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Proctor Chief Turns to Citizens During Ammo Shortage (Deluth MN)
Northland's NewsCenter ^ | 05/09/2013 | Northland's NewsCenter

Posted on 05/10/2013 11:46:59 AM PDT by aimhigh

A nationwide ammunition shortage has police departments across the country counting their bullets. It's no different in Proctor, where the Chief says he was told he'd have to wait months, even a year to get more ammo.

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With the Proctor Police Department in need of ammunition, the Chief sent out a call asking for help.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: ammo; banglist; duluth; guncontrol; police; secondamendment
Would you sell your ammo to your local police force? More importantly, would DHS give their stockpile to local police departments?
1 posted on 05/10/2013 11:46:59 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: aimhigh

They must have a lot of dogs there.


2 posted on 05/10/2013 11:48:15 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: aimhigh

The answer is in your question. Let DHS give them their ammo.


3 posted on 05/10/2013 11:49:09 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: aimhigh

If would really depend on the department’s history as to dealing with the public.


4 posted on 05/10/2013 11:49:12 AM PDT by moovova
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To: aimhigh

They can’t have mine, I’m pretty damned sure they wouldn’t help me if I was out!


5 posted on 05/10/2013 11:53:13 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: aimhigh

They carry .40cal Glocks around here; I hate that round, and of my 7 calibers and 360k rounds and 1 ga, don’t have it. SOL, guys; sorry.


6 posted on 05/10/2013 11:55:25 AM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: carriage_hill

I’ve got half a box of corrosively primed .32-20 I’d chip in.


7 posted on 05/10/2013 11:56:21 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: aimhigh
I've loaned one my pig gun, but he had to provide his own 7.62x39.

/johnny

8 posted on 05/10/2013 11:56:27 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: carriage_hill

All my 40 ammo fell off my boat.


9 posted on 05/10/2013 11:56:57 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: carriage_hill

They knew about the grab and should have prepared. Send a check to Big sis and demand some ammo! She seems to be the new supplier!


10 posted on 05/10/2013 11:57:05 AM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Obadiah
Yep, that's who's causing the shortage.

11 posted on 05/10/2013 11:58:12 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: moovova

I am not parting with my ammo unless the bullets are headed down range at a target. If it is at a target range I will police my casings also.


12 posted on 05/10/2013 12:00:00 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: aimhigh

There was once a time when it would be perfectly natural for citizens to help them out. These days, they’d better just ask their stormtrooper buddies.


13 posted on 05/10/2013 12:00:44 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: aimhigh

We're especially short of the kind of hollow points that police across the U.S. use for target practice!

14 posted on 05/10/2013 12:01:54 PM PDT by Zakeet (If idiots could fly, Washington would be an airport)
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To: aimhigh

Can’t they just get a 3D file and then print some? :-)


15 posted on 05/10/2013 12:02:48 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: driftdiver

No, I’d be suspicious they were trying to deplete my supply in order to make it easier for them to confiscate my guns later. It isn’t as if government hasn’t been known to do that. If police are out of ammo, me and my loved ones will take care of my own security, thank you very much.


16 posted on 05/10/2013 12:03:47 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker
my own security

OUR own security.

17 posted on 05/10/2013 12:04:46 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: aimhigh

On second thought, I will be willing to send them a box of pop tarts. They can bite them into whatever caliber they wish.


18 posted on 05/10/2013 12:08:44 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: aimhigh

I’d loan em some, but I don’t think they need any .41rf or .577/450 ammo.


19 posted on 05/10/2013 12:08:45 PM PDT by Elderberry
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To: aimhigh

Where is Deluth, MN? Never heard of it.


20 posted on 05/10/2013 12:16:04 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: LibWhacker

What do they really need the ammo for? We know law enforcement doesn’t get that much range time and there are only so many dogs to shoot.


