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5.56x45 - 62 gr FMJ XM855 - Lake City - 1000 Rounds

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$390.00

39.0¢ per round

Quick Overview

Quantity - 1,000 rounds loose packed
Manufacturer - Lake City
Bullets - 62 grain full metal jacket (FMJ) XM855 steel core
Casings - Boxer-primed brass
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Details

This is the famous and hard to find mil-spec XM855 steel core 5.56x45 ("green tip") penetrator ammo you have heard about! It is loaded to NATO specs and is NOT intended for use in commercial or bolt-action rifled chambered for 223 Remington ammo - but is is perfect for your AR15!

This product was made at the legendary US Lake City ammo plant for the US Military and it may come packaged in Federal American Eagle but rest assured, it's the same Lake City brass you've come to love and enjoy. This ammo is loose packed, brass-cased, Boxer-primed, non-corrosive and reloadable.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Lake City
Condition New
Bullet Weight 62 Grain
Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
Use Type Range Training
Ammo Casing Brass
Quantity 1,000
Ammo Caliber 5.56x45mm
Manufacturer SKU XM855CS
Primer Type Boxer
UPC Barcode 029465562458

Comments

Richard Clements ( Wed, 12 Dec 2012 09:38:39 +0000 ) : Wish I had the money right now. I think I am in love <3.
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:57:23 +0000 ) : Don't forget we also have this 5.56x45 XM855 ammunition available in 250 round boxes.
Duong Quoc Tuan ( Fri, 14 Dec 2012 08:57:35 +0000 ) : Lucky Gunner, Can you ship this before the 21st?
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:40:32 +0000 ) : We ship out orders received by 3 PM ET every (non-holiday) Monday through Friday the same day. Orders to the eastern half of the US arrive in 2-3 business days and orders to the western half take 3-5 days. Giving as a time-sensitive gift? Consider a Gift Card at . . . http://www.luckygunner.com/gift-cards
Shane Pirtle ( Sun, 16 Dec 2012 03:19:29 +0000 ) : do you know if you will be receiving any 1000 rd cases any time soon?
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:16:29 +0000 ) : Our buyers are working hard to keep ammunition in stock and available, but much of this ammunition is not being made available to us in this current market.
William Ray Nelson ( Tue, 12 Feb 2013 03:49:28 +0000 ) : LuckGunner.com has 1,000 rounds loose packed. Manufacturer - Lake City. Bullets - 62 grain full metal jacket (FMJ) XM855 steel core. Casings - Boxer-primed brass in stock.
Ed Pena ( Tue, 12 Feb 2013 21:43:55 +0000 ) : 223 Rem (5.56mm) Federal XM855, Lake City SS109, 62 gr Green Tip Steel Penetrator, 1000 Rds Case for $387 on other site?
William Gauff ( Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:20:10 +0000 ) : what site?
William Gauff ( Wed, 13 Feb 2013 03:36:11 +0000 ) : How did the price go up in 4 hours?
Miles Hardbarger ( Wed, 13 Feb 2013 04:51:00 +0000 ) : I was wondering that as well.
Miles Hardbarger ( Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:31:40 +0000 ) : Will you be getting any XM855 in 250 count soon?
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:59:31 +0000 ) : Hey Miles, thanks for the note. We're hoping to get more in stock in the next couple of weeks. We generally don't konw what is coming until it arrives and we check it in to put on the site. I know things are frustrating right now but we really appreciate you checking in on the site.
Miles Hardbarger ( Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:26:41 +0000 ) : Thank you.
Jordan Castaneda ( Thu, 14 Feb 2013 03:41:36 +0000 ) : Lucky Gunner Ammo, How come you guys charge an arm in a leg? Do you enjoy ripping off these new shooters? Don't tell me about market and demand because i totally understand the principals. However, when your prices don't increase and you rip people off that is wrong. There are tons of retailers online not increasing their price.
Joshua Christensen ( Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:56:51 +0000 ) : There is normal price fluctuations due to Supply and Demand and then there is price gouging.Way to join CTD.
Keith Davies ( Fri, 15 Feb 2013 06:22:28 +0000 ) : This is good ammunition which I shoot most often, and I am usually telling people to buy from Lucky Gunner. Their service is unparalleled. It saddens me to see them nearly doubling their price on this, further feeding into the frenzy. Feinstein doesn't have to lift a finger; our shooting supply merchants are doing all the work to limit our rights. Not just Lucky Gunner, but all of them, it seems. Disappointing.
Joshua Christensen ( Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:25:46 +0000 ) : When I replied yesterday there was 54 left in stock and now 41. At the additional ~$500 per case profit, they made $6500.00 in additional profit yesterday...
Jeff Price ( Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:20:18 +0000 ) : Has your cost per round went up that much? Its sad how it is made out to be a panic but everywhere I look a ton of people have it now but at what price? Over double?
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Sat, 16 Feb 2013 16:39:51 +0000 ) : Hey Jeff, You're right in that prices have gone wild right now. This is the craziest ammo market we've ever seen and we're doing all we can to try to keep ammo in stock. As a shooter, I know it's frustrating and we're anxious for things to return to normal. Thank you for the note and your patience through all this.
