Opinion: Here are AmmoLand's top ammo retailers that we use to get the best prices when buying ammunition online for our guns.
AmmoLand Editor's Note, ammunition prices that are shown in online seller's screen-grabs are only valid at the time of the article publish date. Internet ammo prices always subject to change.
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Lower Prices, bundle deals, discounts, and convenience are just a few words that come to mind as to why buying ammunition online is a good idea.
Often prices at retail are nearly double the online prices, which, for the avid shooter, makes life a touch more difficult. Online sales of ammo typically help you avoid sales tax unless you live in the same state as the company itself, however, in most cases, you can save your self 8-10% on your purchase by purchasing online. If sales tax saving is not enough, online shopping provides much deeper inventory opportunities.
These days, and due to public pressure and anti-gun measures, many major storefront ammunition retailers have eliminated ammo sales from their operations. While this seems like a loss for the public, it strengthens the ability to support real pro-gun industry and 2A supporting companies. Here are our top ten online ammunition retailers in no particular order.
Buying Ammunition Online, Here Are Our Top Ten Places
Brownells, Ammunition Sales:
Led by the Bureau of Propaganda, Brownell's own staff who's unafraid to troll the folks down in Bentonville and stand up to the digital powers in California, Brownells offers a smooth process for selecting, buying and shipping. The Brownells website features make it easy to quickly narrow down what you need by ammo subcategories and even price range. Brownells understands the needs of shooters and even help you narrow in on price per rounds and display in real-time what is on clearance sale. [check AmmoLand's page tracking the best of Brownell's ammunition deals]
Choose from Handgun, Rifle, Rimfire, and Shotgun on an easy-to-use scroll down menu and sift through over 3,500 options to find what you need for your weekend at the range or to stock-pile your safe room. Brownells has a fair shipping policy with the free shipping threshold starting at $99 with coupon codes. www.brownells.com
Palmetto State Armory, Cheap Ammo Sales:
Regardless if its a weekend with the crew or you are gearing up to defend your home turf when bulk selection is needed, Palmetto state Armory is one of the best online e-sales platforms. PSA offers not only a variety of rounds you need but the bulk ammo we all desire. Palmetto State stocks over 3,000 online ammunition options and some of the best pricing options on cases of ammunition over 1,000 rounds in popular calibers such as .223/5.56, 9mm, and .45 ACP. Shipping costs are based on distance and weight. 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. www.palmettostatearmory.com
Sportsman's Guide, Ammunition Online:
The Sportsman's Guide club membership of $49.99 per year provides ample value for purchasing ammunition online. Not only does Sportsmans Guide give you a variety of options when buying ammo online for handguns, shotguns, and both rimfire and centerfire rifles, Club Members never pay a penny for standard shipping on orders of $49 or more, and they give you 5% off on guns & ammo daily. [AmmoLand tracks Sportsman's Guide ammo bargains here.] Sportsman's guide has highly competitive pricing on bulk 1,000 cans of .223 ammunition and all the hunting ammunition you need for your season. www.sportsmansguide.com
Gorilla Ammunition, High-Quality Ammunition:
Unlike others, Gorilla ammunition is its in-house brand manufacturing popular calibers for hunting, target shooting, defense, subsonic, and polymer. According to their website, they host one of the few in-house ballistics laboratories among manufacturers equipped with pressure sensors and Oehler 85 Acoustical velocity & targeting system to build the best ammunition possible. [find Ammoland's page tracking the news & deals at Gorilla Premium Ammunition here] Free shipping is available when you buy ammunition online over ten boxes. Additionally, Gorilla Ammunition offers firearm parts through their store. Don’t forget to check out their great apparel available as well. www.gorillaammo.com
Rainer Arms is full of options to outfit your gun room from brand name ammo from CCI, Aguila and Hornady ammunition to gun parts and deals on premier shooting sports brands. Rainer Arms, the Washington-based company has its own ammunition brand, Rainier Munitions, and also hosts the Apx Club to give hunters and shooters alike a membership-based pricing & shipping opportunities for $99.99 per year. [see AmmoLand's deal tracking page for Rainer found here] The Apex club provides access to new product listings, exclusive access to events, and fee ground shipping on ammo orders in the contiguous United States. www.rainierarms.com
Primary Arms, More Ammo Deals:
Primary Arms hosts over 24 brands of ammunition, including Sig Sauer, Barnes, and Sellier & Bellot all available buy online through their website. Both handgun and rifle rounds are available in both popular centerfire and rimfire calibers, and Primary arms host some of the most reliable brands like Federal, PMC, and Hornady. In addition to ammo Primary arms is also home to full lines of firearm parts for popular caliber guns such as the AK-47, the AR-15, AR-308, and handguns. [check AmmoLand's page tracking the best deals at Primary including ammunition.]
Sportsman's Warehouse, Clearance Ammo:
Sportsman's Warehouse is a time-honored brand known amongst sportsmen across the country who buy ammunition online. They proudly host 12 popular brands which equate to over 287 individual ammo SKUs of available rifle, shotgun, and pistol ammunition to buy online. Sportsman’s Warehouse might be a waterfowl hunters' best friend as they position their steel shot ammo competitively. [Ammoland's deals page for Sportsman's Warehouse] You’ll want to check this site out if you hunt ducks and geese before your trip to the blind. www.sportsmans.com
Botach, Surplus Ammo:
Everything you need to outfit your tactical shooting needs and to outfit your wardrobe with street clothes from Adidas and Under Armour. If you were disappointed in “Richards Sporting Goods,” look no further than Botach when you need to buy ammunition online. Twenty-four brands and 143 SKUs of ammunition. Botach features not just popular calibers for handgun, centerfire, and rimfire rifles but also provide opportunities to buy defense ammunition online with options such as SDI 12-Gauge 60-Caliber 3 Rubber Ball Round and the SDI 12-Gauge Bean Bag Round. [Check out all the great savings we have recoded at AmmoLand's Botach deals page.] Don’t forget to pick out a great deal on ammunition storage while you shop as well. www.botach.com
Optics Planet, Brand Name Ammunition Cheap:
To finish up the top ten places to buy ammunition online, it would be remiss if we left out the expansive options available on Optics Planet. With 476 ammunition products to choose from, you’ll be able to find what you need for every gun you have. Optics Planet gives hunters and shooters alike consistent discounts on ammunition and shows you the percentage savings. [track AmmoLand's deal page for Optics Planet here.] Optics Planet also allows you to compare attributes of ammunition side-by-side with each other. www.opticsplanet.com
Buying ammunition online gives you options, discount values, and the ability to find great bundle deals to save you money and time. With a bit of planning and persistence, you can take advantage of what is possible through our top ten online ammunition retailers.