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Old September 27, 2012, 06:59 PM   #1
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November 7th purchase plans?


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Old September 28, 2012, 09:59 AM   #2
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I am actually trying to save up for an AR - with all the bells and whistles that the '94 AWB banned (the one I am looking at is old enough to have been grandfathered in to that ban) insurance is due - GAH!
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Old September 28, 2012, 10:06 AM   #3
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Old September 28, 2012, 11:55 AM   #4
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I'm not waiting for any uncertainty from the turn out of any elections. After the last ammo shortage, I've carefully bought (buying reasonable amounts whenever I thought I saw a good price, want to keep economics working in our favor here) ammo to build up a good buffer. I also started reloading so I don't have to rely on the manufacturers and store inventory so much. As far as guns, I have a budget for 2 or 3 nice ones a year and I use it. If the worst case were to come, I'd be bummed but at least I wouldn't be shafted as I already have a nice little collection. I have dollars for about 1 more before the election and if prices stay down, I'll pick one up (maybe a CZ75 compact, although I'd kind of like something in the AR category too). I'm actually betting that prices are driven up right now and pending the election they may or may not spike higher but then as with all bubbles, there will be a falling out and I think there will be some good sales to be had in the not to distant future after the hype and panic dies down.

So I hope to get 1 more gun for now (just in case) and I'll wait for anymore until after the storm blows over.
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Old September 28, 2012, 12:42 PM   #5
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Anyone planning a Wednesday Nov. 7th purchase? For celebration, or for preparation (of potential changes in law) , depending on Nov. 6th?
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Old September 28, 2012, 11:51 PM   #6
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Maybe will just buy a lower.
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Old September 30, 2012, 07:35 PM   #7
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Nothing special planned. Seen any good deals lately I should know about?
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Old September 30, 2012, 08:52 PM   #8
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My ACR is getting sold to my buddy. Other than that I'm making sure I have at least 1000rds of .308win, 5.45x39mm, and .45 ACP, 6 M1A 20rd mags, 6 AK mags, and 6 1911 mags, and at least 200 of 12ga buck (#4 or 00) and another 200 of 12ga birdshot... Probably won't have it all and NO I'm not paranoid... Not too much

But I'd buy that regardless what happens in November
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Old October 3, 2012, 09:28 AM   #9
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My only planned purchase is .45 ACP. I don't know if it's just here, but every election .45 just disappears from the shelves. I think theres a small group that just makes the rounds of every walmart and gunshop within 50 miles and buys it all every shipment...

Pain in the butt. I'm already stockpiling it just so I can go to the range for a few months after the election and not have to sacrifice practicing with my CCW.
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Since the user starting the thread deleted his post, this really has nowhere to go.
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