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  1. General Discussion
    I don't live within 150 miles of a military surplus store, so I have to buy things like that online. The thing about buying ammo cans online is the shipping cost! But Midway has them on sale right now - 30 cal cans in Grade 2 condition are $6.99 and 40mm cans in Grade 2 are $12.99. I ordered...
  2. Firearms General Discussion
    A few months ago I randomly ran across these 120mm ammo cans. These things are like 3 feet tall and about the width of a .50 caliber can! And cheap! I can't believe I lived without these. With free shipping promos, which are common, they can be had for around $20. This, when quality .50 cans are...
  3. Firearms General Discussion
    It would be really nice if ammo manufactures would all use the same size packaging for same calibers , its a pain in the butt trying to neatly organize and store different shaped boxes in ammo cans :mad: suggestions , how do you guys do it ? haphazardly ?
  4. Military Weapons Forum
    I got the itch to buy more ammo. Before buying more, I thought I'd look at what I had around already. Most of my ammo is stored in 50 cal cans. They have been stored in a nice dry area for 3 years and in a non-climate controlled basement for a year. hunting grade ammo: All looked as good as...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I searched the forum and didn't find anything on this topic. So I was wondering if anyone else uses their hollowed out gunstock as a last resort survival catch? If so, what do you keep in yours? Here is a video link to mine if you want to check it out.
  6. Pistol and Revolver Forum
    My gun cabinet is starting to fill up. My safe is full of important papers and PM's. What is the best way to store ammo longterm? .50 Ammo Cans? Other ideas to keep the ammo fresh other than rotating? As the amount increases, so does my anxiety to keep the ammo safe and usable.
  7. Firearms General Discussion
    I live on a second floor apartment and the air is dry and there is no humidity in my place. I keep the temp anywhere between 65 and 70 degrees depending on the season. Also there is no liquid anywhere near the ammo. I have all my ammo(.45,9mm,12 gauge buck/slugs, and .223) in my closet on the...
  8. Firearms General Discussion
    What's best way to store ammo? leave the ammo in original boxes or loose in an ammo can?