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1 Brand New Mil-Spec 50 Cal M2A1 Green Ammo Can

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1 Brand New Mil-Spec 50 Cal M2A1 Green Ammo Can

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Great ammo can
Review by JeremyE
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Definitely as advertised. Solid built, mil-spec .50 Cal ammo can. (Posted on 11/11/14)
Great deal
Review by Kdog
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They look great and wished I had picked up more, great price for new. (Posted on 11/7/14)
Very happy with purchase
Review by Doug
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I purchased five and I intend on buying more. I haven't found anything better to store ammo in than mil-spec ammo cans.
The only thing I did not care for was the stuck on labels on every can. I found that a hair dryer a little wd-40 and a few minutes took care of that.
I am very happy with bulkammo.com both their service and their prices. (Posted on 11/7/14)
Killer seals and FAST delivery
Review by Rodney
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Bought the case of 12. Awesome price per can. Shipping was about 1/3 of total cost to the left coast. Super fast shipping in 4 days. Seals were excellent. Over half the cans were under vacuum, proving the seals are perfect. Would not hesitate in buying from Bulk Ammo again. (Posted on 10/30/14)
Excellent, military-grade storage option
Review by Christopher
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I just received 6 of these in the mail, and am very pleased.

A few details that aren't mentioned in the description which I think potential consumers would find helpful:

It is the Blackhawk Sportster Ammo Can (M2A1), measuring in at approximately 11"L x 5.75"W x 7"H.

When it says "new", it really means "you-will-need-to-pry-it-open-new". You will hear an audible escape of air upon opening, and be wafted by the aroma of fresh paint. You may notice a bit of a rough edge from paint that stuck the lid and ammo can together, but this does not affect the quality or effectiveness of the ammo can one bit. Simply scrape it away with your fingernail.

It's got a good, tight, waterproof seal lining the inside lip of the lid, just as any other ammo can made for the military.

Great bargain as is, even better if you can catch it on sale (like I did). Snatch some up when you can and safely store your excess bulk for longer periods of time. (Posted on 10/10/14)
very happy
Review by brynt
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bought since were on sale and very very satisfied brand spanking new very good product from an even better company! (Posted on 10/9/14)
A real bang for your buck
Review by Shooter
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My 3 cans arrived within the promised time, packaging was very good (box of 500 .22lr was taped insided), the paint is fresh, they seal perfectly, and are made the way things used to be, to last! One of the best buys I've ever made. Guys here are right, if you buy ammo and don't shoot it all out the same day, protect it by puttin' it inside one of these. You ready to go shooting, grab your can and go! no more looking for a plastic bag to put your stuff in. I strongly recommend them. (Posted on 10/6/14)
Storing Ammo is Important
Review by Clement
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I purchased 2 of these. They were in perfect condition and the price was great. If you buy ammo in bulk, you really do need to store it properly. In order to store it properly, you need sealed ammo cans. I recommend buying these because they are in perfect condition and I was completely satisfied with my purchase. (Posted on 9/29/14)
JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED
Review by wayne
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This ammo can is perfect. I was somewhat surprised that for the price it was so well made. It is sturdy heavy gauge metal, the handles and clasps are strong and secure, and the price just can't be beat.

While I don't use it for 50 cal ammo, it works fine for my 1200 rounds of .357 sig ammo. It is the real McCoy. (Posted on 9/15/14)
Exactly What I Ordered!
Review by Jay
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High quality, couldn't of asked for more! (Posted on 8/4/14)
Great quality, climbing price
Review by Popawoody
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As others here have noted, they are first class "Mil spec" M2A1 cans. They're freshly painted, inside and out, so if you plan on storing food in them, you'll want to air them out thoroughly and seal the food in vacuum bags. Ammunition doesn't care about paint fumes, though. The lid seals seem very good. I've tested two of them and they're completely watertight down to at least a meter, even after 24 hours. Despite this, for long term storage I still vacuum seal the ammunition in plastic bags with desiccant packs.

I should point out that, while Bulk Ammo's price on these is still reasonable, their price has risen several dollars over the past couple of years. If there's a message here, it's probably that you should buy them now if you need them. The price is not going to get any lower. (Posted on 8/3/14)
Great Ammo Cans
Review by RICK
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These come in new condition. I label and store all my different calibers of ammo in these cans so I can just grab and go if necessary. Great ammo cans and good quality at a good price. (Posted on 7/31/14)
Good to go
Review by Robert
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Good ammo can adequate paint job, Seals well, didn't get killed on the shipping.

Thanks Bulkammo.com! (Posted on 7/20/14)
Perfect
Review by Ray
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Perfect. (Posted on 7/17/14)
Excellent deal
Review by Abram
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Excellent quality and brand new. Thanks Bulk Ammo (Posted on 7/6/14)
Just as advertised
Review by Gig
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These .50 cal ammo cans are mil spec in every way. They were a little stiff to open and close when first arrived, but loosened up perfectly after a few trips to the range. Very heavy duty and water tight. Highly recommended. (Posted on 7/6/14)
Great product, fast delivery
Review by Aaron
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I ordered this item on a Thursday and on that Saturday it arrived. Wow! Brand new, looked great, and was beyond my expectations. I will definitely be ordering from bulkammo.com again. (Posted on 5/25/14)
Great buy
Review by HK45fan
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Picked these up and they are a nice buy to protect your ammo. Just watch what you say. The delivery lady watched me open them up and I said nice cans! I think she thought I was hitting on her. (Posted on 5/13/14)
you can't beat these ammo cans
Review by jmarz
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these things are the real deal folks. all steel, brand new nice rubber seals, the handle/clasp closes very tight and secure. holds 1000 rounds of 9mm and or .45 acp in the boxes or twice that much loose. I'll be ordering a few more of these !!! (Posted on 5/7/14)
Came fast
Review by Charles
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Can is nice , it smells of new paint when opened, good rubber seal on lid, good quality can. (Posted on 5/2/14)
The ammo cans are new, high quality.
Review by DG
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Very good ammo cans. Better than what I've gotten from other sellers, and at a fair price. (Posted on 4/28/14)
Ammo cans
Review by dan
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Ordered five last week when they were on sale. Wish I would have got more. Great metal cans. Thanks again bulk ammo for the deal. You've got a customer for life with all the great deals. (Posted on 4/27/14)
Great Value
Review by David
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I ordered 6 of these cans taking the chance that they would be ok. I was pleasantly suprised when they exceeded my expectations in quality and appearance. Now I'm sorry I didn't order more! (Posted on 4/25/14)
Great price//Excellent product
Review by Demetric
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I recently purchased 4 of these cans. They are solid military style cans that are air tight. You cant beat it with a stick.

(Posted on 4/19/14)
5 Brand New Mil-Spec 50 Cal M2A1 Green Ammo Cans
Review by Villanovaj2001
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I am happy with the ammo cans...just a little surprised it took a week to have them delivered...I hope its a few days faster next time from UPS....I will order again from Bulk Ammo...they packaged them excellent ! Overall, I am satisfied with my purchase...Have a great day;) (Posted on 3/16/14)
Great ammo box
Review by Taylor
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These are in great shape, no dents, new paint, latch is nice and tight, and the seal looks excellent. I bought 2 to start, I'm buying at least 3 more. (Posted on 10/27/13)
Great bargin
Review by sham-man
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Best can I own...after my re-paint over the dip job as standard issue. No dents and great seal. Will be ordering more. (Posted on 10/13/13)
cans and ammo
Review by Billy J
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Again BA has come through with great customer service, prompt shipping and great product. Love this place, wife not so much. Venus Mars thing. Keep up great job!!! (Posted on 10/3/13)
Got some ammo cans with my last order these cans are great
Review by Kenneth
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Excellent service and the ammo cans are great!! Soon to get some more. Thanks (Posted on 10/1/13)
M2A1 Ammo Can
Review by Joshua
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I had a great experience with bulkammo shipping, I ordered Monday 9-23-13 and i arrived today! 9-25-13. Thanks guys will be buying here again very soon!!! (Posted on 9/25/13)
Great Price/Quality Product
Review by Matt
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I purchased 4 of the M2A1 Ammo cans last week. They were ordered Monday night and were delivered on Thursday. These were brands new ammo cans the exact same as the surplus cans I already have. I compared them to other sites who offered surplus at a slighly higher price. I chose BulkAmmo.com and have not been disappointed. They will be my first stop for ammo to fill those cans. Thanks again BulkAmmo.com. (Posted on 8/26/13)
Poor Paint Job.
Review by James
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It is a solid military style can that is air tight. The down side is the extremely poor paint job. It's a weird color of green. Looks foreign in origin. It will do the job of storing your ammo. (Posted on 8/25/13)
Delivered on time as stated!
Review by Thomas
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I have now ordered multiple times from Bulk Ammo, and the ease and promptness are no fluke, this company is just consistently on the ball!

Now here is my only complaint, and it's with FedEx. They do not scan the package when it arrives at certain destinations and it looks as though it is stuck at the warehouse...I don't want my ammo picked up by someone else and I keep tabs on the tracking, but Fedex just doesn't keep up with it. Nothing to do with the great company Of BulkAmmo.com, just FedUp. (Posted on 8/22/13)
Best I have found so far
Review by Gene
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Bought 4 on my first order. Fantastic and will buy more. I agree with the other comment about the sticker, but if you peel slowly and use a little "goo gone", they clean up perfectly. (Posted on 7/13/13)
Nice but paint chips
Review by Stacker
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Ordered 10 of these cans . The last three came with small chips of paint off them showing bare metal, which means these aren't military quality. (Posted on 7/5/13)
great product, fast shipping, great price!
Review by rockriverbob
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Purchased three different times and products from bulk ammo, a great experience, products came in record time and the ammo and ammo cans were just as presented, no problems and no sprung ammo can lids like you buy at the gun show! looking forward my next purchases, I like doing business with a company that takes your order, and is shipped, no excuses, no back order for months and months, just your order on the way! and remember the "ships from the factory" runaround? thanks a lot! (Posted on 6/21/13)
Great ammo can - good price
Review by Steve
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These brand-new ammo cans are not much more expensive than the surplus cans I'm seeing at gun shows, and they're made by the same company that makes them for the military. I ordered one as a test and liked it so much I ordered two more! (Posted on 6/20/13)
Cans are smaller than older models
Review by Majormod
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Although the cans are well made and nice looking, they are about 1 inch smaller in width and height than the 50 cal cans I bought at an army surplus store 20 years ago. I could not get a 1000 rounds of boxed 5.56 ammo in the can, loose it would go in, but not boxed. (Posted on 6/20/13)
50 Cal Ammo Can
Review by Alan
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Great service and fast delivery. Ammo box is great. In case anyone is wondering, the 50 cal ammo can will hold 1040 rounds of Independence 5.56 ammo in 20 round boxes plus another 20 loose rounds. (Posted on 6/1/13)
Great Ammo Can - Great Price!
Review by Chris
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I've made several purchases from BulkAmmo.com now and each of them have been fantastic! Their service is amazing and their shipping is ridiculously fast. Even faster than some of the larger guys.

As for the ammo cans, they are fantastic! Just as advertised - true M2A1 US ammo cans repainted with high quality paint. When you read that you can actually hear the freshness of the can, that's not an exaggeration.

The only thing I can fault the cans for is the stupid sticker on the side of them. As with any sticker you want to remove, they are a real pain. If you take your time and peel them back slowly, though, you'll get it off with zero residue left behind.

I will continue doing business with BulkAmmo.com and may be placing another order for ammo cans very soon.

Thanks!! (Posted on 5/14/13)
Great product/ Great Service
Review by Ray
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Ordered on a Monday night and reveived on Thursday. Great product, what you would expect from an ammo can, nothing fancy, rugged, with fresh paint. Great service from bulkammo as well. (Posted on 4/25/13)
great service
Review by chris
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The service was great and was shipped quick. Like it said new you could hear the air rush in when you open it the first time great product. (Posted on 4/16/13)
Fast Delivery; Paint chipping due to overspray
Review by hampsje
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Fast delivery of the can, and has new paint job, but sloppy on the paint. Was over painted with dried dripping that are chipping and falling off. Just wish a little more time and care was taken when painting them. (Posted on 4/15/13)
Good Quality As advertised
Review by John
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Bought 2 from BulkAmmo and was very pleased with condition. Added silica packs in with the ammo and will need to worry. Just bought 3 more. (Posted on 4/13/13)
Better price now
Review by Joe way
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Ordered this can and it was great so ordered more and now they lowered the price....smh. (Posted on 4/4/13)
Great Product
Review by Brad
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Again Bulk Ammo delivery was fast. Product was new as advertised. (Posted on 4/3/13)
Good Value
Review by Will
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It's been said before, but why mess with old banged up cans with musty gaskets when these brand new cans are reasonable and the service from BulkAmmo is fast and efficient? These cans meet all my expectations (Posted on 4/1/13)
Good construction and seals well
Review by topgoat
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The ammo cans were shipped fast!! Opened the box and I could still smell the fresh paint ! I stuffed them full of 9mm and placed them on the shelf via the handle.
No issues no flexing they open up and close perfect.
(Posted on 3/31/13)
Great can
Review by Joeway
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Great can for the money. Top seal is nice and tight. 1st. time buying from bulkammo and it was a pleasant surprise. Will be back for more. (Posted on 3/29/13)
Great product great shipping
Review by Richard
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Great product as advertised top seals up nice and will definatly keep the ammo dry. Shipping was amazing received the order in three days will be back to shop here again.... (Posted on 3/29/13)
Good cans
Review by Kyle
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The cans are made by BLACKHAWK! which is a good brand. Deffenatly Mil-spec cans. Mine will fit 1,000 rounds of 5.56 you could probably fit around 1,100 if you tried (loose pack). (Posted on 3/28/13)
Brand New and Ready to Use.
Review by Tim (Thunder)
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Took a chance with all the good reviews ordered four, well, Great Ammo Can perfect condition. Bulk Ammo has come through again!!!!!! Going to order some more,,, (Posted on 3/25/13)
Great for the price beats the Gun shows hands down.
Review by jason
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Great Ammo Can perfect condition just as they look brand new. Recomend this product if you want to store ammo in a place that may be damp. This box will keep it dry for sure. (Posted on 3/24/13)
Repeat Customer
Review by Howard
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Ordered two of these and quickly ordered four more after inspection. My experience with Bulk Ammo over several orders has been 100% positive and i wish them continued sucess. (Posted on 3/8/13)
Great Product
Review by MK
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Great way to store ammo in a safe, compact way. I had my stash in rubbermaid containers, but they were too flimsy for the weight and not waterproof. These cans are a great deal too! (Posted on 3/8/13)
Extrememly happy
Review by Injun-1
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Ordered one to see if it was worth the price. Very impressed with the quick delivery, excellent packing and construction. Will be buying more in the future. (Posted on 3/2/13)
Great Can!!! Will buy more
Review by Harl
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Everyone needs em.... (Posted on 1/23/13)
good, new cans, a bit pricy, fast shipping
Review by Tony
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Those are very nice cans, BulkAmmo shipped quickly. Highly recommended. (Posted on 1/5/13)
Quality item at a decent price...
Review by lean2me
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Arrived in excellent shape, perfect fit for 1000 rounds of loose .223 Remington ammo (Posted on 12/12/12)
Brand New and Ready to Use.
Review by Tony
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Well worth the money. Why buy used, when for a few more bucks you can start with a new Mil Spec Ammo can. My four cans came in one large box that had been packed for protection. Delivery was fast, the cans were in perfect condition.

I wish Bulk Ammo had the next larger size ammo cans!

I will purchase the M2A1 cans again!
(Posted on 12/10/12)
better than expected
Review by Mick
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perfect condition. solid can. holds 900 rounds of boxed 40 cal. will be buying more of these for the rest of my stash. (Posted on 12/3/12)
Amazing product condition
Review by Dave
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Ordered two of these...cans were in beautiful condition....seal was brand new.....will be buying from here when I need more!! (Posted on 12/1/12)
Overall Great Ammo Can
Review by 00Buck
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I bought a few of these and they work great. I have 1000 rounds of .223 (in boxes) in one of them and I have 200 rounds of 12 gauge 00 Buck in another. (Posted on 12/1/12)
Great product!
Review by Kosmic
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These cans are great for ammo AND anything you want a good steel waterproof container for. Great gift idea!!! There will always be an empty at "the ready" in my house. (Posted on 11/26/12)
Nice cans
Review by Rocko
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Ordered 12 of these...came packaged professionally...paint and seals in perfect condition. Will order again, thanks. (Posted on 11/24/12)
As described
Review by Snatural50
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Brand new. Gaskets perfect. (Posted on 10/28/12)
Nice, clean ammo can.
Review by Geoff
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Can was freshly painted with a new rubber seal, no dents. (Posted on 10/18/12)
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Q: What are the dimensions of this box?

Posted On: 11/20/14 By: Jack

A: Hello Jack, The dimensions of a standard .50 cal ammo can are 11x5.5x7
Q: How many cans would I need to fir 1000 .410 shells? I also have the same question for 30-30 Winchester (1000) rifle rounds? I own this box for 9mm and it's the best I've ever owned. Thanks Bulk Ammo.

Posted On: 10/13/13 By: sham-man

A: This will depend on the packaging material used by the manufacturer of the ammo. For example, fitting boxes of 25 rounds of 410 will arrange differently than boxes of 5. Two of these M2A1 military ammo cans should comfortably fit a majority of 1,000 rounds of 410 gauge shotgun ammunition. Without any packaging material, one ammo can should handle 1,000 rounds of 30-30 rifle ammo. With packaging used, a second box will be needed. Between these 2,000 rounds, I would plan on at least 5 cans to be safe. The majority of the space requirements will be with the packaging material on the 30-30 rounds. One contrasting example I can think of with 9mm, which you may have experienced, is Sellier & Bellot boxes vs. Remington or PMC boxes. You can easily fit 1,000 rounds of S&B in there, possibly closer to 1,500 rounds, whereas larger boxes will need to be strategically placed to fit the full 1,000 rounds.
Q: Are these water tite?

Posted On: 5/30/13 By: Michael Cooney

A: These Military grade ammo cans do include a moisture seal that will keep water and moisture out. In theory, you should be able to store your ammo in these cans underwater, though we would not recommend this practice. While most used ammo cans found in surplus stores will have a dried or worn seal, the rubber seals in the lids of this can is factory new. This will ensure a proper water tite fit when closed.
Q: Are these metal or plastic?

Posted On: 4/3/13 By: Nick

A: These ammo cans are metal to meet the military specifications for the M2A1 ammo can. Since the ammo cans are new, there is no need to worry about corrosion, rust, or dry lid gaskets which are commonly found on used military surplus ammo cans.
Q: How many cans would I need for 1800 rounds of 9mm Luger (boxes)?

Posted On: 3/22/13 By: Joe

A: Two (2) of these M2A1 ammo cans should comfortably fit 1800 rounds of 9mm Luger ammo. Different ammo manufacturers design their cartons and packaging different, so results may vary. For example, Sellier & Bellot among other brands who use plastic posts between rounds will be held in a much smaller box than the popular Remington UMC 50 round foam tray. Either way, both should fit in 2 cans, though the space left may vary from one brand of ammo to another. I usually find myself playing a game of Tetris over and over again with different calibers and brands to maximize space when trying to fit ammo into cans, until I go for another ammo can to fit everything I need.
Q: How many cans would I need to store 1,000 rounds (loose, no boxes) of 5.56x 45?

Posted On: 3/3/13 By: Edward

A: Two ammo cans would comfortably hold 1,000 rounds of 5.56x45 ammo. Each can should hold just over 700 rounds each if fitted correctly. To make the most of the space, I would consider lining the bottom of each can with boxes of 5.56 or a different caliber, then fill the rest with half (500 rds) of the loose 5.56 ammo.
Q: Are these made in the USA?

Posted On: 11/26/12 By: Eric

A: These are made in the USA. You will receive the same high quality materials, including the reliable rubber seal, as you would find on any US military ammo cans. Having a new ammo can means you wont have to worry about dry seals, broken hinges, or rust deposits sometimes found on old military surplus ammo cans.
Q: What are the measurements of this?

Posted On: 9/30/12 By: Dan

A: The approximate outside dimensions are 12" in length, 6" in width and 7.5" tall. Depending on manufacturer ammo box sizes, this will comfortably hold 1,000 rounds of 9mm ammunition. The rubber seal on these cans provide an excellent moisture barrier between your ammo and the elements outside of the can.
Q: What does "mil-spec" mean?

Posted On: 9/7/12 By: TupeloJim

A: The term "mil-spec" as used in this industry typically means that the product in question has been designed, manufactured, and inspected as required to meet the standards necessary to sell the product to the U.S. military. In short, it means the product is top-notch. I say "typically" because some retailers like to throw the term around haphazardly even when their product has not been designed, manufactured, or inspected by a military approved inspector. Attaining true "mil-spec" status is not easy or cheap as it involves tight tolerances, attention to detail, and the presence of an inspector whose sole job is to inspect the production and packaging of products for the U.S. military. These M2A1 cans are true "mil-spec" and come from the largest manufacturer of ammo cans in the U.S. These cans come off the same production line and are inspected by the same authorities that oversee the production and sale of M2A1 cans to the U.S. military. They are the real deal.