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I ordered 1000 rounds of Federal 5.56 62 gr green tips. I was expecting a bulk loose pack box but instead got 2 cases of Federal XM855F 5.56 62 gr ball American Eagle 25 boxes 20 rounds. The ammo in the boxes looks the same as other Federal ammo I have seen. Is there any difference between 20 round boxed Federal American Eagle and the bulk 1000 round loose box from Federal? Thanks.
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I dunno, but where did you order it, and was it a good price? I'm interested in getting some.
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Natchez, $345 per 1000 plus shipping, $375 total.
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Default Re: XM855 Federal 5.56 Ammo Bulk Vs Boxed American Eagle Question

For anyone who may want to know.
I contacted Federal and they told me the ammo is the same and manufactured at Lake City.
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RE: Federal Premium - Ask the Expert Form
Monday, February 14, 2011
From: "Prodserv" <Prodserv@ATK.COM>

They are the same. The packaging is the only difference and they are manufactured by LCAAP [Lake City Army Ammunition Plant].
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Subject: Federal Premium - Ask the Expert Form

Is there any difference between the Federal XM855 sold in bulk 1000 round cases and the Federal XM855F American Eagle sold in 20 round boxes. I recently ordered the 1000 round bulk but was given the 20 round boxes. I would like to know if the ammunition is the same in each item, and if both are manufactured in the Lake City plant. I am a big fan of Federal Ammunition. Thank you very much.
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