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trlcavscout
08-29-2010, 13:24
I bought my first batch of supplies at sportsmans wharehouse now I am trying to find some cheaper, but I am not finding anything at midway, natchez, googling it etc. I paid $25/250 for 124gr plated round nose HSM. It shoots pretty good so I would like to stay in the same gr size. Can it be had any cheaper online? Most places are running about the same price plus shipping so its cheaper to buy it locally.

hackinpeat
08-29-2010, 13:33
$25 for 250 rounds is a steal, I generally pay near twice that in washington.


OOPS.. I missed which forum I was in, this thread is about Just bullets for reloading not already assembled rounds.

albyihat
08-29-2010, 13:48
percision delta has 9mm 124gr jackted for 74$ a 1000 shipped that is to me up in montana although you need to 2000 at a time.

Colorado4Wheel
08-29-2010, 13:53
$70-$80 per thousand is not hard to do if you look and buy in bulk. Same process ussually works for primers and powder, the more you buy the better the price. Primers and Powder can often be combined in shipping charges but you have to buy in bulk to make up fhte hazematt fee.

Old Style
08-29-2010, 14:28
You can try here.

http://www.tjconevera.com/index.html

PCJim
08-29-2010, 14:32
Roze Distribution has the Zero Brand 124gr JHP, a very nice true jacketed bullet, for $84/1000 shipped.

http://www.rozedist.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=RZD&Product_Code=R162-A&Category_Code=ZBJ-9MM

oneofthose
08-29-2010, 14:34
http://www.goldenwestbrass.com/
http://www.missouribullet.com/index.php
http://www.montanagoldbullet.com/index.html

I'm in the same boat, considering a purchase from one of the the above.

A couple years ago I found a smokin deal on some Frontier Bullets, but I can't seem to find them anywhere now.

Curious to see what others recommend.

Good Luck

Colorado4Wheel
08-29-2010, 15:02
It doesn't matter. Zero, MG, Precision Delta and others. They all work fine.

at_liberty
08-29-2010, 15:15
I bought my first batch of supplies at sportsmans wharehouse now I am trying to find some cheaper, but I am not finding anything at midway, natchez, googling it etc. I paid $25/250 for 124gr plated round nose HSM. It shoots pretty good so I would like to stay in the same gr size. Can it be had any cheaper online? Most places are running about the same price plus shipping so its cheaper to buy it locally.

Affordable Brass & Bullets.com - 9mm 124gr RN Plated bullets - $42/500 (http://www.mcssl.com/store/2254068/catalog/category/5019291/9mm-124gr-rn-bullets-5)

dudel
08-29-2010, 16:24
percision delta has 9mm 124gr jackted for 74$ a 1000 shipped that is to me up in montana although you need to 2000 at a time.

You can do 1000; but there's a $5.00 charge. Still not a bad price.

njl
08-29-2010, 16:31
You need to order in bulk to get the most savings. Bullets in blocks of 2000-4000, powder several pounds at a time or ideally combined with primers by the case (5000).

Most of the places I've looked at that specialize in producing/selling bullets ship for free (using USPS flat rate boxes).

32dgrz
08-29-2010, 17:48
If you want plated bullets you can try here http://www.tjconevera.com/bullets.html
They have been good to me

wongman1
08-29-2010, 20:33
percision delta has 9mm 124gr jackted for 74$ a 1000 shipped that is to me up in montana although you need to 2000 at a time.

I called Precision Delta on Fri ready to order. Theres no eta on the availability of 124gr 9mm. One of their machines is broken and they have a 3-6 month back log of orders. 115 was available.

ron59
08-29-2010, 21:09
Montana Gold.

3750 124gr FMJ for $292, shipped. That's slightly more than PD, but they ALWAYS have their stuff in stock.

