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  • Arizona Ammunition Maker Facing $80-Million In Back Orders

    09/30/2020 9:13:20 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 81 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 09/20/2020 | Cam Edwards
    Just how bad is the ammo crunch right now? This bad. Scottsdale-based ammunition company Ammo Incorporated is facing an $80.1 million order backlog amid record demand for ammunition. “We’re working right now seven days a week, 24 hours a day in all the manufacturing plants,” said CEO Fred Wagenhals. Ouch. The good news, if there is any to be found here, is that ammunition companies like Ammo Incorporated are now investing millions of dollars in infrastructure upgrades to increase their output. If manufacturers felt like this was only a short-term run on ammunition, they might keep their cash in reserve...
  • You Don't Have Enough Ammo for the Post-Ginsburg 2020 Apocalypse

    09/21/2020 10:57:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 225 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 9/21/2020 | Stephen Kruiser
    Strap In for the Ginsburg Riots, Kids So, how was your weekend? The news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing on Friday certainly ratcheted up the 2020 crazy by several orders of magnitude, didn’t it? I was heading out to meet some friends when I saw the news on Twitter and my first thought was, “This might be the last time I can get out and have fun before ‘peaceful protests’ begin again.” The lefties wasted little time in confirming my suspicion that RBG’s death was going to do the seemingly impossible: make them even more unhinged. The...
  • Remington Agrees to Sell Ammunition Business, Including Barnes Bullets, for $65 Million

    09/10/2020 6:39:41 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    The Truth About Guns.com ^ | 9/9/2020 | DAN ZIMMERMAN
    Remington filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in July. That was after a failed attempt to sell the company to the Navajo Nation and despite the biggest gun-buying boom in the history of the world. Since then, the company has been trying to sell off its various brands and operating units. Today, the Wall Street Journal reports that . . . Firearms maker Remington Outdoor Co. has agreed to sell its ammunition business out of bankruptcy to South Carolina-based investment firm JJE Capital Holdings LLC for $65 million plus the assumption of liabilities, subject to better...
  • Nationwide Ammo Shortage as Americans Stock up amid Civil Unrest

    09/09/2020 7:55:08 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/09/2020 | AWR Hawkins
    An ammo shortage is being witnessed nationwide as Americans react to civil unrest by buying up firearms and the ammunition needed to use them for self-defense. Gun store shelves in Arizona, long covered with box upon box of ammunition for sale, now host but a smattering of ammunition, and at a much higher price because of the product’s scarcity.
  • Amid Booming Gun And Ammo Sales, Arms Makers Aim Not To Get Burned Again

    08/19/2020 4:30:20 PM PDT · by PROCON · 65 replies
    Forbes ^ | Aug. 18, 2020 | Aaron Smith
    Gun and ammo makers are staying cautious ahead of the election despite surging sales, because they remember all too well the crash that happened after the election of President Trump. Gunmakers can barely keep up with demand. Sales have been booming since the start of the pandemic, fueled by fears of coronavirus and civil unrest. FBI background checks have been breaking records. Makers of guns and ammo are reporting double-digit increases in revenue. Handguns are flying off the shelves and ammo is selling out and getting scarce. “It’s the 2013 shortage all over again,” said Brian Rafn, a gun industry...
  • Matt Bracken: Ammunition Is Money as Communists Get Ready To Shoot Back (Video)

    08/07/2020 8:09:58 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 116 replies
    Banned Video ^ | August 6, 2020 | Matt Bracken
    Matt Bracken guest hosts The Alex Jones Show to break down the true value of stocking up on ammunition.
  • Brass vs. Steel Cased Ammo – An Epic Torture Test

    07/26/2020 5:03:33 PM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 61 replies
    Lucky Gunner Labs ^ | 9/21/19 | Andrew
    Brass vs. Steel Cased Ammo Test Summary We acquired four identical Bushmaster AR-15 rifles. We chose the Bushmaster MOE Series AR-15 because it’s a widely available, affordable, and mass-market. Our team didn’t want something too cheap and of lower quality or something too expensive and of high quality since our goal is to help the most number of people. We acquired 10,000 rounds each of the following ammunition (new production): Federal 55gr – Brass-Cased – Copper Jacket Wolf 55gr FMJ – Steel-Cased with Polymer Coating – Bi-Metal Jacket (steel and copper) 55gr FMJ – Steel-Cased with Polymer Coating – Bi-Metal...
  • *vanity* online ammo suppliers.

