Storing 9mm ammo.

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Danel Boone, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Danel Boone

    Danel Boone

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    Hi.

    Silly question really, but you never know...I thought Breakfree CLP was a no brainer for my G-19, but then saw some questioning posts on this forum, so here goes a silly question.

    I recently scored 2 cases of 9mm ammo. I keep my ammo in a locked tool chest with desiccant bags inside.

    But I am running out of room.

    The ammo comes in 50 round boxes with a plastic mold and each round stands in its own little plastic hole. I found that if I remove the plastic molds, I can place almost 100 rounds in each box.

    Is there a problem doing this?

    Danel
     
  2. digitalmike47

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    If you buy the WWB 100 round boxes, that is the way it comes, so I don't see a problem.
     

  3. James Dean

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    I don't know what your situation is, I solved that problem with a tall Gun safe. Best investment I ever made.
     
  4. 07 LMB Z06

    07 LMB Z06

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    No problem. A lot of manufacturers ship bulk ammo in the large military ammo cans. This is just what you're doing but on a larger scale. There are many pictures of people on here and the rest of the internet with huge ammo stashes stored this way.
     
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    .50 cal surplus ammo cans, cheap, waterproof, and airtight.
     
  6. tango44

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    Say what???
    What does CLP has to do with your ammo and G19???
    To be practical yes you can store loose ammo in their paper cases, no problem.
    But it just more easier as it comes, just make sure is in a dry place with dessicant inside.
    By the way CLP is the best thing you can use in your G19.
     
  7. 05FLHT

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    Oh, no you didn't! :wow:

    By the way, I use CLP. :tongueout:
     
  8. cowboy1964

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    I do the same thing. I can squeeze about 1500 rounds (give or take) into a standard .50 cal ammo box instead of half that.

    I wouldn't store ammo lose if it were being jossled around but in this case the ammo can never moves from it's spot.
     
  9. Danel Boone

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    Great Guys.

    Thanks for your info.

    A safe is nice, but too expensive for me.

    Danel Boone
     
  10. jack76590

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    My only concern would be with JHP ammo and then only if ammo got moved around a lot. Too much movement with ammo packed loose could cause damage to JHP bullet nose, which in turn could cause feeding problems. Otherwise no problem I can see.
     
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    I use cleaned pickle jars, they hold a bunch of bullets. After my ammo cans were full, and all my WWBoxes were refilled, reloading is great!
     
  12. unit1069

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    I keep all premium self-defense JHP ammo in a small safe that also holds four pistols.

    Range ammo goes in a military surplus ammo box because there's no room in the safe for anything more.