Rich Johnson ( Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:20:26 +0000 ) : I see that Lucky gunner didnt really answer your question that if there cost has doubled or not or if they are just taking advantage of consumers like alot of other companies are doing right now but that is the way american companies operate now only interested how much profit they can make
Greg Amos ( Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:55:36 +0000 ) : they r as bad as the government just want more money for the same thing.
Michelle Bacolor-Deniston ( Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:20:05 +0000 ) : @Rich Johnson yes I noticed lucky gunner did not answer Jeff Price question. I used to be a fan of lucky gunner, not any more. I shop elsewhere due to price gouging. There are lots of other places to buy.
Jeremy Moses ( Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:09:51 +0000 ) : 955 are you kidding me. I though the pirates were all the personnel seller not the commercia sitesl. Way to capitalize on the frenzies Luckygunner. I would have bought 2 cases at the right price but now I'll throw out the proverbial middle finger and say no thanks.
Joshua Christensen ( Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:49:36 +0000 ) : They actually raised their price today! Are you kidding me. 2K rounds should go for this price.
Jaime Mosquera ( Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:29:49 +0000 ) : Prices are being set by the merchant not the factory... Lucky gunner is this true
William Gauff ( Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:28:33 +0000 ) : Now the price has gone up almost $50 in less than a week?
David White ( Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:13:25 +0000 ) : Remember guys, as they sell out they reorder...this puts the factory on overtime, copper, lead and brass prices go up.....and so does the price. Demand is up due to the idiots in WASHINGTON!
Billy Beefcaked ( Thu, 21 Feb 2013 18:26:38 +0000 ) : $1000 for 1000 rounds...I'll check by 12/13. Sheesh!
Tyler Brawner ( Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:28:30 +0000 ) : I'm glad I get an Atk employee discount
Buddy Gainey ( Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:55:12 +0000 ) : So this will work in my Bushmaster AR 15?
James McCabe ( Sat, 23 Feb 2013 17:27:04 +0000 ) : As long as your Bushmaster AR-15 shoots 5.56 or .223
Jeffrey Milliken ( Sat, 23 Feb 2013 18:37:46 +0000 ) : 945 for 1000 lol I can see why they are still in stock.
Benily Gaertner ( Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:40:44 +0000 ) : What does the head stamp read on this ammo?
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:12:26 +0000 ) : Hey Benily, I'm working to get an answer for you. Sorry for the delay.
Sal Palumbo ( Sun, 24 Feb 2013 17:36:23 +0000 ) : Not to but in, but, it says L C (The last 2 digits of the year it was manufactured), in my case 1 2...and has the NATO stamp. I just got 300, and they're nice. Stock up on these.
Paul Davidson ( Mon, 25 Feb 2013 04:24:42 +0000 ) : I thought the $700/1000 I see it at locally was bad, yikes!
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:07:29 +0000 ) : Thanks Sal! Benily, there really isn't anything left on the market that's older than 2010. Most of the Lake City we've had come through over the past few months has been 2012. While we don't open the packages from Lake City to ensure they're factory sealed when you receive them, odds are it will be 2012 stamped. Thanks again!
Benghazi M Bruno ( Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:12:04 +0000 ) : This has nothing to do with anything more than the grain of the projectile. The norm for 5.56 is 55 grains which will work in various rifling twists, the heavier 62 grains works best with a 1 in 9 twist (standard for an AR 15/M4/M16 ).
Tony Schwartz ( Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:35:13 +0000 ) : if the upper is not marked 5.56 you should not use it. 5.56 has higher chamber pressure. 5.56 marked can shoot both
Royce Adams ( Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:24:02 +0000 ) : 39,000 rds of this and you are selling it for $0.92/rd? Price gouge much? Ridiculous...when the prices do come down...and they will definitely come down...you guys will see that you lost a lot of customers because of your greed. Ridiculous.
Jeff Price ( Sun, 03 Mar 2013 20:49:01 +0000 ) : I might could understand a slight increase, but this is nuts. I guess you and all the other stores don't care about your customers id rather see out of stock over your prices. I mean honestly how many people are paying for that kind of markup? We know one thing from all this... Obama is the best gun salesman that I've ever seen
Joshua Young ( Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:14:42 +0000 ) : :(
Royce Adams ( Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:50:58 +0000 ) : I don't know David. They seem to have high prices for some other reason (greed/profit). My reasoning is that I've seen them as having as many as 39 boxes in stock...then it dropped down to 34 in stock...today it is back up to 38 boxes in stock. That tells me they are getting ammo on a regular basis, yet their prices are still sky high. Demand isn't the issue when the supply is normal. They could drop the prices to $0.70 and still double their normal profit. But yes, the idiots in Washington don't help...neither do we by purchasing this ammo at 3X the normal cost.
