Surplus bullets

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by robbor, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. robbor

    robbor Well-Known Member

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    Anyone try the surplus 175gr fmj M118 bullets?
    Or know of a cheap place to get them from?
    I saw them listed at wideners.
     
  2. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    Not trying to be rude, but is it the 118 Special Ball, Match, or the 118LR.
    There is a difference. The 118 is a 173gr FMJBT and the 118LR is a 175gr BTHP. Try some in your rifle and see if it likes them. If it's the 118LR I would use them for deer hunting as well as paper punching.
    If you can't get them cheap then try a box of the Federal or Remington with the 175gr SMK....basically the same round.
     
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  3. robbor

    robbor Well-Known Member

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    surplus

    Id obviously prefer the BTHP for hunting. Who all sells just bullets?
     
  4. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    Midway, Graff and Sons, Natchez, Cabela's, Blue Star...there are plenty of companies that sell just bullets