That works out to a little over $77 per 1000, but their quality is better as well.

albyihat
08-29-2010, 22:13
wow do i feel lucky just got 2000 124gr 7 days ago sorry to hear there not in stock they are great bullets montana gold is also great but they also haave a lot of backorders at least in my exp. which is why i have been going PD

chris in va
08-30-2010, 01:20
The more I see all these bullet prices, the more I appreciate casting my own.

shotgunred
08-30-2010, 04:42
If you could just figure out how to electroplate them in the backyard you would have it made.

Most people would rather avoid the problems inherent with pure lead and lube.

at_liberty
08-30-2010, 06:32
The more I see all these bullet prices, the more I appreciate casting my own.

I can't shoot lead indoors, and that is most of my shooting.

Flipz
08-30-2010, 09:56
Montana Gold.

3750 124gr FMJ for $292, shipped. That's slightly more than PD, but they ALWAYS have their stuff in stock.

That works out to a little over $77 per 1000, but their quality is better as well.

From doing my own research I found this to be the best deal.

You guys know a lot more on the subject then I do but the math doesnt lie.

hackinpeat
08-30-2010, 10:01
I bet you could plate them just fine with electrolyte and a car battery charger... but the thickness you'd need seems like it would take ages to do that way.

ron59
08-30-2010, 10:19
From doing my own research I found this to be the best deal.

You guys know a lot more on the subject then I do but the math doesnt lie.

I actually use Montana Gold's 147gr CMJ, you get 3,000 for $305. I'm on my EIGHTH case of those so far. Every time, I've had them within 4 business days, max. The quality of these things is superb, no criticisms whatsoever.

I also shot 1,000 of their 124gr HPs... they aren't meant for self-defense purposes, but supposedly more accurate than regular round point bullets. Their quality is just as good, if I wanted to shoot 124grainers I'd choose these for the slight difference in price.

They are $300 for 3,750... as opposed to the $292 for 3,750 for the round point.

You will NOT be disappointed with MG. Guaranteed.

at_liberty
08-30-2010, 10:37
From doing my own research I found this to be the best deal.

You guys know a lot more on the subject then I do but the math doesnt lie.

PLATED are cheaper, and that is the type mentioned in the OP.

Hoser
08-30-2010, 11:08
You will NOT be disappointed with MG. Guaranteed.


I agree. I go through many cases of MG bullets each year. No complaints.

ron59
08-30-2010, 11:58
PLATED are cheaper, and that is the type mentioned in the OP.

He mentioned that he PURCHASED some plated bullets, not that was all he was interested in.

I'm paying less for a more expensive bullet (147gr vs. 124gr) for a jacketed bullet than he paid for his plated ones. Granted... he didn't buy in bulk, so might not have gotten the best price... but plated bullets have drawbacks in and of themselves.

Nothing wrong with letting him know what his options are, and other shooters use, is there? I think not.

trlcavscout
08-30-2010, 12:23
Thanks guys, I will just have to save up and order the 3750 it looks like. I will just keep picking up 250 at a time until I can order big.

shotgunred
08-30-2010, 14:10
precision delta's are cheaper and you only have to buy 2 thousand.

http://www.precisiondeltasales.com/catlist.php?

at_liberty
08-30-2010, 14:24
He mentioned that he PURCHASED some plated bullets, not that was all he was interested in.

I'm paying less for a more expensive bullet (147gr vs. 124gr) for a jacketed bullet than he paid for his plated ones. Granted... he didn't buy in bulk, so might not have gotten the best price... but plated bullets have drawbacks in and of themselves.

Nothing wrong with letting him know what his options are, and other shooters use, is there? I think not.

He paid the equivalent of $100 per thousand for plated and mentioned the word "cheaper" three times. Yes, you can buy about anything for less, when in higher quantities. With so much emphasis on economy, I think suddenly veering off to FMJ is virtually hijacking, when plated are almost always going to be cheaper in comparable quantties. As a matter of fact, I prefer FMJ over plated, but he didn't ask for that opinion. It's not a big deal, but I have to wonder whether we are actually being helpful, when forcing everything into our own frame of reference.

ron59
08-30-2010, 14:40
He paid the equivalent of $100 per thousand for plated and mentioned the word "cheaper" three times. Yes, you can buy about anything for less, when in higher quantities. With so much emphasis on economy, I think suddenly veering off to FMJ is virtually hijacking, when plated are almost always going to be cheaper in comparable quantties. As a matter of fact, I prefer FMJ over plated, but he didn't ask for that opinion. It's not a big deal, but I have to wonder whether we are actually being helpful, when forcing everything into our own frame of reference.

