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ericneth63
04-21-2012, 1:43 PM
Trying to find a good deal. Need around 500 rounds. Anything out there?

Prc329
04-21-2012, 1:45 PM
Walmart. American Eagle for 6.97 a box.

stevec223
04-21-2012, 6:43 PM
i just got a cheaper than dirt flyer....some good deals in bulk 223 and 5.56.....cheers....

TreeHugger
04-21-2012, 6:58 PM
I just picked up some of PSA's last batch of M193 at $6.99 per 20rnd box. Seems like everywhere is average $360 per 1K for M193 and about $315 for .223 plinker. I don't think you'll be able to find a so called good deal right now, unfortunately :(

Check out the following
AmmoMan (http://ammoman.com/c/8/223-556)
SGAmmo (http://www.sgammo.com/catalog/rifle-ammunition/223-556mm)

P.Charm
04-21-2012, 7:04 PM
Walmart. American Eagle for 6.97 a box.
Just bought 20 boxes from walmart yesterday.

Agent 0range
04-21-2012, 8:11 PM
Isn't the walmart AE .223? Do they sell 5.56 too?

hkusp
04-21-2012, 8:49 PM
Glen's Outdoors has Federal Lake City XM193 for $179 + shipping, 500rnds. Should be on my doorstep right about now.

johncmng
04-21-2012, 8:51 PM
Walmart 100 rounds for $39.90

fighterpilot562
04-21-2012, 8:54 PM
Thanks for the info!

TreeHugger
04-21-2012, 9:42 PM
Glen's Outdoors has Federal Lake City XM193 for $179 + shipping, 500rnds. Should be on my doorstep right about now.

Since you ordered it, they already jacked the price up an extra $10. Just added one to cart, trying to see how much the shipping is, Firefox shows "This Connection is Untrusted...site's identity can't be verified."

Thomas1190
04-21-2012, 9:47 PM
I cant believe how much XM193 has gotten and how scarce its becoming. Just like 7 months ago i picked 1000 rounds of XM193 from Glens Outdoors for 290 shipped! Id be lucky to get some for 350 now. Lol

I usually get all of my ammo from SGAmmo. Absolutely great people to do business with. But all of their XM193 is out of stock.

ap3572001
04-21-2012, 10:44 PM
I got a 1000 rounds of pmc 350.00 shipped to my door.

ericneth63
04-21-2012, 11:07 PM
Just bought 20 boxes from walmart yesterday.

All the Walmarts in my area (LA County) are out.

briguy64
04-21-2012, 11:20 PM
Just got my shipment of 1000 rounds of Federal Lake City from unammo for 380.00

Capybara
04-21-2012, 11:26 PM
Jeez, I bought 5k rounds of PMC .223 just two months ago at $279.00 per 1k. Today SG Ammo, who usually has good prices, was advertising the same ammo at $349.00. This is getting ridiculous. Hopefully supplies will come back sooner than the election and the costs will get back into line, that is a huge increase. I got 1k of XM193 from a shop in Texas for $329.00 just a month ago.

Reloading is beginning to look viable for 5.56.

LBDamned
04-22-2012, 1:53 AM
it's sux when people think .38-.40 per round (plus tax) is a good deal...

I have quite a bit of .223 and 5.56 (never enough of course)... but in the past I've always invited friends to range - shoot my ammo... now I'm gonna hafta find a polite way to limit the use :(

It's a sad day when friends offer to pay for ammo use and you have to hoard it like a crack-head :facepalm:

cantcme
04-22-2012, 7:33 AM
Most of the online sources are even out of Russian 223

JMP
04-22-2012, 10:19 AM
I heard Walmarts are taking down people's Driver License #. Anyone had this experience? I have a friend this happened to.