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sandlanders
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:56 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Yesterday I saw a whole wall of brand new ammo cans (not surplus) at Ace Hardware in Wisconsin Rapids, to your left just inside the door. No rust, no markings... $17.95 each, all 50-cal size. Gift-giving time is coming up...

(I had never seen a brand new ammo can until yesterday.)

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Trekkin and Birdin
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:19 am Reply with quote Back to top

We saw the same thing at Farm and Fleet the other day..maybe a couple bucks more, though. We'd never seen brand new ones, either.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Sounds like it's hunting season.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:41 pm Reply with quote Back to top

I know both sandlanders and I have hunting spouses, but I don't think either of them have seen other than military surplus before. Maybe as the surplus has dwindled, someone is picking up and making new?

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:28 am Reply with quote Back to top

While I was online searching out some ammo can deals I did run across a company was now making new ones.

The Smiley Face store is selling plastic ammo cans:
(Holds 6-8 boxes of ammunition, Lockable, Water-resistant O-Ring Seal, 11.625" x 5.125" x 7.126)
$6.97

Larger sizes are available. 2 are painted and ready to go sit in the woods.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Farm and Fleet has new ones for $15 or a set of 3 different sizes for $40. Went out to do some cache maintenance today and some animal chewed a hole in the corner of one of our plastic ones Sad
 
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