So has the election compelled you to buy anything?


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NC-Mike
October 15, 2008, 05:28 PM
:scrutiny:

I fear the worst. There are so many things I want but thankfully I have everything I need but "want" is still a hard thing to fight in the face of what may be coming our way. I decided that fiscal prudence and common sense should be abandoned in the face of that possibility so I bought the following items to fill in what I already have.

DPMS AP4 carbine
Romanian AK 7.62 x 39
Romanian PSL 7.62 x 54R
Beretta 92 FS with three hi-cap mags

7- 5.56 AR mags
2- Browning HP mags
2- CZ-75 mags
4- 92 FS mags
5- PSL mags
4- 10-22 steel-lips mags
10- 30-round AK mags


It adds up to over 3 thousand I wouldn't have spent right now. I guess you can call this just another version of the government sponsored economic stimulus plan. :D


And there is still time left to get at least one more 75 round AK drum...

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mljdeckard
October 15, 2008, 05:29 PM
It's the excuse I used. Even though I don't think that Obama will try to pass anything in his first term.

I have also successfully persuaded several of my friends and family to buy a gun before the election.

No Fear
October 15, 2008, 05:31 PM
The good part about the economic mess/election hysteria is you can use the worry of it to convince the wife that wasting money on garbage decorations for halloween, thanksgiving, christmas and candle history month, needs to be curtailed. Not to mention gifts for each family member, neighbor and on and on :barf::rolleyes:

Both candidates don't like civillians having semi auto military style rifles so another AK seems appropriate.

NC-Mike
October 15, 2008, 05:42 PM
It's the best reason that's going to come along in at least four years... :evil:


Frankly, I'm ecstatic about the PSL I laid-away. Every-time I walked in the gun-shop, my eyes always went over to that rifle which I then gazed at with a deep, longing desire.

Thanks McCain, Thanks Obama!



And BTW, my Credit Card says Thanks as well! :o

ZombieKiller
October 15, 2008, 05:44 PM
IBTL

i gotta tec-9 because of the election scare

No Fear
October 15, 2008, 05:46 PM
Frankly, I'm ecstatic about the PSLAre you open to switching that to a FAL? More mag capacity.

NC-Mike
October 15, 2008, 05:51 PM
Are you open to switching that to a FAL? More mag capacity.

Thought about the FAL, believe me I did but that's going to fall in the category of one I couldn't have. And there a a lot of them. :(

I'm not really worried about mag capacity with this rifle. I got that covered with the AK's and AR's...

NC-Mike
October 15, 2008, 05:53 PM
IBTL

i gotta tec-9 because of the election scare

I was thinking about a Mac-9 just because I have a 9mm AR that uses the same Sten mags but that thing is a complete waste without a stock. :(

No Fear
October 15, 2008, 06:00 PM
You "can't" have a FAL? Why? Many of them are close to the same price as a PSL.I was thinking about a Mac-9 just because I have a 9mm AR that uses the same Sten mags but that thing is a complete waste without a stock.Well, you have to have a MAC, come on. Here's ones with stocks for Dianne Feinstein's enjoyment :evil:http://masterpiecearms.com/products.php?cat=10&PHPSESSID=8752add6fd78909e02a79c85d67096a2

http://img385.imageshack.us/img385/6479/mpa20carbine20rifleye2.jpg

ZombieKiller
October 15, 2008, 06:03 PM
I was thinking about a Mac-9

I also have a Cobray PM-11/9mm, but I got this before the election scare.

IBTL

Treo
October 15, 2008, 06:04 PM
I didn't buy anything that I wouldn't have bought any way I just picked it up a little sooner than planned.

And I'm stocking up on ammunition and magazines for guns I already have as opposed to buying new guns.

and the fact that all but 2 of my guns are off paper

distra
October 15, 2008, 06:21 PM
More high cap mags for me as well as another revolver. Like to see 'em limit that capacity. :neener: I'm going to pick up some more 30 rd AR mags, powder and primers to make sure. Those of you think the Dems (specifically Obama) will not try to limit gun ownership in his first term are delusional. :cuss: This joker will reinstate the AWB and try to get one without a sunset. Socialism is on the way, arm yourself the best you can. [I hope this is not too political for the mods]

DoubleTapDrew
October 15, 2008, 06:27 PM
We don't need another AWB to cause prices to go ballistic. The hysteria surrounding what candidate X will do the minute he gets into office is enough to cause that.

