GUN How much ammo do I really need on hand?

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  1. Hooligan

    Hooligan New Member

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    I just have the urge to get 5k for everything.
     
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  2. Soybomb

    Soybomb New Member

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    how much can you reasonably afford without hurting yourself financially? I wouldn't buy 50 rounds on credit or pass something I needed but its not getting cheaper.
     
  3. FusionZ06

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    A few thousand :o
     
  4. Sailor Jerry

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    As much as you can afford and have room for.
     
  5. Keesh

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    12 bebillion rounds
     
  6. yar1182

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    my rule is to have a years worth of ammo on hand at all times.
     
  7. A96HondaAccordCoupeEX

    A96HondaAccordCoupeEX Silver Member

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    until you dont even know how much you have.. :o
     
  8. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Buy cheap, stack deep.
     
  9. thegooch

    thegooch OT Supporter

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    all my rifles use 7.62x54r for the time being..well that and my 10/22 which doesn't cost shit

    I'll be down to about 800 rounds of 7.62x54R after tommorrow. Planning on buying 800 rounds of silvertip next week
     
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    paranoid much?
     
  11. A96HondaAccordCoupeEX

    A96HondaAccordCoupeEX Silver Member

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    How many rds is that? 100? 500? 1000? :o
     
  12. hsmith

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    add some 0's lol
     
  13. 01_Cruiser

    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    enough to have the newspapers make you sound like a terrorist and baby killer if they were to ever find out about it
     
  14. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    so, 12 rounds of Black Talon?
     
  15. Popps

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    I'd buy as much as you can right now.

    This is one area prices will never go down.
     
  16. Soybomb

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    Its yar...there's going to be an exponent involved ;)
     
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    Presently I have 70k in pistol alone. This is not all loaded ammo it's components. I think I have 4 cases of slugs (250 each), 1200 birdshot (daminit only 6 months worth but I can always get more at walmart), 8k 69gr 223, 12k 55gr 223, 40k 40s&w, 6k in various match grade 22lr

    I'm sure the ATF and DOJ have a file on me as I get so much power and primers shipped to me and I have registered AW's in california.
     
  18. Soybomb

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    I've tried to hold out hoping for an ammo miracle since most stuff is 2x as expensive now as when I bought it, but I don't think thats going to happen. Stock up.
     
  19. Hooligan

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    I'm trying to get at least 500 a month, but it just keeps getting more expensive... :o
     
  20. Keesh

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    Yeah I never bought much .223 before because I never had anything that shot it. I passed on some decent deals a couple years ago but now I'm kicking myself for not buying any :sad2:
     
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    I've pissed away all my .223 because I didn't want to buy any at current prices. As of yesterday, I have 4 mags left :wtc: Only thing I have surplus of right now is 9mm, x54r and 22lr.
     
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    the more he buys now, the less it will cost him later.
     
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    Depends on what you're going to use it for. SHTF? Only an idiot would have more than 1000 rounds and no body armor or gas mask.
     
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    balls deep, nga
     
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    too much is never enough
     

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