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View From Cabaela's & Bass Pro Shop--WOW Getting Real Folks!!!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 32148548:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc5MDA1XzNGMkFDM0M1] This problem starts at the manufacturing companies. They were making so many a day, then the demand skyrocketed. For example: A company normally puts out 1 million .223 bullets a day, then the demand went up to 3 million a day. The company does not know how long this will last, so they just try to keep up as much as they can without having to hire more people and more equipment. This could be extremely expensive for something that may not last long. Then you have companys like Walmart who will not reorder until they see if a ban is passed or not. Some just dont want to be stuck with inventory once the law passes, causing a loss which could be a big loss. [/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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