Picard
October 15, 2008, 06:33 PM
I bought most of my collection because of the election. I've only been seriously interested in RKBA issues since the beginning of the year, so I had some catching up to do. :p

I now have a good assortment of rifles, magazines and ammo although I still have a few things I'd like to get in the near future. For the most part, I'm content.

daorhgih
October 15, 2008, 06:48 PM
I never got rid of anything I'd accumulated for the Y2K fiasco. On top of all that, I've bought several more firearms, off-paper, and have one nice little derringer to throw away to the gendarmerie if they start collections based on licenses. All told, I have three times the MRE count and weapon count and rounds count that I had in 1999. BTW, in his state they issue "licenses", not "permits", and NOT CCW ( Carry Concealed.) Our "permission" is via God and His Laws as enumerated in our Constitution. I think I have what might be termed "an arsenal", if one include powder, primers, brass, etc. But it's not illegal. I only shoot in 3 calibres, .45, 9x19, and .50AE, and reload in all of those. I think it's a good idea to have some .38, 22, .380, etc. for bartering purposes, in addition to the old standby made by Kimberly-Clark !!

jnyork
October 15, 2008, 06:52 PM
Have been buying lots and lots of reloading components and .22 ammo.

ScottyT
October 15, 2008, 07:11 PM
I think if Obama wins prices on possible AWB items will skyrocket, whether or not an actual AWB comes in the next 4 years.

I put an AR on layaway and will have it paid for in December.

Need 10+ mags before Nov 4!

NC-Mike
October 15, 2008, 07:24 PM
You "can't" have a FAL? Why? Many of them are close to the same price as a PSL.
Quote:
I was thinking about a Mac-9 just because I have a 9mm AR that uses the same Sten mags but that thing is a complete waste without a stock.

Well, you have to have a MAC, come on. Here's ones with stocks for Dianne Feinstein's enjoyment http://masterpiecearms.com/products....a79c85d67096a2

You are a cruel man. :mad:

PTK
October 15, 2008, 07:31 PM
I bought a bunch of silencers and other NFA items. :)

M2 Carbine
October 15, 2008, 07:39 PM
I've got a couple Kel Tec PLR .223 pistols. I'll probably buy another one or two.

hoosier8
October 15, 2008, 07:40 PM
Yeah, a DPMS Panther Arms LR-308 AP4. I haven't even taken it to the range yet.

Catherine
October 15, 2008, 07:41 PM
Aspirin and a vomit plastic bag.

Back to the original intent of your question...

I buy and sell guns that I would have bought/sold anyway.

I and/or we stock up as usual on ammunition and 'reloading stuff' for him.

I stock up on sales, buy in bulk, buy because of price increases, buy because of the devaluation of the U.S. dollar and he does 'his thing' when it comes to his guns and ammunition. I do THIS when it comes to other products too!

I am VERY concerned about the 'election' when it comes to BOTH of the front runners. I am VERY concerned about the economy and super inflation and I have been that way LONG before it hit the main stream news and some 'sheep' woke up and took notice about $$$, bail outs, SELL outs, job losses, deficits, budgets, etc. :banghead:

I personally think that IT will hit the fan and it will not only be in ANTI GUN issues.

Keep your powder dry!

Catherine
End the FED!

El Tejon
October 15, 2008, 07:43 PM
Magazines, lots and lots of magazines, including mags for guns I do not own.

I also bought a bunch of AR lowers and folding stock AKs as investments.

Bearhands
October 15, 2008, 07:44 PM
maybe you fear the worst because you haven't done enough to ensure the worst won't happen? <cough> the ELECTION HASN'T HAPPENED YET!

El Tejon
October 15, 2008, 07:47 PM
The election was decided before it began.

We've been telling you for years to buy cheap and stack them deep.

Some of us were around in 1992. AWBII is just around the corner.

