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Gun Sales and the Election
WBTV ^ | Oct 30, 2008 | NA

Posted on 10/30/2008 10:20:48 PM PDT by neverdem

Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- "They're worried about it...worried about their second amendment rights." Larry Hyatt of Hyatts Gun Shop told WBTV's Rob Tufano

Usually this time of the year Larry Hyatt's gun sales pretty much consist of hunting weapons but the last few months most of his customers have been grabbing up pistols and military type weapons.

"They're buying self defense guns and military type guns because they feel like they'll be the first one's to have anti gun legislation passed on them."

He wouldn't call his customers panicked just concerned that if Senator Obama wins the White House and Democrats continue to control the House and Senate they're second amendment rights may be scaled back why this cause for concern?

"They NRA has put out a lot of info"

They have also hit the air with these blistering commercials that claim Obama supports banning shotguns and rifles used by hunters.

Nonsense according to the Seanators website which says the Obama respects the second amendment will protect the rights of hunters and other law abiding Americans to purchase own and use guns.

The Senator does support reinstating the ban on assault weapons and closing what he calls a loophole that lets people buy pistols at gunshows without thorough background checks but most a lot of Hyatt's customers don't buy what they call the rhetoric a lot of them convinced an Obama Presidency just may be the start of that slippery slope to abolishing the second amendment.


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KEYWORDS: 2008; antichrist; banglist; democrats; elections; nobama08; obama; resistance; violence
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There's a video at the source.

http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news/?ei=utf-8&fr=slv8-adbe&p=obama%20gun%20control

Searching obama gun control on Yahoo News for three pages and mostly you find stories about increased sales at gun stores all over the country.

1 posted on 10/30/2008 10:20:48 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Its real and it is happening. There is a serious undercurrent running that I believe will sweep Øbama away


2 posted on 10/30/2008 10:23:45 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem
The Senator does support reinstating the ban on assault weapons

Unacceptable Senator.
3 posted on 10/30/2008 10:24:24 PM PDT by Onerom99
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To: neverdem
Nonsense according to the Seanators website which says the Obama respects the second amendment will protect the rights of hunters and other law abiding Americans to purchase own and use guns.

The PEOPLE dont believe you Senator Gubmint

4 posted on 10/30/2008 10:25:35 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem
....according to the Senators website which says Obama respects the second amendment

Obama: “I don’t believe people should be able to own guns.”

5 posted on 10/30/2008 10:26:12 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: neverdem

Who has the best deals on ammo?


6 posted on 10/30/2008 10:27:05 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: neverdem

Now I KNOW what Santa is bringing for Christmas...

Beretta Xtrema2 Demonstration

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6bKbqSdNEc


7 posted on 10/30/2008 10:29:15 PM PDT by RasterMaster (DUmocrats - the party of slavery, sedition, subversion, socialism & surrender)
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To: RasterMaster
And this is were these libtards are idiots! The Extrema 2 is far for useful than this 12 ga

but hey, lets ban the black gun.

THAT'S RACIST! L0L

8 posted on 10/30/2008 10:32:48 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
Its real and it is happening. There is a serious undercurrent running that I believe will sweep Øbama away

Hope your'e right. Already got most of what I need but an Obama win will guarantee that the CC gets used for last minute purchases.

9 posted on 10/30/2008 10:34:32 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (To protect and defend ... against all enemies, foreign and domestic .... by any means necessary.)
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To: dalereed

I suppose it depends what you are looking for, but right now Academy has 7.62x39mm Russian steel cased (Monarch, which is their store brand, but made by Barnaul?) for $2.99 a box. If you are lucky enough to live nearby one of their stores, that is a better deal that I can find anywhere on the internet.

-paridel


10 posted on 10/30/2008 10:35:25 PM PDT by Paridel
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To: neverdem
"The Senator does support reinstating the ban on assault weapons"

That's enough for me. If Hussein is elected, I will be spending thousands on guns, their accessories, and ammo come January. Unlike the 1994 ban, I fear they will do it 'right' this time.

