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12 Ammo Cans on the 12th day of Christmas for 12 Lucky Folks

Don’t be jealous. When we get in shipments of old ammo cans, employees get to salvage and keep the too-damaged-to-sell ones. Inevitably, these cans have quite a bit of rust, missing hinges or corroded seals. Being the frugal shopper that I am, I always take advantage of these free ammo cans. Though this does save me money, I don’t trust many of my old, rusty surplus cans to serve much more use than the original intention. And I certainly won’t bury them.

Finding totally unused military surplus gear is a rarity and though much of the appeal of military surplus is the item’s history, I do see the great advantages of certain gear being brand new and unissued—as is in the case of ammo cans.

Despite storing ammo, these cans are useful for so much more. We—or at least we should—all know the value off old ammo cans. In fact, gun folks I know believe you can never have enough ammo cans. That is why this 12-pack of .50-caliber ammo cans make such a great gift for you and your shooting friends. For a little over $13 a piece, you get a 12 pack of brand new, unissued .50 caliber, made-in-the-USA ammo cans. An ammo can makes a perfect gift for coworkers, hunting buddies, members of your shooting league and family members—keeping one for yourself, of course.

Sealed in their original cardboard box, this case of .50-caliber M2A1 ammo cans arrive directly how the United States government ordered them, with dividers between the cans. Each can measures 11 x 7 x 5.5 inches and has an airtight and watertight rubber gasket seal. Made of heavy gauge steel, these OD green military ammo cans have a near-perfect review from our customers.

Here is what our customers are saying about these ammo cans:

  • Pristine condition
  • No scratches or dents
  • Brand-new
  • Perfect condition
  • Durable and tough
  • Never opened
  • Great buy
  • Excellent
  • Best deal
  • Couldn’t be happier
  • Totally worth it
  • Great ammo boxes, great price
  • Well made
  • Best cans I’ve ever had
  • Clean, fresh, dent and smell free! Best I’ve seen. A++++ just … may … need … more …

Here is what our customers are doing with these ammo cans:

  • Stockpiling ammo
  • Preparing for the zombie apocalypse
  • Bulk reloading
  • Emergency kit
  • Storing tools and tire chains

For more ideas on how to use ammo cans, read “50 Survival Uses for Ammo Cans.” For an extensive review, read “Field Review: .50 Caliber Ammo Cans.” Cheaper Than Dirt! is lucky enough to have these brand new ammo cans due to an overrun of supply from the U.S. military’s current government contractor. They are in limited supply, so do not sit on this one, get a case now!

Besides ammo storage, what do you like to use your ammo cans for? Tell us in the comment section.

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