BruceRDucer
October 15, 2008, 07:50 PM
/

ammo

XD-40 Shooter
October 15, 2008, 08:01 PM
Reloading supplies! I just ordered another 2000 Ranier 40 S&W bullets from Midway for $180 on sale.:D This will be on top of the 2000 rounds I already have loaded. I'm gonna ask for some powder for Christmas, probably 4 lbs of Longshot, then I'll have 14 lbs of pistol powder total. I've already got 10,000 small pistol primers, so I'm good there.:) Lastly, in January, when Midway does the birthday sale for me, I'll probably order a couple more 12 rd magazines for my XD and some 357 bullets.:)

As far as factory rifle ammo, I'm good to go, 22LR is stocked up as well.:D

NC-Mike
October 15, 2008, 08:40 PM
The problem I have is I feel like I'm already surrendering. The actions I have taken are acts of surrender, acts presumed and compelled by the impending doom before us.

At this particular time, I didn't see another option. :(


The world as we know it is changing.

v8stang289
October 15, 2008, 08:51 PM
I'm getting ready to pick up some more magsand ammo, and I got an AR lower last week. Cant be too careful without knowing for sure whats coming.

intheburbs
October 15, 2008, 08:58 PM
I was hoarding a lot of stuff, but it was all lost in a recent tragic boating accident near the Mariana Trench.

Smith
October 15, 2008, 09:03 PM
I was hoarding a lot of stuff, but it was all lost in a recent tragic boating accident near the Mariana Trench.

I hate it when that happens!

TheDriver
October 15, 2008, 09:05 PM
2 AKs. An AR. Lots of ammo. Of course, I probably would have bought some of it even if both candidates were rabidly pro 2a.

JWarren
October 15, 2008, 09:11 PM
This election has driven practically every choice I've made this season.

And it won't stop after the election for me.

-- John

RtHG77
October 15, 2008, 09:14 PM
Well partially because of the election, partly to sate a longing desire for one, but I picked up a Romanian AK-47. I've got more on my wishlist, but I figure a case of ammo, two more magazines, and a folding stock will finish me up.

I want more, but the way I see it, I need to stock up on mags for AK before everything else; and the folding stock just to have it in case of a ban. I'll get a case of 7.62 in case of a tax increase or other supply problems. No sense in buy more guns that I don't have mags for, and can't feed if I did, right?

Speaking of which, um, anybody got AK mags they're itching to sell/donate? :evil:;)

Snapping Twig
October 15, 2008, 09:14 PM
Powder and primers.

Picard
October 15, 2008, 09:39 PM
I was hoarding a lot of stuff, but it was all lost in a recent tragic boating accident near the Mariana Trench.
I hate it when that happens!

LOL What are the odds?

Speaking of which, um, anybody got AK mags they're itching to sell/donate?

Aimsurplus has good prices for them. Make sure to buy at least 10.

Ben Shepherd
October 15, 2008, 10:01 PM
I'm with El Tejon.

Yes I bought a "few" in the last couple months. No more than originally intended, just faster.

SpeedAKL
October 15, 2008, 10:01 PM
Ammo and high-cap mags. Maybe a gun soon too....

Marcus84
October 15, 2008, 11:05 PM
I'll hopefully be getting a Romanian AK and Colt AR and 3 mags for each.

distra
October 15, 2008, 11:07 PM
After tonight's debate, I'm doubling everything! :banghead:

whiskeytangofoxtrot
October 15, 2008, 11:40 PM
Any ammo that I shoot at a decent price. Bought tons of AR mags (44), and quite a few(22) M1A 20-rounders from 44mag on their sweet sale.

Next is reloading components...:cuss:

A few have asked why I am stocking up, I tell them, and they ask what I will do with it all if the sky doesn't fall? Does not matter to me, it will all be shot or used at some point.

I may have to get into the savings account...

psyopspec
October 15, 2008, 11:44 PM
Anyone visited www.thehighroad.us?

Dr. Tad Hussein Winslow
October 15, 2008, 11:45 PM
Not yet - I keep spending money on guns that are good deals I find that WON'T be banned, and so I'm too broke to get my XCR etc.

Anyone visited www.thehighroad.us?

I don't understand - what is different about that site - looks the same. Oh, I see; Hmm, dueling sites....darn.

JImbothefiveth
October 15, 2008, 11:49 PM
At this particular time, I didn't see another option
Get out and VOTE!
The pro-gun candidates have been farther behind than this in the polls before, at this exact same point in time, and won. A massive gun owner turnout is needed.
Both candidates don't like civillians having semi auto military style rifles so another AK seems appropriate. I urge you to research this, one of the candidates voted against the '94 ban.
4- 10-22 steel-lips mags
I hear the tactical innovations magazines are pretty good, and if a ban happens, you'll want durability.