11 posted on 10/30/2008 10:35:30 PM PDT by KoRn (Barack Obama Must Be Stopped!!!)
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To: Centurion2000

Everyone is shopping. I see Grannys stocking up on ammo


12 posted on 10/30/2008 10:36:57 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: KoRn

Øbama has a transition team working on the implementation of an E4473 for that will put all purchases on an electronic database.

This guy is bad news. We know his track record


13 posted on 10/30/2008 10:39:48 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem

I think people are forgetting that there’s still 3 months to stock up on these things.


14 posted on 10/30/2008 10:40:11 PM PDT by eclecticEel (men who believe deeply in something, even wrong, usually triumph over men who believe in nothing)
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To: Paridel

Thats a good price!


15 posted on 10/30/2008 10:41:17 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: eclecticEel

Prices are already going up


16 posted on 10/30/2008 10:42:01 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Paridel

What I really need is .45 and .38, i’ve got almost 1,000 rounds of 30.06 rifle and .22LR.


17 posted on 10/30/2008 10:43:00 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed

look for reloads. .45 is $18 a 50 rd box for the cheapest russian target ammo


18 posted on 10/30/2008 10:45:33 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
"Øbama has a transition team working on the implementation of an E4473 for that will put all purchases on an electronic database."

As soon as I acquire all of the weapons I plan on buying, I'm going to "sell them all at a gun show for cash" soon after. /wink

I probably won't remember the guy's name I sold them to, or even the exact date if asked a year later. How ever, I believe it was warm outside, so it was probably late spring or summer. "No such firearms here Mr. ATF Officer".

19 posted on 10/30/2008 10:48:40 PM PDT by KoRn (Barack Obama Must Be Stopped!!!)
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To: KoRn

Yup


20 posted on 10/30/2008 10:49:34 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: eclecticEel
"I think people are forgetting that there’s still 3 months to stock up on these things."

Realistically, probably at least year or so from now. Hussein wouldn't take office until 1.20.09, and I doubt any gun control would be on the agenda during the first 100 days, which would put any gun control legislation into the fall session. Having said that, I'm sure they wouldn't want to do any gun control during a congressional election year, so it would most certainly be late next year if they are going to do it.

21 posted on 10/30/2008 10:54:41 PM PDT by KoRn (Barack Obama Must Be Stopped!!!)
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To: KoRn

Their idea of “right” is confiscation.

Decide what you’re going to do if that comes to pass.


22 posted on 10/30/2008 10:58:55 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: neverdem
Nonsense according to the Seanators website which says the Obama respects the second amendment will protect the rights of hunters and other law abiding Americans to purchase own and use guns.

I am amazed that anyone in the media could possibly get that single-sentence paragraph across the desk of any editor.

That has to be most embarrassingly illiterate sentence that I have seen from a "news organization", not to mention it is strikingly tendentious.

23 posted on 10/30/2008 11:02:29 PM PDT by snowsislander
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To: KoRn

“...I doubt any gun control would be on the agenda during the first 100 days...”

If they have a fillibuster-proof majority and a willing President, we’ll find out real quick what the “tyranny of the majority” really is.


24 posted on 10/30/2008 11:02:35 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: KoRn

“if they are going to do it.”

IF? IF?

Oh they’d do it, except Obastard is gunna loose.

But we should stock up anyway.


25 posted on 10/30/2008 11:03:15 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (A Catholic Respect Life Curriculum is available FREE at KnightsForLife.org)
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To: neverdem
On the same page, they have a story about an L.A. Gang "Invasion" ("Hispanics") Another reason you might need a pistol or two.

"MS-13 will follow the Hispanic community wherever it goes," he says. "The person you hire that's illegal doesn't look like a gang member to you. So you hire him. But then he brings along his cousin, his in-laws and then his children. And those people may have gang backgrounds. Plus, Charlotte is very unusual right now because you guys are growing. If there's construction in Charlotte, that's where they're going."

