Used U.S. Military Surplus .50 cal. Ammo Can

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Genuine "veteran" U.S. Military Surplus Ammo Cans are 100% WATERPROOF.  

Watertight and airtight! And ready for a second tour of duty. Genuine U.S. Military Surplus Ammo Cans are must-haves for portable storage. Each is gasketed to seal out the elements and built to take punishment.

  • Rubber O-ring seal protects contents from dust, moisture
  • Rugged steel construction
  • Top clamps down tight
  • Lid is removable
  • Built-in side carry handles
  • All are Olive Drab.
  • Holds 7 boxes of 2 3/4" 12 gauge shells.
  • 6 x 12 x 7 1/4"h. Weighs 4 lbs., 14 ozs.

Condition: used, army surplus, in very good shape. Some may have minor surface rust due to long-term storage. 

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Used U.S. Military Surplus .50 cal. Ammo Can is rated 4.1739 out of 5 by 460.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Fairly Severe Rust on Handle & top Covered up by Olive Drab Paint These seem to be getting worse and worse; either a bad batch or SG is scraping the bottom of the barrel. I keep finding more uses for the original strong metal boxes; the plastic substitutes just do not seal out water and can't carry a load of ammo. I've probably bought over half a dozen over the last few years. The one before this had some rust problems that were beyond surface rust and into the joints/seams of the bottom of the box. This one had been quickly surface spray painted on the inside and along the whole top and hinge area to cover the rust, and underneath the handle to hide it. The handle was about double or more the thickness of all the other ones I own--and it was 'soft..' Severe rust underneath had been covered up by spray painting it. I hope it doesn't break out to severely later. I don't know how to get the handle off to grind it down to metal, And to build it back up with epoxy. The box itself had some deeper than surface rust on the botto near the tack welds where the sides are bent over to be attached to the bottom. Not bad--but the handle was. These seem to be declining in quality, or SG is recycling returns possibly. This one should not have been sold to a loyal customer--maybe sold as a 'second' at clearance, but not represented as "good" quality used that 'might' have some "minor surface rust." Thumb has gone from clearly up a couple of years ago, to horizontal with question mark, to down. Not a complete reject, but I sure wouldn't recommend these anymore. I'd rather go to a surplus store and look at what I'm getting or choose my own. I don't now who covered up the rust--it was subtle spraying--inside and top handle and top near hinges--but kept the original yellow paint on sides untouched. Maybe their supplier did it?? Not up the SG quality on these that I used to count on. I wonder if the handle will hold up if it box is filled with heavy load of 45 auto pistol ammo for example. Quality control is needed but lacking, as is inspection before sending out. This lowers my opinion of SG--it is not only not up to standard, it is below it. And I am a bit surprised and disappointed at that.
Date published: 2015-01-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dirty and Rust Bought two Ammo cans. They were dirty and had rust on them. Will not buy Ammo cans again.
Date published: 2015-01-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I'm use to a little rust. This can had more than a little. Steel wool cleaned it up though and a bit of lubrication helped. Seal was good. Free ship made it viable.
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Dirty but still serviceable. It was so dirty and dusty when I unpacked it, it looked like it had come back from Iraq without even being wiped off. Once I wiped it down it looked OK. The gasket seems to be sealing good and the latch works fine so I got what I paid for.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Website photo shows a great-looking ammo can, but actual product was covered with dirt and pitted with deep rust in many areas which would require much scrubbing with steel wool and repainting. I returned the can and SG promptly issued a refund.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Deal. You just can't beat this deal!!! Listed as "used". I've purchased over 20 "used" cans from SG and the most significant sign of wear I've encountered is superficial rust which is easily removed with a light scrubbing with some fine steel wool...A few squirts of Simple Green inside and out and you've got yourself a great storage product at a great price that was built to LAST. The rubber seals have always been completely intact and of lasting quality. I use it to store ammo and love the portability, stack-ability and superior waterproof-ability. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2014-12-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from One good,one not so! Bought 2 of these on sale. When I got them, one was OK, the other was very rusty and 1/4 full of WATER! I will gladly pay the extra for new ones in the future! I will not be buying these again.
Date published: 2014-12-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Satisfied Had light rust on the exterior (nothing a little gun oil couldn't solve) but the interior was in great condition.
Date published: 2014-12-16
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  • Rubber O-ring seal protects contents from dust, moisture, and other elements
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