HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: milleregan
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12553

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 54
BOT: 2
Total: 56
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Photo Albums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Photo Albums
08: Your Account
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Photo Albums
16: Forums
17: Photo Albums
18: Forums
19: Photo Albums
20: Forums
21: Photo Albums
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Forums
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Photo Albums
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Photo Albums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Photo Albums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Forums
  BOT:
01: Your Account
02: Your Account

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2353
  · Views: 331691
  · Votes: 1305
  · Comments: 85
 

Support our Advertisers

The Perfect Storm
Discussion that doesnt fit other Topics
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
BigBlue
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 16, 2006
Posts: 1105
Location: Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania

PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:03 am    Post subject: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

When you combine an election year, chances that Obama will push anti-gun legislation in his second term that he was afraid might hurt his reelection chances during his first term, U.N. pushing their own small arms ban treaty, fears of terror attacks and crime, along with a poor economy and what you get is a perfect storm of gun sales. Gun sales are through the roof with almost all major gun manufacturers reporting higher profits and increased production. Last year Ruger became the first commercial firearms company to produce over one million firearms in a year. This year they were able to beat that record by August 15 and still have trouble keeping many models in stock. Personally I work directly with eight guys, two have rekindled their interest in guns and are buying more, two others have become first time gun owners and another is considering his first gun purchase. Some of that may be attributed to my influence, but the majority has to do with the political climate. As one gun dealer told me, Obama is the best thing that ever happened to the gun industry. If the anti-gun crowd has any brains at all, they would vote for a pro-gun candidate.
Don
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1647
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:34 am    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

I agree. The gun shops that I visit are hiring more staff to handle the increased volume of business. There is a brisk trade in good used guns every place I go. Prices are up and climbing higher, but folks keep right on buying guns, ammo and accessories. I listen to customers talk to the clerks about guns and a good percentage are first time buyers. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10433
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:18 am    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

Been lookin' at a BAR on a swivel for the turret on my roof. .50 would be nice, but I already reload .30-06 which makes the BAR a better choice.

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7236
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:14 pm    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
Been lookin' at a BAR on a swivel for the turret on my roof. .50 would be nice, but I already reload .30-06 which makes the BAR a better choice.
that sounds like just the ticket for that pesky squirrel up the wallnut tree Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7327
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:10 pm    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

BigBlue wrote:
Gun sales are through the roof

Tell me about it. Just try and find a bolt carrier group for an AR. They are so scarce, some manufacturers have started having fire sales sans BCG. The purchasers are so excited about the price, they are stunned when they can't find a BCG to make their new purchase functional.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Ominivision1
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 2985
Location: Iowa

PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:42 am    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

I just stopped at my local smith to pick up some powder and seen his 4 display cases completely empty of used handguns and a wall that held used shotguns and rifles was also barren!! I than asked if he was going out of business and he said no.

He told me everything was sold in the last 2 months and people are buying up new and used guns but are not selling anything back to him. Shocked He did have all the powder I needed plus I bought 3K of primers. He also thought that if Obama gets back in he will also see a rash of AR's and other new guns sold.

After I left his shop, I took a quick trip to the pawn shop and they were even all out of used guns. Shocked And the owner there told me the same thing, people are hanging on to their firearms and selling other items to come up with cash.

Although I'm glad I took the trip to the pawn shop as I picked up a 410 hand reloader similar to the old Lee 410 reloader for $10. Laughing Laughing

_________________
Regards

Limitations are but boundaries created inside our minds.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7236
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:21 pm    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

good score on the hand loader... thats what I have and it is great to use.

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7327
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:57 am    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

They had a spot on the tv news this week that the gun industry has thrived the most under the O administration.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7327
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:23 am    Post subject: Re: The Perfect Storm Reply with quote

The gun show was packed yesterday afternoon! Most I have seen for a Sunday afternoon! The crowd was buying mostly black guns and concealed carry pistols.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.