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cathouse01

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.45 acp at the lowest price I've seen on Ts. .51 per
They also have Blazer Brass for .51 per (Prime), close to the .47 per round cost at the CMP. For MA inmates you do save sales tax when you buy from the CMP, that’s $29.50 on a case and they also give free shipping. Just be prepared to wait for it.
 

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Serious question. How difficult to swap barrels in your 5.45?
To what? 5.56? Would probably need all new bolt/possibly trunnion too.

Swapping AK barrels is a PITA and you really need a shop press, I think? @Mountain made a press out of a couple brake rotors and some threaded rods, but I think that was for the entire receiver and not just the barrel.
 

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Serious question. How difficult to swap barrels in your 5.45?
Assuming AK- You'd have to take out the rivets to remove trunnion and barrel assembly, then press the barrel out of the trunnion. Never tried this in a receiver I wanted to preserve- I removed a barrel / trunnion from a 'de-milled' receiver section that was to be junked. You definitely need a press and correct tools to support the receiver & trunnion when pressing. I made my press from some scrapped industrial hubs and a bottle jack, plus assorted jigs / pressing shoes that I made. Other jigs / tools I sourced- it's all in the thread. The two longer threaded rods are to accommodate a barrel, while all four rods are to support the receiver when setting various rivets.

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You can use brake hubs but would need to be sure to source big, thick ones, and you have to drill them out.

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62 gr finally at a decent price. .51 per

55gr also .51 per
They had some .223 at .46 but that didn't last long
Edit. Few Winchester offerings up as well
 
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I know they are one of the few companies that openly ships to Mass, but Target Sports USA doesn't really give a crap about their customers. I opened a case of Wolf Military Classic last night to discover that it was short four boxes. Upon closer inspection, it looks like the "Sealed case" had multiple layers of packing tape so someone had cut it open and re-taped it at some point. I wrote to their customer service and they told me that since it has been over 30 days since I ordered the case, I am shit out of luck. I guess we are expected to open "sealed" cases of ammo and take inventory immediately upon receipt. If that's the policy they want to have, fine. They will never get another cent of my business and I'll be the first one to tell people to take their business elsewhere from now on.
 

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I know they are one of the few companies that openly ships to Mass, but Target Sports USA doesn't really give a crap about their customers. I opened a case of Wolf Military Classic last night to discover that it was short four boxes. Upon closer inspection, it looks like the "Sealed case" had multiple layers of packing tape so someone had cut it open and re-taped it at some point. I wrote to their customer service and they told me that since it has been over 30 days since I ordered the case, I am shit out of luck. I guess we are expected to open "sealed" cases of ammo and take inventory immediately upon receipt. If that's the policy they want to have, fine. They will never get another cent of my business and I'll be the first one to tell people to take their business elsewhere from now on.

That pretty standard practice across the board unfortunately. If I don’t notice shipping damage (which is probably what they’d cal missing ammo) on installations that get delayed and then try to claim it after 30 days, it’s always a battle. We can’t open every box to check, but we have to be vigilant with anything that even looks like it has a piece of tape out of place. Boxes break open and they (shipping companies) just re-tape them and send them along.

I’m sorry you got stuck with it, but I can’t say TSUSA is being unreasonable in this instance.
 
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That pretty standard practice across the board unfortunately. If I don’t notice shipping damage (which is probably what they’d cal missing ammo) on installations that get delayed and then try to claim it after 30 days, it’s always a battle. We can’t open every box to check, but we have to be vigilant with anything that even looks like it has a piece of tape out of place. Boxes break open and they (shipping companies) just re-tape them and send them along.

I’m sorry you got stuck with it, but I can’t say TSUSA is being unreasonable in this instance.
Yeah I understand the policy and why they'd have it. The difference between good customer service and every other company is that a company with good customer service would find away to bend the rules to make a customer who has spent thousands of dollars with them happy for a pretty small cost. Oh well. They lost my business but it doesn't really matter does it?
 
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Yeah I understand the policy and why they'd have it. The difference between good customer service and every other company is that a company with good customer service would find away to bend the rules to make a customer who has spent thousands of dollars with them happy for a pretty small cost. Oh well. They lost my business but it doesn't really matter does it?
Sorry to hear that experience but it happens to the best of em. All I have is good experience with damaged goods from them. One time they sent the wrong sabot slug boxes x2 and they sent me 4 boxes to replace the 2.
 
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I guess we are expected to open "sealed" cases of ammo and take inventory immediately upon receipt.
If you don't open sealed cases of ammo immediately upon receipt,
how do you log the boxes' lot numbers in your journal?

It's not like cases of ammo are never composed from multiple lots.
 

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Yeah I understand the policy and why they'd have it. The difference between good customer service and every other company is that a company with good customer service would find away to bend the rules to make a customer who has spent thousands of dollars with them happy for a pretty small cost. Oh well. They lost my business but it doesn't really matter does it?
Better than Midway. They shipped some 22LR in plastic boxes, with each box having half a piece of bubble wrap stuck around it. They shipped in a gigantic box with their characteristic green air bubbles. All the plastic boxes were cracked, loose rounds everywhere... I sent them a message and they said "it's not our fault that the shipper damaged the box". It sucks for you, but you gotta open boxes and make sure everything is in order. I don't like to keep ammo in the cardboard anyhow. It attracts moisture.
 

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Better than Midway. They shipped some 22LR in plastic boxes, with each box having half a piece of bubble wrap stuck around it. They shipped in a gigantic box with their characteristic green air bubbles. All the plastic boxes were cracked, loose rounds everywhere... I sent them a message and they said "it's not our fault that the shipper damaged the box". It sucks for you, but you gotta open boxes and make sure everything is in order. I don't like to keep ammo in the cardboard anyhow. It attracts moisture.
the benefit of Midway is I can find much more 5.56 in stock at the same or lower prices than any other online store.
 
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