Skip to comments.Brisk gun sales leave store shelves bare (so much for the masses wanting gun control)
Posted on 01/15/2013 3:50:05 PM PST by Red in Blue PA
CRESTWOOD, KY (WAVE) - A new Washington Post poll found 52 percent of Americans favor new gun control measures. Despite that, guns are flying off store shelves in Kentuckiana.
Owners at several gun shops tell WAVE 3 News, they've had days when their stores are packed, some even say they had lines out the door and all of those we talked to tell us, their supplies are running low.
"They've been though the roof," said Open Range Sales consultant Aaron Hatfield of gun sales and one thing is driving them, "fear," he said. "They're scared of what's going to happen and the unknown."
As the Connecticut school shootings and the shooter's AR 15 rifle fuel talk of more gun control, Open Range's Hatfield says buyers have come out of the woodwork. At first, he said sales were amazing, now he says, many dealers have little on the shelves. A section normally full of ARs and Lever Action Rifles are all gone.
Gun sellers can't replenish their stock.
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Politicians claiming the masses want gun control?
Or their own lying eyes watching AR's fly off the shelves? (and back ordered for 2 years per Stag Arms)
Was at a local sporting goods store today....ammo and guns disappearing - FAST!
Does anyone believe politicians?
This shouldn't mean squat in a Constitutional Republic.
We should be governed by laws and not by the whipped up emotions of the low-information public.
Of course, that won't stop the left from citing their own crafted polls.
Was DHS buying up all those bullets last year for a reason?
35% women - and overheard a woman saying to her husband (who looked maybe 60) - "you never buy anything for yourself - go ahead" -
Sportsman Guide has ammo. May order more and have it delivered to my brother in law until I can pick it up.
Ammo can be found at this website.
Ammo can be found at this website.
Here’s a few of the places I’ve used over the years:
Cheaper Than Dirt jumped their price for 1000 rounds of 5.56 to $999.00. I’m wondering, once this stuff dies down, if that number will come down. I refuse to buy at the top of the bubble!
The last case of .223 I bought (in 1998) was $80. Now it’s close to a dollar a round. Ridiculous. I hope you’re right and the prices ease soon.
“if that number will come down. I refuse to buy at the top of the bubble!”
Doubt it. Tomorrow Obama will announce illegal Executive Orders to outlaw it all and the revolution might just be on. I think time is up.
Most people that support gun control are only nominally in favor of gun control. Yes, there are a few gun control fascists, but the group is small. The good news is that the 2A supporters are passionate and large; they outnumber the totalitarian control freaks.
Perhaps sheer passion will inspire the wishy washy low information voters to come to our side.
Rush now ponders on how to make the low information voters come to our side. More information does not work, logical persuasion does not work. The only way to motivate these people to come over to our side is passion.
Happened to be in Walmart when fed ex delivered 2 Windham AR15s. Clerk told me the store had received a total of 5 ARs since Sandy Hook. I immediately bought both. While filling out paper work 4 people inquired about the availability of ARs. Appear to be solid rifles but I don’t how they fire. No .223 ammo anywhere, NONE!! The city of Cincinnati is out of .223. Best I can find online is upwards of a buck a round. Not only .223 but also 7.62. Incredibly even all .22 is gone.
I kept reading how the masses were actually against Obamacare. Election proved otherwise. Not so sure about “the masses” on this one either.
OK, THIS poll had about 85,000 responses.
Should the federal government regulate guns of any type?
Yes, it should 20,366(23%)
No, it should not 64,655(76%)
Should Congress ban semi-automatic weapons?
Yes, it should 14,875(17%)
No, it should not 70,496(82%)
If Congress does not act, should President Obama use an executive order to ban or strictly control the sale of semi-automatic weapons?
Yes, he should 12,764(14%)
No, he should not 72,559(85%)
Do you agree that the Second Amendment gives citizens the right to own and bear guns without infringement?
Yes, I agree 73,634(86%)
No, I don't agree 11,755(13%)
Four to one against little bammy's wet dream.
I don’t believe the recent election. We need an audit of the voters.
I’ve checked the laws. The Firearms Owners Protection Act allows me to transport ammo across state lines as long as it’s in my trunk. Thanks for the links.
Sure; glad to help. Are you anywhere near PA?
I’m in MA (unfortunately). I’m probably going to order another thousand rounds as well.
Thanks Red in Blue PA.
Republican candidate was the original author of obamacare. How could he make a case against it? He didn't try, he knew obama would shove it down his throat.,
Either that or free stuff.
I just got back from the hardware store.
Was amazed when I walked into the sporting goods section to see a full line-up of rifles behind the counter with only a few empty slots. Looked closer and it turned out they were almost all pellet guns. A couple of single shot .22s left.
I started stocking up a year ago. I went through and organized my “stash” last week and think I am pretty well stocked. I won’t say the numbers since it would look like I am bragging, but I could make this stuff last the rest of my life without cutting down on shooting.
Remember it is not just guns. Powder, primers, brass, reloading dies, and casting equipment.