Purchasing Bulk Ammunition Online, The Inside Scoop

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U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- Purchasing bulk ammunition online is highly accessible despite popular belief. Each state has regulations as it pertains to the sales and shipments of purchasing ammunition, however, many websites provide the state by state regulations and honestly it is not nearly as difficult as it seems.  The accessibility to purchasing a wide range of calibers whether you want to buy a few hundred to several thousand rounds in addition to the discounts available as it relates to volume makes purchasing bulk ammunition online a win for shooters everywhere.

Why Purchase Bulk Ammunition?

Purchasing Ammunition in bulk online gives you a cheaper cost per round and greater selection. For the avid shooter, you are always watching costs and working to find a happy medium between quality, volume, and cost. Purchasing in bulk may be the best option for you and your family and friends. The most popular calibers to purchase in bulk are 9mm, .40 S&W as well as 7.62×39 and 5.56 Nato, .357, .22 and .223. Many websites including our affiliate partners are constantly running sales and reducing prices on bulk ammunition.  Staying updated on each of your favorite e-tailers via email is the fastest way to know when a new deal is available. Purchasing bulk ammunition also has the benefit of being shipped quickly to your door. If your local gun shop does not have what you need available immediately, having your trusted online sources can save you from a major headache when it comes to leaving for the range, deer camp, or both.

Where Can You Purchase Bulk Ammo Online?

Last week we talked about the top places to purchase ammunition online, Here are a few of our recommended partners and some of the great deals they have available right now on purchasing bulk ammunition online today.

Sportsman’s Guide

For those looking to purchase bulk ammunition online for both hunting and target shooting, In addition to a daily 5% off guns and ammunition, Sportsman’s Guide offers hosts popular rounds such as 9mm luger in cases of 1000 rounds, 7.62 for the AK enthusiast, .45ACP, .308 ammunition, and shotgun ammunition. The Sportsman’s Guide club membership of $49.99 per year provides ample value for purchasing bulk ammunition online. Not only does Sportsmans Guide give you a variety of options when buying bulk ammo for handguns, shotguns, and both rimfire and centerfire rifles, Club Members never pay a penny for standard shipping on orders of $49. [AmmoLand tracks Sportsman’s Guide ammo bargains here.]

Purchase Bulk Ammunition Online at Sportsman's Guide.
Purchase Bulk Ammunition Online at Sportsman’s Guide.

Palmetto State Armory

For daily deals on purchasing bulk ammunition online, Palmetto State Armory is one of the top e-tailers selling ammunition in bulk in a wide range of popular calibers in centerfire and rimfire options. Available in boxes up to 1,000 rounds, Palmetto State Armoury ships by weight within five business days from the time of your order. Keep a close eye on their daily ammo deals if you plan on buying ammo online [check the AmmoLand’s PSA bargain page] since they will offer free shipping on certain items from time-to-time.

Purchase Bulk Ammunition Online from Palmetto State Armory
Purchase Bulk Ammunition Online from Palmetto State Armory

Natchez Shooting Supplies

Natchez Shooting Supplies has great deals on purchasing bulk ammunition online, especially for those looking for great deals on bulk.22 ammunition and other popular calibers such as 9mm, .223, 5.56 and more. With reliable 1-2 day shipping from the time of order, Natchez Shooters Supplies brings avid ammunition users their savings by buying through them. Natchez Shooters Supplies also hosts the Federal Lake City XM855 Green Tip Centerfire Ammunition in a 50 gallon drum on their website. This overload of 5.56 in 62 gr. comes in a 12,500 for $0.49 per round. Check AmmoLand’s page tracking the best of Natchez Shooters Supplies deals to stay updated when bulk ammunition comes on sale. 

Purchase Bulk Ammunition Online at Natchez Shooting Supplies
Purchase Bulk Ammunition Online at Natchez Shooting Supplies

Purchasing Bulk ammunition online is an element that seems to be shrouded in a cloud of mystery.  Palmetto State Armory has a great page with all the information you need for making your purchase and can be read here at under ammunition shipping restrictions. Some of the basics of purchasing bulk ammunition online are as follows.

  1. You are at least 21 years of age (for handgun ammunition) or 18 years of age (for rifle ammunition).
  2. You have not been convicted of any felony, a misdemeanor of domestic abuse, and you are not chemically dependent.
  3. In my home state of New York, No ammunition Sales to New York City, or its five Burroughs. Starting January 1st, 2014 all ammunition must be sent to a Federal Firearms Licensed dealer.
  4. In California, no online ammunition Sales to the cities of Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, or Avalon.
  5. You have no legal restraint that would prohibit you from possessing, ordering, owning, or transferring ammunition.
  6. You have never been committed to any mental institution, or been adjudicated as mentally defective. You will not sell ammunition to any minor.
  7. You cannot have ammunition shipped to a post office box.

Now, if you do live in a restricted state and cannot purchase bulk ammunition online, Palmetto State Armory will have their orders canceled and a 5% restocking fee will be charged. Be aware of your rules and don’t get yourself in trouble. Other websites host similar policies.

Purchasing bulk ammo on the web is a time-saving cost-effective endeavor for the avid gun owner. The long-term benefits of purchasing several hundred to several thousand rounds at a time for your favorite calibers revolves around controlling the ever-changing costs at retail for ammunition. Lock in your prices and buy in bulk online.

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