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Did I miss a deal? Ammo

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Brutus57, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Am over in Eburg for work and stopped at a pawn gun shop. They had one Last bag of 55gr federal 5.56 50 rounds for $33.00. Was that a deal or a teeny bit of gouging?

    Brutus out.
     
  2. tiggers97

    tiggers97 United States Well-Known Member

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    0.66cents a round. Better deals out there.
     
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  3. Truenorth

    Truenorth Pacific Northwet Active Member

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    $10 per 20 rounds of new unfired full metal jacket 5.56 at my local sporting goods store so it doesn't sound that good.
     
  4. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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  5. jluck

    jluck Really,Really, Close to Newport Oregon 97365 Voted #1 Member

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    We just got a bunch of 500 round wolf spam cans for 170 each through cabelas.
     
  6. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Is 450.00 for 1,000 rounds of reloaded .223 55gr fmj too much?
     
  7. 2ndtimer

    2ndtimer SE Washington state Active Member

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    Maybe, I just paid 2 cents more per round for new manufactured Fiocchi Extrema loaded with the Hornady 40 gr V-Max bullet. But if you think the price is reasonable, and the quality sufficient, go for it. Cabelas in Yakima had a bunch of PMC 55 gr FMJ for $9.95 a box of 20. (50 cents a round vs. 47 cents for the Fiocchi vs. 45 cents for the 55 gr FMJ reloads) Myself, I think the extra pennies are worth it for the once fired factory brass. No telling how many times those reloads have been loaded. And, in my experience, the 40 gr V-Max bullets are significantly more accurate than the 55 gr FMJ's even in the AR's I have tried them in. And, their performance on montana gophers was "Extrema"!