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Old 04-11-2012, 11:46 PM
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Anyone know who sells .30 cal ammo cans around here? Preferably at an inexpensive price.
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:52 PM
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what is your definition of inexpensive? Mountain View surplus has some, the .50 cal cans are $20 each, they have smaller and larger ones but I find the 50's the most practical.
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They have really gone up lately. $10-15 for a 30cal. Miwall will be selling plastic ones this weekend. 2 for $15, IIRC.
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Old 04-12-2012, 7:12 AM
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MTM has some well made cheap plastic ammo cans. They stack so thats a plus. I have a couple and think they are nice. Not as durable as a steel one but they do their job nicely for what I need them for. Here is a recent deal I found on them. http://slickguns.com/product/mtm-for...a=5735&k=other
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Old 04-12-2012, 2:31 PM
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Crescent work and outdoor in Modesto. $14 for .30 Cal and $15 for .50, on craigslist.
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:08 PM
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I think the ones at the Cow Palace were $15 for .30 cal.
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Old 04-15-2012, 8:48 AM
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If you buy in bulk on Ebay they can be cheap. Found 6x30 cal cans for ~$60 shipped.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/6-empty-Ammo...item3cc4f16875

I just picked up 6x .50 cal for $99 shipped.

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I got some from Military Shooters. They have 4 x 50cal cans for $18, but shipping is $21.
The total comes to $39 for 4, about $10 per 50cal ammo can.

The cans are in ok condition. The insides look great, the outside are rusty.
BUT they have been wiped down with a dirty oil rag inside and out. Had to wash and rinse 5 times.

http://shop.militaryshooters.com/cat...508&mfgid=7927
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Old 04-17-2012, 6:40 PM
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Christ, what happened to the good old days when the .30 were like 3 bucks and the .50 where like 5 at the shows?!?!
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Thanks for the heads up on the Military Shooters purchase. I just ordered 4.
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