I got ammo! GunBot.net

I got ammo! GunBot.net

Postby WBlacklidge » Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:16:22

I recently had some luck getting .40 S&W and I wanted to post how I did it.

I was searching forums on when/where/how was the best way to get ammo from a physical store (Walmart, Dicks, etc) and came across a website called gunbot.net.

The way it works:
Change the settings to set the price per round that you are willing to pay. You then leave the webpage open and it will play a sound to notify you when a retailer is offering that price. You now have real time access to when ammo is in stock online.

I was able to get...
BVAC .40 S&W CPRN 180 Grain 250 Round Value Pack - Remanufactured for $86.99
from selwayarmory.com

Not fantastic for re-manufactured but it had decent reviews from the Glock forums and really I just need to target shoot to get more familiarity with my M&P 40c and practice. It also took several attempts to get my order in fast enough before it sold out.

Either way, happy hunting!
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Re: I got ammo! GunBot.net

Postby Taggure » Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:21:09

:clap: :clap: :clap:
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Postby Monkey » Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:55:47

Congratulations - these days, even getting ammo using gunbot isn't easy anymore. Guess the secret is out.

You know, it's a sad day when you say to yourself, "Is $0.79/rd really that bad for 5.56?"...

And to all those who are selling 22lr for 0.30/rd: FOAD. And to those who are buying it - consider the same.


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Re: I got ammo! GunBot.net

Postby WBlacklidge » Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:23:50

Yeah I have a page up for .40 and .22lr... .22lr is just a no go at all. $0.07 is as high as I will go and I am still not that desperate yet.

My girlfriend and I were on a roll shooting once a week buying our LGS inflated .40 ammo prices ($24-28 a box). I went in and they insisted the shortage was so bad and they would only give ammo to those renting their guns. At that point I decided to stop wasting my money and be proactive about getting ammo at a fair price. We really just need to continue practicing and junk ammo is fine. Getting a few failures would be fine practice as well.

I really expect in the near future we will see supply reach the demand and after that be in a surplus condition. Although that might be naive of me. Utopia.
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Postby allingeneral » Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:59:24

AIG Tactical is on Gunbot.net - too bad they can't get any ammo in stock.
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Postby Jollyrogers66 » Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:17:59

I am a gunbot junky... however, it has gotten so bad for 9mm and 5.7 (which is never good), I went back to reloading. Only to discover powder/primers/bullets are just as hard to find. But I finally have managed to get a few K of primer/bullets, and enough powder to at least load some... and am happily reloading now. Slow, but much more economical, and pretty fun way to waste away rainy days :)


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Postby Monkey » Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:26:34

Jollyrogers66 wrote:I am a gunbot junky... however, it has gotten so bad for 9mm and 5.7 (which is never good), I went back to reloading. Only to discover powder/primers/bullets are just as hard to find. But I finally have managed to get a few K of primer/bullets, and enough powder to at least load some... and am happily reloading now. Slow, but much more economical, and pretty fun way to waste away rainy days :)


I'm with ya. I'd buy the reloading equipment and consumables, were I not departing soon for a part of the world where they write and talk kinda funny. The way I figure, by the time I get back, a lot of this insanity should have died down.

That said, I gunbotted some Freedom Munitions 9mm today - 500 rd for $170.

Made some co-workers laugh when the buzzer sound went off in my office...


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Re: I got ammo! GunBot.net

Postby nbk13nw » Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:16:16

I have been averaging .28¢ per round the last two months. But it is getting harder. My last was .30¢ per round two days ago for 200 rounds of 9mm.


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Re: I got ammo! GunBot.net

Postby UnderwaterMike » Fri, 26 Apr 2013 20:38:09

AIM Surplus had Wolf 9mm for ~$11 per box this afternoon. But, after adding the 10-box maximum to my cart and starting the checkout, the site slowed way down. I think they must handoff to a different server/provider for checkout? Anyway, ammo sold out of my cart while I was trying to enter my CC number. AIM is getting almost as bad as PSA in that regard.

I've started viewing the lack of ammo in a different way: It's God's subtle way of trying to keep the fighing between the wife and me to a minimum.

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Postby Monkey » Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:15:36

Weird thing happened to me today. Ventura Munitions had Wolf 223 at 0.54/rd. i balked at the last second as I checked out and closed the tab.

Got an email later in the day that said it was still in my cart a few hours later. Never heard of that happening.

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Postby UnderwaterMike » Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:43:58

Monkey wrote:Weird thing happened to me today. Ventura Munitions had Wolf 223 at 0.54/rd. i balked at the last second as I checked out and closed the tab.

Got an email later in the day that said it was still in my cart a few hours later. Never heard of that happening.

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