Buying Ammunition Over The Internet

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by rfawkes, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. rfawkes

    rfawkes New Member

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    Dec 17, 2007
    Elizabethtown, IL
    Living in a rural area, I have a long drive to a gun shop, or to Wally World. I have been buying ammunition over the internet for a long time. I have found some good deals at Sportsman's Guide, Impact Guns, AIM, etc. I recently made a purchase from Graf and Sons, and have to say I got a better price than Wally World, and low priced shipping to boot. They took my order on a Sunday night, and Fed Ex delivered it the next Wednesday morning. I will always check them first, before I use another business.
     
  2. redrick

    redrick New Member

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    Nov 29, 2007
    Virginia
    Thanks for the tip , I will check them out . I have a hard time finding speer gold dot sb 38+p .
     

  3. JohnK3

    JohnK3 New Member

    May 5, 2003
    Graf and Sons is one of my favorites online. I purchase a good bit of reloading supplies from them, as they are the best source for 7.5X55 Swiss brass, dies, etc. that I've found. In addition, they do one thing that MidwayUSA refused to do for me: hold in-stock items until backordered items are in to save shipping charges. Not talking about holding them for weeks, but just a day or two. MidwayUSA refused to do that on one order, while Graf had no problems whatsoever.
     
  4. thunderstruck507

    thunderstruck507 New Member

    107
    Jan 12, 2006
    what did you order that was cheaper?

    .45 acp and .357 mag were both more expensive than wally world by a couple bucks a box
     
  5. Keep in mind Thunder where he is at, Wal-Mart might be more exspensive than where you are at. Usually Wal-Mart here on the Gulf Coast are exspensive with ammo
     
  6. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Location location
    Not to mention the price of gas...


    Crpdeth
     
  7. Taurus_9mm

    Taurus_9mm New Member

    When I buy in bulk online I purchase from www.natchezss.com , their prices are fair on some things and quite good on others including 9mm.
     
  8. rfawkes

    rfawkes New Member

    29
    Dec 17, 2007
    Elizabethtown, IL
    I like Grafs' re manufactured wad cutters by Precision Cartridge for target practice with my 357 mag, and Walmart only has Winchester white box FMJ for $4 more per 50 rounds, not to mention the $10 for gas to get there and back.
     
  9. moosebox76

    moosebox76 New Member

    46
    Dec 6, 2007
    it pays to shop around search the web and find great buys mail orders always has great sales if you have time to sit on your but and work your fingers if you are not in a hurry you can buy a lot in one time and some stores will pay shipping
     
  10. Is there no HazMat fee when shipping ammo?
     
  11. moosebox76

    moosebox76 New Member

    46
    Dec 6, 2007
    no it is ORMD consumer commodity a step below hazmat
     
  12. I've been considering setting up a business to sell higher quality ammo and hard-to-get calibers on the internet (i.e., not competing with WalMart, Dicks, Galyans, Cabella's and Gander Mtn), but everyone I've tried to get interested in that project assumes (1) you can't ship it; (2) shipping costs will place the total retail price through the roof; (3) no one will buy it off the internet; and (4) the liability will be prohibitive.

    I think all those assumptions are totally bogus, but what do y'all think?
     
  13. gary0529

    gary0529 Member

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    Apr 15, 2007
    Northwestern Va.
    Try Ammoman.com.

    Good prices, never a shipping fee. May have to purchase a larger quantity than a box or two but you might be able to split an order as I often do if I don't need the quantities.
     
  14. Well, I was going to post my suggestion -- but it got edited! What's up with that?
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2008
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    berto64 Active Member

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