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Old January 9, 2013, 06:57 PM   #76
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Waffen werks AK74 and plenty of ammo!
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Old January 9, 2013, 07:04 PM   #77
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Well, I tried to buy two 30 round mags for my Saiga .223. They sent me the wrong mags. What they fit, I have no idea. Seller admitted mistake and asked me to return them, which I did. The ones that were supposed to come to me got sold, so now I’m on a waiting list for the next shipment. Needless to say, I’m not happy because my credit card has been charged, and I don’t have the merchandise.

If it matters, the seller was MJS Global. Be careful if ordering from them.
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Old January 9, 2013, 07:50 PM   #78
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Early on I topped off my stocks of .223 and 7.62x39. Nothing extravagant, just replenished plinking ammo in anticipation of a run on ammo retailers.

Since then I have been restocking 7.5 French and .38 Rimless Smokeless. Finding it has been a breeze, and I should really have more on hand in case internet sales are impacted by future legislation.

And I'm selling my AUG. Hopefully somebody will get more amusement out of the goofy thing than I did, leaving me with cash for weird old guns.
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Old January 9, 2013, 09:05 PM   #79
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Smith & Wesson lower. $159
White Oak Arms Upper 24" 1-8 twist $610
A2 buttstock $52
Geiselle HiSpeed Natl Match trigger $279
Lower parts kit $40
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Total $1160

Plus snagged 300 once-fired .223 brass, a couple AR Stoner 20-rd mags,
and plenty of powder. Picked up a Nikon Pro-Staff BDC 4-12X scope today.

I was always wanting to get one AR platform to round out my arsenal, but this just put the plan a little ahead of schedule.
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Old January 9, 2013, 09:28 PM   #80
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Picked up some 9mm, .40S&W, some .22 and some buckshot.

Luckily all priced decently.

I had been wanting a Ruger 10-22 and now they are just about nowhere to be found.
A freakin .22.............

Hopefully the madness will end soon.......
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Old January 9, 2013, 10:23 PM   #81
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I bought a can of soda at Walmart, leaned up against the counter, and watched people buy more ammunition then they'll ever need.
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Old January 9, 2013, 10:27 PM   #82
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I bought a can of soda at Walmart, leaned up against the counter, and watched people buy more ammunition then they'll ever need.
I find this hard to believe.

There was still ammo at Wal-Mart?? =)
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Old January 9, 2013, 10:59 PM   #83
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I was already prepared for this, now would be a good time to sell if you have a few extra AR-15/AK47/74 around, make double what you paid, LGS is just selling consignment AR/AK's for $2000 people bring in lol, people have been paying $1800-$2700 for them at LGS lol.


Only walmart ammo I can find is 30-08/274? odd caliber hunting rifles, 7.62x39, 40 S&W, 12, 410, 20g, 380 auto, 22short/wmr/magnum.
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Old January 9, 2013, 11:19 PM   #84
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Greenbacks. Lots and lots of greenbacks.

IF I run across some 22lr I will probably buy though. The problem I have with 22lr is that the more I stock up the more I shoot so it just doesn't work well.
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Old January 9, 2013, 11:27 PM   #85
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I sold stuff. Made a killing on ak and sks rifles and magazines 2-300% profits. I never got into the ar thing I hated the m4 when I was in the service I was not going to buy one as a civilian. Thankfully I was able to pick and choose my weapons pretty freely.

I was tempted to buy some more M1A stuff before prices went up. One of my suppliers had a couple I was looking at but they did not last long. I'm not worried about an awb. It could happen and I may eat my words later on but on a scale of 1-10 as of today 1/9/13 I'm at about 2-3. Slightly above my worry of a terrorist attack and way below global warming and the threat of a second year of drought in Iowa which would be devastating to our state economy and make it much harder for me to buy what I want.
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Old January 9, 2013, 11:29 PM   #86
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My walmart STILL has ammo. 45 ACP 357 mag, 223, 762X39 and many others. Maybe not the cheapest in any of those, but they have them in stock. This shortage is nothing compared to the last.
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Old January 9, 2013, 11:33 PM   #87
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It's weird what people have panic bought. There isn't a mag to be found in my area for a measly Ruger SR-22. That's a dinky little .22 pistol with a 10 rnd mag. What??

Every ATI aftermarket stock for ANYthing in my local stores have disappeared. Huh?

Ruger BX-25s are non-existent for 10-22s, yet the comparable mags for AR style .22s still sit there. ??


