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Old May 03, 2012, 17:07   #1
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Exclamation Auction: ENDS TONIGHT! SA 7.62x51 ammo 1240 rnd. case

For auction, An unopened 1240 round case of South African 7.62x51 ammo. It's always been stored indoors in a climate controlled room.

1. The auction will run until midnight Monday May 7th. The latest and greatest time stamped bid wins.

2. Winning bidder will pay actual UPS shipping costs from zip code 72653.

3.Starting bid must be at least $400.00 and increase in increments of $5.00.

4. Post your bids here in the thread.

Payment within 7 days by USPS money order or discreet PayPal with 4% added for fees with NO MENTION OF AMMO.


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Old May 03, 2012, 17:09   #2
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Old May 03, 2012, 17:45   #4
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$465.00 and no one bid after me!

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Old May 04, 2012, 12:04   #6
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Old May 04, 2012, 19:41   #7
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$535 shipped to me.

Sorry SPEEDGUNNER, This will go to the highest bidder as stated in the original post. Winning bidder pays shipping.
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Old May 04, 2012, 20:38   #9
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Would it be possible for you to post the shipping weight in order to calculate the price for UPS shipping?
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Old May 04, 2012, 20:54   #11
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The weight is on the label, 81.5 lbs.
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Exit308 is right. You can use 81.5 pounds to figure shipping (UPS) to your zip code from mine at 72653.
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Old May 05, 2012, 17:59   #13
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Exit308 is right. You can use 81.5 pounds to figure shipping (UPS) to your zip code from mine at 72653.
UPS Ground 12:00 P.M.
Friday
May 11, 2012
By End of Day,
Tuesday
May 15, 2012 61.84 USD *


Days In Transit: 2 Schedule by
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May 11, 2012 Billable Weight:
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LOOK OUT guys! $61.84 is about 1/2 what I was expecting!! New bidder in town!!!!

ETA: I just used May 11th because it was the first friday after auction ended......
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Old May 05, 2012, 19:01   #14
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Jump in there LaC! $550 is as high as I'm going. You guys can fight it out from there.
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Old May 05, 2012, 22:13   #15
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I knew shipping would be salty, but not that salty!

I am out.

Good luck guys.
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OK guys, I have been asked to open the case and take a pic of the contents to prove that the ammo is not corroded or degraded in some way.

I can certainly see this point after some of the skanky Port that has been on the market but I've never had a corroded round in the 4 or 5 cases of SA I've opened and I don't want to do so if folks are intent on buying a virgin unopened case, And bearing in mind for those not familiar with SA ammo that there is a sealed metal can inside the wooden case that would have to be opened also to take pics of the ammo. So I'll leave it up to the bidders.

What say you, Open it or not?

I'll abide by the wishes of those involved either way.
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OK I will OPENLY admit I was one of the DUNCES that ask for this to be opened.....I was unaware that it was in sealed tuna cans!! Shoot me for being IGNORANT!!

I say leave the case as is! Sorry guys.....I know SOMEONE was asking what idiot ask for it to be open......well now you no longer have to worry! IT was I!!!

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Auction ends at midnight tonight.
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I will go $565

As long as the crate is still sealed
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As long as the crate is still sealed

Yup,Still sealed.
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Midnight FalFiles board time.
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Thanks-I didn't think of that. Going to be a long night...

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Does everyone see (GMT -4) as the FALFiles Board Time? I thought the time was set to each individuals' timezone.
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Does everyone see (GMT -4) as the FALFiles Board Time? I thought the time was set to each individuals' timezone.
You are correct, there is no "FalFiles Board Time" everybody's time is set based on their time zone, if a time zone is not specified this will go bad like other auctions..

Although GMT-4 is in the Atlantic as GMT does not recognize Daylight Savings Time..
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OK, My board time is 20:33 right now. That is the time I'll be going by. You can check the time stamp on my post and add or subtract as needed by your time zone.
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i bid $570

just because I like the big ugly box.
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I really like that box...
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The crate is actually a bit rare, they only brought in a few that way and then had to change to just the metal case inside the crate minus 2 battle packs due to being over UPS weight limits.
I have never seen one of the real crates before, only heard of them.
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I never saw one of these for sale either

Yep. I bought battle packs of this stuff 8(?) years ago. Never saw a crate for sale.
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I would like to see it if opened, could swear that crate looks smaller than the SA can I have. Just doesn't look big enough. Think my can is short and wide. ...Were there different styles of SA ammo cans?
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In the pic the crate is on its side.....thats why it looks the wrong size.
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Back in "the good old days", South African 7.62x39mm was packed in the same type of wooden crate.
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Didn't the .223 come in like this also?
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The SA .223 I have came in 300 round brown packs 9 packs to a brown plastic tote, 2700 rounds total per tote
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Back in "the good old days", South African 7.62x39mm was packed in the same type of wooden crate.
Even last summer you could get great quality brass-cased Yugoslavian 7.62x39 on stripper clips in a sealed tin, inside a wooden crate. 1120 rounds to my door for $182 shipped from AIM.

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Even last summer you could get great quality brass-cased Yugoslavian 7.62x39 on stripper clips in a sealed tin, inside a wooden crate. 1120 rounds to my door for $182 shipped from AIM.

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The SA 7.62x39 was non-corrosive though and it was loaded HOT.
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7.62x51 SA, 1240 rounds, in an sealed crate...

Was delivered as advertised. Well done sir. The crate with a tin inside is awesome, old school, and the kind of thing you would dream of finding in an attic.

SmokeEater2 gets my +1

Now the question is - how long can I resist opening that tin...
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Was delivered as advertised. Well done sir. The crate with a tin inside is awesome, old school, and the kind of thing you would dream of finding in an attic.

SmokeEater2 gets my +1

Now the question is - how long can I resist opening that tin...

I'm bettin' a week.
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