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PANIC: One Million AR-15 Magazines On Backorder
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Posted on 01/12/2013 1:41:11 PM PST by Red in Blue PA

According to the gun review site, "Haus of Guns," backorders for the Magpul AR-15 30-round magazine ("PMAG") have surpassed one million.

In a Facebook post dated today, January 9, Haus of Guns writes the following:

"Had breakfast with a buddy who has reasonably close ties to the Magpul family. Word is the great PMAG panic backorder of 2012/13 has topped 1 million at Magpul HQ."

Magpul is a designer and manufacturer of firearms accessories. The PMAG is one of their most popular products. It is a 30-round magazine designed for the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.

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To: Red in Blue PA
There are NO multi-bullet magazines for ANY semi-automatic rifle, no hollow point bullets for them and none of the semi-automatic rifles.

I am an expert on this because I have searched every gun/rifle company on the web every single day for several weeks looking for a certain semi-automatic rifle and hollow point bullets and a certain multi-bullet magazine. When I go through that process, I see there is none of that stuff in any caliber.

It gives me a strange feeling to see there is nothing available. Millions of people now have that equipment and generally hollow point bullets means they are ready to shoot people if they have to. I am really old, 80, and have never seen a situation like this.

21 posted on 01/12/2013 2:06:38 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Soap box, ballot box, jury box, cartridge box. Ammo's widely on back-order too. People will pay lip service to nearly anything, including media shrieking for gun control, but when they vote with their wallets it isn't lip service anymore, it's the real deal.

What it would take to recognize this political disaster in the making and continue to pursue it is arrogance and/or ignorance on an absolutely monumental level. That describes the sitting administration to a T.

22 posted on 01/12/2013 2:08:28 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Marcella
"and have never seen a situation like this. "

We live in interesting times.

23 posted on 01/12/2013 2:10:12 PM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Should have bought before the frenzy like David Gregory did.


24 posted on 01/12/2013 2:10:31 PM PST by umgud
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To: Red Steel
Alabama Leads The Way In Nationwide Run On Guns
25 posted on 01/12/2013 2:10:31 PM PST by blam
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To: Red in Blue PA

We need Bloomturd and Chunky Chris to institute price gouging prevention NOW! /sarc


26 posted on 01/12/2013 2:10:56 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: umgud

LOL!

(but when I think about the injustice, that’s not really funny)


27 posted on 01/12/2013 2:11:55 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Lot of procrastination going on out there.


28 posted on 01/12/2013 2:19:40 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: carriage_hill

Good news bad news.

The good news is that I stock piled an arsenal in late summer and fall.
The bad news is that I lost it all in a tragic boating accident during Christmas.


29 posted on 01/12/2013 2:20:52 PM PST by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: carriage_hill

I would thnk it would’nt be hard to fab your own magazines. Maybe those new 3d printers would help...


30 posted on 01/12/2013 2:21:52 PM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: blam

I’m going to go to the same show when it comes up here in Montgomery next weekend. Bill, send your friends up and I’ll buy them a coffee!


31 posted on 01/12/2013 2:24:51 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Clump

LOL. I think I heard about “that accident” on the lake.


32 posted on 01/12/2013 2:26:03 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-defense is the First Human Right.)
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To: Kozak

Some interesting thigs at AR-15.com, up-thread pics:

http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_1_5/1405682_3D_Printer_Challenge___Viable_30rd_AR_Magazine.html&page=1&anc=bottom#bottom


33 posted on 01/12/2013 2:31:16 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-defense is the First Human Right.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

obama speech that will never happen. I just have to write it, though, just in case.

“America, I say it is time for another stimulus package. Now that I have invested trillions of your dollars in my roads and bridges so you and I can get between businesses that you didn’t build, but I did, I should invest in businesses that in my view will be successful in my future and provide products for me and other stuff, instead of helping my unions who helped elect me. Ha, ha, jokes on them! I won.

Under my plan, I am going to invest billions of dollars in those weapons companies that I see are producing high-capacity magazines for me for assault rifles, which have become very popular with me and the American public. These manufacturers need my help to build me the new factories and warehouses required so I can produce guns and gun stuff and to grow my investment.

Not only will they be supplying me weapons for self-defense as guaranteed by my Constitution, they will be providing me millions of new jobs for me to tell you about. To accomplish this, I have just written my 10,000th executive order, which creates for me what I call my Easy Gun Access for Defense and Stuff (EGADS)Act of my 2013.

I gotta play me golf, y’all. Say goodbye to me!”


34 posted on 01/12/2013 2:50:54 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

obama speech that will never happen. I just have to write it, though, just in case.

“America, I say it is time for another stimulus package. Now that I have invested trillions of your dollars in my roads and bridges so you and I can get between businesses that you didn’t build, but I did, I should invest in businesses that in my view will be successful in my future and provide products for me and other stuff, instead of helping my unions who helped elect me. Ha, ha, jokes on them! I won.

Under my plan, I am going to invest billions of dollars in those weapons companies that I see are producing high-capacity magazines for me for assault rifles, which have become very popular with me and the American public. These manufacturers need my help to build me the new factories and warehouses required so I can produce guns and gun stuff and to grow my investment.

Not only will they be supplying me weapons for self-defense as guaranteed by my Constitution, they will be providing me millions of new jobs for me to tell you about. To accomplish this, I have just written my 10,000th executive order, which creates for me what I call my Easy Gun Access for Defense and Stuff (EGADS)Act of my 2013.

I gotta play me golf, y’all. Say goodbye to me!”


35 posted on 01/12/2013 2:51:14 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Sorry. Haven’t doubled in a while.


36 posted on 01/12/2013 2:54:38 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Marcella

You can still get these Marcella. These are Israeli military mags. I ordered some around Christmas and got them in 2 weeks.

http://www.themakogroup.com/product_p/earm30%20w.htm


37 posted on 01/12/2013 2:59:08 PM PST by davetex (Sick of moochers)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I went to a gun show today and pmags were going for $50 each. I have 10 on backorder at Brownells for $14.95 each.


38 posted on 01/12/2013 3:01:52 PM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: M Kehoe

Went to Gander Mtn over Christmas - all the ammo - 5.56, 762 x 39, 762 x51 was sold out.

All the magazines too - saw 1 5rd for a mini 14

When asked clerks when more expected laughed ans said maybe
in 2037......

Had to settle for 12 gauge 00


39 posted on 01/12/2013 3:04:31 PM PST by njslim (St)
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To: Red in Blue PA

The question is, is this a bubble or a long term trend? Those arms and ammo companies are making some boatloads of money right now.


40 posted on 01/12/2013 3:10:13 PM PST by lurk
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