21 posted on 05/10/2013 12:19:49 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: aimhigh

Wait. The same police departments that are standing should-to-shoulder with Obama on gun confiscation and making public pronouncements that no one should own black guns is now asking for bullets from evil gun owners? Do I have this right??


22 posted on 05/10/2013 12:22:15 PM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Now that’s funny!! unfortunately...


23 posted on 05/10/2013 12:24:08 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot
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To: aimhigh
He also sent in a request to Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar for help

Yeah, is this Al Franken? You got any good ammo deals? What? Hello?

24 posted on 05/10/2013 12:25:17 PM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: aimhigh

Are these the guys among those who are asking?

25 posted on 05/10/2013 12:25:19 PM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

SKS?


26 posted on 05/10/2013 12:27:49 PM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (I aim to misbehave.)
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To: aimhigh

This Bravo Sierra, pure an simple. The Duluth area is a liberal/communist stronghold in MN. They actually believe that if they lie about not being able to get ammunition for law enforcement, the public will vouluntarily sell theirs to the cops. This is nothing more than a badly veiled attempt to get as much ammo out of the hands of citizens as possible.

If I can (and do) buy .40 SW ammo every week, why can’t they?


27 posted on 05/10/2013 12:28:10 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (DONATE!!!)
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To: Elderberry

Where are you getting .577/450?

Or are you forming the cases yourself from another cartridge?


28 posted on 05/10/2013 12:30:07 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: aimhigh

Deputize me... let me purchase full auto on department letterhead then I will hook you up with some .40 Short and Wussie!


29 posted on 05/10/2013 12:41:37 PM PDT by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: aimhigh

it’s spelled Duluth!!
Proctor is a very small city at most 10 cops total


30 posted on 05/10/2013 12:42:36 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: DuncanWaring

I have 2 ancient boxes. I can’t remember from where.
I have read people form the cases from 28 gauge cases, but I haven’t tried yet.


31 posted on 05/10/2013 12:46:12 PM PDT by Elderberry
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To: Stonewall Jackson
A real beater SKS, but I modified the rear sight to make it a peep sight. It's a tack driver for a comblock rifle.

/johnny

32 posted on 05/10/2013 1:00:53 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: aimhigh

I would rather have the ammo in the hands of American citizens than in the hands of the police. The response time for ammo is around 1200 fps, while the response time for police is 10-100 minutes. The police don’t need ammo to take a report after the fact.


33 posted on 05/10/2013 1:09:01 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Elderberry

Last I saw, the remaining original Kynoch-manufactured stuff was selling for $20 PER ROUND.


34 posted on 05/10/2013 1:10:12 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Elderberry

Scene from ZULU DAWN...

Soldier #1: Point 577! smashes em! Flattens out!

Soldier #2: But the bullets run out! The bloody spears don’t!


35 posted on 05/10/2013 1:11:42 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (When someone burns a cross on your lawn, the best firehose is an AK-47.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Wow! That’s what I paid for my 2 boxes and I thought I got ripped!


36 posted on 05/10/2013 1:40:16 PM PDT by Elderberry
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To: Elderberry

http://www.ehow.com/how_12118703_make-577-450-martini-henry-brass.html

Now all you’ve gotta do is find all-brass 24-guage shotgun shells.


37 posted on 05/10/2013 2:01:04 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: aimhigh

Why, so they can shoot my dog or turn on the US citizens when hussein gives the order? Uh, no.


38 posted on 05/10/2013 2:19:00 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: aimhigh

Someone needs to tell the chief that he needs to learn to reload.


39 posted on 05/10/2013 2:19:55 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: aimhigh

“Would you sell your ammo to your local police force?”
Nope- we got this here recession on. I got to look after me and mine!


40 posted on 05/10/2013 6:36:46 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: aimhigh

Chief needs to scrounge like the rest of us.

http://www.gunbot.net/


41 posted on 05/10/2013 8:11:52 PM PDT by Red Steel
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