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Old 06-22-2012, 01:05 PM
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no ammo for sale shock

Three stores today in Nacogdoches Texas (including a wal-mart) and no 22 shells in stock. All three gave the same answer "We are out, and we don't know if we are going to reorder them." I called the wal-mart to speak with the manager when I got back to the office and he assured me they had 22 shells in stock. When I informed him I was just there and they didn't have them he informed me that he was not responsible for the sporting goods inventory and if the sporting goods department didn't want to carry them so be it...

WHAT THE HECK!

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Old 06-22-2012, 03:08 PM
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At my local Wally World its the same thing, if I get there on the middle of the month the ammo supply is ok and I can buy 22 shells. But a week or so after that you can forget it.

I think people are starting to buy up all they can even if they don't need it.
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:57 PM
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GOB,

It is the sign of the "End Times." Fortunately, I have put by a necessary amount of stuff.

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Old 06-22-2012, 06:36 PM
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The same story around here

If you see what you want, grab it when you can. All the best...
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Old 06-25-2012, 08:18 AM
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Hit two more towns this weekend (both with wal-marts). Found a grand total of ONE box of 22 shells. It came home with me....

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"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 06-25-2012, 11:28 AM
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One of ours had a sign that said something like they cannot see ammo anymore.
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Old 07-07-2012, 07:55 AM
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Sounds like the 2008 'ammo fever' all over again....... I have a good enough stock to last me through another rough election fiasco - just oredered two 550 boxes from Midway. They finally got in some Winchester Dynapoint .22LR that our local stores stopped carrying back after Katrina in 2005! Hope they shoot as good as the 'old' Dynapoint. That was some fine ammo!
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Old 07-07-2012, 08:09 AM
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GOB,

I went to the Mansfield, PA Walmart yesterday morning and was surprised to see NO guns on the empty gun rack in the sporting goods section! The ammo supply looked pretty sparse and the entire wall section of gun cleaning stuff and accessories was moved to a small section behind the counter. The gun gear days appear to be ending at that Walmart.

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Old 07-07-2012, 01:40 PM
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We just had a new "Supercenter" built and just opened 2 months ago and have to say, they did add more gun supplies like hoppes, shooters choice...etc. But they use to have Mossberg and Remington shotguns at the old store before they opened up the new store and are now GONE!

I waited until the frenzy was over with the new Wally World and went in 2 weeks later only to be disapointed. Apparently (demographics) the sales manager determins what is stocked at the local store, NOT CORPERATE. Demographics evidentally said there was no more need for shotguns, or rifles in our area.

Since the manager is in my neighborhood, I did talk to him about the demographics and he said the new store was under pressure to cut out ammo supplies and firearms from the Brady group and the Sierra group.

I will say I was pissed when I heard this from him as he is also a hunter and a club member in our shooting club. I told him that selling firearms, bullets, gunpowder, was LEGAL!!! I also reminded him that their tactics was B.S.

I also asked him if he knew what the 2nd amendment was. He said of course I do, and I told him that he just broke the laws by bending over backwards to accommodate the Sierra club and Brady club when everything he was selling was LEGAL. I also told him to ki$$ my arse if I will ever shop at wally world again.
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Old 07-07-2012, 09:23 PM
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Fortunate up here I guess...Every store seems to have lots of ammo right now. Me and wifey have somewhere around 25,000 rounds of .22 right now, so we havent been stocking up...guess it might not hurt tho
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:25 PM
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It depends

The local Wal-Mart had Federal and Winchester bulk packs of .22 ammo when I stopped in today. They get it in and it sells out in a few days. It depends if they have ammo when you are there. So if you need it, grab it. Take care...
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:24 PM
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I have now found the same thing joe, but thanks for the heads up. Still no 20 gauge being stocked, but I did pick up a few 22s.

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"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:34 PM
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well I had been told from our local ammo shop and this guy can get anything you need..that the places that load our ammo for sale in places like wally world etc etc even his store has such a shortage of brass that the profit margin for a boix of 22 makes it not worth their while to use what brass they can get for 22. They are making things like 06, 7mag etc etc out of it. Started when obummer made the military gring brass and sell as scrap to china..NRA got that reversed but not before a few months worth of brass went to china. We all talk about them taking away our guns and the 2nd amd etc..but listen, we need to preserve our Ammo for our guns. If obummer gets back in, he wants to raise the tax on our ammo 500%....sure, you can own a gun but can't find anything to shoot out of it...an expensive club. So that is what we need. buy it when you find it before price goes up or can't find it at all and we need to get NRA and anyone else to stop them attacking our ammo dept...a gun does not work without ammo...almost like you can own a car but can't own tires..or find gas..what good is it without the 'working' parts.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:44 PM
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when kmart first opened in my area, we had a man in the sporting goods dept that was avid outdoorsman. The hunting/fishing dept would give bass pro a run for the money..he said he liked to stock all the things he likes or 'needs' ..then came the day he didn't work there anymore...now there is one little spot you can buy a few hooks and bobbers..mostly did away with the outdoor part of sporting goods....but if you are a ball jocky...yee ha...aisles and aisles..then again they did open a SPORTING GOODS store here in the mall...lets see..golf, basketball..those shirts with the ball team logos..na..that isnt a sporting goods store..
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Old 07-23-2012, 10:17 AM
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Yeah one of my local shops can get anything I need too. So long as I will pay $8+ a box for 22 shells, $30+ a box for 223 shells, and $20+ a box for field load shotgun shells......

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