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Old January 11th, 2019, 12:13 PM #1
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I went to get my prescriptions at Walmart on the way to work. Decided to get some ammo since I was there anyway. I asked the lady for some 9mm NATO, which I picked out of the case. She asked if I wanted one of the cans of ammo, since they were going on clearance. 720 rounds of 5.56, normally $540ish, for $75. I bought all four cans. Each can had three 240 round battle packs. I think I made out on this.
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Old January 11th, 2019, 12:29 PM #2
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You definitely did well on this. Thanks for the heads-up, I will stop in at Walmart after work. Unfortunately, after work probably means that any such deals will be gone.
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Old January 11th, 2019, 12:31 PM #3
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I went to get my prescriptions at Walmart on the way to work. Decided to get some ammo since I was there anyway. I asked the lady for some 9mm NATO, which I picked out of the case. She asked if I wanted one of the cans of ammo, since they were going on clearance. 720 rounds of 5.56, normally $540ish, for $75. I bought all four cans. Each can had three 240 round battle packs. I think I made out on this.
That can't be right. $75 is a steal but an original price of $540 for 720 rounds is obscenely expensive. Its almost double what it should cost.
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Old January 11th, 2019, 12:43 PM #4
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That can't be right. $75 is a steal but an original price of $540 for 720 rounds is obscenely expensive. Its almost double what it should cost.
Maybe that is why Walmart was not selling it, and after sitting untouched on the shelves for an extended period, has overshot the reasonable markdown price down to overly cheap.
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That can't be right. $75 is a steal but an original price of $540 for 720 rounds is obscenely expensive. Its almost double what it should cost.
Those ammo cans have been in there since the last ammo shortage. Nobody bought them, even when there was nothing else available.
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When it was hard to find ammo a few years back Walmart was offering those cans at gouging prices. When ammo became easier to find and the prices went down many stores were stuck with cans they could not sell. I'm surprised they didn't do this earlier. Very few stores still have them on their shelves thought. You got lucky..very good deal.
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I wonder if they overpaid for them during the last ammo scare
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I went to get my prescriptions at Walmart on the way to work. Decided to get some ammo since I was there anyway. I asked the lady for some 9mm NATO, which I picked out of the case. She asked if I wanted one of the cans of ammo, since they were going on clearance. 720 rounds of 5.56, normally $540ish, for $75. I bought all four cans. Each can had three 240 round battle packs. I think I made out on this.
Can you post the UPC code so we can search to see if anyone has it in stock.

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