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Offline salish

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Bismuth in E-Burg
« on: October 08, 2019, 09:41:36 AM »
Does anyone know of a source in the Ellensburg/Cle Elum area that sells Bismuth shells in 2-3/4" in #6 and #4? I may run my inexperienced setter this weekend in the pheasant release area on the old Vantage Hwy and that is a non-tox area. I was planning on buying some shells from the Cabelas Marysville store but all they have is 3" #4's.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2019, 09:46:31 AM »
Bi-mart maybe

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2019, 09:48:21 AM »
3 Forks, ammo and reloading may be an option also. They are in Cle Elum.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2019, 09:55:55 AM »
Thanks guys, I'll get get in touch with both places. Appreciate it.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2019, 03:23:05 PM »
Also, remember you can order ammo over the internet and have it shipped to your house...Just like a pair of shoes.
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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2019, 01:45:33 PM »
T-BONE, it's going to have to be that way because I can't find any locally, even at Cabelas (at least not in my shell length and desired shot size). I can order it through Cabelas, though. I haven't looked into it yet but I'm a little weary of stories Ive heard about additional fees tacked on for hazmat stuff, shipping charges, etc. I'm only ordering a few boxes......

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2019, 06:35:19 AM »
Salish, I've ordered many boxes of shells in varying amounts from Cabela's, Mack's , Roger's Sporting Goods and others with no problems. In fact, if you have it shipped to the store at Cabela's or Sportsman's Warehouse; you get FREE shipping.

Hazmat fees only come into play, if you chose to mail order bulk powder or primers.
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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2019, 11:19:29 AM »
Salish, I've ordered many boxes of shells in varying amounts from Cabela's, Mack's , Roger's Sporting Goods and others with no problems. In fact, if you have it shipped to the store at Cabela's or Sportsman's Warehouse; you get FREE shipping.

Hazmat fees only come into play, if you chose to mail order bulk powder or primers.

So I was wrong all along, thanks. I'll go ahead and see if Cabelas can ship to their Marysville store. I appreciate it.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2019, 11:31:17 AM »
Cabelas can take a while to ship to their store, make sure you leave plenty of time.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2019, 11:48:18 AM »
If you haven't heard of boss shotshells check them out. Not sold in stores direct from there website
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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2019, 01:59:54 PM »
Thanks Stein & Buckeye. I'll check the shipping times and the BOSS copper plated bismuth shells. Appreciate the heads up.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2019, 02:16:56 PM »
If you shoot them regularly, there are tons of rebates available this time of year and places like Roger's will ship them to your door for free.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2019, 10:29:44 PM »
I second that Cabelas can take a while, I ordered 3 boxes of Bismith and it took almost 3 weeks.

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2019, 07:20:35 AM »
Apparently Hevi is having some cold issues with their bismuth lineup.  Check out the thread on DHC
https://www.duckhuntingchat.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=905600&sid=6ce18d5fda4e7e6f843361ae6eee0ac2

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Re: Bismuth in E-Burg
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2019, 02:56:57 PM »
As an addendum I discovered that most, if not all of the Sportsmans Warehouse stores carry it. I'm good. Thanks for all the suggestions.

 


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