26 posted on 10/30/2008 11:07:55 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( God doesn't wear a wristwatch.)
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To: dalereed
What I really need is .45 and .38, i’ve got almost 1,000 rounds of 30.06 rifle and .22LR.

Only in America!

LOL!

27 posted on 10/30/2008 11:15:23 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord-(Jer.22:29))
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To: KoRn

Homes get robbed often too.


28 posted on 10/30/2008 11:18:27 PM PDT by NoLibZone (As insane as McCain is , my principles can't allow someone like Huessein to be president.)
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To: eclecticEel
I think people are forgetting that there’s still 3 months to stock up on these things.

There could be trouble starting next week.

29 posted on 10/30/2008 11:20:24 PM PDT by neverdem (I'm praying for a Divine Intervention.)
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To: snowsislander

Bump!


30 posted on 10/30/2008 11:23:26 PM PDT by upchuck (Law of Logical Argument: Anything's possible if you don't know what you're talking about. => nObama))
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To: eclecticEel
"I think people are forgetting that there’s still 3 months to stock up on these things.

I wouldn't wait too long if I were you. Prices are already starting to go up. My favorite gun dealer told me that at the gun show last weekend he completely sold out of all pistols for sale under $500. I decided not to wait and purchased another KAHR PM9 and another Bushmater AR. Was looking at the Rock River AR this time but several dealers told me I would have to order one and it was 8 to 10 weeks. I didn't want anything fancey, just a basic M4 type.

Ammo is also getting hard to find and damn expensive.

31 posted on 10/30/2008 11:37:06 PM PDT by suijuris
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To: mylife; dalereed
I picked up some Sellier and Bellot .45 ACP for $16.20 a box last weekend at Cabelas ($17.99 but 10% off until Nov 2nd).

A couple weeks ago a picked up a Remington UMC Mega Pack (250 rounds) at Gander mountain for $79.

Both of those are brass cased, seem to shoot well through my 1911.

If you shop around you can do a little better that $18. Not much though! Makes me wish I had got more last year. Good luck.

-paridel

32 posted on 10/31/2008 12:56:18 AM PDT by Paridel
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To: suijuris
As I mentioned in an above post, Russian ammo is actually dropping in price quite a bit... probably because their economy is down 70% and the price of oil and metal is dropping because of the economic crises worldwide. If you have a gun that you don't mind shooting steel cased and slightly dirty ammo through its a great deal.

You can pick up a Yugo SKS for pretty cheap right now...

-paridel
33 posted on 10/31/2008 1:01:05 AM PDT by Paridel
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To: neverdem
I just picked up a used one of these today for $330. Remington 7615P. Pump action .223 that takes standard M16 mags. Met my criteria on the cheap scale and in a caliber I like for a gun like this.

Shop said they can hardly keep up with demand the last month or so. In one three day stretch last week they sold almost 700 guns!

34 posted on 10/31/2008 1:01:35 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Barack Hussein Obama attended a muslim school, has a muslim name and a muslim father. Refute it.)
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To: VeniVidiVici
Good price for that police carbine.

I hear that they shoot well.

35 posted on 10/31/2008 1:39:10 AM PDT by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: neverdem

Hmmm.... I may have to go AR shopping this weekend. I’ve got a good excuse now, “Honey, I need to get it while I still can”.


36 posted on 10/31/2008 2:27:06 AM PDT by indiana_gop ("From my cold, dead hands"- Charlton Heston)
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To: mylife
Øbama has a transition team working on the implementation of an E4473 for that will put all purchases on an electronic database. This guy is bad news. We know his track record

Yep...

Dems Want to Data Mine e-4473 Information


37 posted on 10/31/2008 2:32:15 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: neverdem

“nonsense”, according to the Senators’ website???

Ok, I’m convinced...

So what is everyone upset about again???

/sarc


38 posted on 10/31/2008 4:04:36 AM PDT by stevie_d_64
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To: mylife

Saw that too...

President Obama...

“Nonsense”, according to my website...


