National buy ammo day 11-19-2010


November 23, 2010, 09:18 AM
National Buy Ammo day was Nov 19th.

Funds being limited this year, I got a half case of Silver Bear 223 from Aim Surplus (already arrived, wow!).

What did you get?


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November 23, 2010, 02:29 PM
I bought a spam can of 7.62x25 at the nations gun show in Chantilly va.

November 23, 2010, 02:32 PM
Who makes up these silly "national days"?

I didn't buy jack. I reloaded a few weeks back. good enough for me.

November 23, 2010, 05:07 PM
I ordered 500 7.62X39 the other day (11-20), but I didn't know it was buy ammo day the day before. I was just low on 7.62X39. :)

November 23, 2010, 05:53 PM
Had I only known that I was supposed to go out and buy ammo... Ah well, I didn't have any money anyways. I wouldn't have been able to participate. Maybe next year. Just give me a few days heads up because I know I'll forget.

November 23, 2010, 06:34 PM
Wasn't it Kim DuToit who promoted National Ammo Day?

Whatever happened to him, anyway? I thought I spotted him at a Tea Party rally here in Texas a year or so ago, but not altogether sure about it.

November 23, 2010, 07:26 PM
Never heard of National Buy Ammo Day. Sounds like crap and a stupid idea to me.

Average Joe
November 23, 2010, 07:27 PM
Sounds like another way just to drive up the price of ammo to me .

November 23, 2010, 07:46 PM
i got some 7.62x54r

November 23, 2010, 07:55 PM
Great High Road responses. :rolleyes:

On second thought, it's about what I'd expect from THR these days. This site is going downhill faster than BHO's approval ratings.

About 30 seconds of research would show that National Ammo Day is designed to impress upon both retailers and political animals just how many gun owners there are out there, and what an impact we can have on both the economy and the voting booth. An opportunity to display solidarity.

And just as clearly, a concept wasted and an opportunity missed.

November 23, 2010, 08:04 PM
I don't have anything against it but never heard of it

November 23, 2010, 08:11 PM
I didn't buy any loaded ammo but collectively purchased 110 LBS of bullets that day (mostly lead, 44/357) from my fav vendors. :D

November 23, 2010, 09:23 PM
I generally have a buy ammo day every week :)

November 23, 2010, 10:45 PM
It's good to hear that some people knew about it. I got an email from on November 22, telling me that November 19 was national ammo purchase day.

Had I been informed on time I would have participated.

November 23, 2010, 11:16 PM
I hadnt heard of it either, I would bought some if I had. Maybe I'll buy some tomorrow to make up for it

November 23, 2010, 11:37 PM
Didnt hear about it in time. would have gotten something at least

November 24, 2010, 07:52 AM
National "Buy Ammo Day" has been around for several years. There are THR threads dating back to 2003 about it.


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