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Posted: 10/25/2004 1:14:43 PM EDT
remember all the SA, guatamalan and malasian ammo a few years back? are the days of REALLY cheap (under .14/round) gone?

is it true that south africa won't send us any more ammo because of some deal with the united nations?
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 1:27:18 PM EDT
Read my post under the thread "Inexpensive .223 ammo". I talk about some surplus M193 I am shooting.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 1:28:03 PM EDT
Get the Australian F4 and Port before it dries up.

I'm paranoid that the stuff is going to truely be some of the last "surplus" we see for a very long time.


I missed the days of surplus Hirtenberg which is possibly the best ammo I've seen judging from the way it's run through my AR10, only 300 or so rounds left between a 200round battle pack and 5 or so boxes in an ammo can.



5.56x45mm Surp, not sure. It's hard to beat the deals that were going for Q3131A and XM193 when they were hitting about 6-8 months ago, who needs South African when the XM193 was going for 150 dollars per 1k rounds.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 1:48:42 PM EDT
I'm buying 6,000 rounds of Aussie .308 this week.
Link Posted: 10/26/2004 10:28:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/26/2004 10:55:49 AM EDT by NM-AR15]
Yes the UN anti-gunners are behind the surplus shortage. Part of the overall small arms anti-proliforation program and Allied with our local gun grabbers.


the South African government announced that it would destroy domestic stocks of surplus and confiscated weapons instead of selling them. The new programme, Operation Mouflon, formally began on 6 July 2000 with the destruction of some 63,000 assault rifles, pistols and machine guns, among nearly 263,000 small arms scheduled for destruction.

www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/afrec/vol15no4/154arms.htm


The Program of Action, agreed to by consensus, encourages nations:

-to destroy surplus stocks of small arms; and

- to urge governments to criminalize the manufacture, possession and trade of these weapons.


www.iansa.org/un/

Link Posted: 10/26/2004 5:40:58 PM EDT
Nice, everybody be sure and vote for Kerry so the UN can come run our country too....
Link Posted: 10/26/2004 7:53:45 PM EDT

Originally Posted By wm69:
Nice, everybody be sure and vote for Kerry so the UN can come run our country too....




No shit...
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:23:14 AM EDT

Originally Posted By uglygun:
Get the Australian F4 and Port before it dries up.

I'm paranoid that the stuff is going to truely be some of the last "surplus" we see for a very long time.



Except for the LC 7.62 that will be coming soon.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:52:41 AM EDT

Originally Posted By markm:

Originally Posted By uglygun:
Get the Australian F4 and Port before it dries up.

I'm paranoid that the stuff is going to truely be some of the last "surplus" we see for a very long time.



Except for the LC 7.62 that will be coming soon.



What LC is that?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 7:51:21 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:

What LC is that?



I'm not saying.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 8:30:25 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 9:45:41 AM EDT
And it's all my fault.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 10:09:03 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 12:26:36 PM EDT
I wonder if this is the same LC that was available through the CMP last year?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 3:40:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BookHound:
The secret is slowly starting to come out.



Slow is right! Common jar loose with some more info, we wont tell.

~Crpdeth
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 3:50:36 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:04:51 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Crpdeth:
Slow is right! Common jar loose with some more info, we wont tell.



As promised, I aint telling, but thanks for the instant message.

~Crp
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:07:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/27/2004 4:08:53 PM EDT by BallisticTip]
You got to stock up on ammo when the getting is good, he who hesitates masturbates.
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