Christopher Piazza ( Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:21:11 +0000 ) : I have a benelli 20g . What ammo do you have?
Lisa Smoyak ( Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:51:54 +0000 ) : Thanks for posting Christopher, my BF was looking for ammo - this place had what he needed so he stocked up. Thanks!!
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:42:44 +0000 ) : Hey Chris, we have some 20 gauge slugs in stock right now (Remington). http://www.luckygunner.com/shotgun/20-gauge-ammo-shells Thanks for the note!
Tonya Mathews-Motes ( Sat, 09 Mar 2013 19:40:10 +0000 ) : Nobody in Arkansas sells these (Including Walmart's everywhere) for more than 34 cents per round.
Tonya Mathews-Motes ( Sat, 09 Mar 2013 19:41:20 +0000 ) : They have been working overtime since Obama's first election, so no this has nothing to do with Lucky gunners criminal actions.
Brent Austin ( Sat, 09 Mar 2013 21:00:38 +0000 ) : We all have to calm down and stop paying these prices....the prices reflect demand, nothing else...Lucky Gunner, and everyone one else for that matter, has no reason to lower prices with the stuff flying of the shelves...that's how the market works and always will...until we stop paying these prices, they wont return to anywhere near 'normal'...the consumer determines what something is worth, not the manufacturer or the distributor...
Paul Morani ( Sun, 10 Mar 2013 20:56:39 +0000 ) : Every single one of them is fueled by GREED and GREED alone! How dare them raise and in most cases, double the price of ammo. But do you want to know who is at fault? Us! we pay for it and as long as we do, they will profit...PERIOD!
Tonya Mathews-Motes ( Wed, 13 Mar 2013 01:04:57 +0000 ) : Why is it that lucky gunner and cheaper than dirt are just about the only retailers price gauging then? Almost EVERYONE else still has the same low prices (Excluding individuals trying to take advantage of the shortage for some extra bucks.
Tonya Mathews-Motes ( Wed, 13 Mar 2013 22:47:25 +0000 ) : You can still buy this round for $0.38 per round almost anywhere. You might have to wait in-line a few days for them though. I'd buy some from here (To avoid hassle) if they ever got back down under $0.50 per round but not until then.
Cassidy Paul Allen Ferrel ( Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:54:38 +0000 ) : Greed at its finest by cheating people out of money.
Cassidy Paul Allen Ferrel ( Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:55:59 +0000 ) : Academy has ammo every shipment day and even have ammo after the rush comes and goes. This is pure greed.
Christopher George ( Sat, 16 Mar 2013 09:20:37 +0000 ) : Head stamp reads any Democrat or Liberal .
Gregory Lynn ( Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:38:43 +0000 ) : I purchased a box of 50 Gold Dot 9mm from Lucky Gunner only about three weeks ago. Nothing has changed in the last three weeks but what I payed $35 for three weeks ago is now $50 before shipping. What would have cost me the price of three boxes of ammo a month ago I now only get two boxes for the same price. I don't understand. I will only continue to buy from here when things go back to normal if they adjust the prices back to normal. It is cheaper to buy local and always will be, I am a loyal customer and truly hope to continue being loyal so I hope they think about us when ALL the ammo providers begin to restock there shelves. I really do want to continue to buy my ammo from Lucky Gunner...
Gregory Lynn ( Sat, 16 Mar 2013 11:10:03 +0000 ) : I do want to take a minute to say that even though many people are unhappy for one reason or another, and I am VERY unhappy with the price increase I owe Lucky Gunner the respect of writing down my own experience when doing business with Lucky Gunner. My own purchase went VERY well and I am VERY happy with my product as well as the fast delivery of my ammo. So me personally "I am very happy with my service" and Will continue to buy my ammo from here... I do not have any problem with Lucky Gunner, I just hope the ammo goes back to a reasonable price SOON. Sorry about my price rant, I had to get it out of my system just like everyone else.
Greg Thomas ( Thu, 21 Mar 2013 03:49:26 +0000 ) : Good point T.... If you use 5.56 in a .223 your rifle can BLOW up in your face. And even if it doesn't you are likely to ruin it.
Dick Black ( Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:54:01 +0000 ) : Someone let me know when 1000 rnds of 855 is back to <$400. Until then, I'm sitting on what I have stocked up and not doing much shooting. Maybe 6 months from now things will get back to "normal".
Robert Perman ( Sat, 06 Apr 2013 21:29:55 +0000 ) : Your right .Its all about the almighty buck$$$$$
Tonya Mathews-Motes ( Mon, 08 Apr 2013 06:00:05 +0000 ) : Wrong! No store allows people to buy more than two to three boxes per person per day. Everything is bought up within the first minute it hits the shelf. I haven't bought a single box of anything from lucky gunner ever because of their price gauging. This supply and demand thing isn't going to end until we are once again free form the grip of Washington DC. You can appreciate the fact that they have some in stock (that only the VERY rich can afford) is about the most stupid remark I've ever heard. Of course they still have some in stock! They can't sell anything for that price!