    07/24/2020 7:29:52 PM PDT · by Celtic Conservative · 82 replies
    N/A | 07/25/20 | Celtic Conservative
    Hey there folks. A buddy of mine asked me to come up to shoot next weekend and I'm coming up empty on ammo availability. Anybody know of a decent online retailer I could try? I struck out on all the big chains like Cabelas and Gander outdoors.
  • Arms industry: Gun buys up 95%, ammo 139%, sales to blacks jump 58%.....

    07/22/2020 12:20:28 PM PDT · by caww · 96 replies
    .washingtonexaminer ^ | 7/22/2020 | Paul Bedard
    The gun industry has never seen anything like 2020, and the explosion in sales driven by the concerns over rising crime, protests, the coronavirus crisis, and the presidential election are expected to continue. “Bottom line is that there has never been a sustained surge in firearm sales quite like what we are in the midst of,” the National Shooting Sports Foundation, an industry trade group, said in a report shared with Secrets. New sales and customer data collected from gun stores are even more shocking than the latest historic level of FBI background checks for purchases, security clearances, and concealed...
  • Where are all the guns and ammo purchased under Obama?

    06/21/2020 9:07:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 75 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/18/2020 | John Watson
    The SBA loaded up their arsenals with Glock pistols. The Fish folks spent approximately $410,000 on their Glocks and rifles and modified their Glocks with silencers. The Department of Health and Human Services was outfitted with sophisticated weaponry normally carried by Special Forces, stored at an undisclosed location. Others include: Department of Energy: approximately $50,000 worth of M-16 fully automatic rifles General Services Administration: approximately $16,000 in shotguns and Glocks Bureau of Reclamations: approximately $697,000 for firearms and ammunition EPA: almost $70,000 for ammunition Smithsonian: approximately $42,500 for ammunition Social Security: approximately $61,000 for ammunition $426,268 on hollow-point bullets, including...
  • 2020 Walmart pulls Guns, Ammo From Shelves: Excuse? Riots!

    06/15/2020 5:01:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 12 June, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Yuma, AZ Walmart 3 June, 2020, Courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A stop at the local Walmart on 3 June, 2020, revealed an empty gun display. No guns were inside the locked display. There were no cartridges available, other than shotgun bird shot. Walmart had been trending toward gradual elimination of guns from its inventory for years, ever since the death of the founder, Sam Walton, in 1992.Sam discouraged merchandise which was not made in the USA. Sam insisted each store carry firearms, including handguns. When Sam was not there to enforce those policies, the leftists who took over the...
  • Man, 24, Dies In ATM Explosion In Philadelphia

    06/03/2020 8:33:52 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 52 replies
    fox5dc.com ^ | 6/3/2020
    Police now tell us a 24-year-old man is dead after trying to blow up an ATM in the city. SkyFOX was over the scene at North Second Street and West Susquehanna Avenue on Tuesday morning. This happened around 6 a.m. outside Sidekicks Sports Bar. There, investigators were looking over the automated teller machine with a smashed screen, a mangled keyboard, dangling components but a seemingly intact safe at the bottom. FOX 29's Lauren Johnson reported that, according to police, the man was using explosives. He was seriously injured at the scene and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Sources...
  • If you're going to buy ammo or guns, better do it quick.

