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Old 12-18-2012, 08:15 PM   #21
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I've got a question for the older members since I don't remember the last "AWB".

Was there this much hype about the last one? I vaguely remember the end of the last one since I was born in '84.

Will a new AWB expire like the old one did?
My crystal ball is in the shop right now. First an AWB has to be passed. The last AWB didn't really ban modern sporting weapons. It just banned the Chinese from competing with American gun companies. If there is another ban it will be to control competition with certain gun makers, not to control any type of weapon.
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If you dont mind me asking , what is your cost on a mil spec BCG now ? I know they have went up very significantly in the last 90 days
$92 as of right now.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:41 PM   #23
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Went to my local WM just to see for myself...

They had no semi-auto's, but I'm not sure that they did at that branch to begin with...The only empty slots in the gun case was where a few shotguns used to be...

The ammo was...meh...but it's always hit or miss there so I guess there's no way to say for sure...

Gonna stop by a few LGS's in the next day or two, we'll see what they say...
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I went to my lgs this afternoon. A guy was buying the last ar he had, background check was playing music over the phone. The guy bought 20 boxes of fmj for 17.99 a piece. Owner asked if he wanted to come back later because the fbi had put him on ignore.v
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Our distributor is sold out of ARs and almost everything semi-auto. They are no longer holding things. It's first come first serve. We sold out of lowers in 2 days and have one AR in stock. There is no bulk ammo to be had. Customers are asking when my next build class will be, I'm not sure we can do another as I can't get anything for lowers or parts kits. We ordered 100 ARs manufacturer direct.


To counter a rumor that's been posted on this website, have you recieved any letters from BATFE telling you that you can no longer order ARs but only sell your existing stock? I'm trying to douse a flame here and need some verification...
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Im seeing a lot of Garands going up for sale on the local Backpage and the prices arnt too bad...

Heres hoping for somebody that has a IHC they need to sell to fund that new AR

Hmmm..... Maybe I should start piecing a AR together, I probably could trade that for one.....
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To counter a rumor that's been posted on this website, have you recieved any letters from BATFE telling you that you can no longer order ARs but only sell your existing stock? I'm trying to douse a flame here and need some verification...
No idea what you're talking about.
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To counter a rumor that's been posted on this website, have you recieved any letters from BATFE telling you that you can no longer order ARs but only sell your existing stock? I'm trying to douse a flame here and need some verification...
My experience with the ATF is they just don'e work that fast------------------
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I try to stay out of the fray in these volatile markets. Back in the panic of '94 people were paying insane amounts for junk. One of my neighbors bought a lower back then that he still has not completed and it appears to have some odd sized pin holes in it. I forget specifically but it is definitely not a good piece of hardware. It is a PSA though as I recall. I think he said he paid $300 for it- stripped. I did go in to a lot of LGS's back then and fought the urge to buy. I'm glad I did.

These days I will be OK if they do pass anything new. I am not going to like it mind you, but I will survive. I would advise caution in your purchases though.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:56 AM   #30
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personally i can wait out the panic buyers and wait for the better deals to return.
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