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Mags
July 12, 2009, 07:00 PM
Lets see the pictures of all that ammo that is miising off the shelves of our favorite sporting stores.
Here are mine:

Factory 45 ACP :(
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0650.jpg

Factory 9mm
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0651.jpg

Factory 223/5.56
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0652.jpg

22 LR :(
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0654.jpg

Reloads from left to right. 45 ACP, 9mm, 223
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0656.jpg

Soon to be 45 ACP
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0658.jpg
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y24/hossdelgado/100_0657.jpg

The sad thing is I usually blow through this much (I know its not that much for some) in 6-12 months but I am trying to stretch it out to 24 months.

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SCKimberFan
July 12, 2009, 07:15 PM
Show us your "ammo hoard"


Nope. :D

2RCO
July 12, 2009, 07:21 PM
I am doubting you'll get much compliance on this one. I try to avoid taking photos of my stash for security reasons. I may have alot and I may have none.

Mags
July 12, 2009, 07:23 PM
I am doubting you'll get much compliance on this one. I try to avoid taking photos of my stash for security reasons. I may have alot and I may have none. Oh I get it thanks. Maybe I am not showing everything or am I ?

HK G3
July 12, 2009, 07:24 PM
I lost all my ammo in a tragic boating accident. :(

jaholder1971
July 12, 2009, 07:24 PM
I went into reloading overtime prior to my surgery in November. I've shot little of it.

I've got to get back out and stock up on primers and powder.

Wirtbowhunter
July 12, 2009, 07:34 PM
I lost all my ammo in a tragic boating accident. :(
Me too, it sucks because all my guns were on the boat too!!

Titan6
July 12, 2009, 07:44 PM
You call that a hoard?

I don't know if you are storing those boxes stacked up but if you are you might want to rethink that, especially if you don't shoot much.

Kansan
July 12, 2009, 07:49 PM
I shot my last few rounds last October. I'm patiently waiting for the safer, trackable, gov't chipped & traced ammo to come out before I buy any more. :) ;)

possum
July 12, 2009, 07:52 PM
3,000rds of .40s&w wwb, 165gr fmj.( i got this before the ammo shortage, and it is all on standby for a few training courses.)
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a98/rollins_joshua/January20092332.jpg

i also have 1,500rds of pmc .223 but i have noi pics of that.

DRYHUMOR
July 12, 2009, 07:59 PM
I shot the last of mine this morning. :evil:

THE DARK KNIGHT
July 12, 2009, 07:59 PM
I wish I had some ammo for my guns

I shot the last couple rounds a few months ago and just haven't had the cash to buy any more

possum
July 12, 2009, 08:01 PM
i have 7,000rds of .40 reloads too but i don't count them in this, because the turn over rate is so quick.

Walkalong
July 12, 2009, 08:40 PM
.38 Spl & .45 Colt

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=101438&d=1247441997

......:D

seanie!
July 12, 2009, 08:57 PM
I don't have photos, but I can tell you that I currently have:
440 rounds of .223 FMJ(200 Wolf, 240 Brown Bear[I clearly spare no expense])
40 rounds of .223 JHP(Remington)
333 rounds of 9MM FMJ(mix of Remington, S&B, and Federal)
100 rounds of 9MM JHP(Winchester)
100 rounds of #8shot 12G(Federal)
10 rounds of 00buck(S&B)
10 rounds of HP slugs(Winchester)

The only reason I currently have so much(yes, for me this is a lot of ammo) is that I have a range trip coming up next week, so I've been picking up ammo here and there for the past several months. The only ammo I plan on having left after the range are the rifle and handgun hollow points, and the 00 buck.

doc2rn
July 12, 2009, 09:02 PM
:scrutiny:one pad of each caliber I own:rolleyes:

christcorp
July 12, 2009, 09:06 PM
Yea; since the hoarding and such; I have EXACTLY:

5 rounds of 45acp
6 rounds of 32acp
7 rounds of 9mm Makarov
3 rounds of 38spl
3 round of 357 magnum
4 rounds of 30-30
4 rounds of 7mm magnum
2 rounds of 12 gauge
8 rounds of 22LR

That's it. That's all there is left. And those are all set aside for self defense and/or deer/elk season.

DRYHUMOR
July 12, 2009, 09:06 PM
I can tell some of you guys are seriously understocked in the event of a zombie attack. I hope you have some baseball bats or canes or something. :uhoh:

Maybe I need to go order 10,000 assorted rounds of various calibers...

oh wait...

there's an ammo shortage...

where'd I put that bat?

stormspotter
July 12, 2009, 09:22 PM
Got rid of my gun, cause I can't find any ammo at WalMart.

