Skip to comments.Gun Frenzy: Photos Show How Quickly Stores Across the Nation Are Selling Out: “Lines Out the Door”
Posted on 12/22/2012 3:22:13 PM PST by Kartographer
After nationwide calls to ban assault rifles and high-capacity magazines following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Americans concerned about the governments coming move to restrict the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession of firearms deemed too dangerous to be in the hands of private citizens are cleaning out gun stores from coast to coast.
While some retailers have made the decision to suspend sales and stop selling certain firearms altogether, others are seeing sales skyrocket to never before seen levels. Parking lots are packed and hopeful shoppers are waiting hours for their chance to get their hands on weapons, parts and magazines that may soon be banned under Federal mandates.
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Yes, I will eat pho. No, I won't marry anyone's sister. Where's the siraccha?
Lots of military in that family. Some that fought against Pol Pot and have the scars to show for it, and some that wore our green and served in a more recent war.
We'll all have friends not present.
One thing about zip ties... the kids do sit still for a story. ;)
It'll be chaos as normal, and I'll love it.
Mine were a '57 Chevy wagon and '68 Torino GT. However, in my midlife crisis I eased the pain and suffering with a pair of Vettes, a Mercedes SL, a Jag XJ-12 and Mustang GT.
Merry Christmas to you and yours.
That made me laugh!
Now you've gone and reminded them. Next they'll demand all those be registered and if you're found with one that isn't then it's 5 years in the clink.
“Dick Cheney: Maybe we should limit the size of Magazines”
That’s too bad. I guess with the new heart, he’s not well and has become “mellow”.
“Now you’ve gone and reminded them. Next they’ll demand all those be registered and if you’re found with one that isn’t then it’s 5 years in the clink.”
Sorry I blew the old folks cover. I’m old folks, too, if you get my meaning.
Lol. Zip ties and duct tape...great stocking stuffers that can be put to good use immediately.
Ducking, running and hiding. I think I need to practice piano right now....
It could have been worse. It could have been a '70 Chevelle 454 LS6 with the F41 suspension option and a 12-bolt 4.10:1 "Posi-traction" rear end.
I like the pictures because it shows those nutty gun grabbin’ conservatives aren’t rioting and having shoot outs but standing patiently in line. Don’t you know the msm is on the edge of their seats just waiting for the first hint of an incident so they can say “we told you so!”
“Did y’all hear about the cruise ship that is docked in Houston with the norovirus. The story was on the Austin Fox station at 10. The passengers were quarantined in their rooms for three days and the ship is being disinfected. If you haven’t finished your shopping, then let it go or make a quick run tomorrow and wash your hands. Better yet, stay home.”
Thanks, I didn’t know that. I won’t be shopping. My son comes from England on Christmas Day and I’m waiting for him to get here before buying anything for him. In fact, I don’t have the tree up - he can help me do that as other relatives are coming a few days after Christmas but have to have the Christmas stuff up for them. We won’t go any where close to Houston but I always wash my hands when I get back from being in the filthy world out there.
I’ve bought the big ham and other food for the bunch, and he can help me do the rest.
The biggest problem I have with these "sports cars" is entering and exiting with my bad knees. Good luck putting the Z back on the road. I like the "classic" cars.
Let’s hope so.
And let’s hope the frog notices the “global warming” along the way!
I had the ATF knocking at my door for a private sale I had made four years ago. I bought the gun at a gun store.
They are always looking at the dealer 4473s.
The problem I have is the fuel it eats. Start it? 2$. Drive it to Dallas? Fill up here, fill up there, fill up here again. That wasn't too bad when I was raising the bratlings, and could run an account at the local filling station... but today? I'm not getting rid of the bicycle.
I’m going to have to get out my chemistry set. This is BS, and we will always resist tyranny. The next four years are going to be Hell.
Nah... it's just going to be life. I lived through Johnson, the football player that wasn't actually elected (was his name Ford?), Carter, Bush 1 and Clinton.
This will be easier than Johnson and Carter, for sure.
Kings come, kings go. Presidents also.
Spring comes. The world becomes good again.
I was browsing at Cheaper Than Dirt and all of their bulk ammo for .223 and 5.56 is gone except for tracer rounds.
I can tell you I will voluntarily hand over that rifle.
Lack of sleep.
My local PD has about 20 officers. They aren’t going to collect any firearms, they want to go home, and they have personal firearms of their own.
They will just say any law enforcement can keep private guns...
I can neither confirm nor deny that in the last week I may or may not have purchased $4000 worth of new firearms
...and then promptly lost them off the side of my boat.
Then they will send the EPA after you for littering...
Criminalize them first if this goes that far. Report the homes of every
damn Obama voter you know of right off the bat. See how they like the
police state first hand. I plan on playing very dirty if it comes down to it.
I expect mass chaos in the streets with reports of police being gunned down every day
from breaking down doors. And dead grandmothers in recliners, and their little dogs too.
The law breaking from a gun grab will be any Fed/City/State employee who trys to enforce it.
Unevenly enforced; no one sure if it would have stopped Lanza; Nutmeggers await more knee-jerk laws from Hartford. Geesh.
