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Old 04-12-2019, 12:37 PM
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Default Reloading supplier options in San Diego suck...

<rant>Been trying to find powder and bullets in San Diego and it's just absurd how few places there are to choose from - only one place I know, La Mesa Collectibles, carries anything with regularity. And here I thought we lived in a developed city.</rant>

Does anyone have a suggestion on where I might find 6.5mm 140gr ELD-M bullets without having to pay $20 for shipping?
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Old 04-12-2019, 1:17 PM
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You will have shipping costs generally speaking but considering mark ups and depending on quantity you may break even or actually a little ahead.

I buy mine from Powder Valley or Grafs. Midway would be a good option.

Checkout retailmenot for coupons for $$off or free shipping deals.
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Old 04-12-2019, 1:23 PM
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Midwayusa 500 shipped for about 180.00 to your door. On sale for 166.00+no tax+13.00 shipping to my address in the middle of nowhere. Thank you.


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Online best place to buy powder if you order in 8# increments. It's generally about 20 to 30 bucks cheaper than what you spend at the store and if you order 2 or 3 8#ers hazmat is eglugable in final cost.
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Old 04-12-2019, 1:29 PM
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eglegable = negligable .... damn autocorrect.
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Old 04-14-2019, 9:21 AM
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I load primarily for rifle.

For bulk components buying, Powder Valley is the place to go.
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:56 AM
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Get online and sign up for e mail list notifications for Powder Valley, Midway, Midsouth Shooters, Brownell's, Sinclair, and Graf's.

They will have sales and free shipping on $50.00 or more. Don't be a cheap screw and buy in bulk. Pony up, pull off the high heels, put the purse down and buy 500-1000+ at a time. You will then be eligible for a Man card.

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Midsouth just had $10.00 hazmat a few days ago. It's over now. watch for cheap or free hazmat for various sellers.
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I find Brownells has the best inventory and price for Bullets. Powder and Primers I either get it from the guy at the Gun Show or Powder Valley. Gun show guy is a but cheaper but I don't have to drive and avoid the Jerky.

I moved away from using Berger and Hornady in my 6.5 to NOSLER, INC. - 6.5MM 140GR RDF REDUCED DRAG FACTOR BULLETS

You can get them shipped to your door for $150.00 for 500 when Brownells has 10% and free shipping.
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Old 04-15-2019, 4:40 PM
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Have ya checked with Fine Firearms in La Mesa. Last time I checked, they had lots of bullets and plenty of powder.
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Old 04-15-2019, 6:21 PM
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I always check RMR RELOADING first best prices always free shipping.
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Old 04-16-2019, 6:29 AM
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In addition to LMC Ammo there is also Fine Firearms in La Mesa, they both carry reloading supplies.

{sorry about that, looks iike this was already noted}
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