Robert Jereb ( Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:14:42 +0000 ) : This is to everybody that thinks lucker gunner is high priced If you think GL has a high price for the lake city 5.56x45 ammo which is 850 for a 1000 go to cheaper than dirt theres is 1475.59 for tha same 1000 i think i will stay with lucky gunner for now
Tim Nelson ( Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:00:34 +0000 ) : basic supply and demand. demand goes up, supply stays the same = price goes up. I don't like it, but it's reality. not to mention, I'm not going to presume to know what Their suppliers are now charging them. they are a business, and the purpose of business is to make a profit. now to the people in the supplychain jacking their prices Way up in order to make Huge profits, that's just wrong in my opinion. but what it all boils down to is if I don't like it, I don't have to buy it. (just my humble opinion).
Loren Jackson ( Sat, 20 Apr 2013 07:09:12 +0000 ) : This ammo pricing isn't being set this high at the manufactures...it is being ratcheted up at the retail outlets like this one. How do I know this....my uncle just placed an order by way of his Corporation thru Olin Corp. (Winchester) for 20,000 rounds of.223 and it priced out at.42 cents per round. So...yeah, this is price gouging at the retail level......
Steven Carmichael ( Sun, 21 Apr 2013 16:35:22 +0000 ) : Go check cheaper than dirt's price on 9MM. $70 for 50 rounds of PMC. My local shop is fully stocked again and selling at the old price of about $0.40/round.
Chris Dille ( Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:19:06 +0000 ) : LG looking for some 7mm08 ammo.. any ideas?
Heidi At Lucky Gunner ( Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:14:03 +0000 ) : Hey Chris, Thanks for reaching out. I'm sorry to report we are out of 7mm-08 at the moment. It is a caliber we carry and when we have it, you'll see it on this page: http://www.luckygunner.com/rifle/7mm-08-remington-ammo Sorry to disappoint and thank you again for checking in with us. I wish we had it!
Christopher Long ( Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:07:03 +0000 ) : It's not this site or gun shows it's Obama period!
Dick Black ( Wed, 01 May 2013 11:56:57 +0000 ) : A month later and the price has barely budged ($830). I'm now thinking it may be a year or more before things get back to somewhat "normal".
Chris Moody ( Sat, 18 May 2013 01:01:11 +0000 ) : Thanks for the ammo.prices are what they are but for those willing to pay, you can play.i have searched high and low and this is a competitive price for quality ammo.
Bob Hamilton ( Tue, 28 May 2013 12:16:00 +0000 ) : Obama needs lots of ammo for his Brown Shirts.
Bob Hamilton ( Tue, 28 May 2013 12:17:16 +0000 ) : I do have to say it is a little cheaper then the last time I bought some. Maybe that's a good sign.
Kelly Gibson ( Thu, 30 May 2013 03:31:57 +0000 ) : Ralph Noa That's a long winded version. The manufacturers haven't raised their prices the distributors have. Most sellers are limiting what people can buy now so they can't buy and then resell at rip off prices like on ARMSLIST! Everyone needs to knuckle down and quit buying at these prices and they will go back down. No one got caught short. They are reacting to what our current corrupt government is doing to take our 2nd amendment rights away. Lucky gunner has ammo because they got an order in just like any other retailer who has ammo. I'm glad they have it as well.
Kelly Gibson ( Thu, 30 May 2013 03:35:50 +0000 ) : Note: Lucky Gunner is a reputable stand up company to buy from. I wanted to make that clear as well.
Roger Navoy Warrington ( Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:45:13 +0000 ) : WOW this is a great price for 1,000 rds of 62 grn. armor pen gi ammo. it runs as much a $ 999.00 for 1,000 rds. of new GI ammo. its the green tip GI ammo..
Mark Dimiceli ( Wed, 05 Jun 2013 11:05:00 +0000 ) : they say it's crap no knockdown power, going for 700x1000 up here
David Richmond ( Thu, 27 Jun 2013 03:58:31 +0000 ) : I just unsubscribed from the mailing list and I will not be using this site anymore, the Price gouging at this site over the last 6 months has made Cheaper than dirt look good for crying out loud. I am now buying cases of Lake City green tip for.50 cents / round elsewhere and you guys want.50 for Tula! Greedy bastards. Its your right to price gouge but its my right to boycott, and suggest others do the same.
Dennis Da Menace ( Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:12:07 +0000 ) : Rape!
Wendell Loggins ( Sun, 03 Nov 2013 20:40:32 +0000 ) : Michael Benghazi Bruno The heavier 62 gn. bullet works best in a 1/7 twist barrel, not the 1/9.
Kenneth Stensrud ( Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:23:45 +0000 ) : Best for the price. ...USA closed down only lead foundry. ...Imported lead will cost us all more. ....By now wile you can get this price. ......
Kenneth Stensrud ( Sun, 24 Nov 2013 00:06:12 +0000 ) : Sweet. ........
Stephen Fletcher ( Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:20:57 +0000 ) : Bob Hamilton The brown shirts are going to need it There's more of us than them.

