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#3140153 - 01/26/13 11:01 AM Picked up 8 bricks today.

Registered: 06/10/00
Posts: 41294
Loc: Western Ky.

Yesterday my next door neighbor came over and asked me if I would go get him some 22 lr ammo today because he had to work and couldn't get to the store. He told me that Paducah Shooters Supply was getting in some stock of ammo this morning so I went down there today.

I didn't need any but they had Eley 22's, that's been hard to find and I was out. I bought him and me a total of 8 bricks.

It was crazy there. I got there just before they opened and there was about 10 people in front of me. One of them was a little old lady on her cell phone finding out what to buy. They had some Rem 9mm and different 22's. They were not ever bothering to put any ammo on the shelf just handing out how many boxes each wanted and it was moving fast. They had one guy doing nothing but gong to the storeroom to bring in what they had to the front. I got mine, went to pay for them and took them to the truck. I went back in to go to the bathroom and when I came out they were sold out of 22's and only had 9 boxes of 9mm's left All of this took from 9:00AM to 9:36AM.

Of the people I did get to talk to all of them said they were OUT of 22's and could not find any, that was the reason they were buying a couple bricks at a time.

Now do I tell my neighbor or do I just keep quite and shoot somewhere else???
A Government that does not trust its law abiding citizens to keep and bear arms, is itself unworthy of trust..... - James Madison

#3140189 - 01/26/13 11:54 AM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: Wildcat]
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Registered: 08/09/08
Posts: 2997
Loc: SouthWest TN

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Ammo is the new currency...or it could be.
#3140212 - 01/26/13 12:16 PM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: BlackBelt]
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Registered: 02/11/09
Posts: 2427
Loc: Grundy

Let the neighbor have 1 brick and say "thanks for the tip"
"Anybody will say anything under the influence of madness"--Jesco White

#3140287 - 01/26/13 01:49 PM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: wayne]
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Registered: 09/18/00
Posts: 15402
Loc: Atoka ,TN - USA

Must not be going to build too high of a wall. ;\)

You're also one brick shy of a load.

Edited by RutMan (01/26/13 01:50 PM)
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#3140288 - 01/26/13 01:49 PM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: wayne]
8 Point

Registered: 09/01/12
Posts: 1227
Loc: Milan, TN

Haha, that would be pretty dirty.
Semper Fi

Just because it's bad-a** don't mean it's a good idea.

#3140300 - 01/26/13 02:09 PM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: DirtyBear0311]
Carlos Viagra
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Registered: 11/20/04
Posts: 13489
Loc: Cumberland Plateau

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I understand needing to have ammo on hand but every time I've bought a brick of. 22 shells, the quality was very poor.
Do not be slothful- for yesterday and tomorrow are thieves of today.

#3140420 - 01/26/13 04:52 PM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: Carlos Viagra]
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Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 11187
Loc: Pall Mall, TN and Dexter, MI

I have .22 shells from the 60's...clean the green off and they shoot fine! Even back then we hoarded....
"Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." Mike Tyson

Eventus stultorum magister

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#3140859 - 01/26/13 10:31 PM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: Coach]
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Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 2659
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

The ones that are "all out'' are out because thry are selling them for $40 a brick
Isaiah 40:31.... Those who wait upon The Lord .....shall renew there strength ......

#3140941 - 01/27/13 12:22 AM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: Rockhound]
16 Point

Registered: 02/07/05
Posts: 11262
Loc: Mountians of East Tennessee

What did you pay per brick?
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#3140960 - 01/27/13 05:28 AM Re: Picked up 8 bricks today. [Re: plinker22]
10 Point

Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 4775
Loc: Arlington, TN

I went to two different places yesterday evening looking for ammo and they were both about sold out. No 22 at all.
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