Welcome to Arizona Ammunition, LLC.

Welcome! Established in 1996 by James and Nancy Schmidt, with the help of McMillan Fiberglas Stocks  (Kelly and Gale McMillan) and McBros Rifle Company (Rock McMillan), Arizona Ammunition, LLC.® provides outstanding value, expert, and reliable service to thousands of shooters and hunters worldwide.  We have built a reputation on extreme accuracy with the highest possible muzzle velocities, extreme bullet performance, and all with unfaltering reliability of fully benchrest prepared custom rifle ammunition made for your firearm and our cutting edge custom rifle services.   

We know your time is valuable and we are pleased that you are looking at our site and studying the information we provide.  Please look it all over and if you have any questions just call us.  We have tried hard to make this site as user friendly and easy to understand as possible  but when in doubt just call us. It is in nearly daily revisions though and always on the move. We hope at this point you will read more about our quality services. We have so much to offer to you! This is a very comprehensive site with a very large amount of information and we hope you will take a little time to look at it. There is lot of helpful information here.

The most common asked questions are; (Click to see details)

1. How much does it cost? The base package is $399.00 per rifle. 

2. How long does it take? See schedule options on- NOTICE- Due to the current shortage of loading componets our work can be greatly slowed.  Truly if you are in a hurry we are likely the wrong company to come to.  Please plan a head! See the different options on when to send your rifle.  Random, by appointment, and more. PLAN AHEAD! We are super busy ALL the time.

3. How do I ship my rifle? It is easy and you do not need a FFL horder to do it!

4. How do I buy the custom ammunition when I need more? We keep your records here and you just order it.  EASY!



RIFLES RECEIVED                   COMPLETED (one bullet)                                EXCEPTIONS

  • JANUARY(1st)                             APRIL(30th)                          any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • FEBRUARY(1st)                         MAY(30th)                           any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • MARCH(1st)                              JUNE(30th)                          any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • APRIL(1st)                                JULY(30th)                           any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • MAY(1st)                                   AUGUST(30th)                     any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • JUNE(1st)                                  SEPTEMBER(30th)               any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • JULY(1st)                                  OCTOBER(30th)                   any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • AUGUST(1st)                             NOVEMBER(30th)                any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • SEPTEMBER(1st)                       DECEMBER(30th)                 any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • OCTOBER(1st)                          JANUARY(30th)                    any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • NOVEMBER(1st)                        FEBRUARY(30th)                 any custom work-additional 30 days or more
  • DECEMBER(1st)                        DECEMBER(30th)                 any custom work-additional 30 days or more

There are many exceptions to this schedule and it is certainly not guaranteed in anyway.  PLAN AHEAD!


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  •     Arizona Ammunition, LLC.® has developed premium rifle specific tuned ammunition for over 4,000 individual customer rifles
  •      Loaded close to one million rounds of customer ammunition (including military and law enforcement sales/and over the counter ammunition)
  •     Have completed tens of thousands of load variations on just about every conceivable modern calibre available today, all housed in one of the most comprehensive ballistics data bases in the country
  •     If you want your favourite hunting rifle to gain 100-500 feet per second faster muzzle velocities with extreme accuracy we are your only choice   
  •     Join the thousands of wildly satisfied customers and let us tune your rifle to deliver the highest performance ammunition the planet!  

What’s NEW and Improved at Arizona Ammunition

  • Reorganized, and relocating operations from Phoenix, AZ to a shooter friendly 40 acres facility outside Tucson, AZ.
  • New production shop and facilities totaling 3,000 sq. feet.
  • Private, On-site long range testing facility.
  • Customers sending rifles for rifle-specific-tuned-ammunition packages get the individual attention of Jim Schmidt
  • Added “attention to detail” assures each rifle round is prepared as if Jim were going to use it himself!

Arizona Ammunition's Expanded Focus

    • Expanded ballistic/ ammunition Research & Development
    • Research with new and advanced component suppliers and products
    • Improved computer data base, and analysis protocols,
    • Ballistic gelatine testing media, with access to high speed camera/video results
    • Proprietary powder blends producing ULTRA Velocities with extreme accuracy, and minuscule standard deviation, sans overpressure
    • High performance barrel features, and materials
    • Ultimate big game long range hunting systems
    • Highly skilled labour process improvements

What We Do... and why it may matter to you?

  • Develop premium rifle-specific-tuned-ammunition which delivers extreme accuracy together with the highest muzzle velocity for over 4000 individual customer rifles since 1996
  • Loaded close to one million rounds of customer ammunition (including military/gov orders as well as “over-the-counter” ammo)
  • R&D on tens of thousands of different load variations, on just about every conceivable modern caliber, all data is then housed in a comprehensive ballistics data base
  • Our clients send their favorite hunting rifles with “peace of mind” they will get back a integral “system” that’s;distinguished expertise in extreme long range hunting, and tactical rifles ammo
    • Ultra reliable expertly inspected/tested with our comprehensive 40 point check list
    • Extreme Accuracy Guaranteed-we push your rifle hard and get all we can out of it!
    • 200-400+FPS faster muzzle velocity (when application demands) taking complete advantage of today’s amazing and versatile premium bullets.
  • Premier 50 Cal ammunition manufacture, producing rifle-specific-tuned-ammunition for top military and competitive shooters worldwide, these riflemen have accurately engaged targets in excess of 1mile!
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We keep records of every load for you on our computer data base and on hard copy for safety and we will respond to your needs 24 hours per day, 7 days per week!  Our technical experts will help you in every way that they can with your shooting needs.  Call and ask for me personally! I am pleased to help you!

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