I now carry a 9 iron, 5 iron or #1 driver, depending on if I need a short, medium or long range defensive weapon.

But I do have a good supply of ammo for my daughters rubber band gun.:neener:

danbrew
July 12, 2009, 09:26 PM
Lightweights...

http://www.ammoman.com/images4/223-55GR-COPPER-1.jpg

clemsonu0219
July 12, 2009, 09:47 PM
/thread :)

jhco
July 12, 2009, 09:51 PM
I'll pass

jordan1948
July 12, 2009, 09:54 PM
I've got one bullet and I keep it in my shirt pocket :D

Vonderek
July 12, 2009, 09:55 PM
http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k98/dreamcatchermedia/BarneyFife.jpg

jordan1948
July 12, 2009, 10:05 PM
Eeeeexactly lol

Mags
July 12, 2009, 10:07 PM
I would like to Nugent's pallets of ammo.

Mags
July 12, 2009, 10:09 PM
I don't know if you are storing those boxes stacked up but if you are you might want to rethink that, especially if you don't shoot much.
No, I put them on their sides in an ammo can.

PONTIACDM
July 12, 2009, 10:15 PM
Whats the difference on how the are sitting?

Mags
July 12, 2009, 10:25 PM
Some folks believe stacking your ammo will push the lead deeper into the bullet creating more case pressure.

hillbillydelux
July 12, 2009, 10:39 PM
All I have is 1 box of .22lr. Winchester wildcat. Not even worth taking a picture of. ;)

Martyk
July 12, 2009, 10:41 PM
Found this interesting little article...I didn't know there were limits

Man with ammo stockpile remains jailed
A man will remain locked up until his trial on charges that he stockpiled nearly 80,000 rounds of ammunition in his home in the belief the world was on the brink of violent economic collapse.

Full Story: The Indianapolis Star

Read All 127 Comments

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/south-bend-in/TSMDOOKJ9C21JQJL3

Martyk
July 12, 2009, 10:44 PM
Another scary scene... is this where we are headed? Pulling up floorboards??

Ammo stockpile found in house

June 23 2009 at 07:12PM

A tip-off led to the discovery on Tuesday of ammunition stockpiled in a house in Westdene, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

A total of 1800 rounds and six magazines for an R1 rifle, 100 R5 assault rifle rounds, two smoke grenades and one flare grenade were found after police pulled up the floorboards of the Seymour Street house, said spokeswoman Senior Superintendent Noxolo Kweza.

The owner of the house lived outside the province. He had been renting it to five people who had been living on the premises for a month.

Kweza said the five men were questioned but had not known about the ammunition. Police had no suspects at present. - Sapa

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?art_id=nw20090623190653401C730768

maskedman504
July 12, 2009, 10:47 PM
http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc99/maskedman504/thIMG_0515.jpg

And for the blowgun~

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc99/maskedman504/IMG_0781.jpg

Martyk
July 12, 2009, 10:47 PM
What a great idea.. http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=363924

lobo9er
July 12, 2009, 10:50 PM
why?

jordan1948
July 12, 2009, 10:51 PM
Another scary scene... is this where we are headed? Pulling up floorboards??

Ammo stockpile found in house

June 23 2009 at 07:12PM

A tip-off led to the discovery on Tuesday of ammunition stockpiled in a house in Westdene, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

A total of 1800 rounds and six magazines for an R1 rifle, 100 R5 assault rifle rounds, two smoke grenades and one flare grenade were found after police pulled up the floorboards of the Seymour Street house, said spokeswoman Senior Superintendent Noxolo Kweza.

The owner of the house lived outside the province. He had been renting it to five people who had been living on the premises for a month.

Kweza said the five men were questioned but had not known about the ammunition. Police had no suspects at present. - Sapa
No suspects? So now it's illegal to hide ammo under your floorboards? I'm assuming that if the five men living there didn't know anything about it then the previous owner must have.

Mags
July 12, 2009, 10:53 PM
What a great idea.. http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=363924
Yeah that thread started a year before I joined thanks for letting me know about it.
why?
And that added?

