25 bullets to every box, just to be sure.
     
  5. Glock19Fan

    Glock19Fan Cool Guy

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    How much did you pay?

    Also, ive done this a few times when i was younger. I remember i usually got more than advirtised but that was in better times.

    I also remember counting some 9mm WWB packs and occasionally getting one or two extra rounds. But after I turned 18 I didnt care much.
     
  6. SGT HATRED

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    just shy of 60$. I would like to add that this is the 1st time in about 2 months that I have been able to find 22 locally.

    ETA: Actually I paid the same for a 325 pack of cci mini mags about a month ago. But it was only available to people who paid to use the range.
     
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    JohnnyReb Lifetime Member

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    Holy crap:faint:
     
  8. Bruce M

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    367, 368, 369, 370, ring ring. Oh crap. 1 , 2 , 3...
     
  9. Steve0853

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    With those Remingtons, by the time you take out the duds, you'll be short about 70 rounds.
     
  10. SGT HATRED

    SGT HATRED

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    You might be right steve. But I've had good luck with their performance in the past. Only time will tell...
     
  11. aircarver

    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    I shot a lot of .22s in my youth. I found the rate was about 1% duds back then.

    Nowadays it's 3 or 4 % & cuts across all brands, don't know why :frown:

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  12. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    F'it. I'm ordering hte Aguila from CMP. Just crazy to pay the current prices. I'll overpay in the long run (5,000 rounds), but I'll know I have plenty.

    Sheesh. $60? Heck, the best ONLINE deal is $120 or so. WHAT?!?!?!?!?!

    EDIT - MARGLEFARGLE! Club purchases only. :(

    Let's go, ammomakers!!!!!
     
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  13. Z71bill

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    I know that the 9MM WWB Walmart sells have had 101 rounds.

    I discovered it when I loaded up three 33 round Glock mags -

    I had 2 rounds left - figured I must have loaded one mag a round short - but they all had 33.

    I checked a few boxes and they all had 101.

    Never bothered counting .22 bulk -

    Are you sure you counted correctly?:whistling:
     
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    Double tap
     
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    Yup, I used a cci 100 round plastic box, it only took a few minuets.
     
  16. RichJ

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    For what it's worth... On my last purchase of four 100 count value packs of WWB 9mm, each box contained exactly 102 bullets. I thought that was interesting.
     
  17. itstime

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    I'm not going to pay current prices. If I see them at normal prices I'll pay. Problem is I can't find them.....

    I'll sit on what I have and not shoot .22 till things get normal again. Hopefully later in the Summer I hope. We will see.
     
  18. Z71bill

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    Dam - I only got 101 in my 100 round value pack - they cheated me! :upeyes:
     
  19. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Witless Protection Program

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    Yep, just counted mine: 537.

    :tongueout:
     
  20. M2 Carbine

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    I second, 'Holy crap".:shocked:


    Since the shortage started I've given away about 3,500 22LR rounds in Wal Mart 550 bulk packs and CCI 100 round boxes.

    Have to take care of your friends but when things return to normal we are going to have a talk about them stocking up their own ammo.