Federal Custom Ammo

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  1. flyover

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    I received an email from Federal Ammo introducing custom ammo for rifles and shotguns. Rifle ammo is $99.99 for 20 rounds. Shotgun ammo includes 410 to 10 gauge and runs $93.95 to $153.95 depending upon gauge, these are 10 round boxes.

    Federal at least asks about the firearm that the ammo is intended to be used in.
     
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    Good for Federal to offer this service. At $5 per round, I think that's why most of us on here go to the trouble to make our own custom ammo!
     
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    My most used custom ammo(45colt) cost me about 5 cents each. I'll pass.
     
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    I roll my own. I`ll pass.
     
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    Not sure who's more insane...
    1. Federal for offering this
    2. The guy who's going to pay for some varmint rounds at double .50 BMG prices.
     
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    Smallest caliber offered is 243 Winchester along with premium bullets. Most varmint shooters that I know don't use that type of bullet.
     
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    Ah, wasn't aware of the minimum caliber. Still...
     
  8. FullClip

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    Unless they are heat seeking rounds with built in ground defense capabilities, think I'll pass.

    The rifle stuff I can almost understand, but is that right about 10 rounds of shot shells for $93.95?! I hope that is for at least 100 rounds.

    Edit to add...
    CRAP!! That is for 10 rounds.....$9.40 to $15 dollars a pop!!

    Yeah...can see using those out at the gravel pit with a couple boxes of clay pigeons from Walmart...would be a fun afternoon.
     
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    Some of the 10 gauge stuff was 156.95 for 10 rounds!:alex:
     
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    Says tungsten shot, but for that price I would think it would be gold and diamonds.
     
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    Cool, maybe they'll start offering pistol ammo for 5 bucks a round.
     
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    I wonder if they are using a MEC or a Lee Load All for the shotgun ammo?
     
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    I'm fixing to make some federal custom ammo. I just changed over from 9mm to .308, and cleaned some federal brass in the tumbler.

    These will be hand custom premium deluxe ultra elite loads :)
     
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    Make me a batch of those fancy boolits while you at it ithaca! ;)
     
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