22-rimfire
July 13, 2009, 12:00 AM
I'm still waiting for Walmart to get some white box in. :)

Matrix187
July 13, 2009, 12:41 AM
I'm too poor to have much. :(

TexasRifleman
July 13, 2009, 12:57 AM
Found this interesting little article...I didn't know there were limits

Man with ammo stockpile remains jailed
A man will remain locked up until his trial on charges that he stockpiled nearly 80,000 rounds of ammunition in his home in the belief the world was on the brink of violent economic collapse.

Well the story leaves out the fact that he was declared mentally incompetent by the court and was forbidden from owning firearms.

The arrest warrant included things related to the sale of cocaine.


That's what he was arrested for, the media just loves to play up the sensationalism.

He was NOT arrested for having 80,000 rounds of ammo.


No suspects? So now it's illegal to hide ammo under your floorboards? I'm assuming that if the five men living there didn't know anything about it then the previous owner must have.

Did you read it? That happened in South Africa.

You guys need to slow down, take a breath and relax a little :)

happygeek
July 13, 2009, 02:22 AM
Some folks believe stacking your ammo will push the lead deeper into the bullet creating more case pressure.

I actually had that happen to a 45 ACP FMJ round that was the first in a mag that I CCed for awhile. I guess chambering the round repeatedly day after day made that happen. I still have the round sitting on the shelf next to my ammo boxes, was afraid to try to use it at the range. I try to get to the range at least weekly now, that way a round will only be in the top of the mag for a week.

bnkrazy
July 13, 2009, 11:44 AM
I haven't taken any new pics in a while, but here's some from a while ago. I've picked up some and shot some since.

http://devextreme.com/personal/ForumStuff/bullets.jpg

http://devextreme.com/personal/ForumStuff/500rnds7.62x39.JPG

http://devextreme.com/personal/ForumStuff/SHTFCloset.jpg

2nd 41
July 13, 2009, 04:40 PM
Today I have more brains than Ammo. It's usually the other way around. Not picture worthy.

danweasel
July 13, 2009, 05:33 PM
Don't move to South Africa or get declared mentally incompetent and you be OK.

FOR NOW, mwahahahaha,

Dan

P.S. My "stockpile" of 7 different calibers would fit into a small backpack. It sucks.

Ignition Override
July 13, 2009, 06:01 PM
Only have 1,500 .22.
6,800 7.62x39 (includes recently traded 1,900 rds. of .223 for 2,000 x39 in TX).
1,800 7.62x54R.
About 1,500 .303, but have no camera/computer skills.

The only ammo bought after the election is x54R, .303 and .22.
Why did so many people wait and allow themselves to be pushed into a corner with the more popular calibers?
Did they not know that the presidential election might easily put a Dem. in the White House?

1858rem
July 13, 2009, 06:19 PM
-20 .308
-40 .204
-12 .38 spl
-100 .45acp
-14 .30-30
-4 9mm makarov
-50 45 LC
-6 9mm
-a few 20ga shells
-maybe 100 .22lr

1858rem
July 13, 2009, 06:20 PM
bnkrazy... i might consider that a stockpile!

Dave Dembinski
July 13, 2009, 06:46 PM
I have more ammo for guns I don't have anymore than ammo for guns that I do. Er... :uhoh:

Gryffydd
July 13, 2009, 06:49 PM
Lightweights...
Nice direct hotlink to ammoman.com :neener:

DRYHUMOR
July 13, 2009, 06:54 PM
I found a bullet I didn't realize I had today...

I shot it.:neener:

Gamera
July 13, 2009, 07:31 PM
Boating Accident :)

Wyo_F-A
July 13, 2009, 07:40 PM
Not so funny story that involves the state record trout that got away and a pontoon that developed a very large hole.

Titan6
July 13, 2009, 08:35 PM
Some folks believe stacking your ammo will push the lead deeper into the bullet creating more case pressure.

I guess you don't have to believe it. But it happens whether you believe in it or not.

1858rem
July 13, 2009, 08:47 PM
so how about if you keep it in hard cases like the ones from frankford arsenal?

Titan6
July 13, 2009, 08:56 PM
Hard plastic cases are fine. The issue is that the weight will compress the rounds because the cardboard boxes are not sturdy enough to support the weight. Just store card board boxes on their edge and there will be no problems.

Blakenzy
July 13, 2009, 10:08 PM
Quote:
Some folks believe stacking your ammo will push the lead deeper into the bullet creating more case pressure.

I guess you don't have to believe it. But it happens whether you believe in it or not.

Actually, it would depend on the design of plastic basket(or lack thereof) used inside the cardboard.

Mags
July 13, 2009, 10:28 PM
I guess you don't have to believe it. But it happens whether you believe in it or not.
Oh, I believe it.

