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I am heading to the states this weekend.Does anyone Know if I can bring ammo back legally across the border? If so how much?
 

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I am heading to the states this weekend.Does anyone Know if I can bring ammo back legally across the border? If so how much?
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You can bring 1200 rounds into Canada Duty free. The only catch is as a Canadian it is illegal to possess ammo or any parts of in the US. Basically if you get caught in the US you are screwed. But if you get to the Canadian border you can legally declare it. Walmart asks for US ID but local stores sell it to anyone.
 

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I am heading to the states this weekend.Does anyone Know if I can bring ammo back legally across the border? If so how much?
It is legal to cross the boarder with up to 5000 rounds at a time. The stores in the US are not allowed to sell it to Canadian citizens but many will, mostly the hardware type stores not the big sporting stores though. If you happened to get stopped and checked before you made it to the border you could potentially lose the ammo but that is unlikely. When you get to the Canadian boarder the boarder guards will tell you that the Americans were not allowed to sell it to you but you have not broken any Canadian laws so you will just have to pay the duty. Once you are at the Canadian boarder they can not confiscate any of your ammo as long as you have no more than 5000 rounds. I am not sure about how much you could bring duty free, I think that just depends on the same dollar amount for any merchandise you bring across and that is determined by how long your visit is. ie 3 days would be $400 worth duty free and so on, it is still worth it even if you have to pay the duty in my opinion. (just a hint don't tell the clerk at the store you are a Canadian) lol
 

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(just a hint don't tell the clerk at the store you are a Canadian) lol
Canuk - So ahh do you have any ammo aboot?
Yank - Sure bud, right here.
Canuk - Oh thank you, have a nice day ... eh.
Yank - Say, are you one of dem Canadians?
Canuk - ahh nope,

Yank - well ok then.. guess its ok to sell you some.
 

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the guys are right. just don't do anything stupid when your down there and your good to go
Cabela's will sell it to you if that is where your headed.
They are way too busy to worry about where your from. First time there I even said I was from canada at the same time he handed me 2 boxes of bullets and a pound of powder

and the border guards didn't mention anything about having it in my possession was illegal, I just paid the duty and kept going.
My best friend has a co-worker down there this week and he is bring us a couple of boxes back as I am getting low on 150 gr 30cal bullets
 

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The ATF and the US government is not at all ambiguous about the rules surrounding non resident aliens being in possession of firearms and ammunition.
If I had a friend that offered to bring some back for me I'd give him a laundry list ... but I would not do it myself -- It's federal law and the penalties are no joke.
 

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if your really concerned and want to stock up on some ammo you can go buy a non resident 3 day small game license and your covered to carry ammo in those 3 days. Get a few guys together and split the cost of the license which is $49
If you buy any decent amount of ammo you will make up the $49 pretty quick
 

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I talked to main state trooper and was told that I could transport amunition in the USA but it was illigal to buy it down there. I asked no more questions than that. Still don't go speeding and bring attention to yourself.
 
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