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WalMart carrying Russian ammo

Discussion in 'The Kalashnikov Klub' started by Teej, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Teej

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    Was in my local WalMart last night and they are carrying 7.62x39 Russian ammo. $4.99 for a box of 20rnds. Thats .24 per round and NO Shipping cost. A decent price although you can find 7.62 ammo online now around .17 - .18 per round now if you search, but you still have to account for shipping.

    I believe the ammo I saw was white box "Tula" ammo. If I recall correctly Tula makes all the Wolf ammo.

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  2. Glocker08

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    Wally World carrying Russian ammo ? :rofl:

    Yeah, I'm pretty sure Tula,Ulyanovsk,and Wolf are all the same stuff. IIRC, the boxes that Tula and Uly come in look exactly the same, just different names. I have some Uly, good stuff, seems to be loaded kind of hot.
     

  3. southernshooter

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    Mine too, just bought a couple of boxes. Also, they seem to always have .380 fmj 100 round boxes in stock now. $32.95, same a 45 acp though.
     
  4. Reswob

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    Decent price from WalMart, but by no means a bargain. Wolf for $195/1000 at the gun show yesterday.
     
  5. DJ Niner

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    My nearest Walmart recently started carrying the Tula ammo in .380, 9mm, .40, .45, 7.62x39, and .223. The pistol calibers are priced around $2-$3 cheaper per 50-round box than the Federal or Winchester generic stuff in the same calibers.
     
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    Are they steel or brass.'08. :dunno:
     
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    $4.99 per box isn't bad if you're just going to buy a few boxes at a time. But if you plan to buy in bulk, that comes to $250 + sales tax per case. Lots of online vendors have x39 ammo considerably cheaper than $250 - even when you factor in shipping costs.
     
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    Great! I get a 10% employee discount on ammo! :supergrin:
     
  9. Glocker08

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    If its Tula,they are more than likely going to be steel case.
     
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    Not really a bargain. I would have expected it to be much cheaper honestly.
     
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    The salesperson was showing a single .380 round from the box to another customer, and it looked like a dark gray-colored but smooth, almost shiny case, so I'm going to say steel with some sort of coating.
     
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    Wolf type.'08.? :dunno:
     
  13. Reswob

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    Tula is made by Wolf, so yes. Steel case.
     
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    I think it's the other way around. Tula is actually a city in Russia, that made everything from the Mosin Nagant to the ammo we are discussing.
     
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    It is the other way around. Tula Arsenal was formed in 1807. Wolf is an umbrella used to import Russian and Serbian ( Privi Partizan) ammo. Having said that, I am not sure if the Russian ammo is Tula made or another factory made product.
     
  17. Teej

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    Well I noticed this week that my Walmart has gotten in more calibres in the Tula brand ammo. AND THEY RAISED THE RPICE ON LIKE CALIBRES SO THE TULA IS A BETTER DEAL OR YOU PAY MORE FOR THE AMERICAN CALIBER AMMO!!!:steamed::steamed::steamed:
     
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    I had to run Walmart for oil (by far the cheapest on Mobil 1) and we have the Tula ammo now. 40s&w at $11.97 a box, 9mm at $9.97 a box. It's all steel cased. 7.62x39 was in a white box/black lettering at $4.97 a box of 20. That's not bad if your picking up 100 rounds or so. Can somebody explain why Walmarts here are always priced something dollars and .97 cents?
     
  19. Teej

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    You will rarely see prices, if any at all, that end with an 8 or 9 in the price. It is a business marketing thing based on price perception of what the consumer see and thinks of prices ending in 8 or 9. 8's and 9's usually are perceived as the higher price.

    Someone can start another thread on this. I really do not want to get off topic here. thank you
     
  20. RWBlue

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    Anyone remember their buy American campaign?