Product Question and Answer

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Q: I herd this ammo is bad for the berrel of the ar15?because it's steel on steel?

Posted On: 11/14/13 By: Ray

A: The steel element found on these bullets is actually located inside the core, towards the front of the tip. On the outside, the bullet will be a traditional copper jacket similar to other 855 or 193 bullets. Other bimetal bullets will include a mixture of steel and copper on the outside. This is where there is some concern about steel on steel upon firing. These bimetal bullets are almost exclusively found on steel cased ammo such as Brown Bear, Wolf and Tula ammo. If you have time to stop by LuckyGunnerLabs, you can view some extensive testing between steel and brass cased ammo.

Customer Reviews

5.56x45 - 62 gr FMJ XM855 - Lake City - 1000 Rounds- excellent product. Review by Mark B
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Lucky Gunner- fast shipping and good customer service. The product arrived undamaged. Counted out the lot and ended up with 999 rounds (I had to know). Same stuff I was issued in the military. Never had any issues with it then and so far (several hundred rounds fired of latest batch) no issues now. Good, quality ammo for your AR. As everyone else commeted- hope the price becomes more in line with reality soon- though still competitively priced compared to other sites out there. Will buy more. (Posted on 2/2/14)
Excellent Product and Site Review by D from Oneonta NY
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When buying from Luck Gunner you always know you will get what you order. They tell you up front if an item is in stock. Lucky Gunner charges a fair price and ship immediately. (Posted on 1/22/14)
Perfect Ammo for my Sig M400 Review by REV
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Very happy with the Lake City Ammo and it shot with no issues. Would have like to get it for a lower price but continue to be pleased with Lucky Gunner's offerings. As always fast shipping and arrived in perfect condition. (Posted on 12/28/13)
Going to order here from now on. Review by Royce
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This is the same ammunition I have used in the Army, and I am shocked of how expensive ammo is this day in age. Because in the Army ammo is free and repacked for us. But it does the job it needs to and if you have your weapon sighted in correctly using this ammo and shoot like I do, you can have 5 rounds within a size of a quarter diameter at 150 yards. (Posted on 12/12/13)
Great Ammo! Great Service from Lucky Gunner! Review by Rocky
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Just what I have come to expect from Federal and Lucky gunner. Great Ammo and Great service!

I will definitely buy again!

