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Bi-Mart Selling Federal 5.56 sealed ammo tins(420 rounds for $159.87)

Discussion in 'Great Deals' started by JackFrost, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. JackFrost

    JackFrost Central Oregon Active Member

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    I am pretty sure this qualifies as a smokin deal!

    BI-mart (at least the oregon city location) has 420 total rounds Federal 5.56 ammo that comes on 20 round stripper clips for $159.87.

    It is 62 grain, green tip in a sealed tin.
    I have bought 4 tins so far:help: I cant stop,I think I am going to swing back by after work today!
     
  2. phatdoughnut

    phatdoughnut The Gorge Active Member

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    They where just on sale for 149.87 you missed out.
     
  3. JackFrost

    JackFrost Central Oregon Active Member

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    DANG IT!
     
  4. DinhRose

    DinhRose Austin, Texas (Ex-Pat of SE PDX) Active Member

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    LOL! That joyful feeling you had of discovering something new has just been crushed. BTW, some members heard rumors that these are not selling well and might be discounted soon.
     
  5. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    One person suggested that BiMart had a large stock of that, it wasn't selling well, and it would be on sale as a clearance in the future. Personally, unless you need more for a zombie invasion, I'd wait to buy more.
     
  6. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Green tip? - Steel core?

    My range won't allow. :(
     
  7. PBinWA

    PBinWA Clark County Well-Known Member

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    My can says FMJ Ball - I don't think that is steel core.
     
  8. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    It should be steel core. 62gr green tip. Was it 193 or 855?
     
  9. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    If the rounds have a green tip, they have a steel core.
     
  10. PBinWA

    PBinWA Clark County Well-Known Member

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    They are green tip. I had to open the case. I stand corrected.
     
  11. cyclesarge

    cyclesarge Eugene OR, DUH! We're ALL in the NORTHWEST Well-Known Member

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    855. I'm holding out for $129-139. The guy I talked to that works there is expecting these prices soon.
     
  12. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    I don't know how well this ammo is selling in other stores, but a the local Bi-Mart I go to (Bear Creek in Meford), it is selling pretty fast. It could be because this is a rural area. It is also the area where Mel Tappan resided and recommended as a survival location so there may be a number of survivalists around here. Maybe some stores in ore urban areas are not selling much of it. I don't know.
     
  13. cyclesarge

    cyclesarge Eugene OR, DUH! We're ALL in the NORTHWEST Well-Known Member

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    Would there be an advantage for the 855 over (more) 193 for survivalists? Even if this 855 goes to $129 (per 420) that's more than they have the M193 for RIGHT NOW at $5.99 per 20. I'm mostly interested so I have a variety.
     
  14. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    the 855 is semi-metal peircing, as it has a steel core instead of all lead core. Might be a good thing to have for 'variety' reasons. The price premium is also that its pre loaded on stripper clips & comes in a new ammo can.
     
  15. cyclesarge

    cyclesarge Eugene OR, DUH! We're ALL in the NORTHWEST Well-Known Member

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    I understand the difference, just wondering why survivalists would buy the krap out of this in one location but not the rest.
     
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  16. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Hillsboro Bi-Mart has a shelf full of them
     
  17. JackFrost

    JackFrost Central Oregon Active Member

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    Due to recent events and possibly me being hasty in my excitement I am now selling 4 tins of 5.56 ammo at a low, low LOW price of $189.95 apiece!
    Get yours today before they dissapear for ever!:thumbup:

    Oh and in anticipation of the frantic pm's and phone calls I will be receiving for these limited edition, never to be seen again, RARE, once in a lifetime, (did I mention rare) ammunition keepsake boxesI have cleared my inbox and am sitting by the phone waiting for the calls that are sure to start any minute now!:laugh:
     
  18. bmgm37

    bmgm37 Coos Bay Active Member

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    I was told by the gal I have known for years at our Bi-Mart that THEIR cost on this was $129 each. She has not heard anything about a markdown, but they are not moving well at any store. She is going to call me if they drop the price at all.
     
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  19. 19 Adam

    19 Adam rural Clackamas County, Oregon Active Member

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    Let us know if the price drops again.
    The Oregon City store has sold most of the large supply they had a couple of weeks ago.
     
  20. samuelm16

    samuelm16 se pdx Well-Known Member

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    a good deal would be 125.00 and they can keep the can