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Old 03-15-2013, 02:11 PM
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"the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

I visited a local outdoor guns and ammo shop today. I talked with an elder that runs the store and he told me that the owner told him that he had talked to some of the top manufacturers like Hogdons and that there rep. told them that since the shooting the Government has been buying up all of the Ammo . He said that the Government told him that 10 years ago they shot up their supply and that they are re stocking .
I dont think this old timer would lie about this . I have always felt like the citizens are not the only people that could have caused such mass shortages.
Think about this would the military really allow itself to become short on Ammo?
I personally dont think so .
The manufacturer told him that the Government had to be taken care of first.
What do you think about it ? I have heard several different reasons for the shortage but I know these folks and I wouldnt think that they would lie.

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Old 03-15-2013, 05:45 PM
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Re: "the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

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I visited a local outdoor guns and ammo shop today. I talked with an elder that runs the store and he told me that the owner told him that he had talked to some of the top manufacturers like Hogdons and that there rep. told them that since the shooting the Government has been buying up all of the Ammo . He said that the Government told him that 10 years ago they shot up their supply and that they are re stocking .
I dont think this old timer would lie about this . I have always felt like the citizens are not the only people that could have caused such mass shortages.
Think about this would the military really allow itself to become short on Ammo?
I personally dont think so .
The manufacturer told him that the Government had to be taken care of first.
What do you think about it ? I have heard several different reasons for the shortage but I know these folks and I wouldnt think that they would lie.

Thanks for looking.......
If they are buying it, is not because they are running low. they are either redefining how much they need or they want to keep it out of our hands. In either case there is something they don't want us to know
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:51 PM
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Re: "the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

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If they are buying it, is not because they are running low. they are either redefining how much they need or they want to keep it out of our hands. In either case there is something they don't want us to know
Thanks for the reply. Thats the same way I am begining to feel.
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:50 PM
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Re: "the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

That's pretty well how I have figured also.
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:17 PM
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Re: "the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

Not to mention the fact that if the government is saying something, the exact opposite is most likely the truth.

Randy.................who is still wondering why the goverment needs 45 long colt.....
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:51 PM
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Re: "the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

The elder you spoke with didnt lie to you, he was lied to by someone else. The federal government knows that some of these gun bills wont pass so they are just down right harassing citzens. Ammo is being bought by the department of homeland security and a lot of it I am told is not government issue calibers. Also military brass is being destroyed instead of being sold to comapanies that sell ammo made from once fired brass. Our president lies everyday.
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Re: "the military has bought up all the ammuntion due to spent ammo 10 years ago"

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The elder you spoke with didnt lie to you, he was lied to by someone else. The federal government knows that some of these gun bills wont pass so they are just down right harassing citzens. Ammo is being bought by the department of homeland security and a lot of it I am told is not government issue calibers. Also military brass is being destroyed instead of being sold to comapanies that sell ammo made from once fired brass. Our president lies everyday.
Care to substantiate your claim, especially the one about the Mil brass being destroyed?

I think you are full of phooey myself and if you can't substantiate it, I know you are.

So, man up and provide substantiative links, If not apologize for posting something stupid. We'll forgive you.

Interestingly, I can bid on full lots of Military Once Fired Brass in various calibers, Monday morning. I just don't want to buy 14.000 pounds of 223/556 Federal Range Brass or 12,000 pounds of 308's. I have no need for those quantities but I know of at least 2 retail processors that do and are purchasing lots, Wideners Reloading Supplies and Top Brass.
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