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To: Clint N. Suhks
Just got back after 2½-hr+ process to transfer my Bushy 21S (5.56/.223) Pistol to its new owner.

FFL staff is working 13-15hr days, and product is 70-80% gone from massive facility. They've pulled-out of all gun shows for next 30 days, since their store is overloaded with retail business. There are 4 loaded trucks backed-up outside at the loading docks, but no staff to unload and check-thru to inventory.

The owner, my long-time friend and former customer, offered me big bucks to come down to unload, price, SKU, tag, log-in and display inventory to store's computers. They're closing early tonite after 5 15hr days.

It's a madhouse in the 4 firearm stores I talked to this morning. Many aren't even answering phones; just taking care of massive walk-in customer surge. No product in stores and pipeline's almost empty. All 4 have pulled-out of shows.

I've never seen it like this. http://www.bushmaster.com/firearms/pistols.asp

28 posted on 12/20/2012 10:46:49 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: carriage_hill

This **** is scary.
We could all come out smelling like a rose or we could lose it all.
I am a collector.
Nothin fancy, just military stuff.
I like the historical aspect.


31 posted on 12/20/2012 10:57:39 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: carriage_hill

What did you get for the pistol? If you don’t mind.


32 posted on 12/20/2012 10:59:37 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: carriage_hill

Holy Crap! I may blow off the gun show next weekend.


34 posted on 12/20/2012 11:08:43 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks
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To: carriage_hill

I just went to my local gun store (southern Cali), yesterday to pick up my Sig 522. I witnessed the exact same thing that you described. The owner was in shock with all of the phone calls, a line out the door and no more AR-15 rifles in inventory. Many other firearms had sold out as well. The place was an absolute zoo...


37 posted on 12/20/2012 11:16:04 AM PST by halo66
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