RyanM
October 16, 2008, 12:41 AM
I'm buying an AR-15, and am making sure that every single part that goes into this thing will last forever. Some paranoid part of me thinks that if Obama is elected, he'll make it so that spare gun parts are individually serialized, and need transfer paperwork. It's sure not that far off from ammo serialization.

And I've got 1,020 rounds of .223 on the way, and 600 bullets for handloading .40.

evan price
October 16, 2008, 01:29 AM
I've been stocking up on full-capacity mags, reloading supplies and ammo cans for two years now. Got dies & brass & bullets for every caliber I own plus some I don't.

Of course, all this preparedness means nothing if they out-and-out ban them- you can't use them, display them, talk about them...

Best bet is join an RKBA group and make your voice heard.

ColinthePilot
October 16, 2008, 01:36 AM
I'm saving up for my first AR. Call it the stereotypical "AWB Rifle." I have other semi-auto "assault weapons" but IMHO an EBR is necessary for any gunnie who wants to stick it to the anti's. I'm thinking about sending my Lower off to get engraved with her name: Nancy. I would name it after Obama, but I only give my military rifles girls' names, so Rep. Pelosi will have to do. :evil:

bearmgc
October 16, 2008, 01:58 AM
No, actually I need to sell stuff, not buy stuff. I got too much stuff.

HK G3
October 16, 2008, 02:17 AM
I bought a Saiga 12 and put a 20 round drum on order as a direct result of fearing a ban.

I'm going to order 10 of the 20 rd G3 mags, and 2 30 rd steel mags as well.

chris in va
October 16, 2008, 02:22 AM
Technically no, but I did convert my Saiga just in case. Problem is the economy is so bad I can't afford anything!

guntotinguy
October 16, 2008, 02:32 AM
Heading out soon to buy a couple of AK's in addition to the rest of the 7 I already have...and another Saiga to 'convert' (762x39) and a lot more mags an ammo.Whether this election goes sour or not,or another AWB (or possibly not,and I do hope not) figured to go buy now...as prices wont fall anytime soon.Get it now while its possible...

BigStick
October 16, 2008, 02:52 AM
I would like to buy some sort of EBR in .223 or .308 (preferably both) with plenty of mags. Same goes for several semi-auto pistols. I also would like a substantial stock pile of ammunition for all those weapons.

The operative word is "like to". I don't want to purchase stuff on credit and my income is modest. I can't afford to drop several thousand dollars on firearms before Nov 4 even if there weren't other important things to purchase.

It really stinks having just purchased my first firearm less than 2 months ago. I wish I could have had been stocking up on firearms & ammo over a period of years instead of feeling like I have to do it all in a couple months. :banghead: I also feel rushed into the EBR purchase. I would really like to take my time building my firearms collection. Do a lot of reading/research, try different firearms/accessories to find out what works best for me, etc. But I don't think I will have that luxury if Obama is elected. :(

Steve Raacke
October 16, 2008, 03:10 AM
I'm still pretty well stocked up after Y2K and the Clinton AWB. Plenty of ammo and mags here.
I'm working as much overtime as I can get and paying off every bill/debt I have. I'd like to be clear of the car note and the Visa card by this time next year.
I got a little money from my insurance company after hurricane gustav. I'm doing most of the repairs myself and pocketing the money. Closed out my savings account and socked it away where I can get to it quickly if needed.
After the hurricane I passed through every National Guard POD (point of distribution) which I could as often as I could. I now have a nice stock of MREs and bottled water.
No matter what comes to pass I plan on being in a better position to deal with it in the near future.

CRITGIT
October 16, 2008, 03:25 AM
Manipulation by fear........ at it's finest! Don't forget they're "gunna" grab your bibles and your first born too!:eek:

I submit we all have plenty of other issues of which to be concerned.... NOW!
Like how 'bout the biggest gov grab of private enterprise ever thanks to GW Clueless!
The one to have feared is on his way out the door!:eek: Thank God!