Thanks Lucky Gunner! (Posted on 11/28/13)
Great round for the price Review by Mtrip
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No feed issues, shoots strait and flat. (Posted on 11/20/13)
thank you Review by kenny
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This is great ammo. .Price, so so. The USA government just closed the only Lead plant for bullets. .....No More Lead.....It will be imported. ....Then you will say how cheap it was. ....Buy now all you can. .....Price with be going up. ...Buy now......Happy Shooting. .............. (Posted on 11/19/13)
Excellant Performence & Value Review by RgrSmith
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This ammo works excellent in both my ARs. One is a LWRC 5.56 16inch barrel 1 in 7 twist & the other is Smith & Wesson M & P 15 5.56 16 inch barrel 1 in 9 twist. The research I did before buying any ammo I found that the 5.56 62 gr M855 performs better in these twist. I know I can shoot the 55gr but like many old GRUNTS from Viet Nam I want the best ammo for Lulabelle & Mabel. I will shoot the 55gr if I have to & it is good ammo. I bought a 500rd Box of Federal from LG & am well pleased @ the qickness of the delivery & all was boxed in factory oblong box. I will return to LG for more ammo when they get it in stock. I have also bought two soft rifle cases from LG both came with in a few days. The last one was shipped on a Sat. which is uncommon. THANK YOU LG I will be doing business with you in the very near future. Keep up the good work. Respectfully RgrSmith- Rgr Team 1-6 (Posted on 11/12/13)
The best ammo available in this caliber! Review by joules5432
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Economics drive prices up, but this ammo is, in my experience, consistently dependable. I've bet my life on it. (Posted on 11/12/13)
GREAT ammo and service! Review by Bill
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Excellent product and service! Arrived in 2 days! (Posted on 11/12/13)
Great ammo for general shooting Review by SFcolonel
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Great ammo for basic rifle marksmanship. No duds, fed well. Would have liked a lower price, but understand the current market. Arrived next day after ordering 1000 rds. (Posted on 11/7/13)
Good ammunition!! Review by mh
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Very pleased with Lake City ammo, always shoots well, never jams (Posted on 10/26/13)
Mighty fine bullets Review by Brush
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I read one of the reviews, he said it was a 11/2 to 2" at 50 yards, mine is that at 100, as far as Lake city rounds that's all I need to do what I want with it, don't have to worry about misfires, by the way my barrel is 1 in 9 (Posted on 10/22/13)
good reliable ammo Review by herb
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Good reliable ammo shipped fast (Posted on 10/13/13)
Real Deal Penetrator Ammo Review by TominCA
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This is the best military ammo! Primers are crimped and sealed and the stuff is real Consistent. For what it is - Ammo for fighting - it is great! Don't expect a lot of accuracy my AR (1/7 chrome lined) will group about 1.5 to 2" at 50 yards with me shooting it - so it can probably do a little better. But grouping is not what this ammo is all about. Its designed for shooting back at people who are shooting at you and it is 110% reliable and can penetrate light barriers because bad guys hide behind stuff. I downgraded the performance because of accuracy and it used to be cheaper so the value is down from 5 stars - but really it is good for what it is supposed to do - keep you live under difficult conditions. (Posted on 7/8/13)
Available Review by Blacksword
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I needed brass cased 5.56 for testing … LuckyGunner.com actually had ammo in stock. Was it great ammo? No, Lake City for civilians is always 2nd or 3rd quality. Was it good ammo? Yes, it performed as XM855 always does. Was it a good value? In the old days (last year?) If I did not have to have it for testing I would have waited to see if sanity ever returns to the world. (Do you think ammo will be cheaper in the Republic of Texas?) (Posted on 5/25/13)
Worth the money Review by Luciji
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This ammo does what it's supposed to. If fires, and well. I have heard this called SLAP, (Slightly Armor Piercing), and tested that. No trouble at all with 1/4" steel plate. Sure gives you that warm comfortable feeling.

Some dents in a small percentage of the rounds. They still fired fine, and dents were gone when the cases were recovered. Accuracy was fine, for the type of round it is - consistent is good. I did not count every round, as some do, but it looked like a thousand rounds. I did notice that the green paint on the exposed steel tip had a tendency to chip off easily. No big deal. Shipping from Lucky Gunner was fast, as it always is.

