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    Tin can ammo storage.

    Been playing with this lately.Click image for larger version. 

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    Glue lid back on and stealth storage in pantry. Gotta figure out printing labels no one will mess with, like garbanzo beans.

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    beef stew for dog-1987

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    I did this and sealed it with aluminum HVAC tape, not for stealth storage but just a way to store it.

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    Just use some paint cans, pint quart, 1 gal, 2.5gal ect. The plastic ones have seal tight locking screw tops.

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    great, now when I loot and plunder, I got to check all the pantry/paint cans
    if you are ever being chased by a taxidermist, don't play dead

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    If you store bullets in thise cans and label garbanzo bean s or something else unknown some millennial may try to eat them and sue you on top of breaking in.

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    Mark the can 'high speed lead device's', nobody will bother them!

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    For "stealth storage", I'd probably keep the original labels intact.
    the weight will be a dead giveaway for those [friends/family] who would be looking for ammo...everyone else, not so much.
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    Why?

    Ammunition is heavy and cheap. Under “normal” times no one is going to steal it if you have anything of value. Ever carry a .50 cal can full of pistol ammunition?

    If the SHTF, you will be hunkered down. If they get to your pantry you are dead. If you can escape, set up 200 yards away and kill them when they walk out.

    I stopped storing much ammunition except for .22’s and plinking/target ammunition. 1000 rounds of 5.56 for the AR’s. Less than 100 rounds for the hunting rifles and 300 for the sniper rifle. 200 rounds of buckshot and slugs. Components for over 150,000 more. Lots of time to cast and reload if the SHTF.
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    Some company offered canned pistol ammo a few years back, I can’t recall the name.

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