CRITGIT

DukeNukem
October 16, 2008, 03:40 AM
I'll be buying an AK47. I had no intention of buying one before it became apparent that Obama is probably going to win. I'll also be buying a Springfield XD45 which I probably would have gotten anyway eventually, but with Obama and who knows how many congressional seats the Democrats are going to pick up, that purchase is on the front burner now, too.

barry960
October 16, 2008, 04:10 AM
I hate it that I can't really afford to do much, being a low earner and having a mortgage and student loans. What I've been doing is getting ammo here and there, little amounts at a time, and will probably order some bulk 7.62x39 soon. I'm not inclined to hoard magazines though, and think it's kind of rotten of you guys who are (40-100) so that the poor folks might not be able to get theirs. I have had 9 30 round mags and 1 20 round for a long time for my AR-15, and think that's a perfect amount if they are all in good working order. Maybe 3 more spare ones would be good to rotate out which ones are loaded. I'd like to ad a Beta-C drum to that collection, but think that money would just be better spent on ammunition considering the exorbitant prices. I probably will get an AK and a 75 round drum for it within the next 20 days or so, and already have 4 steel 30 rounders for one.
I can't stand to think that I might have to accept never getting so many things on my list, and am not crazy enough to get into credit card debt or go broke for such fanciful wishes...Barret 82A1, Thompson 1927A1 w/50 round drum, the new FNH SCAR if it becomes available in a civi version, the FN-FiveSeven, FN-PS90, an FNP maybe in 40, a G-21. I think everything else on my wish list is not 'endangered' by an AWB, but I know one party/candidate won't stop at just the 'scary' looking stuff...it's a slippery slope. I don't care if 'they' have a paper trail to my door, it gets to that, and I don't want to live in such a state anyway.

Armueller2001
October 16, 2008, 05:04 AM
Bought an AR15... keep at least 1,000 rounds of .223 and 9mm stockpiled at all times. Also got my Florida non-resident CCW permit.

distra
October 16, 2008, 06:48 AM
I'm not inclined to hoard magazines though, and think it's kind of rotten of you guys who are (40-100) so that the poor folks might not be able to get theirs.

Maybe the next POTUS we redistribute the mag wealth as well. :rolleyes:

viking72
October 16, 2008, 07:31 AM
Romanian AK WASR 10
Surplus ammo in 7.62 NATO and 7.62x39
Later,
Doug

6_gunner
October 16, 2008, 08:02 AM
1. AMMO.

2. Thinking about getting an SKS or possibly either some kind of Lee Enfield or a K31.

3. More ammo.

qajaq59
October 16, 2008, 08:18 AM
Nope!

Intrepid Dad
October 16, 2008, 09:05 AM
1. Ammo, primarily .223

2. 20 and 30 round mags for my AR-15

I want to add a brief story about something positive coming out of this. My wife has never really embraced me owning guns, but seemd to tolerate it. Then I took her to my gun club for the first time the other day (after numerous invitations she finally accepted).

Afterwards we went to dinner and were discussing the current political situation. She said that on her horse forums (she's into competitive trail riding) the scuttlebutt is that if Obama is elected, he'll move to ban high-capacity weapons. I said that I'm convinced that's true and would probably only be the start of what he would do.

Then she said: "I think it's time we buy me a gun". Yes!

NC-Mike
October 16, 2008, 09:17 AM
Speaking of which, um, anybody got AK mags they're itching to sell/donate?

Aimsurplus has good prices for them. Make sure to buy at least 10.


I second that on buying from AIM.

They still have the five or more used Hungarian for 8.95 deal going. Last week they were giving you a used pouch on this deal as well but that looks gone now. I ordered ten of these used Hungarian mags and several of them appeared as new and the rest looked looked pretty dang good.

http://www.aimsurplus.com/acatalog/AK_Romanian_30rd_Steel_Magazine.html

MagnumDweeb
October 16, 2008, 11:25 AM
So I've picked up 2k of 7.62x39, and over 2.5k of .22lr(got an extra 100 from the homeowner where I rent when I replaced the garbage disposal a lot cheaper than what the Sear's guy wanted). I'm waiting to get my bulk buys (already bought, just waiting to arrive) five hundred rounds of 8mm Mauser, 1k of .45 ACP, 1k of .357 Magnum. I'm just going to pick up some more .44 Magnum at the next gun show from some guys I know that do good work with good reloadable brass.