39 posted on 10/31/2008 4:06:36 AM PDT by stevie_d_64
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To: neverdem; All

All of you have to join the NRA and send some money to them to stop this nonsense. It’s better to send the money to the NRA instead of bragging how many guns and ammunition you have stored up.

Fight them at the ballot box instead of wishing for the ammo box.


40 posted on 10/31/2008 5:20:09 AM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (NRA - Vote against the dem party)
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To: KoRn
As soon as I acquire all of the weapons I plan on buying, I'm going to "sell them all at a gun show for cash" soon after. /wink

I just picked up a Baretta Storm in .40 S&W. I think I'll sell it at a gun show, too.

41 posted on 10/31/2008 5:26:10 AM PDT by Aeronaut (President Cl!nt*n was the Lounge-Act-in-Chief. - Mark Steyn)
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To: dalereed
Nobody. I did see some killer deals in the Pakistan frontier last time I was there. Russian 5.56mm NATO go figure.
42 posted on 10/31/2008 5:31:05 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit.)
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To: suijuris

They will not take your guns from you. too risky.

Instead, their stealth maneuver will be to tax the ammo - will have same effect and they will not blamed for violating second amendment.

How much ammo will you buy if the tax is say $5 per shell.

Stock up now.


43 posted on 10/31/2008 5:38:33 AM PDT by bestintxas (It's great in Texas)
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To: mylife

“I see Grannys stocking up on ammo”

What concerns me is the more aggressive measures that the Obama will take. He’s talking about a civilian defense force that is as big and well funded as our military.

I would not be suprised if he enlists a hoard of “brown shirts” from the inner cities of the blue states to help him enforce his “mandates”, which would likely include door-to-door illegal gun and ammo checks nation wide.

This would surely launch a civil war in this country, which is what the marxists want.

BLOAT


44 posted on 10/31/2008 6:38:01 AM PDT by Constitutional Patriot (Socialism is the cancer of humanity and Obama is a socialist.)
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Does anyone here have any experience with the Sig Sauer P220 Compact SAS? I was waiting for my truck to pass inspection and found an article about in the shop's waiting room. I liked what I read, but don't like the price. I do like the quality of the Sigs I've shot other than the P230. It bites me every time I shoot it.
45 posted on 10/31/2008 6:45:59 AM PDT by GBA
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To: eclecticEel

It’s still unclear who will be sworn in January 20.
Next Wednesday, either there will be a big sigh of relief and sales will plummet, or stores will be empty by the end of the week.


46 posted on 10/31/2008 6:49:34 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (I AM JOE THE PLUMBER!)
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To: Constitutional Patriot
What concerns me is the more aggressive measures that the Obama will take. He’s talking about a civilian defense force that is as big and well funded as our military.

Here is a pic of training the anticipated Barack Hussein Obama "civilian defense force".


47 posted on 10/31/2008 7:06:02 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Barack Hussein Obama attended a muslim school, has a muslim name and a muslim father. Refute it.)
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To: SIDENET
Good price for that police carbine.

I thought so too. They had 5 left and debated getting two but didn't. I may just go back and get another today.

48 posted on 10/31/2008 7:12:28 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Barack Hussein Obama attended a muslim school, has a muslim name and a muslim father. Refute it.)
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To: neverdem

“They’re buying self defense guns and military type guns because they feel like they’ll be the first one’s to have anti gun legislation passed on them.”

I’m 44 years old. I have never owned a gun in my life, I’m not anti-gun (spent 8 years in the Army) but never saw a reason to own one. But obama scares me and if he wins (God forbid) I think I’ll need one.

So you folks out there in-the-know about guns, What do you think would be my best choice for home defense without going overboard?


49 posted on 10/31/2008 7:14:14 AM PDT by elder5 (Reelect ROSSI '08)
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To: VeniVidiVici
I thought so too. They had 5 left and debated getting two but didn't. I may just go back and get another today.

I would.

I'm going to probably pick up another SKS or AK-47 this weekend.

50 posted on 10/31/2008 7:16:34 AM PDT by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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