In short, this ammo is worth the money, and I would buy it again. (Posted on 4/11/13)
Good ammo but incorrect count twice now Review by SolarGirl
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My husband and i purchased this ammo thinking it was a good value. We were shorted 27 rounds on our order. Luckygunner.com was great about the inconvenience and compensated us for the missing rounds. We ordered another 1000 rounds thinking it was a one time problem but it wasn't a one time problem as we were shorted 102 rounds this last order. So beware budget bulk ammo that is not boxed. You may not be saving any money at all if your shorted. I don't know what Luckygunner will do for us this time but if they do nothing then that was not such a great value was it? Hopefully Luckygunner will once again provide us with great customer service although this is frustrating to go through.
(Posted on 4/4/13)
Very Satisfied with LG. Review by Rod
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I am placing a comment here because I just received an order of 250 loose packed rounds from LG and I see they are already gone. All I can say, from initial analysis, is these rounds are very good. Thank you dear. I am very picky about the what I put in my ARs. XM193 good for the range and zeroing in. XM855.. when things get serious. Anyway.. back to my order. First off, LG was great in getting my order to me fast. Kuddos. I ordered a box of 250 rds of loose packed penetrators.. XM855 green tip. I did my typical inspections and roll tests.. to check balance of the bullet with the casing seating. I am very pleased. Then I take a look at the primers, and do my "roll test" to check the balance of the round. After checkig 25 rounds I only found one that rolled to my dislike. I have to say.. these rounds.. which I know are factory seconds since they are meant for the civilians, are excellent. LG, I am very happy with my order.. thank you. And, just to verify.. I look at that casings butt.. around the primer. And "YES", I see the Lake City "LC" inscription with the NATO insignia... knowing full well these are 5.56 x 45s. Thank you again. (Posted on 3/15/13)
Great ammo Review by Nightowl
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This is great ammo despite a few dents in some rounds. I ordered (2) 1,000 round cases. One case contained 1,003 rounds and the other case contained only 931 rounds. At the current price this is unacceptable to me. Sorry Lucky Gunner but the customers should get what they pay for. I have since purchased this ammo from another website and always get what I ordered. (Posted on 3/10/13)
OVERALL SATISFIED Review by chad
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I AM A FIRST TIME BUYER WITH LUCKY GUNNER. I WAS VERY PLEASED WITH THE SHORT DELIVERY TIME. THEY WERE VERY PROMPT ON SHIPPING OUT MY ORDER OF BULK AMMO. UNFORTUNATELY PRICES EVERYWHERE ARE EXTREMELY HIGH, BUT LUCKY GUNNER SEEMS TO HAVE BETTER DEALS THAN ITS COMPETITORS. SOME ROUNDS HAD DENTS AND DISCOLORATION. WITH THAT BEING SAID, I HAVE HAD NO ISSUES WITH IT. I WOULD PURCHASE AGAIN. (Posted on 3/9/13)
Great Product shipped fast! Review by Robert
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Yes, the price is high, but that's what happens when people vote for democrats who hate guns. When demand is high and supply is low, the price goes up. Its basic economics people. Never the less, lucky gunner is doing what they do for a living and doing it well. I'm still shocked I order on Monday and it was waiting at my door on Tuesday (In Atlanta). This is a great product, shipped lightning fast, with no hassle. If price was a little lower, I'd definitely by more. (Posted on 3/8/13)
Count your ammo rounds! Review by Robert
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I am also a first-time purchaser from Lucky Gunner. I bought the 1000-round bulk 5.56 ammo. This was the first time I had bought bulk. Shipment was quick. I inspected each round for dents. There were a fair number with minor denting, but there were only five with multiple dents I felt were unsafe to shoot. Minor denting is probably to be expected in bulk shipment. However, I was also missing 32 rounds. I counted them three times, with the same total each time. I may not like having to pay double the regular price for ammo, but at least Lucky Gunner still had some ammo, which is more than I can say for other companies. But I also like to receive what I pay for. I emailed Lucky Gunner about the damaged and missing rounds, and they reimbursed my charge card for the 32 rounds in question.
I do not know if the missing rounds were by the manufacturer, or from Lucky Gunner buying in large bulk and repackaging, but I have to commend them for crediting my card. Thank you, Lucky Gunner. (Posted on 3/5/13)
cheated on my bullet count LAKE CITY AMMO Review by harry
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First time gun owner (AR-15) and first time ordering from lucky gunner. Simple easy internet shopping fast UPS delivery. I ordered LAKE CITY LOOSE - 1000 ROUNDS 5.56x45 62gr. plus one box of 223 rem-64 gr. gdsp-speer gold dot box of 20. Read all the reviews on lake city 1000 loose rounds only thing i noticed was one review noted a shortage of 3 bullets. When my ammo arrived i couldn't resist i had to count it, sure enough i was shorted 28 bullets and i counted it three times on the family floor in piles of ten. Oh well, life goes on and the price of ammo goes up! But Lake City you cheated me, i would opt for boxed ammo on my bulk orders next time. I don't mind paying for what i order.....aalthough, i expect to get what i paid for. thank you Harry (Posted on 2/27/13)
great ammo great service at luckygunner .thanks guys Review by joe
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great ammo .have used about 1000 rounds before with no problems .good price given the scarsity .great service from LUCKYGUNNER.would highly recomend them. (Posted on 2/12/13)
Nice Ammo Review by Charles
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Price was great, performance was too. Lucky Gunner has been proactive with service and follow up. Shipping was fast. LG makes shopping for ammo easy with offering only what they have in stock. You don't have to weed through not in stock products. I'll be shopping here again. (Posted on 10/24/12)
Great product! Review by Ranger Dave
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This is the same stuff I used in Iraq for 4 years in my M4, great stuff. The discoloring of brass is due to they dont clean it up all pretty like their civillian products. Federal which makes the brass and primers, and bullet designs that the gals and guys at Lake City use to manufacture the intire prduct. The dents in the brass are because these are 1000 rd boxs, where the rounds hit each other in shipping. As soon as you fire the round, the pressure pops the dents right out. So reload after tumbling and sizing, looks perfect. NO PROBLEM. Only warning, do not use in bullet traps or indoor ranges not set up for SLAP slightly armor piercing rounds. (Posted on 10/20/12)
