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Old January 20, 2013, 04:06 PM   #176
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I was able to get an adequate supply of new Ruger 20 round mags for my Mini 30. I should be good for this lifetime.
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Old January 20, 2013, 08:14 PM   #177
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I certainly did not buy anything that was over priced like mags or lowers. I did buy some reloading components but only if they were the same price as before the buying frenzy.
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Old January 20, 2013, 08:31 PM   #178
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Sold a bunch of mags that I had stashed exactly for this. . .some at 7x what they were purchased for. I didn't gouge - started the auctions at .01 with no reserve. Go figure. . .

I purchased just a half dozen bricks of 22LR and some non-OEM 10/22 receivers for custom builds but that's about it. I would have done that anyway.
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Old January 20, 2013, 09:33 PM   #179
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What I bought.

Browning Buckmark slabside .22 with rosewood grips at Cabelas. It is in like new condition and I was looking for a second buckmark for awhile. Great price at $315.00. PS Ammo was all but sold out. They had a two box/caliber quota on ammo sales. I don't need any more for now.
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Old January 21, 2013, 01:17 AM   #180
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2 BX 25 mags. Midway would only let me have 2. They are sold out now. Were on sale for $21.95.
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Old January 21, 2013, 08:27 AM   #181
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"The latest news has them taxing the crap out of ammunition now."

So they think some crazy person who plans on a mass shooting and dieing in the process themselves is going to worry about the price of ammunition?


I have bought nothing, started stocking up 4 years ago.
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Old January 21, 2013, 12:53 PM   #182
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No much

Stuff is too expensive, I did buy 100 rounds of CCI mini mag 22lr at a local gun shop. He had plenty in stock it was only about $1 more than what I would have paid at Walmart. I'm glad I bought the 50 cal ammo can full of 2100 rounds of Federal bulk they had on sale at Cabela's this past summer for $73.00. I probably had a few thousand rounds before that purchase and I probably bought at least two or three thousand rounds after but before this latest panic.
I have a few thousand rounds of various center fire rounds, 9mm, 38spl, 35mag and .223/5.556 which is enough to last me several months as most of my recreational shooting is 22lr. Rimfire ammo is what I worry about running out of but during the winter I only go out and shoot once or twice a month and usually go through a few hundred rounds of rimfire and 3 or 4 dozen rounds of centerfire. At that rate I have enough to last more than a year even taking into account I shoot lots more in the spring, summer and fall. I'll wait out this shortage and don't invite too many people along when I shoot, there's always someone in the crowd that "Didn't get a chance to buy ammo." Of course they have no problem shooting mine!
With a dozen firearms in my possession, I have enough guns to shoot (including a couple of "assault rifles") so I will hold onto my cash.
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Old January 23, 2013, 01:35 PM   #183
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I went crazy and picked up a NAA .22 mini revolver.

And some .223 55 gr bullets, but that was early on and they were still under $0.11 a piece.
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Old January 23, 2013, 01:51 PM   #184
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Picked up a Pardner Pump 12ga($189) and a Rossi Circuit Judge .45LC/.410($449) both on sale at Dunham's sporting goods. Plus a bunch of .40S&W at wallyworld.
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Old January 23, 2013, 03:10 PM   #185
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Lots and lots of reloading components.
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Old January 23, 2013, 05:32 PM   #186
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22 LR can. Paperwork/stamp finally came thru after a ridiculous wait time of 7 months. The "panic" did not affect its price as it was locked in last yr.

I did buy a very nice airsoft pistol yesterday to practice indoors with. Prices of these did not change during the panic.

Some of us planned ahead and bought pre-2008 for ammo, guns, etc to avoid panic pricing.


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Old January 23, 2013, 07:42 PM   #187
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More bullets for my 45ACP reloading from Precision Delta.

A Remington 597 with cheap Simmons scope.

A CZ 527 carbine in .223 Remington.
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Old January 23, 2013, 08:13 PM   #188
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Just came back from the LGS with an M48 and some 8mm ammo...
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Old January 24, 2013, 12:23 AM   #189
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IOW, these^^^^^^ kinds of people, people who do things based on fear of what "might" happen.
... and those in control know how to get people to do what they want.
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Old January 24, 2013, 12:25 AM   #190
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Nothing...I was already well stocked.
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Old January 24, 2013, 12:07 PM   #191
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Bunch of ammo, various calibers and guages, at an estate sale. Way less than pre panic retail prices. Also a nice M1917 Eddystone with original 6-18 barrel.
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Old January 24, 2013, 02:27 PM   #192
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Absolutely nothing on the Regime's "scary" list. I was already in good shape.

I did pick up on some .357 Mag ammo (prices of this rather non-trendy, non-tactical ammo haven't been affected much), but as part of an online deal where I wanted to get more value for the minimum shipping cost while ordering some non-lethal items.
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Old January 24, 2013, 02:31 PM   #193
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Originally Posted by TheDoubleDeuce
Just came back from the LGS with an M48 and some 8mm ammo...
This is a perfectly reasonable choice, since such vintage items are still in the normal price range. Someone who scooped up an AR15 at double or more the normal price has probably been duped.
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Old January 24, 2013, 03:15 PM   #194
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Just picked up 4 Hk AR mags.. Gave pre panic retail to a local guy for them...
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Old January 24, 2013, 11:29 PM   #195
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I basically no longer own guns(at least it seems that way). I couldn't pass up NIB wilson combat prices for used entry level gear.

I kept my Glock and K31 and a few far from tactical guns. If I need I can get the rest with those.
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Old January 25, 2013, 12:34 AM   #196
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200 rds. of .303 'British' ammo. For novices, this is for obsolete WW2 bolt-action rifles, but still used in 'Oz', NZ, SA, Canada, Afghanistan, India etc.

The reason for the purchase: about three weeks ago Palmetto still had it at Pre-panic prices. 'Ammoseek' indicated that all other .303 sellers charged an extra .15/rd. or much more, and Palmetto was Not listed.
AR people who did Not plan ahead have no, or little .223 etc ammo. Many are now shooting obsolete rifles or .22LR etc.
It looked as if they had not processed the order. The ammo did not arrive for about two weeks after the on-line order.
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Old January 25, 2013, 12:37 AM   #197
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200 rds. of .303 'British' ammo. For novices, this is for obsolete WW2 bolt-action rifles, but still used in 'Oz', NZ, SA, Canada, Afghanistan, India etc.

The reason for the purchase: about three weeks ago Palmetto State still had it at Pre-panic prices. 'Ammoseek' indicated that all other .303 sellers charged an extra .15/rd. or much more, and Palmetto was Not listed.

It seemed as if Palmetto State had not processed the order. The ammo did not arrive for about two weeks after the on-line order.
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Old January 25, 2013, 11:40 AM   #198
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No I haven't bought anything during this past buying frenzy,I'm still in good shape and stocked.
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Old January 25, 2013, 08:38 PM   #199
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Lucky for me most of my personal buying frenzy was done before this bigger frenzy. I saw this coming way in advance and prepared accordingly so I feel pretty good right now!
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