Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!

Where to buy surplus ammo?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by mburkhea, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. mburkhea

    mburkhea Oregon City New Member

    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    3
    I want to buy some ammo this weekend. Where do you buy surplus ammo? Looking for 7.62x39 and maybe .45 acp too. Can't get out til Sunday. Is there any place with decent inventory and prices in Portland or Seattle? I have only purchased online before but have only bought handgun ammo in the store. Thanks for your help.
     
  2. oldbrass

    oldbrass WA Active Member

    Messages:
    154
    Likes Received:
    54
    The last place I saw bulk 7.62x 39 was at the puyallup gun show and they were pretty pricey..
     
  3. mburkhea

    mburkhea Oregon City New Member

    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    3
    I was thinking this surplus ammo place in tacoma but they are not open Sunday.
     
    mjbskwim and (deleted member) like this.
  4. mkwerx

    mkwerx Forest Grove, OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,758
    Likes Received:
    2,132
    Aloha Surplus on TV Hwy in Aloha used to sell surplus ammo, not sure if they've still got a supplier or not. They had most common military calibers - I'd purchased 7.62 NATO (I think they also had the x39 stuff) .45ACP and 9mm, along with 5.56, .30-06 etc...
     
  5. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

    Messages:
    5,074
    Likes Received:
    588
    Surplus Ammo will be at the Portland gun show this weekend.
     
  6. mburkhea

    mburkhea Oregon City New Member

    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    3
    Thanks guys. Didn't realize the gun show was this weekend. That's where I'll be Sunday!
     
  7. nubus

    nubus Guest

    I have never personally owned any ammo I would consider "surplus." :)
     
    19 Adam, mjbskwim, dolooper and 3 others like this.
  8. Key-Hay

    Key-Hay North Carolina Active Member

    Messages:
    922
    Likes Received:
    159
    Knowing nubus has SlideFires, I can surmise why.
     
  9. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,319
    Likes Received:
    813
    Same goes for "spare" change.
     
  10. knuckle Head

    knuckle Head southeast Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,631
    Likes Received:
    918
  11. sailorman2010

    sailorman2010 Tri-Cities, WA Member

    Messages:
    114
    Likes Received:
    21
  12. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,047
    Likes Received:
    1,743
    Some of the sites I go to...

    gun-deals.com (calculates all ammo deals by caliber, calculates shipping and tells you how much each bullet costs with added shipping)

    ammoman.com (bulk ammo with free shipping)

    ammotogo.com (variety of different calibers and bullet types)

    surplusammo.com (free shipping, local business)
     
  13. aslinged

    aslinged Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    889
    Likes Received:
    251
    Tactical Ammunition in St. Helens.
     
  14. mburkhea

    mburkhea Oregon City New Member

    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    3
    That's who I bought from at the gun show. Priced the same as ammoman, and I didn't have to wait for it to ship. Good people!