I'm looking at the taking some of the sock of way money I had for O.S. occassions and using up the last of my pocket burning money and pickup up a Saiga 7.62x39 to bolster by suped SKS.

Settle in folks, this'll be real interesting if Obama gets it.

Officers'Wife
October 16, 2008, 11:50 AM
Hmmm,

We have a good supply of ammunition here. Lots of 32-20 for the Winchester, even more 30-06 for the Garand, Remington and Itaca. Bricks and bricks of .22 rimfire, .380, 9mm and .45 both LC and ACP.

Hubby and I are in the midst of a two year argument over buying a new rifle. He would like to get an M1A or an AR but I still say the Garand is enough.

My REAL concern is some pol is going to find out about the double barrelled muzzle load rifle in .75 cal. If they are worried about fifties what would they say about a rifle that the wind from the ball knocks down the target?

Selena

CNYCacher
October 16, 2008, 12:56 PM
Tums

Beren
October 16, 2008, 01:19 PM
So far, I've bought two Colt AR-15's, magazines, and three stripped lower receivers along with parts kits. Contemplating what else to get; probably ammo.

REPOMAN
October 16, 2008, 01:19 PM
I've used the election excuse before w/ my wife ..... Didn't work then either....

tmajors
October 16, 2008, 01:26 PM
2 18.5 inch shotguns, one Moss 500 and one Reming 870. Couldn't decide so bought them both.

Next week I start the AR built. Gonna have to go layaway parts starting with the lower though. Can't afford to drop the $1000 for a pre-build even on layaway :(

Gun Slinger
October 16, 2008, 01:29 PM
Having been through and suffering the effects of the '94 AWB just like everyone else did and long ago realizing that every election is going to go our way, I started buying AK's late last year when the list of possible Democratic contenders was being thrown about.

I now have six Arsenals (3 SA M7Rs and 3 SAS M7s) in addition to a VEPR K in 7.62x39 each rifle having 15 30 round magazines with plans to acquire another SA M7R in a week. Can't have enough EBRs and hicap mags!

Walkalong
October 16, 2008, 01:31 PM
Stocked up on a couple of items, just in case.

cat9x
October 16, 2008, 02:21 PM
colt 6920
30rnd mags
ammo

the potential AWB is just an excuse for me to do this lol

TAB
October 16, 2008, 02:24 PM
nope

RP88
October 16, 2008, 03:42 PM
I currently have a Del-ton Midlength AR and a Saiga 7.62 AK, along with my Mossberg 500. I had been contemplating them far before Obama clinched the nomination, but now I am kind of concerned.

I now am kind of afraid of the future of RKBA. Sure, we are pushing back, but Obama could pass some stupid crap against us.

I WILL be buying about 200 bucks worth of AK and AR mags in the next couple of weeks, and am contemplating another AK or a really cost-effective del-Ton build again. A Mossberg 590 is also on the list. I was worried about finding a good .22 in order to save money and shoot cheaper ammo, but now I'm actually giving into the fear-buying, and want to grab some hi-cap mags and another EBR or two (and a good handgun when I turn 21) first.

I'll be voting McCain, though. Let's just see what happens.

boatguy
October 16, 2008, 03:49 PM
nope

Gord
October 16, 2008, 04:16 PM
Whether or not another AWB presents itself (and I'm not willing to risk inaction on the assumption that it won't), prices are going to shoot up across the board after the election. So, it only makes sense to buy now and avoid the ridiculous price increases.

I took the opportunity to buy what I wanted anyway, a Yugo underfolder AK, a Saiga and conversion parts (will be working on that as soon as said parts arrive in the next few weeks) and a dozen Hungarian mags from AIM.

I'm waiting for the shop to get more stripped AR lowers in, and when they do I'll mate one with a Del-Ton midlength kit and buy a dozen AR mags from 44mag, too.

Anyone have a source on cheap CZ-75B mags?

