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#6254517 - 04/10/16 03:22 PM Another run on guns and ammo
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Registered: 10/22/07
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Loc: Surfside Beach, TX
Was at the gun store today and the owner says it is begining to get hard to keep stuff on the shelves again. I guess, as it looks more and more likely that Hillary is gonna be our illustrious potentate bang , folks are gonna start panic buying again. I'm pretty sure I'm good to go on calibers that I shoot, might pick up a little more .22lr though.
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#6254688 - 04/10/16 06:40 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
huntwest Offline
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Registered: 09/17/10
Posts: 2281
Loc: Albany
Other than 22 ammo and concealable pistols there are not any real shortages.
22 is getting a lot better but the compact pistol business is hot and they are getting behind.

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#6254722 - 04/10/16 07:20 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
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Sheep are gonna stampede, they do every time.

Hopefully many here have paid attention and prepared for it. I refuse to be part of the mass panic of the unprepared.

Have your house in order. That way you don't contribute to "The Stupid" when it occurs. cheers
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#6254781 - 04/10/16 08:13 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
JCB Offline
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I'm not seeing any ammo shortage at all around here. Some specific loads are hard to find but its been that way for years now. As far as caliber goes I can find just about anything main stream any day of the week.

My opinion........it was a sales pitch to get inventory moving. Most people don't prepare this far in advance. History tells us that for sure.

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#6254789 - 04/10/16 08:24 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
Dien Offline
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Registered: 08/16/12
Posts: 598
Loc: Grand Prairie
Me thinks he tried to make a sale.

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#6254804 - 04/10/16 08:31 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: tth_40]
FiremanJG Offline
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Registered: 12/16/08
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Loc: Wolfe City, TX
Originally Posted By: tth_40
Sheep are gonna stampede, they do every time.

Hopefully many here have paid attention and prepared for it. I refuse to be part of the mass panic of the unprepared.

Have your house in order. That way you don't contribute to "The Stupid" when it occurs. cheers


This.
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#6254836 - 04/10/16 09:04 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
thedoveshooter Offline
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Loc: Tomball, TX
Probably saying that to get people to buy.
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#6254923 - 04/10/16 09:58 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
TTUhunter4 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/10
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Loc: Texas
Just doing your part to perpetuate the issue, eh?
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#6255011 - 04/11/16 12:15 AM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
changedmyname Offline
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Registered: 09/08/10
Posts: 14523
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Hope ARs sky rocket.

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#6255132 - 04/11/16 07:58 AM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: JCB]
janie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
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Loc: Collin County TX
Originally Posted By: JCB
I'm not seeing any ammo shortage at all around here.



Same here. Plenty available.
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#6255133 - 04/11/16 07:58 AM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
Cleric Offline
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Registered: 03/11/12
Posts: 3167
I guess i need to run out and buy more stuff at inflated prices....

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#6255162 - 04/11/16 08:30 AM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
Brother in-law Offline
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Registered: 07/08/07
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Post like this make people panic

I can get anything I want with ease and without looking hard

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#6255194 - 04/11/16 08:53 AM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: tth_40]
Korean Redneck Offline


Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 2504
Loc: Houston
Originally Posted By: tth_40
Sheep are gonna stampede, they do every time.


I like that. I'm going to steal that line.
After coming back from an overseas work trip in the spring of 2009, i was never going to get caught up in all this bs any more. I have consistently bought ammo whenever that particular thing was cheap knowing I;m the kind of person who always shoots it eventually. My stock has gone up and down over the years but luckily it's been cheap the last couple so I can pretty much weather anything these days.

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#6255672 - 04/11/16 02:46 PM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
Toxarch Online   content
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Registered: 03/09/11
Posts: 1908
Loc: Parker County
I still haven't found a 458 Socom upper on sale recently. There must be a shortage.
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#6256434 - 04/12/16 06:41 AM Re: Another run on guns and ammo [Re: Palehorse]
bigjoe8565 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 5284
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
I was at multiple Academy stores and Cabela's and there was no shortage of ammo.

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