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Old 12-11-2010, 03:01 AM   #41
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I agree with CA357. I also live in the PRK and before the end of the month I'm going to scorch the credit card at Wally World.
As some of you know , after the first of the year, mail order houses will not ship ammo the California. Soooooooooo..... if you live in the paridise that is california you had better buy now or have your prints and info on a long held government form.

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Old 12-13-2010, 01:31 AM   #42
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I have about 700 rounds put up for 9mm, good stuff h.p. +1k fmj
Almost 2k in 5.56.
Around 3k in .22
Only a few hundred in .308.
A couple hundred of buck and slugs in 12 ga. and a few hundred bird rounds.
I also have been picking up slugs and buck for the wife's 20 gauge, still working on getting a supply for that.

I won't be satisfied until I get the 5.56 and .308 built up some more.
I'm about where you are Fireguy. I only have four different calibers right now. I've been itching for a new gun, but have been on this kick to become debt free so I have resisted them temptation.

9mm - 1200 rds FMJ and 300 HP
.30-30 - 1100 rds
.25acp -800 rds
12 ga. - 1500 rds of various loads

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I'm about where you are Fireguy. I only have four different calibers right now. I've been itching for a new gun, but have been on this kick to become debt free so I have resisted them temptation.

9mm - 1200 rds FMJ and 300 HP
.30-30 - 1100 rds
.25acp -800 rds
12 ga. - 1500 rds of various loads

Also, good to see a member from Wichita!
Not quite Wichita, I'm north of there in a town most people haven't heard of. I don't like to give too much info on the net, so Wichita is close enough. I'll be there at the gun show next Saturday to try to get some bargains on .308 ammo. I hear you about the debt, I was hoping to get the house paid off for our family Christmas present, it turns out I owe a few thousand more than I thought we did, maybe next year.
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I have about 5000 rounds of Winchester and Federal .45 acp 230 grain jhp.3000 aprox. arounds of 5.56 and .223.Around 2000 assorted 12 gauge shells and slugs.

Thats just emergency rounds i dont touch.Doesnt count the hundreds i keep for shooting and the ammo boxes in my truck.

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I have about 5000 rounds of Winchester and Federal .45 acp 230 grain jhp.3000 aprox. arounds of 5.56 and .223.Around 2000 assorted 12 gauge shells and slugs.

Thats just emergency rounds i dont touch.Doesnt count the hundreds i keep for shooting and the ammo boxes in my truck.
You have 8 cases of 12 ga? That's a lot of weight...
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I dont plan on carrying all that off to the woods.Its for home defense,so gimme back the Holy Grail!

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There is certainly nothing wrong with hording a little ammunition in the day we live.
If nothing else, not only to control inflation in the future reference purchasing ammunition. Or even an attempt by the present Anti America liberals in office who are wanting to control and trying to take away our Constitutional Rights. And as a reminder, in the USA it is our Constitutional Right!
But also for peace of mind knowing that we can protect our friends, loved ones and families if the worse would happen. Thinking of terrorist activity here in the US ,which I hope I am wrong but do not think we are any closer to resolving the issues that are going on concerning that issue. Also for possible future bartering reasons at the present or should an economic collapse come about. As R Lee Ermy stated in his speech at the Toys For Tots Conference. Where he stated the present group is trying to bankrupt America so they can impose Socialism. If you get a chance see it on You-Tube.
Anyway collect all the ammunition you can afford to purchase or acquire without effecting your family.
This includes 22s, shotgun, pistol and rifle ammunition. 22s woould be a valuable commodioty in the siturations listed above.
God Bless America!

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Me? I want as much as I can afford for each caliber. Right now my goal is about 2000 rounds each. You practice a lot right? Use it and replenish as you practice. No you won't be able to carry it all but, bugging in, you will have some for practice and bartering etc. Ammo will be the new gold at some point in time. Why not get it while it is relatively cheap? I will also have a bunch of components stored for reloading for when it is used up and I cannot get more.

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Col. Jeff Cooper called ammunition "Ballistic Wampum".

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Oscar,

You are correct! Besides ammunition I have got components and dies recently for most all of the calibers I have. So at least I can also continue to enjoy some of the sport and have some ammo to shoot if it gets too expensive. Oh yes and protect my property,family and friends. I wouldn't be surprised as you refer too. That one sneaky way they could attempt to control our weapons is to Tax the H--L out of ammunition. California is presently trying everything they can to implement a similar program possibly using other target areas concerning ammunition. I know they wanted all bullets to have almost a serial number on it in a recent attempt. That would have made ammunition too expensive to produce according to the ammo manufacturers. """BUY AMMO!""

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