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Old 01-11-2013, 10:13   #76
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My Wal*Mart had a sign on the ammo case that said the warehouse was out of 9mm, .40S&W, .223 and .22LR.
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:25   #77
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My Wal*Mart had a sign on the ammo case that said the warehouse was out of 9mm, .40S&W, .223 and .22LR.
Think about the impact of this statement.

Walmart is the highest volume seller of ammunition in the U.S by a long shot.
Now when asked when I think things will change I answer "The next time Thomas (aka the fed) robs Peter (aka the 53%) to pay Paul (aka the 47%) and Peter pulls a gun...things will change"
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:29   #78
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Originally Posted by emt1581 View Post
Right now I've got probably 20,000rds of .22lr in mostly federal bulk packs. I used to pick one or two up every time I went to wal-mart for a few years.

They are stored in a moisture controlled environment (40%) so I'm fairly confident they will be ok decades from now.

With all the concern I have for the impending ban, I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to put up a few cases to add to the pile or is ammo not much of a concern at this point?

Where should I look to order/buy from? Wal-mart is all around, and I get huge discounts at Cabelas but I'm not sure if they are in the running for the best deals.


There is no "impending ban". There's a bunch of idiot politicians with a wish list and .22s arent even on it. Stop scaring the sheep.
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:36   #79
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:52   #80
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I hope people put as much effort into writing their elected officials as they do posting in all of these threads.
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Old 01-12-2013, 19:08   #81
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Originally Posted by kirgi08 View Post
The smallest/least round I'd ever try ta take a deer with is a .22mag.'08.
Here is a video of a young lad shooting a suppressed Savage Mark II, with standard velocity rounds from 100 yards, on a deer head (dead). Very interesting results.

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Old 01-12-2013, 19:53   #82
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VERY interesting video!!

I didn't think it had enough energy from 100yds. to go clean through. I figured it'd penetrate but then bounce around inside the skull.

Again, quite informative. Thanks for posting that!

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Old 01-12-2013, 20:07   #83
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Expected results.

The .22 is a very underappreciated round. VERY lethal but not great 1 shot stopping power.

This video is pretty good on showing the power of the round.
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From what i understand, people fear a per round ammo tax. That, coupled with the inability to reload rimfires, will cause 22lr prices to skyrocket if a tax goes into place. That's just what I've gathered by talking to local gun store owners.
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