Selling Personal Reloads?

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Selling Personal Reloads?

Postby thatguy » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:40 am

As I approach retirement age I've considered getting into the reloading ammo business. Does anyone know what I'd have to do to start legally selling to the public? Is there an FFL requirement, where would I shop for insurance, what kind of insurance..etc? :bigear:

My thought is I'd have to load a LOT of ammo to be profitable, say 20,000 rounds per DAY which would require automation such a Camdex or Ammoload but they're an expensive investment. I'd have to start small then work up to the more efficient machines.
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Re: Selling Personal Reloads?

Postby Abraham » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:33 am

Look into what kind of insurance you need and premium cost, assuming you can get such insurance.

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Re: Selling Personal Reloads?

Postby CleverNickname » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:43 am

You need a type 06 FFL.

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Re: Selling Personal Reloads?

Postby Charles L. Cotton » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:03 am

You also have to pay the annual ITAR registration fee of $2,500.


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Re: Selling Personal Reloads?

Postby Scott B. » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:38 am

Abraham wrote:Look into what kind of insurance you need and premium cost, assuming you can get such insurance.

Get your insurance through the NRA Business Alliance - specifically:

Not many other insurance companies will even entertain the notion, and those that do will entertain it only for mucho $$.
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Re: Selling Personal Reloads?

Postby T.O.M. » Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:12 pm

Before you jump in over your head look at the market when you can buy new 9mm ammo at $200.00 a 1000 it is had to make a profit 20k rds a day 100 k a week is a lot of product to turn. Components are available don't forget there is a 11% FET on the first sale I have 2 ammo load that I will run about 4000-5000 rds per hr PM if you have any questions

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