    06/03/2020 6:18:54 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 78 replies
    News and Common Sense | 3 June 2020 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The thought just came to me. More than likely a lot of gun websites are going to be shut down as this continues to prevent the sale of guns and ammunition to people where they are not recorded on camera like you see at retail establishments. When that happens, it will be EXTREMELY difficult to find guns or ammo one might want at a "reasonable" price (although it is all too high now).
  • California’s Ammo Background Checks Misfire

    05/07/2020 7:36:06 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | April 29, 2020 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    ‘Criminals, tyrants, and terrorists don’t do background checks,’ said the judge who blocked the law.
  • Ammo Sales Surge Amid Fears Of Pandemic-Induced Chaos

    03/07/2020 4:48:20 AM PST · by blam · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-7-2020 | Awr Hawkins
    Ammunition sales are surging amid fears of pandemic-induced lawlessness and disorder as the coronavirus threatens the United States. PR Newswire reports online ammunition retailer Ammo.com has seen a 410 percent increased in .40 caliber handgun ammo sales since February 23, 2020. They have seen a 194 percent increase in .223 (AR-15 amm0) sales, 101 percent increase in 9mm ammo sales, and a 95 percent increase in the sale of 12 gauge shells. The sales of other calibers and types of ammunition have increased as well. On February 28, 2020, the Washington Examiner reported that “preppers” were buying up rifles and...
  • How Much Ammo Is Enough For When Things Get Really Bad?

    03/04/2020 1:31:12 PM PST · by rktman · 142 replies
    ammoman.com ^ | 3/4/2020 | Kevin Creighton
    In December 2019, the first cases of coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, were reported in the Wuhan province of mainland China. Despite the efforts of the Chinese government and other agencies, the disease spread around the world. Public health officials reported cases on every continent. Coronavirus has become a global pandemic, and it has already impacted on the global economy. This, in turn, can radically affect our lives here in the United States. Gun owners remember how guns and ammo were hard to find because of the political climate at the time. What will happen if it’s a pandemic that affects our...
  • Best place to get ammunition online or retail?

    02/09/2020 10:08:04 AM PST · by Dacula · 62 replies
    Self | 02/09/20 | Dacula
    It is getting harder and harder to go 'plinking' and range time. Wal-Mart has low or no stock in my area. Academy Sports is pretty tight on their inventory. What is the best way to get (22,9mm & 38) ammunition? I am truly asking for a friend.
  • Ammunition Sales Skyrocket In Virginia

    01/22/2020 8:46:17 PM PST · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | January 22, 2020 | Tom Knighton
    Monday’s Lobby Day protest in Richmond, Virginia, should mark a high point in the gun rights debate. It is, at least to my recollection, the single largest gun-rights rally ever. If there was a larger one–not counting the American Revolution–I’d be delighted to know about it. My point, though, is that 22,000 people showed up to let the governor of Virginia and legislature know that they weren’t interested in gun control. However, those same lawmakers have made it clear that they don’t care what those 22,000 people had to say. Which is fine, I suppose, because gun owners in the...
  • Charles Newton: The Forgotten History of the Wildcatter Who Created the .22 and .250 Savage

    01/08/2020 10:19:54 AM PST · by ammodotcom · 8 replies
    Ammo.com ^ | 1-8-2020 | Ammo.com
    Today is the Birthday of Wildcatter Charles Newton. Newton achieved the ultimate goal of wildcatting when his self-created rounds were officially manufactured by Savage Arms. Learn how Newton went from attorney to creator of the .22 Savage and .250 Savage, and eventual founder of Newton Arms. Read Charles Newton: The Forgotten History of the Wildcatter Who Created the .22 and .250 Savage at Ammo.com
  • Forget Gun Free Zones, Virginia Gun Controllers Want Ammunition Free Zones

    01/06/2020 6:41:27 AM PST · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | January 06, 2020 | Unattributed
    There is no such thing as a gun free zone. A person intent on criminal violence will not be deterred from bringing a gun to a location because of a “no guns” sign or an anti-gun statute. The only consequence of such measures is to ensure law-abiding citizens are disarmed and vulnerable. As demonstrated by Texas churchgoer Jack Wilson and the other armed congregants of West Freeway Church of Christ, allowing law-abiding citizens to carry for the defense of themselves and others can prevent harm. As counterproductive as gun free zones are, Virginia’s Michael Bloomberg-bought General Assembly wants to go...