NC-Mike
October 16, 2008, 06:44 PM
Anyone have a source on cheap CZ-75B mags?

http://www.cdnninvestments.com/cz9mm16blman.html


They have Mec-Gar's for 20 bucks. Good mags but I don't know if that is "cheap"

crotalus01
October 16, 2008, 07:13 PM
Yep, bought a M119mm and 2 cans. Currently stocking up on ammo and planing to buy the new 9mm XDM and a couple of spare mags for it if I can manage to sell my old parachute container and reserve canopy.

dralarms
October 16, 2008, 07:39 PM
Yea, plastic pipe and end caps.:banghead:

ridata
October 16, 2008, 08:28 PM
Yea, plastic pipe and end caps.

If you have to 'invest' in those you must have one huge gun collection! :D

pictoblu
October 16, 2008, 08:38 PM
yeah, it has compelled me to buy land in another dimension, and to stay there.

DeadCalm
October 16, 2008, 08:38 PM
I just went insane with rest of the world. So I bought a Cooper Western Classic and a Leica rangefinder. Life is good. For now.

pictoblu
October 16, 2008, 08:40 PM
These days Leica rangefinders are cheaper than dirt, friend. Used to be holy grail. too funny. Thanks for the memory.

XD-40 Shooter
October 16, 2008, 09:01 PM
The Brady Campaign would love this thread, lol.:evil:

SteelyNirvana
October 16, 2008, 10:23 PM
I think I'm going to hurry up and pay what I owe on my old model vaquero I have in layaway, so I can put a base model Olympic AR on layaway. I have been wanting an AR for sometime now, I believe this is the time to get one. I'm sure if he wins guns stores around the nation will be very busy on Nov 5th.

deadhawg
October 16, 2008, 11:08 PM
The election is one factor among many that have influenced me to stock up on a number of things, including ammo and reloading supplies.

Ron

Babarsac
October 16, 2008, 11:11 PM
-Converted Saiga with a Kobra red dot sight.

-7.62x39 ammo

-Toilet paper

moooose102
October 17, 2008, 07:07 AM
no, it hasn't. #1, IF obama gets elected, you will have several months before he takes office. so that is kind of like your 2 minute wanring in foot ball. second, right now, money is so stinking tight, i just can not afford my little black gun. but, i probably should get a couple of extra hi capacity magazines for the wife's and my pistols soon.

Mousegun
October 17, 2008, 07:16 AM
Never wanted one, hope will never neeeeeeeed one, didn't like them, thought they were impractical.


But refused to be left behind because of stupid soccer mom legislation.

Started liking them cause they are butt ugly (like me).

Ordered a Rock River Tactical.

Now for the wait.

They get more beautiful every day.
Unlike me.

NC-Mike
October 17, 2008, 09:54 AM
Never wanted one, hope will never neeeeeeeed one, didn't like them, thought they were impractical.


But refused to be left behind because of stupid soccer mom legislation.

Started liking them cause they are butt ugly (like me).

Ordered a Rock River Tactical.

Now for the wait.

They get more beautiful every day.
Unlike me.


I never liked em either till I broke down and bought one. My first was a conventional A3 with a 20" heavy barrel. No collapsible stock or other tactical doo-dads. I wanted as close to a conventional rifle as I could get with that first AR and then I really fell in love with it. :)

Now I have a couple other M4's and a 9mm with the goodies on them. :evil:



They say those EBR's tend to multiply...

boatguy
October 17, 2008, 10:49 AM
bought more powder for reloading

K3
October 17, 2008, 10:51 AM
A Ron Paul T-shirt.

A guy can dream, can't he?

orionengnr
October 17, 2008, 10:01 PM
must buy...more primers...and powder...and projectiles :)

Big45
October 17, 2008, 11:02 PM
carrots

XD-40 Shooter
October 18, 2008, 12:52 AM
I do have to say that Obama in the White House and Nancy Pelosi/Harry Reid with super-majorities in the House/Senate scares the crap out of me. Obama will just rubber stamp all the garbage legislation they push through. What's this trio going to do with our Second Ammendment rights?:uhoh::eek: I'm not trying to start anything political here, I'm just sayin', this scares the crap out of me.

DukeNukem
October 18, 2008, 01:23 AM
Got my Springfield XD45 Tactical today. I've reconsidered my rifle purchase and am now going to buy an AK47 and an AR15. Felt no urge at all to own either rifle before this presidential election turned sour.

Queltor
October 18, 2008, 01:29 AM
It's not connected to the election, but the current state of the economy.

