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Posted: 1/29/2006 1:10:13 AM EDT
I was told today by a gun store employee that the reason 7.62x39 and 5.45x39 ammo is so hard to find lately, is due to an African warlord buying it all up in preparation for a US strike on his country.

He told me this with a straight face, too.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 1:13:06 AM EDT
Those gun store guy know what they are talking bout.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 1:16:04 AM EDT
I better get more mags!
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 1:23:02 AM EDT
are we realy???????????? right onim turning on cnn right now!!
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 1:30:14 AM EDT
Me thinks a certain gunstore owner has recently watched the movie "Lord of War".

I truly doubt there is anyway one despot in Africa could corner the market on ammo. Besides, a war with the U.S. could never be fought in a conventional manner with AK-47s and ammo. They would need to resist as an insurgency, e.g. IEDs and random attacks. Not full scale conventional war with AK47s eating through millions and millions of rounds of ammo.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 2:07:41 AM EDT
yea and i was just that ammo goes up 67% in Apr

Link Posted: 1/29/2006 2:27:25 AM EDT
It's true the gunstore guy said so! Wonder what the hell he was smoking?
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 3:45:03 AM EDT
I love gun store guys.

jj

Link Posted: 1/29/2006 3:49:27 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/29/2006 3:49:37 AM EDT by FieroLoki]
I like having gun store guys who know wtf there doing and talking about.... HELLS YES!!!

And yes, im being for real....
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 3:59:48 AM EDT
In any event, does anyone really know why it's hard to find 7.62x39?
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 4:02:59 AM EDT
big military order was the alleged reason for spotty Wolf availability in 7.62 x 39.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 4:30:51 AM EDT
Th U.N. is out bidding importers to keep you from having it.

pulls tin foil tighter...
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 4:31:46 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 4:33:42 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/29/2006 4:34:39 AM EDT by bblake00]
It doesn't mater if it's true or not. They can't shoot for shit.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 4:37:13 AM EDT

Originally Posted By gopeterson:
Me thinks a certain gunstore owner has recently watched the movie "Lord of War".



"Lord of War" is a hollywood documentry.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 5:13:05 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Beltfedleadhead:
He told me this with a straight face, too.



He got that Info from ME!
Now I'm pissed........he said he would keep it to himself!!!
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 6:32:40 AM EDT


Gun store guys have access to a secret ATF website that the average citizen doesn't even know exists . I've seen it . My brother in law knows this guy ---------------------------
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 6:33:40 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/29/2006 6:34:03 AM EDT by TheRedHorseman]
Peak Ammo!
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 7:06:04 AM EDT
Dammit, my tinfoil hat must be out again. I need to adjust the antennae so I can pick up those transmissions from the mothership again....DOH!!!!
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 7:20:08 AM EDT
So are all the black people already living here just sleepers waiting to be "activated"?

If so, we might need to worry a little.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 7:27:41 AM EDT
Yeah, well even worse, a class III dealer told me yesterday that when I asked him are those ARs or M16s? "They're short barreled ARs, you can't get M16s, no one has them, Hollywood bought them all up." I was just kindof like, oh okay man.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 7:30:16 AM EDT
Thanks for the heads up.
I am "Justifiably Paranoid" now.
Link Posted: 1/29/2006 7:35:56 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRedHorseman:
Peak Ammo!
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Link Posted: 1/29/2006 8:01:45 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/29/2006 8:02:21 AM EDT by Beltfedleadhead]
Another guy that same day told me that the Russians weren't going to ship any more ammo until May/June timeframe...And I should come back then, and don't bother looking online, because they're out, too.

But he DID have a bunch of boxes of MagSafe 7.62x39 rounds if I wanted some plinking ammo.
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