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Hey guys- I need cheap ammo. Im thinking I need to buy 1000 rounds. ive looked at ammoman and cheaper than dirt and they are more expensive than wally mart! I think I have a an XD 40 that will feed anything- ive never had a single problem with a variety of ammo. So whats the cheapest I can get 1000 rounds of 40 cal for and where from? Doesnt matter what kind as long as its not lead.
 

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I'm willing to bet, considering shipping, etc, that Wally World is going to be your best bet, or a very close second. That's where I've been buying my 9mm and .40 for the last year. (I reload most of the ammo I use for practice, but I keep a supply of factory on hand for matches and classes.)
 

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If you want 165gr go with Wallyworld, if you want 180s, you can get Wolf from Ammoman for the same price as 165s @ Walmart.

The Wolf seems to be just a tad bit hotter than the whitebox ammo from what I've experienced.

This is all assuming you don't mind a little extra cleaning nor steel cases.
 

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I just got 1000rnds of wolf from cabelas.com with two free plastic ammo cans for 146.65 which included shipping. Cheapest I found from anyone. arrived in about 7 days.
 

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I buy alot of my ammo from a local gunshow. Great prices on factory reloads and even new stuff. I buy 1000 rounds of .40 S&W for 139.95....I have found that is about the cheapest I can get it for. So I would try that outlet. I am praying for a reloader for father's day though.

Crossing my fingers !!!
 

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just got a case of 124 gr Geco shipped from whittaker's for a bit under 125 for the case.

109/case for a quality ammo and 13 and change for shipping... hard to beat. I'd compare the quality and consistency of this stuff to Federal or Remington fmj rounds. No winnie ****** reliability issues for me anymore. I've seen WWB come up w/ 3 squibs in the last 3 months, all out of different lots. One of them in my gun. Luckily the HK's short bbl and octagonal rifling allowed the bullet to make it out, but I actually watched the round bounce down the range.
 

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do you have their web address formula? I did a google search and found nothing.

Also, I assume your talking about 40 cal for 125 a case.
 

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nickc50310 said:
do you have their web address formula? I did a google search and found nothing.

Also, I assume your talking about 40 cal for 125 a case.
Sounds like he's talking 9mm.
 

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Well I went to the range today and fired off 200 rounds of the wolf ammo. I was extremly pleased with my results. Check out this link for the details. If I think of it I'll take some pics while cleaning tonight. I didn't find any oder (although all lanes were full so I probably wouldn't have been able to tell). Only weird thing is I had some weird reddish specs on my right arm!? they brushed right off but no idea what the hell that was.
 

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didn't realize there was "Red stuff" around the primer so I'm assuming thats what it was.

Turns out my last test run at the range with 50 magtech and 50 wolf wasn't a very good example. 200 rounds of wolf is DIRTY! but I saved a good 5 bucks in ammo over walmart WWB prices so I can handle a little extra cleaning for now.
 

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I have fired perhaps 7000 rounds of Wolf ammo in my XD40 with no failures of any kind. It can be had reasonably inexpensively from a variety of online purveyors including Cabella's, J&G sales, Ammoman etc.

If you are into 9mm they have that also, or you might try another Russian brand like Silver Bear which has also worked well for me.

For reloadable brass ammo I have been buying UMC from local suppliers here in Oregon which also works well. It comes in 250rnd cartons and is reloadable.

Good shooting!
 

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Be careful with Wolf ammo if clearing a live round (as with any ammo), as a buddy talked to a fellow a his gun club who was limping. Seems Wolf ammo has a pretty soft primer, as he cleared a live round, which hit the concrete floor and went off, hitting him in the knee. Left one heck of a bruise.
 

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Be careful with Wolf ammo if clearing a live round (as with any ammo), as a buddy talked to a fellow a his gun club who was limping. Seems Wolf ammo has a pretty soft primer, as he cleared a live round, which hit the concrete floor and went off, hitting him in the knee. Left one heck of a bruise.
It's not just Wolf, and I doubt Wolf primers are any harder/softer than anyone else's. I've been at three matches where ammo went off after hitting something on the ground/floor. Twice with Winchester, once with Remington. I particularly dislike gravel topped ranges for this reason (plus, it's hard on my feet :) ).
 
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