I like the folks at Riverview; I trade there.
Nailed it. It’s time to stop cowering.
My how convenient of them! We are in Stalin’s Russia all over again. God have mercy on us all.
I heard that comment as well and was saddened by the cave-in, although even some firearms manufacturers have held this position in the past. For years, it was nearly if not completely impossible to get magazines greater than 10 round capacity for Ruger Mini-14 and perhaps Mini-30 rifles because Bill Ruger didn’t think it was appropriate. After he passed away, that all changed.
Chipper meet fellow FReeper SledgeCS.
SledgeCS meet fellow FReeper Chipper.
I believe Chipper has a couple of questions and advice to ask of you SledgeCS.
My regret is selling a 1965 Fender Bassman Ten and a 1974 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe. Oh, and a 1963 Selmer Mark VI alto sax, that one hurts. Guess we all have regrets...
Oh, that tragic house fire...
All that ammunition started cooking off. The firemen couldn't get close enough to fight the blaze. Total loss.
Tragic, I tell you, tragic... (sniffle)
Aw, crappage, now I'm off to my research links...
In the movie: “The Patriot”, wasn’t it Brit. Gen. Cornwallis the one who referred to the captive rebels as-”criminals”? I’d read before that they had a list of rebel leaders they wanted to get a hold of in order to have them hanged, I know. They had to catch them first; and of course, they never got a lot of them!
“Oh, that tragic house fire...”
That’s what happens when you don’t lose them off your boat into the water.
I read the convoluted timeline and distorted storyline about Adam Lanza and the Conn. shootings, there's something very fishy going on there. I don't doubt direct covert action ID'ed Mother Lanza as a gun shooting Prepper. The next part was easy, kill Nancy at her home and drive over to Sandy Hook where there were innocent targets aplenty. A man with a black rifle and disguise shoots the innocents and the 'brave' union teachers. Toss and kill geek boy on the pile.
All in a days work for the boy's that brought you Fast & Furious!
Well I hate to disappoint all of you as I have no sad story to add about how I loss my guns, BUT I have a GLAD story of what happened to my guns. I followed the example of that stalwart Citizen the champion of Truth and Justice, yes I am talking about our own AG Eric H. Holder Jr. and donated mine to Mexican Relief! It warmed my heart to know that my weapons are now in the hands of the Mexican Cartels who need them so much! I only wish I had more so that I could donate them to Holders downtrodden people! Who are in such disparate need especially in the inner cities!
I urge you all to think of making your own tax deductible donations! Well I think they are tax deductible?? May be you should call the IRS first....or ATF??? ;-)
“...donated mine to Mexican Relief...”
Gee, Kart, you could have offered to sell them to those of us who lost guns from boat accidents, water leaks, and house fires. I guess you thought the Mexican killers were more needy. :o)
Would you have believed in 2007, the year before Hussein was elected, that we would actually be discussing the feds taking away our guns? I think, in 2007, we would never have believed this possibility could happen.
Just think of George Bush and Cheney saying we have to give up our guns or even one particular gun or one type clip/magazine. No way would they have allowed this to happen. I can see Cheney in full charge getting rid of that idea.
The idea of taking our guns makes me want to buy some more just to spit in their eye.
Actually, yes I could have imagined it, but would have rated it as not too likely, barring unforseen circumstances. The UN and other International groups have long salivated in anticipation of confiscating guns in the USA, so I often have this concern dwelling in the back of my mind.
Bush had some good qualities, but unfortunately, he also leaned toward a New World Order/globalism. He would not have been re-elected if he messed with the 2cnd amendment, and he knew it, and I wasn’t particularyly concerned.
Newtown is likely to be a game changer, and it is too early to see how it will play out.
I fully expect the USA to face confiscation at some point in our future regardless of party. It is just a question of when not if.
More likely with a Democrat, but a liberal Pubbie is almost as likely.
If the people behind the windows wanted, none of those in the picture would have walked away.
We are one of the poorest counties in Missouri. Mining was the big industry-it is gone and hasn't been replaced. Many people work for a Union about 75 miles away in St. Louis, and their parents were Democrats.
Most will not vote for anyone that they think will take away their guns. Many of the kids and teachers get the flu during deer season. Some of those are lucky enough to have some fresh venison. I guess a deer just wandered across their back yard while they were recuperating.LOL.
Every gun you buy at a gun store now comes with a sales receipt and a background check telling the authorities who you are what you bought and what to look for when they come to grab those guns.
I have been doing a little research on the subject. If I understand it correctly, that applies to Federally Licensed Gun Dealers-not private Gun dealers.
It also depends on state laws.
Unless things have changed, our state does not require:
permit to carry
For rifles and shotguns.
For handguns-same thing except, do need a permit for concealed carry.
You do have to be careful about intoxication. Strict laws about being intoxicated and having a gun. Also felons who buy guns are breaking the law.
If you decide to get a concealed carry permit, then you are on the radar, cause you have to pass a background check.
Yes, in my state no permit is required for either open or concealed carry.
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