Category: Ammunition

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Ammo Prices: 05/23/2014

Week nine! I know looking at all this data is just too much work for some of you :), so this week’s new feature is a summary table of the best prices by lot sizes for caliber. The vendor’s name is linked to the ammo page. It looks like LAX Ammunition is [Read More…]

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On the .300 AAC Blackout

As a suppressor guy, I am an unashamed fan and early cheerleader of the .300 AAC Blackout. Major Pandemic at All Outdoor is not convinced … OK, so I feel like the guy in the room who doesn’t get the joke. Why was that funny, or, in this case, why is everyone [Read More…]

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See How .22LR Ammo is Made

Outdoor Channel went to CCI in Idaho to show how .22LR ammo is made. They make 4 million rounds a day. Sounds like a lot. But when you see that one pallet is only 250k rounds, then that means  they only make 16 pallets a day. It isn’t that much when you start [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 05/16/2014

Week eight! Interesting to note that this week, bulk pistol ammo is trending down from previous prices at vendors. Only a couple of vendors have increased. SG Ammo is showing the lowest of the week for 3 types of rifle ammo (in 500 round lots). Bang It Ammo is showing [Read More…]

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.223 Casing Chess Set

From a small company called Old World Collectibles and Creations comes the ultimate in recycled brass.  A chess set made entirely of used .223 brass.  Using both brass and steel cases, it creates a visually striking juxtaposition between the different cases.  From [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 05/09/2014

Seventh week! Again, there are a lot more vendors selling .22LR this week. Most are still at $0.13/rd (or less; which I realize is still hideous). You 300 BLK people need to get some more vendors on board–that stuff is sparse in bulk. I may get the opportunity to [Read More…]

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New 10mm Ammo from Federal

Federal Premium announced a new 10mm load designed for handgun hunting.  The load uses a 180 grain JSP that is rated at 1,275 fps from the muzzle.  Federal states the load should be good for deer, bear and hog. MSRP is $39.95/box of 20. From Federal: While most [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 5/02/2014

Sixth week! So, I’m not sure why but The Sportsman Guide has 500rds of .380 ACP for less than half of the other vendors with availability. It *is* Wolf, but still… Also, there are a lot more vendors selling .22LR this week. Prices are still a bit [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 4/25/2014

Week 5 ammo prices. Last week a number of you readers took the raw data and ran with it, generating some pretty cool graphs and showing some interesting analytics. Also this week, by popular demand, I have included basic trending by vendor by caliber by lot size, kind [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 4/18/2014

Fourth week of prices. My intention was to generate trending graphs this week, but as I started playing with the data I realized this post would become hideously huge. So what I would like the reader base to do is to determine what graphs/trends would be most useful [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 04/11/2014

Third week of ammo prices! Next week we should have enough data to start generating and showing some trends and graphs from the various vendors. We have also added a new vendor-Target Sports USA-which currently has the cheapest price on 1000 round lots of .45 ACP. [Read More…]

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Caseless Wonder: The VEC-91

It all started when I was at my local hardware store that also sells firearms and firearm accessories. I was looking around on the ammo isle and on the very bottom shelf I saw a dusty label that said “Caseless .223”. I did a double take and opened one of the [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 4/04/2014

Please enjoy our second week of posting ammo prices compiled from across the web. We have included 300 AAC BLK per the request of a number of you in the comments from last week. We have also added a couple of new vendors. After a couple of more weeks collecting data, we [Read More…]

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Ammo Prices: 3/28/2014

We are trying a new weekly article concept. With the constant availability and price fluctuations of ammunition we are going to try and make your life a bit easier. Each week we are going to research current offerings at online ammunition dealers and display *bulk* [Read More…]

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Hexmag HX30-AR Magazine

The HX30-AR is the first product from HexMag. This polymer AR-15 magazine is made in the USA and features a lightweight impact resistant design with an attractive non-slip hexagonal surface. What really separates it from the rest of the magazines out there is its HexID [Read More…]

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