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  • Is there any reason not to store ammo in this tool box? It has a foam gasket. Thanks

    Posted by born_2_chill on June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    Is there any reason not to store ammo in this tool box? It has a foam gasket. Thanks

    born_2_chill replied 1 week, 4 days ago 2 Members · 10 Replies
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  • All_the_X_squared

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    If you already have the item, I guess it’ll work. But otherwise, you can get new/surplus metal ammo cans for far less.

  • garlic_b

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    Also consider the sturdiness of the handle/hinges/latches when full of not lite ammo…

  • Born_2_Chill

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    Thanks for all the replies! I have one of these boxes that I’ve been using and I am out growing it. So was at somewhat of a cross roads deciding to buy more or switch to ammo cans. You have talked me into making the switch. I appreciate it!

  • Wiggie49

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    No reason why you can’t but regular ammo cans are cheaper and the boxes usually fit them better because they don’t have that many variation in shape.

  • captain_borgue

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    It’s flimsy plastic that will break if you put *heavy ass ammo* in it.

  • UnrestrictedFirearms

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    If your looking to save on cost, best quality polymer ammo cans are made by magnum, the 50 cal can be sound on sale for around $6.

  • iamnickallen

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    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    I’ll go ahead and second every else and say use ammo cans if you plan on doing any long term storage. They seal and stack great.

  • Sea_Farmer_4812

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    In general plastic is less of a solid barrier to moisture and oxygen passage than metal/steel. For long term storage this is a consideration. Although keeping dessicant in a sealed container with the ammo and checking on it every so often is a good idea. Also avoiding radical temp changes is always a good idea.

  • Emotional-Bike-3223

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    I have the exact same one just with branding on the exterior. When I first got into guns I used it for ammo but now I have 15 .50 cal ammo cans and just use this plastic toolbox as storage for magazines. But I have had some shorty shotgun shells in there for a year or so and they still look knew. Just use silica gel packets to absorb moisture. I would still recommend you getting 50 cal ammo cans before something like this though.

  • Tactical_Tuesday

    Guest
    June 23, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    50 cal ammo cans are like $12 at Walmart. They are superior in every way. Stack em deep

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