I'm looking for the best price on 5.56 AR15 rounds. I know Federal makes a good M193 (55gr) but was wondering if any of you guys know of a good, economical online source, or know of a cheaper brand with comparable quality?
Are you planning a coup at work?
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I run (with some other good folks) a firearms forum. I'm sure you can find an answer there. The addy is:
I have never purchased ammo online myself, but I know many of the guys there have. I'd check under the Long Guns forum.
Hope this helps.
let me talk to my local militia and get back to you on that one......... what im serious.... really i am.Originally Posted by DR.D
na i know bout 10 guys that have decided that they all need every gun they see and shoot, even crazy stuff like automatic action replacements for semi-auto uzi'z n whatnot..... but ill talk to em and see what they prefer, theyd know since their cheap and load nearly all their own shot and shells....
Gives a whole new meaning to "shooting up" in a body building forum HAHAHAHAHAHAHWEHFUWHE laugh at that.. help my ego!
Now that was funny
I Told You That Joke Over The Phone!!! You Are Using My Stuff!!!!
I've seen decent prices over at cheaper-than-dirt.com but I cannot vouche for quality.
Dr. D here is an up to date price list. M193 is what I and most people will suggest to shoot. XM193 is the same thing BTW.
Some people like to shoot Wolf, because of it's price. I personally wouldn't use it, but quite a few do without problems. If you are really trying to shoot cheap, I would get a box, and see how it cycles through your weapon.
www.thehighroad.org is a great firearms board as well. Good folks and a very AM type "no flaming, no bull****" policy.
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The only brand I've ever used is the Win Q3131, but the Wolf does look good based on the bulk price. I've never shot it and it scares me a little based on some of the stories, like you said Pursuit. The local Acadamy store sells some brand called Monarch, but it's even cheaper that the Wolf! I've never used the M855 either, thought I'd just stick to the XM193's unless there was some great advantage to the other. It is a bit cheaper every where I've looked. Thanks for the leads and insight guys.
I've bought from Cheaper Than Dirt and Sportsmans Paradise. They both have good quality ammo at extremely good prices. The more you buy, the better the deal. I usually get the green tip military 223. The best I've used is Federal Tactical Rifle Urban (Law Enforcement only). It's .55gr boat tail hollow point, and it's the ****.Originally Posted by bioman
Thanks Delta. Is the Federal TRU for indoor or close range use only? I thought the hollow tips where more of a spread ammo? I've heard it said that they spin the same on impact but that they frag very poorly. The green tips are the M855, right?Originally Posted by delta314
You are correct about the M855 green tips. The Federal TRU ammo (in BT HP)offers excellent penetration. They also have a special powder that doesn't give the flash that regular powders do, so you can keep your night vision while firing.Originally Posted by DR.D
OK, gotcha. That's good to know. If I can just remember now! I know some of the 'hotter' rounds can cause flash probs but I didn't realize the green tips had a retardant added.
Thanks again Redwolf. It's an interesting forum and I've had fun looking around over there today!Originally Posted by RedwolfWV
Yeah, I may go with 'The Armory' and pick up some 380 ammo while I'm there. Thank though Bio!Originally Posted by bioman
Thanks NP, that list is a great quick reference resource! Those folks know way more about this stuff that I do.Originally Posted by NPursuit