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Unread 11-27-2022, 05:13 PM   #1
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Default PPU .30 cal Luger (7.65x19)

I finally found a few boxes of .30 cal luger for sale on-line.

It's a Maryland Munitions.
I talked to them on the phone to inquire and they only have a few boxes available.

It's expensive $75/box ($1.50/round), but at least they have it in stock. I haven't seen any for sale since 2020.

I had trouble ordering on-line, so I had to call them:
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That's pretty steep IMO but I suppose if it's all you can find then you have little choice unless you want to set up to reload. Both Hornady and Sierra make a 90 grain .309" bullet that works well in my Lugers. Not to nitpick but the .30 Luger is 7.65x21mm.
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Not to nitpick but the .30 Luger is 7.65x21mm.
@doubs Thanks - not nitpicking. I had no idea !
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Target Sports just got in PPU ammo
https://www.targetsportsusa.com/prvi...ailBackInStock

$23 / box
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Yes, I just ordered 5 boxes with $15 shipping
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Russ Thanks for the heads up, I just ordered 5 boxes myself. I wish this stuff wasn't so hard to find.
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Target sports - if you get 20 boxes you get free shipping
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Bought two boxes - Probably never shoot them - But I got 'em...
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Wow - now there are over 30 on-line stores at Ammo Seeker with the PPU 7.65 (.30 cal luger) !

Only Maryland Munitions had Winchester 7.65mm, but it was $90/box ($1.80/round).
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Only Maryland Munitions had Winchester 7.65mm, but it was $90/box ($1.80/round).
As I understand it, none of the American ammo makers has made a run of .30 Luger for many years. So, whatever you can find is NOS, from which every seller is likely trying to squeeze every penny. I wish the domestic SOBs would at least make proper projectiles and/or brass available. Alas...
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