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USA Gun Owners Buy 14 Million Plus Guns In 2009
AmmoLand.com ^ | January 13th, 2010 | AmmoLand.com

Posted on 03/05/2010 12:15:48 PM PST by fuzzybutt

Washington, DC --(AmmoLand.com)- Data released by the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) for the year reported 14,033,824 NICS Checks for the year of 2009, a 10 percent increase in gun purchases from the 12,709,023 reported in 2008.

So far that is roughly 14,000,000+ guns bought last year! The total is probably more as many NICS background checks cover the purchase of more than one gun at a time by individuals.

To put it in perspective that is more guns than the combined active armies of the top 21 countries in the world.

(Excerpt) Read more at ammoland.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 2009review; armies; banglist; bhobanglist; gun; owners
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I did not buy any guns last year but I did buy a bunch of ammo!
1 posted on 03/05/2010 12:15:48 PM PST by fuzzybutt
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To: fuzzybutt

About 4 were from me.


2 posted on 03/05/2010 12:17:09 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: fuzzybutt

It’s a good start.


3 posted on 03/05/2010 12:17:11 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: fuzzybutt

I bought an extra gun and ammo


4 posted on 03/05/2010 12:17:22 PM PST by a real Sheila (A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets ~ (Titanic))
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To: fuzzybutt

I plead guilty to multiple counts....


5 posted on 03/05/2010 12:17:36 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Armed And Cantankerous.)
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To: fuzzybutt

6 posted on 03/05/2010 12:17:45 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: fuzzybutt

Well at least one industry can still say that they great year!


7 posted on 03/05/2010 12:18:17 PM PST by Beaten Valve
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To: pissant

I bought 2 but lost them overboard when I was fishing.


8 posted on 03/05/2010 12:19:14 PM PST by Pavegunner72
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To: Red in Blue PA

I bought 3, but one was at a gun show, so no background check.


9 posted on 03/05/2010 12:19:51 PM PST by CholeraJoe ("We are as numerous as the stars in the heavens, and we are all gun-men.")
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To: fuzzybutt

Those are the guns with paperwork...


10 posted on 03/05/2010 12:20:03 PM PST by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Beaten Valve
Well at least one industry can still say that they great year!

Not just gun salesmen. Repo guys are doing pretty good as well.

11 posted on 03/05/2010 12:20:11 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Pavegunner72

I seem to have the same problem!


12 posted on 03/05/2010 12:20:21 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: fuzzybutt

Suffice it to say I saved or created a few jobs in 2009 ;-)


13 posted on 03/05/2010 12:20:47 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Pavegunner72
I bought 2 but lost them overboard when I was fishing.

Was that you I saw on Lake Mead?

14 posted on 03/05/2010 12:20:54 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Because without America, there is no free world" - Canada Free Press - MSM, where are you?)
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To: Drew68; All
Not just gun salesmen. Repo guys are doing pretty good as well.

As are generators and other survival gear for when the S inevitably HTF.
15 posted on 03/05/2010 12:21:21 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: CholeraJoe

One of mine was a black powder, so also no background check.


16 posted on 03/05/2010 12:22:09 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Actually, I cannot remember which lake it was, there were so many.


17 posted on 03/05/2010 12:22:25 PM PST by Pavegunner72
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To: fuzzybutt

I am partly responsible for this:
inventory is up!


18 posted on 03/05/2010 12:24:05 PM PST by elpinta (DC, TSA: things that make me puke.)
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To: Pavegunner72
Actually, I cannot remember which lake it was, there were so many.

Story of my life...so many lakes, too few guns....sigh

19 posted on 03/05/2010 12:24:33 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Because without America, there is no free world" - Canada Free Press - MSM, where are you?)
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To: fuzzybutt

I bought 8.


20 posted on 03/05/2010 12:25:24 PM PST by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: fuzzybutt

Add many, many more legal private party sales. Plus many many more “illegal” sales in those States where sales must go through FFL holders but private parties don’t bother with the paperwork, hassle, cost, etc.


21 posted on 03/05/2010 12:25:42 PM PST by TaMoDee
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To: fuzzybutt
I figured buying this would tweak the anti-nutters


22 posted on 03/05/2010 12:26:54 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Democrats and Pelosi. The party of thieves, liars and tax cheats)
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To: fuzzybutt

Kinda gives you a warm, fuzzy feeling doesn’t?

DS1 just started the Shooting Sports project in 4-H. I think he’s hooked. He might end up being quite a marksman, like my dad.


23 posted on 03/05/2010 12:27:17 PM PST by Cloverfarm (This too shall pass ...)
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To: fuzzybutt

I bought guns last year as well, and having a CC license, an NICS check is not necessary for my purchases. I wonder how many of us also added to the 14 million number? And if this healthcare fraud passes, watch for some VERY big sales numbers again.


24 posted on 03/05/2010 12:27:21 PM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: DarthVader
I bought 8.

Two more, here.

