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Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. #7579386 08/13/19 11:58 PM
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I was in the Academy in Benbrook and they told me they weren’t getting any Rio or Monarch shells this year. I bought a couple of flats of Remington. Have y’all been told the same thing? I’ve been a fan of the 20GA 1OZ Rios the past couple of years. I like them just because my buddies shoot the Remingtons..

Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7579404 08/14/19 12:11 AM
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I just ordered a flat of Rios from cheaper than dirt earlier today.


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7579656 08/14/19 11:42 AM
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Academy has been thin on shotgun ammo as a whole. Very limited selection at every store I’ve been to lately.

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I bought a case worth of monarch 2 weeks ago.



Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7579684 08/14/19 12:29 PM
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Herters are cheap enough and good for dove


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7579706 08/14/19 01:01 PM
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In the whole scheme of things the price of good shells vs cheap is inconsequential. I shoot 410 and 28 mostly, so no cheap shells, but after all the other expenses hardly notice. I do agree though the Rio's are pretty good in 410.

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Walmart has the .410 Federal 3 inch 7 1/2's for $7.99 a box.


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I went to Academy in search of .410 shells for my wife's gun...did not see anything on the shelf less that 11.99/box.

I asked an associate what happened to the sale flyer advertising the Herters shells in 28 ga and .410 bore.

He checked the "side-shelves" and found me a case of Monarch .410 for a lot less than the AA 11.99 price.

I took the whole case home.

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What's wrong with the Remmy Heavy Dove's? Thats all I shoot.

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Originally Posted by 4Weight
What's wrong with the Remmy Heavy Dove's? Thats all I shoot.


same here, have for 15 years and am very happy with them.

Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7581477 08/16/19 03:14 PM
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I don't know why anyone buys ammo from anywhere but Rogers...


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7581753 08/16/19 09:20 PM
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I like the federal 1oz game loads for my 20ga. For the 28ga. I splurge and go for the Winchester XX 1oz loads. Quit buying Remington years ago. Had too many duds and eject issues.


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: Whack n stack] #7582185 08/17/19 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Whack n stack
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What's wrong with the Remmy Heavy Dove's? Thats all I shoot.


same here, have for 15 years and am very happy with them.



I'll third that

Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7582208 08/17/19 02:18 PM
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AA's for me bought a flat at Cabelas 8.50 a box, sent in rebate making them 6.50 a box. I believe in buying the best, I need the advantage banana


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I have some 40 year old federals I think I'll shoot up this year. Other than that I have a hodge podge of 12 and 20 gauge.


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that'll work


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: scalebuster] #7582580 08/18/19 12:57 AM
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I went to Academy in search of .410 shells for my wife's gun...did not see anything on the shelf less that 11.99/box.

I asked an associate what happened to the sale flyer advertising the Herters shells in 28 ga and .410 bore.

He checked the "side-shelves" and found me a case of Monarch .410 for a lot less than the AA 11.99 price.


I don't think this is right, Herters isn't sold at Academy and their regular AA price on 410's has always been 8.99?

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It is in the Cabela’s flyer.
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I went to Academy in search of .410 shells for my wife's gun...did not see anything on the shelf less that 11.99/box.

I asked an associate what happened to the sale flyer advertising the Herters shells in 28 ga and .410 bore.

He checked the "side-shelves" and found me a case of Monarch .410 for a lot less than the AA 11.99 price.


I don't think this is right, Herters isn't sold at Academy and their regular AA price on 410's has always been 8.99?

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Academy in conroe , the shelves are chock full of Rio, Aguila, and Remington Heavy dove. As of 4 days ago.


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Originally Posted by Astater
I don't know why anyone buys ammo from anywhere but Rogers...

This x1000!!! Do yourselves a favor and order from Rogers Sporting Goods.

Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: BDB] #7583970 08/19/19 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by BDB
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Originally Posted by 4Weight
What's wrong with the Remmy Heavy Dove's? Thats all I shoot.


same here, have for 15 years and am very happy with them.



I'll third that



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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: Buzzsaw] #7586190 08/22/19 04:00 AM
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I still have 3 cases of Winchester AA's from last year, and I'm sure I have close to another case already at the ranch.


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: Herbie Hancock] #7586475 08/22/19 04:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Herbie Hancock
I just ordered a flat of Rios from cheaper than dirt earlier today.


If Cheaper Than Dirt or Dick's Sporting Goods were giving shells away I wouldn't darken their doors


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Re: Academy. No Rio Or Monarch Shells. [Re: BDB] #7590828 08/27/19 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by BDB
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Originally Posted by 4Weight
What's wrong with the Remmy Heavy Dove's? Thats all I shoot.


same here, have for 15 years and am very happy with them.



I'll third that


X4! Remington Heavy Dove is perfect for Whitewing, Winchester had something very similar that was labeled Winchester White Wing SP but I haven't come across it in a few years.

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