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Posted: 3/16/2001 7:51:05 PM EDT
I was looking to buy some ammo cans for storage and found some 30 caliber cans that are just a little smaller than 50 caliber cans. Has anyone used these and how much 223 can you get into one. Thanks CHZ
Link Posted: 3/16/2001 8:36:26 PM EDT
I have a couple of 30s and they work well also have 3 50cal cans.I just put 24 boxes of wolf ammo in one 30cal can.I use the 50s for my reloads of 223 and 45.Both have their advantages.
Link Posted: 3/16/2001 8:58:38 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Chazz: Has anyone used these and how much 223 can you get into one. Thanks CHZ
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Around 600 rounds on stripper clips, about 1300 rounds in the 50 cal. cans.
Link Posted: 3/16/2001 9:02:42 PM EDT
I store my long term stuff in the 50's, but they are to heavy to crate, so I usually take a 30 to the range. {Please No Snow Tomorrow, I need range time.}
Link Posted: 3/16/2001 9:05:20 PM EDT
I picked up some .50 sized cans at a recent gun show which are marked 840 CTRG 5.56MM BALL M855 10 RND CLIPS so some of those big cans are really .223 cans. I have some 30 and some 50 sized cans-whatever I could find cheap in good shape at gun shows. They both work fine-just look for cans in good shape with good seals.
Link Posted: 3/16/2001 9:42:05 PM EDT
Thanks for the input. I found a place on the web that has ammo cans new and used. The new 30 cal cans are $6.95. I have seen plenty of beat up 50's for that much. CHZ
Link Posted: 3/16/2001 10:16:19 PM EDT
I get my 9mm from [url]http://www.georgia-arms.com/[/url] It's factory reloads and comes in an ammo can 1000 rounds for $130. I'm on my third case and love it. I don't buy ammo cans anymore. Look under canned heat. [:D]
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