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Where and when to buy 223 and 5.56 ammo?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Ligito, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Ligito

    Ligito Oregon Active Member

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    Bi-Mart
    Online
    Gun shows
    ?????????????????????
     
  2. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    I don't get it.

    what are you using it for? Online should be cheaper then Gun show. But depends on what you are looking for.
     
  3. Ligito

    Ligito Oregon Active Member

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    You don't get what?

    I want to know where members of this forum buy their ammo.

    Target practice.
     
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    billinvancouver Vancouver WA New Member

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    Gun shows seem to be the best deal
     
  5. NuthinFancy

    NuthinFancy Seattle Area Active Member

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    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    I watch the adds for Bi Mart and fishermans, and have done the gunshows if I already am there because with parking and addmission it's not that great of a deal. Internet specials are also good. When Obama first took office the only way I could get some calibers was to backorder them on Sportsmans Guide.
     
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    owdee tt nl Edmonds or Renton Member

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    walmart has pretty pricing from what i hear, i was at the range last week and thats where these 2 guys were buying all their 223 ammo
     
  8. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    NW ammo supply has free shipping deals now. Go to the forum and check them out!
     
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    DMax Yamhill Well-Known Member

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    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    It looks like all they have is .223 ammo, no 5.56. And there are significant differences if your weapon is chambered for .223 and you put 5.56 into it. Putting .223 in a 5.56 chambered weapon is OK though

    I buy from ammoman.com, "free" shipping too.

    Example:

    5.45 X 39 FMJ at ammoman is $189/1080 rds. to your door
    5.45 X 39 FMJ at tacticalammunition is $148/1080 at the store so it would pay off depending on how much you buy and how far you have to travel.

    Thanks for the tip, I'll have to get out there.


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  11. rayd8

    rayd8 Formerly Portland, now Alabama! Member

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    +1.

    I've also ordered from Wideners.com. They have IMI 556 in stock.
     
  12. Ligito

    Ligito Oregon Active Member

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    Thanks, all.