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Cheapest 45 auto bullets around Portland area?

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by ThemGunsThough, May 23, 2010.

  1. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    Hi, i'm quite new to the scene and I was wondering which place has the best bang for the buck in regards to ammo? I'm looking for mainly 45 auto or .380 auto bullets. A lot of people tell me Bi-Mart and a friend went to place in Oregon City last night and bought a pack of 50 - 45auto bullets for $16.95. ANy help is appreciated, thanks.
     
  2. SIXGUNRUGER

    SIXGUNRUGER Forest Grove, OR Active Member 2015 Volunteer

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    That's a good price for 45acp. Bi-Mart sells the UMC for $19.99.
     
  3. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Yeah, figure around $20/box and if you find them less scoop them up,
     
  4. slingshot1943

    slingshot1943 salem or Well-Known Member

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    I check Bi Mart a lot because I like thier Remington 45 jhp 230 gr for about 27 or 28 dollars for 50. I think they are as good as the ones for about a buck apiece in boxes of 20 or 25
     
  5. dobeman

    dobeman Hillsboro Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Wal Mart. Winchester white box 100 count for $34.95. Just plain jane ball but great for targets and plinking.
     
  6. paulncharly2572

    paulncharly2572 Salem, OR Member

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    WalMart also sells Federal FMJ's in .45acp for $16 per 50rds
     
  7. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys. I called every walmart in the Portland area including Gresham, Beaverton areas and they say they got no 45 acp bullets. Sucks...
     
  8. odiesplace97301

    odiesplace97301 silverton area Member

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    Salem wal mart had the federals yesterday, they all get shipments every night so call first thing in the AM and you might get lucky
     
  9. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    I ended up settlingfor some remingtons at bimart for $19.99 for now. I'm still hunting. I can't believe Dick's raises their prices drastically. 3 weeks ago they hadthe remington 50 packs on sale for $17. 2 weeks ago, they had the same 45acp pack of 50 for $18.50. Then just this last weekend I went in and they say it is now sale for $21.95, regular price of $29.99. Screw Dicks.
     
  10. taroman

    taroman Willamette Valley Active Member

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    A bullet is the bit that flies downrange.
    A cartridge includes a bullet, case propellent and primer.

    Maybe you need to learn what you are shopping for.
     
  11. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to bust your bubble, but everyone else replied to my thread just fine.
     
  12. JC9995

    JC9995 Greater "Clackamas" Active Member

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    I was at Fishermans last night and they had .45 for $16.99..... but they were sold out.
     
  13. 22many

    22many PNW Well-Known Member

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    I was just at fishermans at delta park and they had pretty good prices on 45acp. I picked up the 150 rounds of cheap blazer for $16.99 per 50. Remington was $18.99 per 50.
     
  14. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to have to go to Fisherman Marines. I've yet to go there.
     
  15. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    Went to Fisherman's Marine & outdoors in Oregon City and I had some fun. Both Fishermans are out of The Cheap Blazer bullets in 45acp, but I was able to pick up a pack of 380acp bullets for the Ruger LCP. When I went, They had some magtechs and some other brand for $19.99 a piece. I also got some hollow rounds. THey had Winchester 45acp hollow rounds for $23 and a Hornady hollow points for $18.99. Tough choice but I went with the Hornady's. Great customer service too.Thanks everyone.
     
  16. kaoboi503

    kaoboi503 Gresham, OR Member

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    Walmart doesn't carry reloading supplies. Try Outdoor Outfitters.
     
  17. jib

    jib Central OR Active Member

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    :confused: They must be mind readers ;) because I thought you were looking for cheap bullets to reload.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartridge_(firearms)
     
  18. MWS

    MWS Oregon City,OR Member

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    Powder Valley http://powdervalleyinc.com/ is a good place to buy Bullets...Powder...and Brass... Or Graf & Sons http://www.grafs.com/. Giving you the ability to carry what you target shoot with. I like 185gr JHP and to buy that ammo off the shelf run $1 per round or more most of the time.
     
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    MWS Oregon City,OR Member

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    What was the bullet weight... 185gr...200gr...230gr ??? You should be able to load 185gr. for just under $30 per 100 if you shop around.
     
  20. PinkhamR

    PinkhamR Altus, Oklahoma MSgt, USAF (Retired)-FFL Lifetime Supporter

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    Try 'Ammo To Go' for your ordering ... shipping is cheap!