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Old 11-06-2017, 9:33 AM
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Default SF Bay Area FFL that will transfer mail order ammo?

So...reading this thread about 2018 internet ammo purchases --- https://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/...1395795&page=2

Been stocking up on 9mm and 5.56. 9mm --- $0.22/round for Speer 147 gr, TMJ, Cleanfire to $.28/round for Federal 147gr, JHP hydra-shok. 5.56/223 --- $.30/round Federal 223 FMJ

Given the cost of ammo at the range or in a store, has anyone found an FFL that will transfer ammo? Fee? OR is there a store that will give good discounts if you buy a case of 1000 of a particular brand/caliber that they have to special order?

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Old 11-06-2017, 9:59 AM
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I'd recommend going to your local gun store and talking to the owner about doing a bulk-discount on a special order.

By the way, Dick's has a Price-Matching policy which applies to (major) online retailers including Walmart and Cabella's https://www.dickssportinggoods.com/s/price-match-policy
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Old 11-06-2017, 10:34 AM
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I'd recommend going to your local gun store and talking to the owner about doing a bulk-discount on a special order.

By the way, Dick's has a Price-Matching policy which applies to (major) online retailers including Walmart and Cabella's https://www.dickssportinggoods.com/s/price-match-policy
Great tip, but wonder if Ammo will get excluded next year.
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Old 11-07-2017, 8:12 AM
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Dick's may eventually figure that out. I hope not soon.
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Old 11-13-2017, 7:45 PM
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Old 11-24-2017, 11:20 AM
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UG Imports lets you ship Ammo to them. You just have to email them and let them know ahead of time.
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Old 11-24-2017, 11:29 AM
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Just took advantage of a Browning rebate -- $100 rebate and purchased a Browning Buck Mark Coutour -- http://www.browning.com/news/promoti...-nov-2017.html

Bought it from Peninsula Guns in Millbrae. They also told me that --

1. $25 a case to receive mailorder ammo.
2. They try to be close to mailorder prices on ammo. Next time i need ammo, i will give them a chance to price and do the math.
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Old 11-24-2017, 12:08 PM
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Just took advantage of a Browning rebate -- $100 rebate and purchased a Browning Buck Mark Coutour -- http://www.browning.com/news/promoti...-nov-2017.html

Bought it from Peninsula Guns in Millbrae. They also told me that --

1. $25 a case to receive mailorder ammo.
2. They try to be close to mailorder prices on ammo. Next time i need ammo, i will give them a chance to price and do the math.
When a LGS accepts ammo shipments for you do they have to collect sales tax?
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When a LGS accepts ammo shipments for you do they have to collect sales tax?
Yes
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29 Outdoor gear in American Canyon will accept ammo on your behalf.. at this time for no fee..
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Tnx!

I am 15 minutes away and one toll bridge away from there ! 29 Outdoor gear in American Canyon is now my new FFL
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29 Outdoor Gear will also get my money now.
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Elite Armory in Castro Valley told me they will accept orders from online retailers no larger than 10 cases and charge 10% of invoice +$35 fee. They are great folks there, too.
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Old 01-16-2018, 9:27 AM
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But it's very hard to beat free at 29 outdoor gear. And the guys at 29 are really really great as well. I have a feeling though that Elite Armory is prepping for post 2019 and just getting ahead of the curve I think everybody will have a similar fee structure then.
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Elite Armory in Castro Valley told me they will accept orders from online retailers no larger than 10 cases and charge 10% of invoice +$35 fee. They are great folks there, too.
Is that 10% they are collecting state tax or part of the intake fee? If it's the latter, they can kick rocks.

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Old 01-21-2018, 1:52 PM
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I did some asking. It's part of their fee. There are better places to go for prices out seems. But I like them for just about everything else.
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Mount Pleasant Arms (mparms.com) just sent an email about ammo transfers. He's offering a fixed fee of $25-45:

http://www.mparms.com/Ammo-Transfers-_ep_92.html
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29 Outdoor gear in American Canyon will accept ammo on your behalf.. at this time for no fee..
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Tnx!

I am 15 minutes away and one toll bridge away from there ! 29 Outdoor gear in American Canyon is now my new FFL
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But it's very hard to beat free at 29 outdoor gear. And the guys at 29 are really really great as well.
+++++1 on 29 Outdoor Gear!!! A bunch of great guys and knowledgeable to boot! A little too far for me even though we live in Martinez to buy a gun there, but it can be great to combine a trip to the wine country and picking up a case of ammo!
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Elite Armory in Castro Valley told me they will accept orders from online retailers no larger than 10 cases and charge 10% of invoice +$35 fee. They are great folks there, too.
And this is a good deal because............

ps: also add sales tax for Mr. Moonbeam
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Imberts and Smithers in Redwood City. Its $5 per box....for now. I am getting some ammo sent there that is en route so I will give you a full report.
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Imberts and Smithers in Redwood City. Its $5 per box....for now. I am getting some ammo sent there that is en route so I will give you a full report.


Sucess. They donít have their protocols yet because it is too new but got my ammo from them. Good people there.


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Ballistic Precision in Santa Clara appears to do ammo transfers for online orders:

http://www.guntransfers.com/ammunition-transfers.html

It's about $5 more than Mount Pleasant Arms for similar shipments (http://www.mparms.com/Ammo-Transfers-_ep_92.html), but you can probably get more-convenient appointment times.
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Old 05-13-2018, 10:40 AM
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Riddle Custom Firearms in Brentwood does it for free (although I would give them a $10 bill for the service if you're not a regular customer), unless it's there for more than a week. Great FFL transfer prices too--only $25 + $25 DROS for in-state handguns, or $50 for all other transfers.
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Target masters milpitas charges $10, and collects sales tax on invoice...and has tm levels of paperwork
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Old 05-17-2018, 11:16 PM
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Imberts and Smithers in Redwood City. Its $5 per box....for now. I am getting some ammo sent there that is en route so I will give you a full report.
Per box or case?
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