California has more ammo than Texas????? WTF

accordingtoome

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simple.. i called a buddy of mine and he said ammo was a plenty. he just got back from the local store Turners, and bought 10 boxes of 9mm and a case of 45. said there was a lot left and its been like that for the last 3 weeks. here is the add.
Turner's Outdoorsman

i just paid 11.99 for the 9mm at the local show this weekend.
 

Texas1911

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We have plenty of ammo at Red's. About the only thing we are running low on is self-defense ammo in 9mm. We're quite a bit higher than most big box stores, which is probably why.

That being said, we've had no issues getting ammo in our orders. I think with the bigger demand it's exposing inadequacies in ordering and supply chains. It was never a huge seller for the big box stores, so ordering once every two or three weeks was probably good enough.
 

accordingtoome

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We have plenty of ammo at Red's. About the only thing we are running low on is self-defense ammo in 9mm. We're quite a bit higher than most big box stores, which is probably why.

That being said, we've had no issues getting ammo in our orders. I think with the bigger demand it's exposing inadequacies in ordering and supply chains. It was never a huge seller for the big box stores, so ordering once every two or three weeks was probably good enough.
that is a good point. I would love to get some 9mm ammo for under 10 bucks a box right now.
 

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I have to wonder what the stats say about the number of gun owners in CA compared to Texas. I'd be willing to bet a few bucks that it's down to a supply and demand issue, with Texas retailers experiencing a significantly higher demand than those in CA.
 

40Arpent

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From another message board, a comment by a guy in SoCal looking for .357mag defense ammo: "if I can find them..local stores shelves are empty because people fear what that prick may come up with down the road..."
 

M. Sage

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I have to wonder what the stats say about the number of gun owners in CA compared to Texas. I'd be willing to bet a few bucks that it's down to a supply and demand issue, with Texas retailers experiencing a significantly higher demand than those in CA.
Not really. There aren't as many gun shops in CA, but there are a lot more gun owners than you'd think. In the past 3 or so years, there have been about 20K new ARs and AKs brought into CA.
 

accordingtoome

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Not really. There aren't as many gun shops in CA, but there are a lot more gun owners than you'd think. In the past 3 or so years, there have been about 20K new ARs and AKs brought into CA.

actually i would say more.. i was first in line to buy the lowers when they went on sale ( at a huge markup ) coldwarshooters.com had a great deal on lowers i think i paid $750 for 3 Mega gator lowers.. ..
 
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