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Old 01-31-2013, 10:10 PM   #41
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The 2008 panic that cleaned out most pistol ammo but left 9mm on the shelf. Since I am so damn smart, I bought me a Beretta 92 so that I could continue to practice when .45 ACP disappears.

Preparing for things like the panic buying is somewhat like fighting a war. All armies prepare to fight the "last" war and are never prepared for the next one.

Anyone got a good source for 9mm?
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:26 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by widowmaker
My guy at wally world showed me his incoming ammo invoice Wednesday. He was getting 1 (one) box of 9 mm. one case each of 5 different 12 ga. loads. 1 100 rd. box of .22 LR. Everything else was backordered. Plus they had a 3 box limit on ALL ammo.
I asked him if he thought this was just a temporary thing or the way it was going to be for the foreseeable future. He was NOT optimistic about the future.
By the way, Im in the Peoples Socialist Republic of Kalifornia. ( the part we free men like to call Jefferson.)
So are we ever going to get that 51st state or what?
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