I've been putting money into the stock market. Following the lead of Warren Buffet's style of investing, I recognize that many things are on sale right now.

The first step of "buy low and sell high" is to buy low. This is a rare opportunity.

NC-Mike
October 18, 2008, 08:33 PM
A Ron Paul T-shirt.

A guy can dream, can't he?

+1 on that.

I just ordered three AK 20 rounders and 5 AR 20 rounders for range duty.

I put a stripped DPMS lower on lay-a-way. Probably get another one as well.

Got some Polish 7.62 x 54R from AIM. That isn't an "election buy" but you never know and I do need some good lite ball for that PSL.

The only thing I think I need now is a couple 20 round Sten mags for the range, a few more pistol and 10-22 mags and I'll sit tight and hope for a lot of overtime the rest of the year to pay for this stuff. My credit card has waved the white flag. :scrutiny:

Cannonball888
October 18, 2008, 09:15 PM
All I will say is my wife is worried about all the weight from stacked ammo cases in the storage room upstairs. She worries if the floor collapses she may be killed because she spends most of her time in the kitchen which is right underneath. :uhoh:

NC-Mike
October 19, 2008, 12:24 AM
All I will say is my wife is worried about all the weight from stacked ammo cases in the storage room upstairs. She worries if the floor collapses she may be killed because she spends most of her time in the kitchen which is right underneath.

Hehehehe, I'm pretty much sitting under my gun safe right now... :uhoh:

1858rem
October 19, 2008, 12:35 AM
i cant see why the hell they are still running for president with the economy lookin like it could crash an not get back up any day now..stupid lol:confused:.... but yah i jus got a reloading rig going for 45 colt and 38 special:neener:, we got a 9mm mackarove but no brass, are they better to reload or just buy up bulk ammo?:D

cliffy
October 19, 2008, 12:35 AM
I still hold great faith that McCain will win and right any wrong Obama planned to create. Obama is an abomination and a true liar. He'd win at any cost to ruin America, which seems his true goal. Still I should watch my blood pressure, but this election will be the DIRTIEST ever! Frauds will surface, if all too late! cliffy

cchurchi
October 19, 2008, 03:27 AM
Bought one of these based solely on the possibility of a B.H.O.S.F. :

http://noveskerifleworks.com/cgi-bin/imcart/display.cgi?item_id=r-105-556&cat=51&page=1&search=&since=&status=


and one of these:

http://www.tshirthell.com/funny-shirts/antichrist-08-barack-obama/

solareclipse
October 19, 2008, 06:32 AM
no because i am broke...

to be honest i have not heard anything about gun control so i dont expect it right away if ever. when the rumors come to fruition, i'll just charge it. right now i see no reason to

sublimaze41
October 19, 2008, 10:13 PM
Powder and projectiles. I have a sneaking idea that the powers coming in may try the lead toxicity angle.


Doomsday situation as I see it...

Obama as president...................pretty good chance.
Nancy Polosi with a majority greater than it currently stands.
Harry Reid with a SUPER majority in the Senate.

Any laws the antis want to push through will have a clear path.

Green Lantern
October 19, 2008, 10:49 PM
I still hope for the "best" this election - the best being a lukewarm gun-rights supporter vs. a foaming-at-the-mouth gun hater (that has a very effective "mask" to hide his 2A hatred from people that can't be bothered to research it...)

If I had the money, I would...but I'm so broke, I haven't even bothered with a "what if I WASN'T broke" fantasy list. Like the OP I'm lucky in that I feel I have all that I "need."

In fact, what I want - and arguably "need" as I don't own an example of either, is a revolver or 1911 - both RELATIVELY "ban-safe" guns.

Will probably spring for a few mags for things I've got, MAYBE a smidge of ammo. I'm thinking $100 as the ABSOLUTE limit, unless I run across a pot of gold or something...

Kino74
October 20, 2008, 12:25 PM
I've bought some reloading equipment, some pistols and quite a few high cap mags. I'm still eyeing some rifles I started looking at a while back in one of my earlier threads. Right now I'm looking to get another AR15 lower, possibley AR10 type lower, and either ACR or SCAR when available.

I figure IF Komrade Obama gets into office another ban will come in the same time frame like the last AWB, meaning passing AWBII 2011 and taking effect 2012. Two years should be enough to get what I want.

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