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Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby Sasquatch.45 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:28 am

I have been looking all over the place for bulk (1,000 count or higher) 5.56, (.224 diameter) bullets.... Everywhere on the internet that I can find... They are sold out, no known restock date. Does anyone know what is up?
Is this a side effect of the run-on-guns? ( New guns need to eat too). Riot scare? Pandemic labor shortage? Something else? I haven't even tried to look for, 308 bullets yet... I suspect that my results will be the same.
Anyone know what is going on, or where a person can get a decent volume discount on these bullets? In a pinch I can cast a nearly endless supply of pistol bullets... But rifle bullets... I am at the mercy of the market... I can't make a jacketed bullet at home...
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby cashman966 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:46 am

Ammofinder.com shows 5.56 in stock at several places

https://ammoseek.com/ammo/5.56x45mm-nato

Here was the cheapest 500 rds @ 0.60 per round ($299.99) https://greencountryammo.com/556-NATO-Ammunition-NEW-BRASS-Bulk-55-Grain-FMJ-500-Rounds_p_150.html?redirect=1

It's been so long since I bought any but that doesn't sound too cheap to me.
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby FIIK » Sat Aug 22, 2020 6:07 am

You can try Everglades Ammo. They currently have some in stock.
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby cashman966 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:51 pm

cashman966 wrote:Ammofinder.com shows 5.56 in stock at several places

https://ammoseek.com/ammo/5.56x45mm-nato

Here was the cheapest 500 rds @ 0.60 per round ($299.99) https://greencountryammo.com/556-NATO-Ammunition-NEW-BRASS-Bulk-55-Grain-FMJ-500-Rounds_p_150.html?redirect=1

It's been so long since I bought any but that doesn't sound too cheap to me.


I misread your post and didn't look at the forum. Doh!!
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby Sasquatch.45 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:48 pm

cashman966 wrote:
cashman966 wrote:Ammofinder.com shows 5.56 in stock at several places

https://ammoseek.com/ammo/5.56x45mm-nato

Here was the cheapest 500 rds @ 0.60 per round ($299.99) https://greencountryammo.com/556-NATO-Ammunition-NEW-BRASS-Bulk-55-Grain-FMJ-500-Rounds_p_150.html?redirect=1

It's been so long since I bought any but that doesn't sound too cheap to me.


I misread your post and didn't look at the forum. Doh!!



I have done far worse, LOL ...
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby Sasquatch.45 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:50 pm

FIIK wrote:You can try Everglades Ammo. They currently have some in stock.




Thanks for the tip, I will look into that.
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby mscott » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:07 pm

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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby pirateguy191 » Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:47 am

There was a kid giving them out in Wisconsin a couple weeks ago.
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby Aesinsp » Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:13 am

:lol: :lol:
pirateguy191 wrote:There was a kid giving them out in Wisconsin a couple weeks ago.
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Re: Are there ANY bulk 5.56 bullets out there???

Postby Gramps » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:49 pm

Sasquatch.45 wrote:I have been looking all over the place for bulk (1,000 count or higher) 5.56, (.224 diameter) bullets.... Everywhere on the internet that I can find... They are sold out, no known restock date. Does anyone know what is up?
Is this a side effect of the run-on-guns? ( New guns need to eat too). Riot scare? Pandemic labor shortage? Something else? I haven't even tried to look for, 308 bullets yet... I suspect that my results will be the same.
Anyone know what is going on, or where a person can get a decent volume discount on these bullets? In a pinch I can cast a nearly endless supply of pistol bullets... But rifle bullets... I am at the mercy of the market... I can't make a jacketed bullet at home...


I got 500 projectiles (224 diameter but had to settle for 52G HPBT) from MIDSOUTH SHOOTER SUPPLY a month ago or so.They may have more.
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