Skip to comments.Police chief claims his force has to switch to 9mm handguns… because U.S. military switched to .40?
Posted on 02/26/2014 3:00:21 PM PST by EveningStar
I DIDNT GET THAT MEMO: Georgia police chief claims his force has to switch to 9mm handguns because U.S. military switched to .40?
A Georgia police force is switching to 9mm pistols. The Senoia Police Department says they are forced to make the switch due to the fact that they cant find .40 S&W ammunition because of the U.S. militarys switch to that caliber ...
The U.S. military has never widely issued a .40 S&W pistol, so Im assuming that Chief Edens and Councilman Fisher stopped at the narcotics evidence locker before doing their interview with the Times-Herald.
Im also assuming they have never heard of newfangled technology called the Internet. One can find .40 S&W ammunition all day long, in bulk, at LuckyGunner, AmmoSeek, AmmoToGo, BulkAmmo, and a host of other sites...
(Excerpt) Read more at bearingarms.com ...
Must be regional. Everything here but .22 LR because that all gets bought as soon as it hits the shelves.
My theory is that folks buy any they can find because:
1. Centerfire can be reloaded, bullets cast or swaged. When your stash of .22 LR runs out that's it.
2. Lots of folks who aren't "gun people" see what the leftists are trying to do and had Grandpa's .22 in the closet and those that didn't bought a .22 'cause it's cheap, light recoil and a hell of a lot better than a sharp stick and harsh words.
My next door neighbor is an Atlanta Police officer. He shoots about 300 rounds (45, 40, 38 and 9mm) for practice on his property every weekend. I asked him how does he get all this ammo and he stated that most stores will set aside as much ammo as they request for LEO’s.
Just funnin’.. got some Wincester Western .22 from the 50’s that’s still good.
Good evening, FRiend.
It’s for that civil force Obama mentioned.
Not to worry there Chief, Odumbo is downsizing the military and soon their will be a glut of .40 cal bullets available. But hurry, the civilians will gobble them up with gusto as they ‘prepare”.
Hmmm, didn’t know that about the gun ranges, but makes sense if there are too many jams or “duds”.
I’m having trouble finding 380.
I get it. I am working to get 308 ammo for general purpose use, yet is reliable, and yet, will not break the bank. A very difficult proposition. I’ve paid a buck a round a few times, but now, even 700 a thou is a bit much. I also know that a few gun manu’s will void the warranty if proved that steel was fired through the weapon.
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