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.243 or is it? #8483166 12/21/21 10:59 PM
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Watch out when you buy ammo from Academy. I bought what I thought was two boxes of .243 but they turned out to be 30-30.
Glad I caught it before I tried to load up my rifle.
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Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8483169 12/21/21 11:05 PM
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I’ve personally seen the same thing with 41 mag.... it was 44 inside the box


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Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8483170 12/21/21 11:05 PM
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Better question is will they make it right somehow?

Re: .243 or is it? [Re: jhenderson] #8483175 12/21/21 11:13 PM
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I tried to take them back to a different Academy. The front door person said go to the hunting section and they will give me two replacement boxes. Then the hunting section guys said they cannot do that and then said get in line and get a refund. Well the line had a 75 people in it so I said forget that and went home. I'll try again when there are not so many people there.


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Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8483180 12/21/21 11:21 PM
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Where's the Quality Control at Monarch?.

Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8483185 12/21/21 11:29 PM
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Someone prob swapped the more expensive ammo to the cheaper box to save a few bucks. Idiots walk amongst us.


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Re: .243 or is it? [Re: SapperTitan] #8483188 12/21/21 11:31 PM
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Originally Posted by SapperTitan
Someone prob swapped the more expensive ammo to the cheaper box to save a few bucks. Idiots walk amongst us.

Yep it happens all the time with other products at grocery stores, hardware stores...etc


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Biggest question is which Academy has 243?

Re: .243 or is it? [Re: stxranchman] #8483525 12/22/21 12:13 PM
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I went to Academy's web site and both the 30-30 & .243 sell for $21.99 for 20 rounds.
Probably a Monarch screw up confused2


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Originally Posted by Red_Breast
Watch out when you buy ammo from Academy. I bought what I thought was two boxes of .243 but they turned out to be 30-30.
Glad I caught it before I tried to load up my rifle.
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The local Academy had these in stock yesterday as well. Just started seeing .243 for the first time in over a year. DIdnt buy as I recently secured enough to last me a long time through the family network.

Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8483850 12/22/21 06:17 PM
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Oh Snap shocked

Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8484268 12/23/21 01:36 AM
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It wasn't a factory screw up, I'll tell you that. I have several friends who own factories. The system won't mix and match in the middle of a run, and they shouldn't even fit in the same sized box. That's a shelf swapper at work!!

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Originally Posted by SapperTitan
Someone prob swapped the more expensive ammo to the cheaper box to save a few bucks. Idiots walk amongst us.



nailed it

clearly what happen


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Re: .243 or is it? [Re: fgdn] #8484369 12/23/21 02:40 AM
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Makes you wonder where the Monarch 243 ammo went? Into a cheaper box? Is there such a thing?



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Yep. Somebody pulled the old switcherroo

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Originally Posted by Stub

I went to Academy's web site and both the 30-30 & .243 sell for $21.99 for 20 rounds.
Probably a Monarch screw up confused2


Monarch uses PPU brass which that is head stamped. They cost the same, so it make zero sense to switch them. Monarch screw up all the way. I got some Miller Lite the other day and it had High Life in it.


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Re: .243 or is it? [Re: Red_Breast] #8485183 12/23/21 10:59 PM
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Interesting, never seen that before

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