7 Oct 2010, 2:40pm
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Online Ammo Sales – Can You Trust Them?

Online marketplaces are double-edged swords. On one hand, they do offer convenience because you can shop in the comforts of your own home. On the other hand, this opened up a lot of opportunities for enterprising individuals who will do anything to get your hard-earned money.

Unfortunately for gun enthusiasts, these individuals know that we have a huge need for ammo. This is especially true during times of shortages. This is why they would try to reel you in with online ammo sales. But as a general rule, don’t be fooled. There’s a very good chance that they will give you more headaches.

The first thing that you need to know is big auction sites like eBay and Amazon prohibits the sale of ammos on their sites. That should be reason enough for you not to trust online sales. If big and trusted auctions sites don’t want anything to do with them, then you shouldn’t to.

Another thing that you should take into consideration is you would usually have to pay via money transfer or credit card – two of the favorite methods by scammers. Nothing beats buying your ammo with cash.

Also, you wouldn’t want to be in the middle of a big scam like what happened a few years ago.

Efraim Diveroli selling ammos made in China

You also have to remember that each state has its own laws regarding ammo shipments. If it’s allowed, then there’s a good chance that you have to take care of mountains of paperwork.

Reloading your own ammo is still the easiest and cheapest way to obtain cheap ammos. There’s no need for paperwork and you’ll be in total control of your own supply.