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Posted: 5/25/2003 7:00:10 PM EDT
When the 300 rd. battle packs started dissapearing, I remember someone saying that another shipment would be getting in during the summer. Does anyone know when or if they are are being brought back?
Link Posted: 5/26/2003 6:54:26 AM EDT
Cole Distributing (www.coledistributing.com) has the SA battlepacks (900-rds), but they are a bit of a ripoff at $150. When the M1A3 battle packs were available last year, Sportsman's Guide had them for $36 per 300 rds. Obviously, Cole is practicing Kensian Economics supply and demand elasticity fundamentals here. In the interim, you can get new PMP ammo for about $140 per 1,000, and they are the manufacturers of the older SA surplus stuff. Tight Groups, phoenix27
Link Posted: 5/26/2003 7:27:13 AM EDT
KY Imports is advertising SA battlepacks at $52.99/300 or $149.99/900. This figures out to 17 & 16 cents per round, respectively. I would suspect that this is not the new shipment of SA that everyone has been waiting on, but some leftover from the last shipment. In the spirit of free enterprise, they just decided to jack up the price to what they think the market will bear. Guess they want to get rid of it before another shipment hits the market & they have to lower their prices.
Link Posted: 5/26/2003 9:36:28 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/26/2003 1:41:27 PM EDT
Thanks for all of the input. I guess I will buy something else.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 11:04:02 AM EDT
For those interested, AIM now has the 308 SA battlepacks in.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 12:51:55 PM EDT
Makes me glad I was buying 5,400 rounds a time. [hail2]
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 12:57:31 PM EDT
AIM has HAD the .308 all along.
Link Posted: 6/8/2003 3:38:35 PM EDT
AIM ? Help what is this?
Link Posted: 6/8/2003 4:08:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/8/2003 4:12:38 PM EDT by Minuteman]
www.aimsurplus.com MM
Link Posted: 6/9/2003 9:03:11 PM EDT
Thanx !
Link Posted: 6/10/2003 9:40:44 PM EDT
Were all the SA battlepacks of the same lot/quality? I bought one about a month ago with this printed on: top of each 30 round box: 30 rd. 5,56x45 ball M1A2 and on the side: 698 A83Z the shell casings read: 83 (above primer) 12(below primer) I havent shot any of it yet since I have thousands of rounds of xm193, etc. etc. but I do remember people touting this SA ammo so I figured I would pick one up when I was at the gun shop!
Link Posted: 6/11/2003 2:22:55 PM EDT
The flyer that www.centerfiresystems.com sends me has South African battlepacks advertised. 900 rounds/3 packs - $126.97 600 rounds/2 packs - $79.97 300 round battle pack - $42.97
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