And I would say that you are fixating on one word he mentioned in his previous post, and want to eliminate any/all other suggestions.

If CHEAPER was the only prerogative, why aren't you pointing him at doing his own casting? A $100 LW barrel and some lead and he could have the cheapest bullets yet. Oh wait... I know why you didn't point him towards lead... because YOU can't shoot lead indoors right? Way to "force everything into your own point of reference". :whistling:

Lastly... if you read the thread... last I saw he said he was going to buy some: guess what? The Montana Gold 124gr bullets that I suggested. But I guess you just read what you want?

You've come in here the last two months and been extremely combative. Please stop. You've already become extremely annoying.

at_liberty
08-30-2010, 15:21
You've come in here the last two months and been extremely combative. Please stop. You've already become extremely annoying.

Which one of us is being unpleasant?

ron59
08-30-2010, 16:52
Which one of us is being unpleasant?

I'll be MORE than happy to answer that question!


It's you. :yawn:

Colorado4Wheel
08-30-2010, 17:01
At_Liberty doesn't like it when you take any liberty with the directions of the thread. You must stay perfectly on task as he sees it or welcome the wrath of At_Liberty. I'm screwed now.

Boxerglocker
08-30-2010, 18:45
It's clear to see the direction this thread is heading.... IBTL

:popcorn:

ron59
08-30-2010, 19:17
That makes him 2 for 2 so far.

Colorado4Wheel
08-30-2010, 19:18
Dejavu

GioaJack
08-30-2010, 19:35
Have we ever actually had a thread locked... except for the time unclebob started rambling on about battling the Hun during the Great War?


Jack

njl
08-30-2010, 19:36
I've recently had posts entirely deleted just for questioning the wrong person.

Colorado4Wheel
08-30-2010, 20:22
http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/funny-pictures-curiosity-killed-the-cat.jpg

shotgunred
08-30-2010, 20:53
Have we ever actually had a thread locked... except for the time unclebob started rambling on about battling the Hun during the Great War?


Jack

Yep!
EPA Lead Ban Stopped
Last post by.........

You guessed it pbkink

ron59
08-31-2010, 04:42
Have we ever actually had a thread locked...

Jack

There was the press thread, where the Lee vs. Dillon debate got a little heated ?

I believe that is the one being referred to.

Colorado4Wheel
08-31-2010, 11:35
I thought it was silly to lock a thread over a press discussion. Some one got their feelings hurt.

"you don't like my press"

WAAAA

People get all bent out of shape over what another person likes or doesn't like. Even the FCD stuff is stupid. People can use what they want, like what they want, whatever. Doesn't mean the person who had a bad/good experiance with one is wrong or that the person who had a good/bad experiance with one is right. None of this stuff is totally black and white. Two people with totally different experiances with a product can both be right.

trlcavscout
08-31-2010, 12:05
I am a pretty low budget operation, thats why I am reloading so I can save enough money to shoot. So anything cheap I am interested in. I have spent all weekend loading 600 rds of 9mm with my lee breech lock challenger press. Plus I can cancel my gym membership to save money with this press, it is a workout loading 100rds plus it takes so long I dont have time to eat :supergrin:

PCJim
08-31-2010, 13:10
People get all bent out of shape over what another person likes or doesn't like. Even the FCD stuff is stupid. People can use what they want, like what they want, whatever. Doesn't mean the person who had a bad/good experiance with one is wrong or that the person who had a good/bad experiance with one is right. None of this stuff is totally black and white. Two people with totally different experiances with a product can both be right.

Oh, geez Steve. Now, someone (other than myself) is going to go around quoting you...... :whistling: