collapse

Donate Flag2GC

Donate to Toys for Tots!
Become a 2018 AZXC Supporting Member just Click the Donate button.

* Calendar

August 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 [14] 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

Upcoming Events

* Newest Member

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 34
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 1
  • Dot Users Online:

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
goto AZXC

Go To AZXC

goto AZTC

GoTo AZFC

GoTo AZPC

Forum Chatbox

Refresh History
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): Wow, I have not heard of this issue. 15 hour job for a $50 part is nuts. Hopefully someone that knows of this issue will speak up.
    Yesterday at 12:42:16 PM
  • downs44: Got an 06 that just went through SMOD. Got everything replaced. Now my low oil pressure light is flickering on after the engine warms up and the truck is at idle. Doing some digging on the forums it looks like a common problem is the rear timing cover gallery gasket leaking and causes the symptoms. Looks like a 15 hour or so repair for a $50 part. Was wondering if anyone else has had this issue and any words of advise. To save some dialogue, the oil pressure sensor is about a year old and I changed the oil and filter after i noticed the light and that did not fix the issue.
    August 11, 2018, 05:31:19 PM
  • Jo-BOB: she needs both?
    August 09, 2018, 12:22:48 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): Chantel does
    August 09, 2018, 09:34:21 AM
  • Jo-BOB: anyone in the group need a 2nd gen engine or transmission by chance?
    August 08, 2018, 10:37:26 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): Go ahead and ask away
    August 08, 2018, 08:21:55 AM
  • downs44: I have been on thenewx quite a bit. hoping to find some local insight.
    August 08, 2018, 08:11:59 AM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): We can do the best to help here, but try out the national site TheNewX.org
    August 08, 2018, 07:47:54 AM
  • downs44: Hey! Newbie here. I met some of you guys at the F2GC event this weekend. I was with the mountain rescue group. Did not have my X up there due to some mechanical issues. I need some input and was wondering which forum I should put my questions in.
    August 08, 2018, 07:45:12 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): Please make sure to tag and share any social media for our sponsor(s) - Combat Wipes
    August 07, 2018, 04:46:23 PM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): Had a blast. Awesome time
    August 07, 2018, 04:23:01 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): What a great weekend it was
    August 06, 2018, 10:08:14 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): Thanks everyone who made it out to Flag2GC!
    August 05, 2018, 04:25:15 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): See you all there!
    August 02, 2018, 05:42:33 AM
  • Edwin562: im thinking of doing the JP project on my 1.5 gen...
    July 31, 2018, 08:14:41 PM
  • azxtreme: I need one to powder coat red for the Jurassic Park Xterra
    July 29, 2018, 08:00:39 PM
  • azxtreme: Well I know he's out of business apparently and I know sometimes people sell their trucks or go different routes
    July 29, 2018, 08:00:06 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): extra?
    July 29, 2018, 07:48:02 PM
  • azxtreme: Anyone have an extra xoskel light cage or low Pro bar
    July 29, 2018, 07:44:36 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): You coming to Flag2GC?
    July 28, 2018, 06:10:05 PM
GoTo RockAuto Vinyltats Nissan Accessories & Parts at CARiD.com
Combat Wipes The Scrubblade Advantage
CVT Tents and Awnings Nissan Accessories & Parts at CARiD.com Nissan Accessories & Parts at CARiD.com

Author Topic: AMMO-Where and how much  (Read 6503 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

fangars

  • Guest
AMMO-Where and how much
« on: January 13, 2013, 08:40:03 PM »
With the current climate like it is I thought we might like to have a thread on ammo and potential local and internet deals and resources.

The Ace Hardware on Indian School and 32nd Street has crates of 7.62 x 54 selling for $200 for 800 rounds.

They get various bulk rounds in from time to time so I will keep an eye of what they have when I go in there for hardware.

fangars

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2013, 08:32:21 PM »
Place is empty now but they get shipments of different ammo every week.

5.56 is supposed to come in in the next two weeks.

paintsnow

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2013, 08:46:58 PM »
If they have it for a good price let me know!

fangars

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2013, 05:17:04 PM »

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1844
  • Gender: Male
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2013, 07:39:33 PM »
Am I the only one wondering why they label 5.56 and .223 separately?
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

11Pro4X

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2013, 07:41:24 PM »
Am I the only one wondering why they label 5.56 and .223 separately?

Yes!  It actually is two different kinds of rounds!

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1844
  • Gender: Male
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2013, 07:42:34 PM »
but aren't the considered interchangeable?
 
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

11Pro4X

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2013, 07:49:48 PM »
but aren't the considered interchangeable?
 

Yes but no.  If you have an AR 15 that only has a 223 barrel and you stick 556 in it, it will melt!

Offline Rosie

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 239
  • Gender: Female
Re: Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2013, 07:49:58 PM »
IIRC, 5.56 chambers can shoot both, but .223 can't shoot 5.56. Am I close to being accurate? Haha

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1844
  • Gender: Male
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2013, 08:00:01 PM »
so is 5.56 a heavier powder load?
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

Offline sunny1881

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 541
  • Gender: Male
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2013, 08:26:56 PM »
so is 5.56 a heavier powder load?

Yes and correct .223 barrel cannot fire 5.56 round.

paintsnow

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2013, 08:28:17 PM »
5.56 tends to be a touch higher pressure, as well as the actual case being a hair larger.

5.56 is a NATO round while .223 is not

11Pro4X

  • Guest
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2013, 08:28:43 PM »
so is 5.56 a heavier powder load?

Yes and correct .223 barrel cannot fire 5.56 round.

It can fire it and it will shoot but if you continue it will melt the barrel

Offline Thetaxguy

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 52
  • Gender: Male
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2013, 09:23:09 AM »
so is 5.56 a heavier powder load?

Yes and correct .223 barrel cannot fire 5.56 round.

It can fire it and it will shoot but if you continue it will melt the barrel

You'd have to shoot A LOT of 556 to warp the barrel... A LOT, without allowing the barrel to cool.  The same thing can happen of you send a lot of 223 down range in your 223 chambered firearm in rapid succession with out a cool down period.

The issue with running 556 in a 223 chambered firearm is that the 556 runs at higher pressure. The added stress could lead to failures such as cracking you gas block and gas tube, failure to eject, failure to extract, etc.

PM me if you have any other questions.

-shawn
-Shawn

Offline AZXterra410

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 346
  • Gender: Male
Re: AMMO-Where and how much
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2013, 08:48:25 PM »
Went to Bass Pro after work...sold out of almost everything but shotgun ammo and small caliber stuff... like 7mm and .22