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View From Cabaela's & Bass Pro Shop--WOW Getting Real Folks!!!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 29089824:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc5ODU4XzMyRkYxQTg1] [quote:Anonymous Coward 26944204:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc3NTM2XzZCMUE3NDY0] I have a friend that is a police officer in two townships, very much second amendment and he was telling me that the department's supplier is nearly out. All they had left were a few thousand 45 rounds AND a few hundred 9mils. And these are the people that supply police. Crazy! [/quote] Not a joke. There was talk on the conservative talk shows how many police departments can't resupply. long wait from manufacturer [quote:Don'tBeAfraid:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc5NjEyX0JDRDgxQjk1] [quote:CowgirlK:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc5MzU4XzNFQUFGNTY0] [quote:Nikola Tesla:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc5MTM0XzYyQzJDQUE3] [quote:rainlover:MV8yMTEwMzU4XzM1NTc3MTY0X0ZGNkE0OUQx] Good post, OP. Thanks for the info. Of course, that's what they want...civil unrest. [/quote] [b]The scary part of this is, there are a lot of inexperienced people purchasing firearms. Inexperienced or with no experience. Many of us older people grew up with guns and have lived in rural environments. Using a firearm properly is second nature for many of us. This is not so for newbies who are scared and purchasing their first sidearm or long gun. Firearms in the hands of untrained beginners is what I consider dangerous. Just my personal opinion. Comments?[/b] [/quote] I agree, a firearm in the hands of an inexperienced user can be a problem, like they can accidentally shoot themselves or someone else. From my experience, lots of gun shops are owned by retired military or law enforcement folks. More than once I have heard sales people telling newbies what range they can take a gun class at. I would like to think if someone is going to invest money in purchasing a firearm, they would also invest the time and money in learning how to use it. If not...one less idiot to deal with. We can't save everyone! LOL [/quote] A new gunowner, inexperienced with shooting, could come home and have one in the chamber (because they were careless) and then when cleaning it and inspecting it, really cause a tragedy. People are nervous, they hurry up and buy one, don't have a friend to mentor them. They fail to use proper safety, walking around with their finger in the trigger area. Whip it around playing. I've seen everything because they don't get gunsafety in school. Believe it or not, all 4th graders used to get it in KY. There's a lot of trained people reading these posts and making em. Folks help your friends. Ask them if they know HOW to clean their weapon. Offer to show them. Take them to the range. Let them fire a couple rounds without hearing protection, or fire at night using their nightsights so they get a feel for real conditions. Teaching them about discovering which is their dominant eye, because some of them while owning gun, have no idea about that principle, so naturally they're going to miss. They jerk the trigger and their shots are lower because no one explained how to squeeze it. They have dopey Hollywood ideas about warning shots, because that's what they see on TV, and don't realize that a bad guy will rush them as they telegraph that clear motion pointing their gun up. Mentor them. That's as important as anything. Then you have a second or third or fourth voice raising the alarm, because you spent time with them. [/quote] Amen, thanks for that post. Gun training is very important. you MUSt learn and understand the basics, and how to use the firearm that YOU bought. [/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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