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Posted: 12/17/2016 9:39:31 AM EST
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Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:40:44 AM EST
That's all?
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:41:03 AM EST
Fuck yea we did
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:41:32 AM EST
I'm doing my best for the cause.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:44:34 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:47:05 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Finslayer83:
Fuck yea we did
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Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:51:19 AM EST
That's a good start.  Imagine if we could still import ammo from China.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:54:24 AM EST
Bring back the $69 cases of surplus 7.62x39 and I'll help double that.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:55:00 AM EST
"..top foreign importer as “Poongsan Corp.” of South Korea. “Fiocchi Munizioni of Italy and Prvi Partizan of Serbia” are next in line.."
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:55:17 AM EST
Stand down.   It was all 22
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:55:43 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/17/2016 9:56:02 AM EST by PapaFoxtrot]
I like Prvi, but never knew they comprised that large a share.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:56:03 AM EST
Is that just what ARFcommers bought?
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:59:31 AM EST
Nice
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:59:44 AM EST
Be a lot bigger number if the would reclass the 7n6.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 9:59:54 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/17/2016 10:04:14 AM EST by waywaup]
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Originally Posted By Boomer:
That's all?
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NO SHIT!

An average size container ship holds 50k ton, 17.8 isn't that much, let alone ammunition is pretty dense cargo.

I wouldn't be impressed even that's monthly numbers.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:01:20 AM EST
First two post nail it!
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:04:10 AM EST
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Originally Posted By waywaup:
NO SHIT!

An average size container ship holds 50k ton, 1.7 isn't that much, let alone ammunition is pretty dense cargo.
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wow, amazing. Moving decimals makes things amazing.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:05:53 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Skillshot:

wow, amazing. Moving decimals makes things amazing.
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Phone pad and fat fingers.

Corrections made.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:05:56 AM EST


I didn't help the cause.

My purchases were 'Murican.

Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:06:28 AM EST
Beautiful statistic. Making America Great Again.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:08:02 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Jacketch:
Is that just what ARFcommers bought?
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The night shift maybe...
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:10:16 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/17/2016 10:10:38 AM EST by 18B30]
Damn it people! We can do better! Get those Numbers up!
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:11:30 AM EST
Anybody have the US Mfg numbers?
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:11:41 AM EST
FPNI
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:15:34 AM EST
When Wolf Poly was 120 bucks per K, I was going through 3-4K a month, PLUS whatever training ammo was doled out, and running the Dillon every other night for 2 hours.

The economics of having a shooting habit, get real damn ugly quick, once a fucking pinko gets control.
Same shit happened when Klinton was in office.

The bitch of it is, you really can't stack it deep enough.

I SOOOOO hope Trump rescinds the EO that keeps U.S. surplus getting demilled.
I could use 10K of M855 and another 5K of M80.

Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:18:53 AM EST
I bought a lot of ammo in the last year. Most of it imported. I guess it wasn't as much as I thought. Off to order a few more cases.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:19:25 AM EST
I realized the other day that I have over 200.lbs of ammo at this point.

I think I might have problem
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:27:58 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Jacketch:
Is that just what ARFcommers bought?
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Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:38:30 AM EST
Noice
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:39:05 AM EST
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Originally Posted By switchtanks:
I realized the other day that I have over 200.lbs of ammo at this point.

I think I might have problem<img src=http://www.ar15.com/images/smilies/smiley_abused.gif border=0 align=middle>
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Yeah, not enough
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:41:03 AM EST
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Yeah, not enough
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Oh, I learned my lesson years ago.

Buy it cheap, and stack it deep.
One of the many essential arfcom truisms.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:43:51 AM EST
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Originally Posted By waywaup:


NO SHIT!

An average size container ship holds 50k ton, 17.8 isn't that much, let alone ammunition is pretty dense cargo.

I wouldn't be impressed even that's monthly numbers.
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Filling a 1/3 of a modern freighter doesn't impress you, given its density?

Thats a fuck load of product.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:44:06 AM EST
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Originally Posted By PapaFoxtrot:
I like Prvi, but never knew they comprised that large a share.
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love that prvi .308
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:47:12 AM EST
Trump may not realize it yet... but this is evidence of the true army backing him... the armed populace.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:50:39 AM EST
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Originally Posted By switchtanks:
I realized the other day that I have over 200.lbs of ammo at this point.

I think I might have problem<img src=http://www.ar15.com/images/smilies/smiley_abused.gif border=0 align=middle>
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lol
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:52:50 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:56:15 AM EST
Not as much as it sounds like. Ammo is heavy. At 35 pounds for a case of ammo (around the shipping weight for a case of 223) you get 1,020,000 cases of ammo. 45 auto and 7.62x39 would be heavier, and 22 LR obviously lighter.

So that's 1 million cases of 1000. Over 300 million Americans, 125 million households. So that's one case of ammo per 125 households. Not enough! We still have domestic production, but realistically, most bulk ammo I get (besides 22 LR) comes from overseas.

One case per year per 125 households? Say it isn't so!
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 10:57:16 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/17/2016 10:58:17 AM EST by 1811guy]
That's roughly equivalent to one billion rounds of 7.62 x 39. I'm sure that part of the tonnage cited is packaging materials and containers, and larger rounds like .308, 30-06 and shotgun shells weigh 2-3 times as much, so I would say the total amount is probably closer to half a million rounds.

That's about 500,000 cases of 1,000 rounds each. When you consider the number of gun owners, it really doesn't seem like a lot.

Kind of like when everyone was freaking out about the 10 year contract for ammunition DHS acquired from Federal. When you do the math, that billion rounds was only enough to cover training and qualifications.

Anyone who shoots regularly knows that 10,000 rounds of ammunition really isn't that much. To the unfamiliar person though, it sounds like someone is preparing for war.

ETA - looks like the guy above me did the math too and came to the same conclusion.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:02:01 AM EST
What is 1000 rounds like 30 lbs?
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:04:25 AM EST
This is only imported ammo right? 500 million rounds for 100 million+ gun owners is only like 5 rounds per owner... Unless my math is shitty
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:05:09 AM EST
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Originally Posted By switchtanks:
I realized the other day that I have over 200.lbs of ammo at this point.

I think I might have problem<img src=http://www.ar15.com/images/smilies/smiley_abused.gif border=0 align=middle>
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Your problem is you don't have enough ammo.

223 is about 30 lbs a case.

If you only have a little over 200 lbs, you only have 7k rounds.

If it is spread over multiple calibers, your situation is even worse.

Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:05:44 AM EST
Glad I could help.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:07:51 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Cole2534:

Filling a 1/3 of a modern freighter doesn't impress you, given its density?

Thats a fuck load of product.
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Not at all for a whole fucking year and to a market has minimum of 400million guns. Not even the Walmart numbers.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:09:37 AM EST
Probably not 1/10 of the imported drugs they bought...............
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:12:02 AM EST
I bought 3,000 rounds of pistol and rifle ammo right before the election (you know, just in case kinda thing). I didn't need it at all but it was all American made and I'll use it at some point. MAGA!
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:13:22 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Gman320:

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Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:13:59 AM EST
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Originally Posted By lafmedic1:
Stand down.   It was all 22
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From what I can see around here, none of it was .22
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:17:15 AM EST

What is Poonsgan Corp ammo?

Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:17:27 AM EST
That's pathetically low.
Link Posted: 12/17/2016 11:18:03 AM EST
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Originally Posted By McGuy:

What is Poonsgan Corp ammo?
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I'm guessing PMC.
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