Dont know if this is true, but its inline with what a friend of mine told me thats works for ATF. He said Federal is now book orders for 2015

The current gun/ammo panic buying frenzy is unprecedented. It has been stronger and lasted longer than any previous buying frenzy. Here is an update from industry leader Mark LaRue:

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> Status of gun industry
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> Attention F.B. fans: to follow will be several IMPORTANT Info updates about the status of the gun industry currently, followed by an INVENTORY UPDATE: We traveled to Texas for Industry meetings concerning the shortages, here's what we were told.
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> Smith & Wesson-is running at Full capacity making 300+ guns/day-mainly M&P pistols. They are unable to produce any more guns to help with the shortages.
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> RUGER: Plans to increase from 75% to 100% in the next 90 days.
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> FNH: Moving from 50% production to 75% by Feb 1st and 100% by March 1. Remington-Maxed out!
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> Armalite: Maxed out.
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> DPMS: Can't get enough parts to produce any more product.
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> COLT: Production runs increasing weekly...bottle necked by Bolt carrier's.
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> LWRC:Making only black guns, running at full capacity...can't get enough gun quality steel to make barrels.
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> Springfield Armory: Only company who can meet demand but are running 30-45 days behind.
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> AMMO: Every caliber is now Allocated! We are looking at a nation wide shortage of all calibers over the next 9 months. All plants are producing as much ammo as possible w/ of 1 BILLION rounds produced weekly. Most is military followed by L.E. and civilians are third in line.
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> MAGPUL is behind 1 MILLION mags, do not expect any large quantities of magpul anytime soon.
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> RELOADERS... ALL Remington, Winchester, CCI & Federal primers are going to ammo FIRST. There are no extra's for reloading purposes... it could be 6-9 months before things get caught up. Sorry for the bleak news, but now we know what to expect in the coming months. Stay tuned, we'll keep you posted...
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> Related commentary from Bob Owens :
> They didn't know when they'd be getting anything back in stock, from magazines to rifles to pistols. Manufacturers were running full-bore, but couldn't come close to keeping up with market demand. It wasn't just the AR-15s, the AK-pattern rifles, the M1As, and the FALs that were sold out. It really hit me when I realized that the World War-era M1 Garands, M1 carbines, and Enfield .303s were gone, along with every last shell. Ubiquitous Mosin-Nagants—of which every gun store always seems to have 10-20—were gone. So was their ammo. Only a dust free space marked their passing. I've never seen anything like it

Edited by A.Hall (02/06/13 10:04 AM)
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