So far the LGSs here are thriving. Not everything is allocated. I see ARs are, and some pistols. So now I am stocking up on levers and single action wheel guns. When one thing drys up folks usually buy another.
Since November these local shops are crowded every day. One in particular, there isn't more than fifteen minutes that there isn't someone there. I have a bud who lives across the road. And this is in a town with about 2k population.
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,"
-- Wayne LaPierre, NRA's executive vice president.