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#3354578 - 04/27/14 11:47 AM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: grampi]
OVERKILL Offline


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 26717
Loc: Ontario, Canada
This is wild!

The local store probably has a few hundred thousand rounds of .22LR crzy

Canadian Tire, Walmart and even TSC all have it too up here shrug

Oh, and the ammo they were low on earlier they are now starting to get.
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#3354587 - 04/27/14 12:01 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: jcwit]
grampi Offline


Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 3695
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Originally Posted By: grampi
Okay, here's an easy fix for the ammo shortage. Create a national database that lists the person's name and amount of ammo they purchase, and limit the amount a person can buy per month, week, whatever. This database must be used by any place authorized to sell ammo, and the person's ammo purchases are logged into the database no matter when, or where they purchase. This would stop the hoarding...I've been saying all along, if those who are in positions to resolve this issue wanted it resolved, it would've been resolved by now...this isn't rocket science...


You REALLY wish more government control over your life????????????????

Unreal that you would even post this.

What do you want next, the government to only allow single shot firearms so ammo will last longer till its all shot up?


You're reading to much into this. This database would only contain your name and the amount of ammo you're buying. That's it. If the gov wants to control our lives they already have more effective means of doing so than this type of database would provide...

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#3354589 - 04/27/14 12:03 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: whip]
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Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 3695
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: whip
Do you really want the government controlling how much ammo we buy? Call me crazy, but that sounds like a policy a lot of anti gun people would support.


Not at all...it would ensure more people would have access to ammo as opposed to the few hoarders who have it all now and are just sitting on it....

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#3354591 - 04/27/14 12:04 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: OVERKILL]
grampi Offline


Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 3695
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
This is wild!

The local store probably has a few hundred thousand rounds of .22LR crzy

Canadian Tire, Walmart and even TSC all have it too up here shrug

Oh, and the ammo they were low on earlier they are now starting to get.


Then what are you waiting for? Ship it down here!

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#3354598 - 04/27/14 12:15 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: grampi]
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Registered: 07/24/07
Posts: 2857
Loc: no. indiana
Just what we need, the government telling us how much ammo we can but, with no thought it lets the camels nose into the tent.

Reading to much into it????
You are not looking at the future ramifications of a law such as this.

You seem much to concerned with "I want mine."

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#3354603 - 04/27/14 12:18 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: grampi]
jcwit Online   content


Registered: 07/24/07
Posts: 2857
Loc: no. indiana
Originally Posted By: grampi
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
This is wild!

The local store probably has a few hundred thousand rounds of .22LR crzy

Canadian Tire, Walmart and even TSC all have it too up here shrug

Oh, and the ammo they were low on earlier they are now starting to get.



Then what are you waiting for? Ship it down here!


Bet it has something to do with customs.

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#3354604 - 04/27/14 12:20 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: jcwit]
OVERKILL Offline


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 26717
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Originally Posted By: grampi
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
This is wild!

The local store probably has a few hundred thousand rounds of .22LR crzy

Canadian Tire, Walmart and even TSC all have it too up here shrug

Oh, and the ammo they were low on earlier they are now starting to get.


Bet it has something to do with customs.
Bet it has something to do with customs.

Then what are you waiting for? Ship it down here!


Yup. Doubt I could ship anything that resembles ammo to you guys.
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#3354626 - 04/27/14 12:45 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: OVERKILL]
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 1585
Loc: Cedarbrae, Ontario
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
This is wild!

The local store probably has a few hundred thousand rounds of .22LR crzy

Canadian Tire, Walmart and even TSC all have it too up here shrug

Oh, and the ammo they were low on earlier they are now starting to get.
I don't think there was ever a big shortage of .22 ammo up here.
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#3354645 - 04/27/14 01:07 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: xxch4osxx]
OVERKILL Offline


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 26717
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: xxch4osxx
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
This is wild!

The local store probably has a few hundred thousand rounds of .22LR crzy

Canadian Tire, Walmart and even TSC all have it too up here shrug

Oh, and the ammo they were low on earlier they are now starting to get.
I don't think there was ever a big shortage of .22 ammo up here.


Agreed, I don't recall there ever being a lack of it anywhere local, including CT.
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#3354824 - 04/27/14 04:39 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: andrewg]
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Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 7593
Loc: PNW
Originally Posted By: andrewg
The goofy hoarders and end of civilization doomsday dorks buy every single round of .22LR that is produced.
Fear is a powerful driving force, much more so than intellect and reason.