Pricing on 9mm has gone up a couple $ /box, but .40 has gone up a full $5, and they literally have cases of that crap on the shelves AND piled up under the shelves, spilling over to under shelves that aren't even handgun related. It's everywhere, but it's gone up 5 bucks.

It's them dang Black Helicopters I think. I saw 'em hovering around. Gotta be some kind of Black Ops sneaky conspiracy thingy...
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Old January 10, 2013, 03:36 AM   #88
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Nothing.
If you have the cash at strategic times, you buy ammo and guns Months before certain presidential elections, or Months before a
possible "king's coronation".
People should have Anticipated, and bought what they actually wanted, when they wanted it, based on the terrible reality that the US is always one mass tragedy away from a media and buying frenzy, especially after Tucson, Aurora and the Portland Mall.

Did panic buyers not see the trend and realize who resides in, or could be re-elected to the White House and which party has the Senate majority?

This price bubble will deflate after a while, and lots of AR, Mini 14 etc owners who were never interested until the last two weeks or so will be unhappy with what they paid, after prices come down a bunch. Lots of happy buyers will be smiling.
Buy high-sell low, or be stuck with it. Nobody forced anybody to buy anything.

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Old January 10, 2013, 07:17 AM   #89
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I haven't bought anything.
I'm pretty well content with what
I have and that's without an AR
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Old January 10, 2013, 07:24 AM   #90
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I already had a RRA AR15 and four 20 round mags and two 30 round. But i figured what the hell, and picked up an M&M model 10-762 AK-47 with a folding stock and four 30 round TapCo mags. Also have 500 rounds of 762x39 incoming.
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Old January 10, 2013, 10:41 AM   #91
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I didn't buy anything yet, but my spending spree will include some new arrows, fletching, glue, hot melt, inserts, broadheads, small game points, and field points. Luckily I don't have an assault bow. My quiver only holds 3 rounds of that especially deadly ammunition.
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Old January 10, 2013, 10:44 AM   #92
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My wife got me a Daniel Defense DDM4 with an ACOG just after the CT incident. And yes, I feel blessed to have her in my life. And no, she doesn't have a sister.


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Old January 10, 2013, 12:30 PM   #93
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Nothing. I'm glad I have a couple decent guns already, although I don't have an AR. I'm not going to buy at inflated prices, so I'll wait. It's amazing how slim the pickings are around here. One place I know had a case full of Wilson Combat 1911s. Now they are sold out of those. Go figure!

If ARs do get banned, there is no realistic scenario I can think of where a more conventional gun will not work nearly as well for home defense. YMMV
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Old January 10, 2013, 01:17 PM   #94
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i bought a RRA coyote carbine upper, just because i was wanting one for a while. thats it because im not going to be back in the states for about a year. lucky me by the time i get back home lots of cheep lowers and accessories are going to be floating around and i will actually have the money to pay for it!
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Old January 10, 2013, 01:22 PM   #95
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two 25 round Ruger BX-25 .22 mags - 27.99 each
two boxes of CCI AR Tactical .22 LR (375 rounds each) - 24.99 each
3 PMAG 5.56 - 14.95 each
1 3 pk of Ranger Plates for PMAG - 15.96
500 rounds M855 Green Tip 5.56 - $199 (Gun Show in Richmond, VA - sold a pallet of this product out within the first two hours of the first day of the two day weekend event, December 1)

Nothing unusual for me around this time of year, except for the PMAGs which I bought from Quantico Tactical, knowing that the price surge was coming and the inventory levels decreasing.
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Old January 10, 2013, 01:29 PM   #96
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Two, 25-round mags for a recently-introduced rifle. Paid "pre ban talk" retail price.
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Old January 10, 2013, 01:33 PM   #97
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I've only bought AR optics after Dec 14. I refuse to zero them at a dollar a shot though...
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Old January 10, 2013, 03:46 PM   #98
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Absolutely nothing I wasn't planning on buying anyway, and none of it from a shop that gouges on prices during a panic. Mostly just more .22lr ammo, because I reload everything else.
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Old January 10, 2013, 06:23 PM   #99
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The day after the shooting I picked up 6 mags and an upper to complete a lower I had built last spring. (all an normal prices) I'll not be buying anything for several months.

Sad thing is Ammo prices have made my inventory an investment, so I won't be doing much shooting for a while either.

That's okay, I'm going to buy a dirtbike instead of ammo and guns this year.
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Old January 10, 2013, 06:26 PM   #100
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