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Shortage of ammo

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Butterfingers, Mar 31, 2013.

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  1. Butterfingers

    Butterfingers TS Member

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    Janet Napolitano has bought all the ammo in the world. It is time for the government to check out the mental health of someone that buys enough ammo that would supply an army for several years. As a fact she will not answer what she
    she intends to use ammo for, it might mean that she is going to use it for some crazy purpose.
     
  2. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Shut up and get in the boxcar.

    HM
     
  3. redfin

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    i was in a walmart in ri last week,the only ammo they had was some steel and turkey loads.nothing else. joseph
     
  4. acorange

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    "shut up and get into the boxcar"
    That one made coffee come out my nose!!
    Next Obama will want us gun owners to get into the showers.
     
  5. shot410ga

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    Go to Graft's, they have no powder or primers of any brand or type. Unbeliveable...
     
  6. grntitan

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    My local Wal Mart this weekend. Sitting pretty on shotgun shells. Truck load of AA's supposed to be there today.


    $74/flat Was told there was more in back.

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  7. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Shortages everywhere, the people who are buying know what the leadership of this country could do.

    I won't succomb to gougers, but will add to my stores like I usually do this time of year.

    (aco, glad you liked it)

    HM
     
  8. Gold Medal

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    Grntitan is right.

    Went to Sparta,IL Walmart yesterday.

    They have plenty of shotgun shells.

    I posted a new thread about this.
     
  9. Avaldes

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    Remember last year when everyone was convinced that Remington was getting out of the ammo and reloading supply business....amusing:)
     
  10. MNGuns

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    I did notice a couple of online retailers appear to have received powder and primers yesterday.
     
  11. smp005

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    "Shut up and get in the boxcar."

    Yep - spewed coffee all over my screen when I read that one myself!!!
     
  12. W.P.T.

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    What would you expect from a WalMart store located in the Clay Target shooting Capitol of the World ..? If WalMart don't have it you probably don't need it, Thanks for your support ... WPT ... (YAC) ...


    grntitan,

    I take it those 30 flats are yours on the hand truck ..?
     
  13. RWT

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    There are more shotgun shells in that IL. walmart than the two close to me have had in 6 months.
     
  14. AAtrap

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    Four months ago I was ordering pistol bullets from a well-known mfg. Free shipping on orders over 50 dollars and 4-7 day delivery date. About 2 mo. ago I placed an order. Free shipping on anything over 75 dollars and 4-7 weeks delivery date. I tried to place an order today. Forget it;they won't even accept backorders.

    I stopped in at a Cabela's store 13 miles from me a little while ago. They had one box of 200gr. 41mag bullets. Already have enough of those.

    Steve
     
  15. grntitan

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    WPT,

    I'll plead the 5th on that.....
     
  16. wolfram

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    Target load shotshells are more difficult to come by here in Northern NV but you can still find some in the retail stores and we have gotten a couple of large volume buys in through a wholesaler. Prices are fair.

    Centerfire rifle ammo is reduced in supply but again you can find most stuff at fair prices. Not really seeing the retailers jacking up their prices on this stuff.

    The centerfire pistol rounds are hit and miss, generally in short supply. But the two retail stores that I go into are getting shipments fairly regularly its just that they sell out very quickly. Prices are fairly high when you do see the ammo on the shelf.

    .22LR just doesn't exist. I have been able to find decent amounts of .22 short but it isn't cheap. Right now I am paying $10 per 100 pack of CCI HV short ammo.

    But in an effort to conserve the .22 LR that I have, I am buying up the .22 short ammo and using it for my frequent plinking sessions. Actually I'm having alot of fun with the .22 short rounds and getting alot of trigger time in with my favorite old M39 Marlin and a vintage Single Six. Plinking hasn't changed much in the last 50 years :)
     
  17. oleolliedawg

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    200 flats wouldn't last much more than 1 day at a store in eastern PA. Sparta Walmart is probably stocked up for the entire season!!
     
  18. hoosier

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    Bass pro in Clarksville, IN. has a good supply of shotgun shells.
     
  19. Bigcat

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    Nothing in the walmarts or dicks near me,haven't even seen a box of top guns in over a month.
    john
     
  20. panthers314

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    Acaademy Sports in NC have plenty of Federal Top Guns...6.39/bx....1oz estate dove loads at 4.99/bx
     
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