Easy to buy, quickly delivered, quality product. Review by CFoster
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Purchase is quick and easy, shipping and delivery is fast. Ammo was quality with no misfires and no under or overpressure loads. Good stuff! (Posted on 10/20/12)
Easy Order, Fast Delivery, Fine Quality Ammo Review by David S
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LuckyGunner was very easy to deal with. Easy to navigate website with quick shipping and a fine quality product. The 62 gr green tip ammo that I received looked very nice and I have fired some of it with no problems. I would recommend LuckyGunner to my friends. (Posted on 10/17/12)
great ammo Review by keithlbi
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Shoot 300 to 400 hundred rounds through my windham SRC No FTE or FTF. Will by again. (Posted on 10/10/12)
Excellent service Review by Pete
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I am a repeat customer. That in itself speaks volumes. (Posted on 8/6/12)
Great Ammo and quick delivery! Review by Pete893
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Great ammo, I ran through my bulk ammo I ordered last week with no problems . I am ordering another 1000 rounds right now. (Posted on 7/5/12)
Excellent Stuff Review by Hal
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Tough to tell if the discoloration around the case neck is due to the heat of the manufacturing process or reloaded brass. Either way, the same discoloration exists on military ammunition. The small dents discussed in other reviews are also evident, however that is also standard for military ammunition. These issues aside, the ammunition functions flawlessly and is combat-accurate. My 4x SpecterDR has a 2MOA dot and this ammunition consistently shoots 2-3MOA, sometimes better. For a FMJ, non-homogenous round (steel-core does not lend itself to key-hole accuracy), you can't expect more out of it than that. Plus, accurate enough to take a headshot at 100 yards if you had to even if you would rather have a match round for such a shot. Excellet stuff that I will continue to purchase... forever. (Posted on 9/1/11)
Goes bang. Great Value. Poor QC. Review by Clarke
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Honestly, I expected a little better quality from Lake City. Many of the rounds had small dents in the brass, and this is something that I hadn't expected. I bought these fully expecting to be able to reload 99% of the brass that I got in this purchase, however I'd say that best-case I'd be able to utilize 70% of the brass. Yes, that means that 30% of the brass has dents to the point that I, personally, would not trust as a reload.
I won't be buying Lake City ammo again.
Stick to commercial ammo if you want quality brass to reload later. Functionally, the ammo is fine, it goes bang every time. Not exceptionally accurate, but much better than something like Wolf or Brown Bear. (Posted on 8/26/11)
Excellent Review by Marinesniper
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Impressive, very happy an timely del. As said I'll be back! (Posted on 7/11/11)
Exactly as described Review by Bob
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Excellent quality ammo and super fast shipping...no complaints at all. (Posted on 6/24/11)
Quality MILSPEC ammunition Review by MSG K.
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Functions perfectly and is extremely accurate in my DPMS M-4 with 1 in 9” twist. Exactly what you expect from MILSPEC ammunition. (Posted on 6/13/11)
Aplus Stuff Review by CAOG da ACOG
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Although I have not shot any from LuckyGunner, but planning on it. I have shot tons of this ammo through my AR, flawless with only a couple hickups in several multiples of cases... CLEANEST SHOOTING AMMO and it is more fun to shoot as my son says because you can FEEL the pop. THIS AMMO LOVES TO BE FED through a SAW a BUMP-FIRE or full auto rifle. (Posted on 6/13/11)
Excellent Review by MOUT guru
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Shipped extremely fast and was exactly as advertised. Buy with confidence. (Posted on 6/11/11)
good but factory 2nds? Review by ron
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I've only shot about 120 rounds so far, but while loading I've found a few rounds that have split necks or some dings that I don't trust in my rifle. Outside of the few "rejects" that I've found they shoot absolutely great. Sounds like these are all factory seconds. Luckygunner has AWESOME shipping and service though. (Posted on 6/9/11)
Great Accuracy Review by Dr. Jones
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I bought 1000 rd as I just could not resist the great price PLUS I wanted lots of rounds to put through my new Colt AR-15. After sighting in the rifle, these rounds performed flawlessly mag after mag. I was glad to see the rounds were stamped 2011 so they are fresh to boot. FAST shipping too. Thoroughly enjoyed the process. (Posted on 6/3/11)
Great Ammo Review by Doug K.
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I ordered 2k rounds of this stuff and have shot only about 500 rounds; its great quality you can't go wrong! (Posted on 6/2/11)
Great value for a great product! Review by Brad Nailer
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What can I say except Lucky Gunner delivers again. Fast shipping, best price, what more could you ask for. Saw same product offered elsewhere at a cheaper than dirt price and it was a $140.00 more than Lucky Gunner!
Thanks to the whole LG team!
Oh yeah I forgot, it shoots great in my M4gery and Mini-14, accurate and no FTF's. (Posted on 5/18/11)
outstanding product Review by Popper
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Once again I'm overly impressed with the speedy delivery, next day this time as I ordered before 3PM. We ha! This ammo is awesome, it is the M855 not XM855 and is stamped LC 11 so it is current production not the 09 XM stuff you'll see on other online ammo sites. It shoot perfectly in my Bushmaster. Accurate, no duds. (Posted on 4/26/11)
awesome service Review by popper
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Lucky Gunner delivered again with great ammo at a good price and extremely fast delivery. I ordered 1000 round box Wednesday evening and it arrived Friday before noon. Unbelievable. Thanks again! (Posted on 4/12/11)
good service Review by dwags
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very nice pepole to deal with (Posted on 5/22/10)
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