If there ever is a doomsday, the guys with bigger guns will find the houses of all the .22LR hoarders and take it all away from them for their own 22 firearms. grin

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#3354838 - 04/27/14 05:05 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: 06AllAmerican]
FXjohn Offline


Registered: 05/25/07
Posts: 1236
Loc: NE Indiana
Originally Posted By: 06AllAmerican
I get lucky at Dicks sporting goods.

I sometimes have to wait in a line.

I get to the store 20- 30 minutes before they open. Wait till the store opens, go in and usually they have the larger amounts 2 times a week.
I call ahead and ask when the ammo shipment is due. If you get a good sales person they will give you all the information you need.

The bad part is they limit you to 1 purchase over 300 round or 3 smaller boxes.

I have gotten lucky and have a few thousand round for shooting.

.22 ammo has gotten really expensive.


wow a whole 2 thousand rounds of .22. sleep like a baby NOW I bet

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#3354845 - 04/27/14 05:10 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: jcwit]
grampi Offline


Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 3695
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Just what we need, the government telling us how much ammo we can but, with no thought it lets the camels nose into the tent.

Reading to much into it????
You are not looking at the future ramifications of a law such as this.

You seem much to concerned with "I want mine."


Well duh, that's the point. Put the ammo back on the shelves so sport shooters like myself can get back to doing what they like to do instead of all the ammo going to hoarders and people looking to make a quick buck....

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#3354856 - 04/27/14 05:22 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: grampi]
jcwit Online   content


Registered: 07/24/07
Posts: 2857
Loc: no. indiana
Originally Posted By: grampi
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Just what we need, the government telling us how much ammo we can but, with no thought it lets the camels nose into the tent.

Reading to much into it????
You are not looking at the future ramifications of a law such as this.

You seem much to concerned with "I want mine."


Well duh, that's the point. Put the ammo back on the shelves so sport shooters like myself can get back to doing what they like to do instead of all the ammo going to hoarders and people looking to make a quick buck....


Sorry Grampi, we're just going to have to wait for it to all work out. But why did you not prepare yourself back when our current "leader?" go elected into office. You could not see the writing on the wall? I thought it was fairly obvious.

Now with that said I have a huge stash of ammo, but it was purchased long, long before this madness started, much of it back in the 1990's. Just bought it when it was on sale, much as I do with motor oil, toilet paper, and other consumables we all use daily or weekly.

I haven't purchased ammo or reloading components for years, wait I'll correct that, just last week I purchased 1,000 Berry plated 9mm bullets.

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#3354883 - 04/27/14 05:57 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: jcwit]
grampi Offline


Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 3695
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Originally Posted By: grampi
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Just what we need, the government telling us how much ammo we can but, with no thought it lets the camels nose into the tent.

Reading to much into it????
You are not looking at the future ramifications of a law such as this.

You seem much to concerned with "I want mine."


Well duh, that's the point. Put the ammo back on the shelves so sport shooters like myself can get back to doing what they like to do instead of all the ammo going to hoarders and people looking to make a quick buck....


Sorry Grampi, we're just going to have to wait for it to all work out. But why did you not prepare yourself back when our current "leader?" go elected into office. You could not see the writing on the wall? I thought it was fairly obvious.

Now with that said I have a huge stash of ammo, but it was purchased long, long before this madness started, much of it back in the 1990's. Just bought it when it was on sale, much as I do with motor oil, toilet paper, and other consumables we all use daily or weekly.

I haven't purchased ammo or reloading components for years, wait I'll correct that, just last week I purchased 1,000 Berry plated 9mm bullets.


I guess I didn't feel the need to start hoarding ammo just because of who was moving into the WH...unfortunately a lot of others did....

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#3354892 - 04/27/14 06:04 PM Re: Are you able to buy ammo? [Re: grampi]
jcwit Online   content


Registered: 07/24/07
Posts: 2857
Loc: no. indiana
Originally Posted By: grampi
Originally Posted By: jcwit
Originally Posted By: grampi
[quote=jcwit]Just what we need, the government telling us how much ammo we can but, with no thought it lets the camels nose into the tent.

Reading to much into it????
You are not looking at the future ramifications of a law such as this.

You seem much to concerned with "I want mine."


Well duh, that's the point. Put the ammo back on the shelves so sport shooters like myself can get back to doing what they like to do instead of all the ammo going to hoarders and people looking to make a quick buck....



I guess I didn't feel the need to start hoarding ammo just because of who was moving into the WH...unfortunately a lot of others did....


Well you can always go to a gun show and pay $50/$75 bucks for a brick of .22's.

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