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Posted: 9/13/2005 8:51:19 PM EDT
They told me they were expectiing a shipment of .223 in the next week or so. They are selling a mix of military surplus from US, Belguim, and Portugal. Anybody ordered from them before and know if the stuff is any good. It's $105/1000 rounds.
Link Posted: 9/13/2005 9:15:08 PM EDT
I've never seen them with ammo in stock. It always says it is going to be restocked in like two weeks.
Link Posted: 9/13/2005 9:38:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/13/2005 9:42:33 PM EDT by Scotter260]
About a month ago I ordered 1,000 7.62x51 rounds for $109 plus like $27 shipping.

At the same time I ordered 1,000 5.56x45 rounds which were backordered for $105 plus approx. $17 shipping.

I received the 7.62 4 days later and it was awesome. Approx. 2/3rds was Israeli while the other 1/3 was Winchester. I did have a few Italian and FN but very few (10-20 rounds of each). Super nice ammo for blasting. Ran 140 rounds through my dept's M14 and not a single problem. Received a total of 1,004 rounds

I received the 5.56 last week (after about two weeks). I had approx. 800 Israeli while the rest was Winchester. I again had a few oddballs from FN and one round of .223 R-P (Remington). Received a total of 1,001 rounds.

I'd say for the money, if you want some military surplus for blasting and have some patience, put it on backorder and get a surprise from UPS a couple of weeks later.

dpmmn has more experience with them as this was my first order after giving in to his recommendation. He can probably give you some better time-frames.

Link Posted: 9/16/2005 12:41:34 PM EDT
I have used both the .223 and the .308 and love them both. The only problem I have is keeping it around because it works so well out of my rifles I tend to shoot it up pretty quick. About a month ago my son was in town and we fired all 1K rounds of .223 I had on hand. No ammo related problems at all. I have run across a few bad rounds when inspecting them, but it is well worth the money. IMHO, buy as much as you can afford.
Link Posted: 9/16/2005 4:03:51 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/19/2005 3:03:56 PM EDT by Spacegun]
They were back ordered on .223 for months on end, so when they finally had some in July I ordered 7000 rds to play with so I don't have to blast the good stuff. I had the ammo in 1 week and it is mostly Tzz (Israeli military) dated in the 90's, with a few USGI rounds from the 70's. Looks super clean (been through a tumbler, I suspect) and for the price, I am happy with it. A few weeks after I got mine, the were out of stock, once again.

At that price point, you've got Wolf, Barnual or this mixed IMI. Since I prefer brass cased ammo, that's what I went for.

When/if they get more, I will probably order more. (I'm set for life in .308, so I haven't tried any of Southern Ammo .308).
Link Posted: 9/23/2005 12:57:20 PM EDT
Shot up about 50 rds of the .223 today from Southern Ammo. It all went bang and shot about 3 ~ 4 inch groups out of my shortie AR at 100 yards. I'm satisfied ..... and not to bad for mixed ammo.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 10:00:44 AM EDT
I got 4k of 5.56 and 1k of 7.62. The 5.56 is 90% Israeli (TZZ) headstamped, mostly mid to late 90s and some early 00 in the Case I checked through.

7.62 is mainly Isreali again, 70s headstamps.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 1:19:51 PM EDT
How are the .223s packed? Are they packed and shipped in dry ammo cans or paper carton boxes? Thanks.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 3:38:34 PM EDT
Boxes, they no longer ship in ammo cans due to cost.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 10:30:59 PM EDT
I order all of my range ammo from them, both .223 and .308

Good stuff
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 5:44:34 AM EDT
Do they charge your card and then wait till they have it in stock to ship or do they charge your card when the product ships?
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 5:53:07 AM EDT
Cats out of the bag now.
Link Posted: 9/28/2005 6:08:26 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/28/2005 6:09:04 AM EDT by Vulcan94]
I live only 6 miles from them. Every time I've been by there they never have any in stock.

Link Posted: 9/28/2005 6:22:10 AM EDT

Originally Posted By ColtRifle:
Do they charge your card and then wait till they have it in stock to ship or do they charge your card when the product ships?

I have them hit my check card right away, that way I dont forget about ordering it and then get a $400.00 hit on my checkbook a couple weeks later
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