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Ranger-6 01-31-2012 10:54 PM

Stockpiling TulAmmo, really???
Is TulAmmo becoming a hot item that needs to be stockpiled?

Went to Walmart today to restock on ammo. I was able to get 2 boxes each caliber of TulAmmo for the .380, 9mm, and .40. However, they were out of the TulAmmo .45 caliber. It was about a month back that I got their last box. I asked the sporting goods clerk when a new shipment would arrive. After making a scan on a PDA Handheld, he said the .45 was on back order but was not sure when any would arrive. What's going on?

ktmboyz 01-31-2012 11:09 PM

Uhhh its an election year ... be prepared for another shortage.. Hopefully it doesnt happen but I would be ready. I have been stocking up on primers ect

Sport45 02-01-2012 02:44 AM

Maybe not stockpiling. Could be folks are just buying the stuff because it's cheap, goes bang, and leaves a hole in the target when they pull the trigger.

capstone 02-01-2012 02:16 PM

I have noticed the same thing at our local big box stores in Northwest Florida. I'm thinking that the election year has people a little concerned.

Belltactical 02-01-2012 02:23 PM

I go through a boatload of ammo in no time.

Having said that, I have around 500 rounds vacuum sealed in a packed bug out bag simply because I'm a paranoid sob.

Best bet might be ordering bulk mail order. CTD runs specials on LC 556 all the time, same with other calibers. Had a nice deal on m855's on strippers and they threw in a can as well.

Be prepared for your local UPS guy/gal to start to hate you.

ktmboyz 02-01-2012 05:31 PM


Originally Posted by Belltactical (Post 696100)
I have around 500 rounds vacuum sealed in a packed bug out bag

Thats a great idea, I have thought of doign that also. I was thinking sealing a few 60 rd packs for the BOB

UrbanNinja 02-01-2012 06:25 PM

Ive been stockpiling the 7.62x39 TulAmmo. Anytime I am in Wal-Mart, I get atleast 4-5 boxes or whatever is left on the shelf if less. For the price, it flies off the shelf. I have yet to use the 9mm but i have used the .45 and 7.62. I am not real fond of the .45. Although it does go bang every time and i have yet to have any problems with it. It is just very dirty and really lacks a "punch". The 7.62x39 is pretty decent. Once again, very dirty but always goes bang.

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