25 posted on 03/05/2010 12:28:18 PM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: fuzzybutt

I did my part!


26 posted on 03/05/2010 12:28:55 PM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: fuzzybutt

Glock 19 for me.
Everybody should have one.


27 posted on 03/05/2010 12:29:00 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: VeniVidiVici

That was on sale at Cabelas about 2 months ago....ain’t cheap!


28 posted on 03/05/2010 12:29:04 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: SJSAMPLE
Glock 19 for me. Everybody should have one.

I think you meant to say 1911;-)
29 posted on 03/05/2010 12:29:33 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: fuzzybutt
I love the name of the web site this linked to, "ammoland". Sounds like a place I'd like to live:)
30 posted on 03/05/2010 12:32:35 PM PST by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY B***!! - President Obama)
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To: isthisnickcool

Scratch my last post. I already live in “ammoland”. It’s called Texas...


31 posted on 03/05/2010 12:33:06 PM PST by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY B***!! - President Obama)
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To: isthisnickcool

LOL!


32 posted on 03/05/2010 12:33:13 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: fuzzybutt

Ammo is selling so well here that they have put in Ammo Drive Thrus at the gun stores.


33 posted on 03/05/2010 12:33:15 PM PST by dila813
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To: CholeraJoe
I bought 3, but one was at a gun show, so no background check.

Three for me, and bought two simultaneously, so only one check on that sale. Lots of ammo, too. Just to stimulate the economy you know.

34 posted on 03/05/2010 12:33:34 PM PST by Second Amendment First
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To: SJSAMPLE

17, 20 & 21 SF


35 posted on 03/05/2010 12:34:55 PM PST by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: Pavegunner72

That seems to be going around. I lost all of mine this year as well.


36 posted on 03/05/2010 12:36:55 PM PST by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: fuzzybutt

I happened into a Sweet AR-180 myself. No NCIS required :)


37 posted on 03/05/2010 12:38:07 PM PST by CrappieLuck
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To: DocRock
Those are the guns with paperwork...

Uh huh. I wonder how many AK receivers were bent from sheet metal flats in 2009?

38 posted on 03/05/2010 12:40:01 PM PST by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: fuzzybutt

1 DSA SA-58 in 7.62x51
1 Springfield Model of 03 1,2xx,xxx barrel date 3/29
900 rounds HXP M2 Ball .30
480 rounds Aus Ball 7.62
480 rounds Prvi 7.5x55 FMJ (for the MAS 49/56)


39 posted on 03/05/2010 12:41:18 PM PST by rahbert (Round up the color experts!)
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The right to bear arms is absolute and shall not be infringed...http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2463599/posts


40 posted on 03/05/2010 12:44:39 PM PST by raptor22 (The truth will set us free)
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To: Pavegunner72

Mine fell into an active volcano .


41 posted on 03/05/2010 12:46:20 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: Pavegunner72

I need to go scuba diving in that lake that you and a bunch of others have been to...


42 posted on 03/05/2010 12:46:36 PM PST by green iguana
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To: WOBBLY BOB

“Mine fell into an active volcano .”

Impressive. The Gods will favor you and your people for some time to come.


43 posted on 03/05/2010 12:47:49 PM PST by Pavegunner72
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To: fuzzybutt
I did not buy any guns last year but I did buy a bunch of ammo!

So, YOU'RE the reason I can't find any .380?

44 posted on 03/05/2010 12:49:55 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Red in Blue PA
That was on sale at Cabelas about 2 months ago....ain’t cheap!

Yeah, I figured it was a special occasion :-)The most expensive semi-auto I bought up to this on was a Glock 29, which I dearly love :)

45 posted on 03/05/2010 12:53:30 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Democrats and Pelosi. The party of thieves, liars and tax cheats)
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To: Puppage

It was hard enough to get ammo last year, this year seems even worse. I placed an order for a 1/2 case of 45ACP with Cabelas in January and they still won’t even give me an estimated ship date. Cheaper Than Dirt won’t even take the order. I need brass FMJ. My range won’t allow the alternate stuff Wolf and others offer.


46 posted on 03/05/2010 12:57:42 PM PST by glock_fan
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To: glock_fan

I am STILL waiting for primers so I can load some .45 & .380.


47 posted on 03/05/2010 12:59:16 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Lead, the poor man’s gold. Col. Cooper/


48 posted on 03/05/2010 1:01:37 PM PST by BooBoo1000
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To: Red in Blue PA

Put me on the 1911 bandwagon.

I love my Anerican made Springfield 1911-A1 Loaded. That is until it fell in the lake the other day. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge say no more!


49 posted on 03/05/2010 1:06:49 PM PST by fuzzybutt
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To: fuzzybutt

I’m not talking. :)


50 posted on 03/05/2010 1:08:12 PM PST by Matchett-PI (Sowell's book, Intellectuals and Society, eviscerates the fantasies that uphold leftist thought)
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