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Posted: 1/12/2006 5:43:42 PM EST
Hey there... Anybody know of local army surplus stores in the Bremerton/Tacoma area? I heard that "BALL" army surplus ammo is good stuff and quite cheap. I'd like to not have to backtrack up north to Seattle to find a surplus if at all possible.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 7:15:19 PM EST
You need to hit the funshow in Puyallup next weekend.

Link Posted: 1/12/2006 7:17:07 PM EST
Anybody try the Doty General Store?
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 7:19:43 PM EST
Is the price worth the half tank of gas to get there?
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 7:24:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By Rune75:
Is the price worth the half tank of gas to get there?



If you buy $1500 worth it saves you a bundle.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 7:48:10 PM EST
FWIW, IMO, there are no good prices on ammo anymore. The shit is high.

I think you will find the best orices you are going to find at the funshow.



Link Posted: 1/12/2006 8:05:29 PM EST

Originally Posted By CavVet:
FWIW, IMO, there are no good prices on ammo anymore. The shit is high.

I think you will find the best orices you are going to find at the funshow.




No kidding. I just bought a bunch of components to start reloading my own 223. Sucks, but when I can build a 1000 rounds of 55 FMJ blasting ammo for $120 and 1 1/2 hours of time versus the $200/1000 at the funshow, it becomes worth it.

I'm also going to load up some Mk262 for about $325/1000 (including the brand new Winchester mil-spec 5.56 brass.) Debating whether to get the cannelure tool or not for the Sierras......
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 8:13:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Scollins:
No kidding. I just bought a bunch of components to start reloading my own 223. Sucks, but when I can build a 1000 rounds of 55 FMJ blasting ammo for $120 and 1 1/2 hours of time versus the $200/1000 at the funshow, it becomes worth it.

I'm also going to load up some Mk262 for about $325/1000 (including the brand new Winchester mil-spec 5.56 brass.) Debating whether to get the cannelure tool or not for the Sierras......



Im right behind you. I have never reloaded any bottleneck case, but its time to start learning.

I have everything needed, inclination is on the way.

Link Posted: 1/12/2006 10:41:31 PM EST
Perhaps we could get James to come to LCR with a truck full of ammo...........
Link Posted: 1/13/2006 10:47:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By Kooter:
Perhaps we could get James to come to LCR with a truck full of ammo...........



You never know....
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 9:35:07 AM EST

Originally Posted By Kooter:
Perhaps we could get James to come to LCR with a truck full of ammo...........



I would but, I have a portland show that weekend. Shootin beat talking about shootin anyday!
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 2:13:16 PM EST

Originally Posted By nwammoguy:

Originally Posted By Kooter:
Perhaps we could get James to come to LCR with a truck full of ammo...........



I would but, I have a portland show that weekend. Shootin beat talking about shootin anyday!




Besides, he can only miss one show a year.............





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