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Old January 3, 2013, 11:45 PM   #1
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ExtremeShockUSA.com, out of business?...

Do any TFL forum members know if Extreme Shock USA is still active or in business? I couldn't view the website and a few online posts say the company didn't fill orders or ship ammunition. I purchased a few .38spl rounds in 2004 & was not impressed. The QC & design were not very good.
The company seemed a bit out there & bombastic too. Names like; "Air Freedom Rounds" in the post-9/11/2001 era seemed tacky, IMO.

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Old January 3, 2013, 11:49 PM   #2
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I got my signature from them... cost more then fang faced rounds and air freedom rounds combined...

Honestly is it really that surprising? That place was a joke.
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Old January 4, 2013, 06:11 AM   #3
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Not to worry, you can still find their .308 hollowpoint ammo for a mere $65 for a box of 20 rounds.
http://www.impactguns.com/extreme-sh...168bthp20.aspx
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Old January 4, 2013, 06:07 PM   #4
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So...

Does that mean Extreme Shock went under?
I recall the 2000s era gun press articles saying how these rounds were better than sliced white bread or Hershey's chocolate milkshakes.

I also saw catalogs & retail sites with low prices; $6.00-$7.00 USD for 6 round packs(9mm .40S&W, .357sig, .45acp, etc).

I guess no more; fang-face!
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Old January 4, 2013, 06:34 PM   #5
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I read they were bought out by another company.. I will see if I can find if for you.
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Old January 4, 2013, 11:08 PM   #6
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Couldn't find it but I can almost swear I read they were in the end bought out. Not sure why they went out of business, each box was a arm and a leg in price..
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Old January 4, 2013, 11:41 PM   #7
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Not sure why they went out of business, each box was a arm and a leg in price..
Yeah, but if you shot somebody in the arm or leg it woulda blown them into next week, don't ya know!
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Old January 4, 2013, 11:49 PM   #8
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I have to say, they certainly made some good ad copy.

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Old January 5, 2013, 02:24 AM   #9
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RBCD.net; DRT?....

Thanks for the clever post Tom, that was part of my point. Macho, high-speed BS only goes so far.

As the old military saying goes; "It's not what you spew, it's what you do."

I'm also curious about www.RBCD.net & the little known; DRT line of frangible ammunition. There's been a few gun press items but no real support for these rounds.
Any input would be helpful.
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Old January 5, 2013, 03:10 AM   #10
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Thanks for the clever post Tom, that was part of my point. Macho, high-speed BS only goes so far.
Well... if that's the case, you need some more velocity.
... or cow bell.
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Old January 5, 2013, 08:33 AM   #11
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Extreme Shock...out of business?
If there's a God up above, yes.

Thinking about someone who doesn't know how to do his research on guns getting sucked into that marketing/gun counter talk and relying on that subpar junk to protect his family first makes me irritable.
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Old January 5, 2013, 09:59 PM   #12
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... or cow bell.
...or tactical cowbell.
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Old January 6, 2013, 12:17 PM   #13
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Neutronium bullets that causes systemic neural shock if they hit you in the toe.

Great stuff.
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Old January 17, 2013, 11:37 PM   #14
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Make fun all you want guys but non of you can afford one bullet of extreme shock and you never fired one!! I ON THE OTHER HAVE TRIED THEN AND THEY WORK!!
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Old January 17, 2013, 11:43 PM   #15
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I love the tag line on the box of ammo in the link...

"Match Grade Anti-Terrorist Munitions"

I guess it kinda cool....if you're a 12 old kid.
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Old January 17, 2013, 11:48 PM   #16
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I guess it kinda cool....if you're a 12 old kid.
I remember seeing those ads in Soldier of Fortune right around 1999/2000 and thinking they were neat. And I would have been wait for it....12 years old.
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Old January 18, 2013, 12:02 AM   #17
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I remember seeing those ads in Soldier of Fortune right around 1999/2000 and thinking they were neat. And I would have been wait for it....12 years old.
Hahaha...Exactly! If I saw those ads back in 1988 when I was 12, I would have been like ..."AWESOME!!! Those are rad!!!"

Now? No.
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Old January 18, 2013, 12:23 PM   #18
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Make fun all you want guys but non of you can afford one bullet of extreme shock and you never fired one!! I ON THE OTHER HAVE TRIED THEN AND THEY WORK!!
Well, that's great evidence. Fill us in with details of how their rounds accomplished something that other rounds don't - like systemic neural shock.

At TFL - capitalized statements are not evidence.
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Old January 18, 2013, 12:36 PM   #19
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I love the tag line on the box of ammo in the link...

"Match Grade Anti-Terrorist Munitions"

I guess it kinda cool....if you're a 12 old kid.
That's hilarious. I'm pretty tacticool, I like quad rails and mounted lights, but there are limits. Anti-Terrorist? For the love of Pete, they're catering to the very worst of us.
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:21 PM   #20
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We have Anti-Terrorist Matches?

Where do we enter those?

Can you have one in a state with a hi-cap/assault weapon ban?

Do we need "match grade" or is ordinary "anti-terrorist" grade ammo allowed at these matches?

Inquiring minds want to know?!
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Old January 19, 2013, 04:57 PM   #21
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Make fun all you want guys but non of you can afford one bullet of extreme shock and you never fired one!! I ON THE OTHER HAVE TRIED THEN AND THEY WORK!!
Attempting to insult forum members' income level, and insinuating that they're liars won't make you many friends here.


Glenn, I disagree. Capitalization does make evidence, and turns any statement into fact. Example:
ALBERT EINSTEIN CAUSED THE EXTINCTION OF THE DODO!!

See. It's a fact, and its own supporting evidence, now.
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Old January 19, 2013, 06:43 PM   #22
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Make fun all you want guys but non of you can afford one bullet of extreme shock and you never fired one!! I ON THE OTHER HAVE TRIED THEN AND THEY WORK!!
Actually I have fired a few of these and own a few more... Its not that they didn't impact but they seriously were underwhelming. Plus it seemed to be impossible to know what result you were going to get... That's why I carry DPX, Critical Duty or Gold Dots depending on the particular gun... Consistent performance matters...
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Old January 19, 2013, 09:28 PM   #23
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I did an a live fire anti-terrorist match with really realistic targets.

My 62 grn FMJs worked just fine. And when they didn't, well, sometimes we had on call CAS.

What I've always wanted is some of those 12 ga shells that have two balls with a piece of chain connecting them....that is what the real "operators" use.
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Old January 3, 2014, 11:51 AM   #24
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extreme shock

go to their facebook page for info

Extreme Shock USA

or go here

www.allegianceammunition.com

says they are going out of business, buy have some ammo left, facebook gives a phone # to call or email address
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Old January 3, 2014, 12:41 PM   #25
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Thanks for the info 007jim...there might still be some interest left but the original post is about a year old.
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