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Posted: 12/28/2002 2:28:04 PM EST
loking for the best price on brass cased ammo.i have some wolf now have not tried it yet...i usally hand load all my ammo but looking to "stock pile" a little away for a rainy day...this ammo does not have to be reloadable...it's going to be used in a dpms shortie carbine...
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 3:23:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/28/2002 3:30:01 PM EST by ArmaLiter]
That is a hard question to answer as we need to know what exact ammo you are looking for. If you're looking at some decent brass cased 5.56mm for stock pile, I would suggest looking at Federal Lake City XM193 or Winchester Q3131A. These brands will range from $85-$95 per 500case at best. If you are looking at anything cheap, but still decent, you can look to buy South African 300 rnd battlepacks at around $39 [b]ArmaLiter[/b]
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 3:48:11 PM EST
looking for anything reliable and accurate.. with a good storage life.....
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 8:41:41 PM EST
Lake City - XM193 IMI - M193 Winchester - Q3131A All Mil-spec and new and with proper storage will be around longer than we are. The South African is good too but it has a 15 to 20 year head start on you...IMHO
Link Posted: 12/29/2002 6:21:41 AM EST
Before you buy any ammo for [i]long term storage[/i] with a DPMS rifle buy small quantities and make sure the rife will digest them. See my reply to the [i]long term storage[/i] message minutes ago. -- Chuck
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