Straight Shooter
July 13, 2009, 10:31 PM
Some folks believe stacking your ammo will push the lead deeper into the bullet creating more case pressure.

I guess you don't have to believe it. But it happens whether you believe in it or not.

At first this seems feasible. But then I think its packed upright in the cases from the factory and cases are put on top of cases on pallets or on warehouse shelves... I think the factory would take this into consideration if it really was a problem.

Mags
July 13, 2009, 10:39 PM
At first this seems feasible. But then I think its packed upright in the cases from the factory
Most ammo is packed on its side.

Straight Shooter
July 13, 2009, 10:57 PM
Below shows cases both upright and on the side... I don't see why a factory would chance it. Wouldn't this open the door to a possible lawsuit?


http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=101492&stc=1&d=1247536345

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=101491&stc=1&d=1247536333

LoneStarWings
July 13, 2009, 11:03 PM
Here's my dresser (I can't have both drawers open at the same time or it falls over, even with a TV and stereo on top, don't ask me how I know):

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c55/LoneStarWings/horde.jpg
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c55/LoneStarWings/horde2.jpg

In drawer 1:

1500 Rounds Federal HST .40 S&W 180gr
1000 Rounds Hornady TAP LE A-MAX 155gr .308 win
45 Shells Remington 12 gauge 00 Buckshot
5 Shells Remington 12 gauge Slugger Rifled Slugs

In drawer 2:

960 Rounds Federal XM762D 150gr .308 Win
3500 Rounds Winchester Super X .22LR high velocity hollow points
350 Rounds Blazer .40 S&W FMJ
125 Rounds Federal Premium 12 gauge Tru-Ball Hollow Point Rifled Slugs
30 Rounds Federal Power Shok 12 gauge 00 Buckshot

MrFox
July 13, 2009, 11:13 PM
So thats where it all went :(

I've got some copper BBs. And a few rocks. I have one good arrow left for my bow.

Looks like I'll have to fix bayonets.

tlmkr38
July 13, 2009, 11:48 PM
I would post pics of mine but I can't remember where I buried it... LOL!!!!!

crazy-mp
July 13, 2009, 11:50 PM
Ammo? I just buy guns for the bayonets, barrel shrouds, high capacity mags and pistol grips.

chuckusaret
July 14, 2009, 12:04 AM
I started stocking ammo in March of 1984 and purchased small quantities each month and at one time I had a total of 15,500 rounds. I store my handgun ammo in surplus 50 cal ammo cans and have the following:
(1) .40 cal FMJ 8 K rnds Note: Added 250 rnds today from Wal Mart
(2) .40 cal JHP 280 rnds
(3) 9MM FMJ 3.8 K rnds
(4) 9MM JHP 180 rnds
(5) .380 FMJ 650 rnds
(6) .38 FMJ 140 rnds (40 rnds dated 1956)
(7) .357 FMJ 20 rnds
(8) .45 FMJ 20 rnds
(9) 12 ga 500 rounds assorted loads stored in original cases
(10) 12 ga 120 rounds (rifled slugs)

The inventory would appear excessive to the non shooter but for two normal outdoor range trips per month requires at least 500 + rounds per trip for my family of four shooters. It has become a major task to replenish the rounds used on the trips and is rather costly as we all know.

I'll bet the BATF monitors this site

Mr.357Sig
July 14, 2009, 12:46 AM
Uh..........no.:D

Big brother is watching you...http://www.forumammo.com/cpg/displayimage.php?pid=1950&fullsize=1

Arkel23
July 14, 2009, 12:53 AM
Must be nice to be rich.

DAVIDSDIVAD
July 14, 2009, 04:32 AM
All of you guys saying "ZOMG NO WEY I NO POST PICS OF MY AMMO, TEH GUBMENT IS WATCHING" are absolutely ridiculous.

The_Seventh_Sign
July 14, 2009, 05:08 AM
The Guy in the Indy star story was Mentally incompetent and was earlier ordered by a judge to not hoard ammo.

