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Posted: 4/12/2010 1:24:32 PM EDT
Saw an offer for 55gr FMJBT Lake City Brass or Winchester ammo at 30 cents a rounds. Is this a good deal or should I pass? If there is a better deal please let me know. Just thought I would ask.



Thanks!
Link Posted: 4/12/2010 1:54:43 PM EDT
[#1]
To good to be true comes to mind.
Link Posted: 4/12/2010 1:59:47 PM EDT
[#2]
Well I know the source and the ower of the store. Is Is it worth it. How accurate is this ammo.

Here are the details that are under the order area:





  • 55gr FMJBT Lake City Brass or Winchester


  • 2750 FPS out of a 16" barrel


  • Non-magnetic Bullet (Range safe)


  • Once-fired cases


  • 1,000 qty case

  • Link Posted: 4/12/2010 2:38:08 PM EDT
    [#3]
    Get the hell outta my way, I want that ammo, and I will crush your skull if you interfere.

    Seriously, .30 per round is a good price for factory ammo.

    Once-fired cases


    uuhh, just saw that line. Who reloaded it? If they are reliable, go for it.
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 2:48:05 PM EDT
    [#4]
    They are factory reloaded what factory I dont know. I think that it may be Remington. Is this a pass or a go. Let me know.
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 3:22:32 PM EDT
    [#5]
    Seems like a good price to me.  They may be remanufactured rounds with a price like that.
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 3:38:11 PM EDT
    [#6]
    These are my opinions take them for what they are worth.
    The ONLY reloads I've ever trusted were Black Hills, they have established an excellent track record, so much so, you pay a premium for their consistance and accuracy.
    I never bought the Centurion that was/is available not that long ago, but enough Arfcommers reported it was decent stuff.
    Beyond that, I will always avoid someone else's reloads like the plague. That doesn't mean it's crap...it just means I'm not willing to roll the dice.
    You are taking a chance on an unknown.... it's your rifle, it's your body and it's your money. You are the only one who can make the decison. You've got plenty to loose, and only a few cents to gain.
    Personally, I'd spend a few cents more and buy IMI. I'd even buy bulk LC over unknown reloads.  You are only talking a few cents per round difference.
    Better safe than sorry
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 3:46:36 PM EDT
    [#7]
    Here is the wording off the online order form:







    Looks like from a good source. Trying to see if this is a good deal or not. Thirty cents a round looks good to me. What says the hive?
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 3:47:10 PM EDT
    [#8]




    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 5:44:25 PM EDT
    [#9]
    I think it all has been said before...

    Other than that .30 a round for reloads isn't a great price.  I would call it fair, not good.
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 5:59:17 PM EDT
    [#10]
    Anyone point me to a better deal then? Just wondering!
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 6:07:21 PM EDT
    [#11]
    Quoted:
    Anyone point me to a better deal then? Just wondering!


    IMI M193 at $0.34 / round at Wideners... shipping boosts that a bit, but it's first rate shit...
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 7:08:24 PM EDT
    [#12]
    Hate to rain on your parade, but its not that great. when considering a few weeks ago you could get 2k of PMC 55gr for $550. Also ammunitiontogo.com has 1,000 reloaded 55gr for $289.99, or brand new PMC $329/1k

    link It gets great reviews.

    Find the brand of the ammo you are talking about, because if its local its better then waiting and paying for shipping, but tax might make it more then online with shipping.
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 7:39:26 PM EDT
    [#13]
    Thanks for the advice! The PMC where was that at?



    Quoted:

    Hate to rain on your parade, but its not that great. when considering a few weeks ago you could get 2k of PMC 55gr for $550. Also ammunitiontogo.com has 1,000 reloaded 55gr for $289.99, or brand new PMC $329/1k



    link It gets great reviews.



    Find the brand of the ammo you are talking about, because if its local its better then waiting and paying for shipping, but tax might make it more then online with shipping.




    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 9:18:58 PM EDT
    [#14]
    Quoted:
    Thanks for the advice! The PMC where was that at?
    Quoted:
    Hate to rain on your parade, but its not that great. when considering a few weeks ago you could get 2k of PMC 55gr for $550. Also ammunitiontogo.com has 1,000 reloaded 55gr for $289.99, or brand new PMC $329/1k

    link It gets great reviews.

    Find the brand of the ammo you are talking about, because if its local its better then waiting and paying for shipping, but tax might make it more then online with shipping.




    Just found it for $309/1,000rds

    Hotshot 55gr is PMC made. Good stuff
    Link Posted: 4/12/2010 9:22:56 PM EDT
    [#15]
    Thanks all for the help!
    Link Posted: 4/13/2010 11:00:53 AM EDT
    [#16]
    I was with you until the "once-fired" part.  Spend the extra $ to get factory-new, not Bubba's basement reloads.
    Link Posted: 4/14/2010 10:10:25 AM EDT
    [#17]
    Down in LA (Lower Alabama) we have been able to buy XM 193 at $300.00 per thousand
    Link Posted: 4/14/2010 11:13:14 AM EDT
    [#18]
    Ok so I looked around a little here and there and I have a question. Little confused on the M192 vs XM193 stuff. What does all the nomenclature mean in regards to the ammo type? I just thought that ammo was what ever caliber it was and then if if it had a full metal Jacket it said so. Dont understand these numeric additions to the descriptions? Can someone point me to the right direction on this? And what the hell is Q3131A1?
    Link Posted: 4/15/2010 5:47:17 AM EDT
    [#19]
    Quoted:
    Ok so I looked around a little here and there and I have a question. Little confused on the M192 vs XM193 stuff. What does all the nomenclature mean in regards to the ammo type? I just thought that ammo was what ever caliber it was and then if if it had a full metal Jacket it said so. Dont understand these numeric additions to the descriptions? Can someone point me to the right direction on this? And what the hell is Q3131A1?


    Dude... Google

    For instance, Q3131A1 is one type of white-box winchester ammo.
    link: http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=Q3131A1&safe=on&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wf
    Link Posted: 4/15/2010 7:42:38 AM EDT
    [#20]
    Quoted:
    Quoted:
    Anyone point me to a better deal then? Just wondering!


    IMI M193 at $0.34 / round at Wideners... shipping boosts that a bit, but it's first rate shit...


    This for sure. I mean, .30 a round isn't bad, but its reloads. If I don't know who reloaded it, then I'd be slow to buy it.
    Link Posted: 4/19/2010 6:27:53 AM EDT
    [#21]
    yeah i would pass on reloads.  My local store has AE M193 for 349/k
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