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Anyone know of a good deal on decent quality 223 ammo?? Would prefer something local as shipping costs make internet puchases rather cost prohibitive. 8)
 
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Hi. I'm selling 300rnds of Winchester 5.56 55grn FMJ, but I'm located in Seattle which is a bit far for you. The 300 rounds are $140.

I'm also selling 500 casings of .223 military brass (once fired) for $80.
 
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Anyone know of a good deal on decent quality 223 ammo?? Would prefer something local as shipping costs make internet puchases rather cost prohibitive. 8)
I have around 200 rnds of hand loaded ammo. I just sold my AR at the last gun show. Make me an offer. I also have a Lee Pro-1000 in .223 that has about 500 rnds loaded on it.
 
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I'm thinking of trying to make it to the PDX gun show friday the 23rd, and see what's there for .223/5.56 ammo - anybody have luck at recent shows?

You had better get there EARLY and be the first in line. The last BIG show up there that I went to everyone was SOLD OUT VERY VERY quickly.
 
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American Eagle XM193 (technically they're labelled as 5.56mm) 55gr FMJ have been on sale at Sportsman's Warehouse for the last few weeks: 200 rds for $90+tax.

So far that's the best I've found. For target-grade ammo you're going to pay about 50 cents/round (give or take a nickel) just about everywhere whether you buy in person or online.

Not counting Wolf ammo, of course.
 
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Excellent! Thank you for that tip JumpWings!
Now I just have to make it over to that side of town...
5.56 - I usually don't see this in stores, usually just the .223

BTW - anybody have experience with reloading .223/5.56?
Is it cost effective if I can get the equipment for a decent price?
I've heard I should use a progressive press... I guess i'll have to search the forums or make a new post to get info on this...
 
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American Eagle XM193 (technically they're labelled as 5.56mm) 55gr FMJ have been on sale at Sportsman's Warehouse for the last few weeks: 200 rds for $90+tax.

So far that's the best I've found. For target-grade ammo you're going to pay about 50 cents/round (give or take a nickel) just about everywhere whether you buy in person or online.

Not counting Wolf ammo, of course.
Bi Mart in PDX area has Remington UMC 55gr MC for 89.95/200. 55 gr FMJ at 8.95 a box. Been that price for about 3 months.
 
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THe Bi Marts here in Southern Oregon have the very same Remington UMC stuff for $8.99 a box. I wonder why the 4 cent difference?
 
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Bi Mart in PDX area has Remington UMC 55gr MC for 89.95/200. 55 gr FMJ at 8.95 a box. Been that price for about 3 months.
Sounds like the exact same deal as SpWarehouse.

I should mention that I cannot testify as to the quality of the American Eagle ammo; I haven't tried any of it yet.
The rumor mill suggests that it's decent ammo for plinking.
 

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