FYI

The_Seventh_Sign
July 14, 2009, 05:31 AM
I also would like to throw a little caution at the people storing their ammo loosely in an ammo can.
My thoughts on it
If it is just plinking ammo i guess it is OK.
But what if the shtf and thats it what you have will have to last. I put all mine in boxes.
Some of the 7.62 x 39 ammo has been found to have lop sided lead in the bullet and it is throwing the trajectory off quite a bit.
Imagine it could cause lop sided fouling in the barrels of your guns too.
dented bullets would have me worried as well, if your just shooting the guns just to hear noise then that is fine i guess.
Then there is the weight surely you guys notice some of these storages places have drawers eventually plastic becomes brittle and wood warps with weight. I would love to know how you store this much weight.
Last it is expensive to have that much ammo. How does one get a job that enables you to afford such varied stashes.
T_S_S

GojuBrian
July 14, 2009, 06:16 AM
I don't stockpile by any means, but I have enough to have fun at the range for two or three trips.

Lately, I've been able to buy .40, 9mm, and .22's at wal mart every weekend.

They had 325rd boxes of .22 match federal ammo for $14.47. Not bad.

mcdonl
July 14, 2009, 06:42 AM
I shoot my guns, I dont hoard ammo.

zombienerd
July 14, 2009, 07:13 AM
I'm not at home right now, but IIRC I have approx:

250rnds 9MM FMJ
100rnds 9MM JHP
200rnds .380ACP
200rnds .308 FMJ
140rnds .30-30 Softpoint
70rnds 12ga 3" Slugs

This is taking into consideration what I had when I left , and being that the wife is pregnant, and afraid to shoot while she is, I'm hoping my stockpile is the same when I return.

chuckusaret
July 14, 2009, 12:41 PM
Must be nice to be rich.

Not rich. I bought on the average of 200 rounds per month and used less than a 150 rounds per month for practice. The math:
200rnds -150rnds x 12 months x 25 years=15,000 rounds stockpiled. Some months used more rounds than normal or was not able to purchase replacement ammo as has been the case since we got Obama.

Kernel
July 14, 2009, 01:38 PM
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/09H92EQdsS25N/610x.jpg
Oh. You said "ammo hoard". My bad.:D

Gun Slinger
July 14, 2009, 01:56 PM
I'll bet the BATF monitors this site.

Among others, no doubt.

Call me paranoid if you want ;), but I'll bet our names are on more than a few "lists", since our Government believes that we (law abiding gun owners) are a potential danger to our country. The vast majority of us are simply not that way, being that we love our Nation, "imperfections" and all, far too much to do something against her and I count myself among that number.

Since we gun owners (including me) are active members on this site (and probably others, too) it is probably unwise to post pictures or descriptions/inventories of what we "have" in the way of guns and ammo.

Why give the dinks anything else to manipulate against us? :scrutiny:

DAVIDSDIVAD
July 14, 2009, 01:58 PM
Among others, no doubt.

Call me paranoid if you want , but I'll bet our names are on more than a few "lists", since our Government believes that we (law abiding gun owners) are a potential danger to our country. The vast majority of us are simply not that way, being that we love our Nation, "imperfections" and all, far too much to do something against her and I count myself among that number.

Since we gun owners (including me) are active members on this site (and probably others, too) it is probably unwise to post pictures or descriptions/inventories of what we "have" in the way of guns and ammo.

Why give the dinks anything else to manipulate against us?


I think if Hurricaine Katrina taught us anything, it's that being pseudo-cautious on the internet isn't worth squat.
If, as the beloved term goes, the S does HTF, whatever you posted on the internet isn't going to matter at all.

Gun Slinger
July 14, 2009, 02:37 PM
I think if Hurricaine Katrina taught us anything, it's that being pseudo-cautious on the internet isn't worth squat.
If, as the beloved term goes, the S does HTF, whatever you posted on the internet isn't going to matter at all.

Probably so.

Still ain't interested in posting pictures though.

No one here needs to see what I have and I certainly don't need to see what others have either as it is just none of my business. :)

drtee
July 16, 2009, 12:15 AM
I took a picture. Nothing was on the print. I must be out of ammo. :what:

20nickels
July 16, 2009, 01:00 AM
This is how I have been storing and transporting my reloads, but this ammo stacking talk has got me paranoid. :uhoh:

2RCO
July 16, 2009, 01:11 AM
Ammo? I just buy guns for the bayonets, barrel shrouds, high capacity mags and pistol grips.

I thought I was the only one that did that.

jordan1948
July 16, 2009, 10:39 AM
Oh. You said "ammo hoard". My bad.
Where's that picture from lol

lamebums
July 17, 2009, 01:11 AM
Here's my ammo collection.

http://www.fototime.com/738CCA5F8DDBCF3/standard.jpg

LRaccuracy
July 17, 2009, 08:17 AM
I don't have an ammo hoard.

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