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View From Cabaela's & Bass Pro Shop--WOW Getting Real Folks!!!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 31457599:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc4MjY3XzNDNDZCNjY0] I am not a hunter. I went to my usual place to buy fishing gear and could not believe the people buying guns. I heard the clerk say that the only thing they had in stock (and they were just opening the boxes right there on the sales floor) was some type of automatic rifle with what looked to me to be a silencer. I was in shock and asked about the thing on the end of the rifle. I was told it was to hide the "flash". The only reason I can think of (again, not a hunter) is to conceal your location as you shoot other people. These quickly sold out as I stood there in awe. This is right in the middle of "Michigan Militia" country… EVERYBODY hunts in this part of the state. [/quote]
Today this gun thing got real for me.
I was in PA today and went to BPS and Cabela. I was stunned.
At BPS they were almost totally sold out of ALL handguns. CASES and CASES were totally empty. GONE. They were totally out of 9mm, 357 ammo and just about everything else. I took pictures but since there's people in them I'm not going to post them. Staff says they can't get anything else at this point, their suppliers are out. There was a sizable crowd scanning the empty cases and shelves. Salespeople I talked to said they are convinced that if anyone tries to take weapons from Americans there's going to be a civil war. They said they're seeing people who used to be anti-gun want to get one because they're afraid of what they think is happening.
Later, I stopped at Cabelas. This place is right off the highway and very visible from a distance. The crowd there was even bigger. They still had a few --
--handguns but nothing left that was a carry piece, imo. I'm sure they were depleted of the little they had by the end of the day. As for ammo, they were limiting to 10 box max. There was almost nothing left.
i'm finding it hard to convey how real all seems to be becoming.
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