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Brisk gun sales leave store shelves bare (so much for the masses wanting gun control)
14news.com ^

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at 14news.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: awb; banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
Who is one to believe?

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)

1 posted on 01/15/2013 3:50:15 PM PST by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

Was at a local sporting goods store today....ammo and guns disappearing - FAST!


2 posted on 01/15/2013 3:59:58 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Does anyone believe politicians?


3 posted on 01/15/2013 4:07:59 PM PST by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
A new Washington Post poll found 52 percent of Americans favor new gun control measures.

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.

4 posted on 01/15/2013 4:13:07 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: Washi

Was DHS buying up all those bullets last year for a reason?


5 posted on 01/15/2013 4:28:48 PM PST by The Billy
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To: Red in Blue PA
Gander Mtn 5pm this evening Rochester NY all 22 cal ammo - GONE 3 deep at the counter - Oddly - they had 5 glock mags on the shelf

35% women - and overheard a woman saying to her husband (who looked maybe 60) - "you never buy anything for yourself - go ahead" -

6 posted on 01/15/2013 4:29:01 PM PST by Revelation 911 (hump scratching n'er do well.....all strung out on chicken wings and venison jerky)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Sportsman Guide has ammo. May order more and have it delivered to my brother in law until I can pick it up.


7 posted on 01/15/2013 4:33:55 PM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: Revelation 911

Ammo can be found at this website.


8 posted on 01/15/2013 4:37:28 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Revelation 911

Ammo can be found at this website.

http://gun-deals.com/arms


9 posted on 01/15/2013 4:37:42 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: TheRhinelander; ez

Here’s a few of the places I’ve used over the years:

http://www.ableammo.com/
http://www.sgammo.com/catalog
http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/
http://www.midwayusa.com/
http://www.ammunitiontogo.com/
http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/
http://www.doubletapammo.com/php/catalog/index.php
http://www.kygunco.com/
http://www.luckygunner.com/
http://www.ammoman.com/
http://www.corbon.com/
http://www.federalpremium.com/default.aspx
http://www.natchezss.com/


10 posted on 01/15/2013 4:51:50 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: ez

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!


11 posted on 01/15/2013 4:53:56 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring

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.


12 posted on 01/15/2013 5:05:07 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Sawdring

“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.


13 posted on 01/15/2013 5:17:08 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

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.


14 posted on 01/15/2013 5:25:44 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; an EMP confined to DC would be much appreciated)
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To: Red in Blue PA

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.


15 posted on 01/15/2013 6:08:23 PM PST by Tail Gunner John
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To: Red in Blue PA

I kept reading how the masses were actually against Obamacare. Election proved otherwise. Not so sure about “the masses” on this one either.


16 posted on 01/15/2013 6:22:21 PM PST by cydcharisse (`)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Who is one to believe?

OK, THIS poll had about 85,000 responses.

http://www.newsmax.com/Surveys/Results/id/64,/a>

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.

.

17 posted on 01/15/2013 6:22:53 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: cydcharisse

I don’t believe the recent election. We need an audit of the voters.


18 posted on 01/15/2013 6:34:40 PM PST by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: carriage_hill

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.


19 posted on 01/15/2013 6:47:01 PM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: TheRhinelander

Sure; glad to help. Are you anywhere near PA?


20 posted on 01/15/2013 7:22:13 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: carriage_hill

I’m in MA (unfortunately). I’m probably going to order another thousand rounds as well.


21 posted on 01/15/2013 7:30:23 PM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Red in Blue PA.


22 posted on 01/15/2013 7:49:22 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: cydcharisse
I kept reading how the masses were actually against Obamacare. Election proved otherwise

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.,

23 posted on 01/15/2013 8:03:24 PM PST by Graybeard58
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To: grumpygresh
The only way to motivate these people to come over to our side is passion.

Either that or free stuff.

24 posted on 01/15/2013 8:07:29 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Humans have eliminated natural selection. Morons are now a protected species. They breed and vote.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

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.


25 posted on 01/15/2013 8:09:51 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: Red in Blue PA

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.


26 posted on 01/16/2013 6:04:13 AM PST by jim_trent
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