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Preparing for Obama - Buying Bulk 30 round Mags

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by wacki, Oct 19, 2008.

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  1. wacki

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    Please suggest places to purchase and manufacturers for AR15 and AK47 magazines. I'm buying in bulk before they become permanently banned. I can see myself dropping $500 on magazines alone. If anyone wants to go in on a group buy, I'm open for suggestions.
     
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    Copes Distributing has decent deals on C Products, USGI, and Magpul AR15 mags and both 20 rd and 30rd ComBloc AK mags. I've done a lot of business with them and never been dissatisfied.
     
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    I see you sitting on a lot of mags. Usually gun control is an issue when nothing else is going on kind of like abortion. There are other things going on at the moment.
     
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    A semiauto without mags is a heavy and complicated single shot that's slow to load. Given that, sitting on a bunch of mags isn't exactly on my list of bad places to be. :)
     
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    Make no mistake about it, it's on his agenda. 500% ammo tax, forced confiscation, no semi-autos, with him, Pelosi and Reed it won't take long.
     
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    True but mags don't really wear out. The main cost of shooting now is ammo. Without ammo you have a heavy complicated club.
     
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    Oh my god the sky is falling. I would laugh if he won and was so busy taking care of broke stuff that no gun control ever came up. Mean while all the panic happy gun guys blew their retirement on mags, ammo and over priced crappy AK's. I mean look at the gun control laws in the past. Did they ever stop you from owning a gun. The assult weapons ban never stopped anyone from owning an ar15. You just couldn't own one with a flash hider. So the tacticool factor got knocked down a notch, big deal. The gun culture is too ingrained in America to totally ban guns. Make no mistake we need to stay on our toes but stockpiling is a bit much.
     
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    QuoteOh my god the sky is falling. I would laugh if he won and was so busy taking care of broke stuff that no gun control ever came up. Mean while all the panic happy gun guys blew their retirement on mags, ammo and over priced crappy AK's. I mean look at the gun control laws in the past. Did they ever stop you from owning a gun. The assult weapons ban never stopped anyone from owning an ar15. You just couldn't own one with a flash hider. So the tacticool factor got knocked down a notch, big deal. The gun culture is too ingrained in America to totally ban guns. Make no mistake we need to stay on our toes but stockpiling is a bit much.



    I went to a gunshow today,one of the huge sellers that typical takes up 2 whole rows of the show had pictures of Obama on the guns with the caption "buy now before it is too late".


    These are guys who mark up their sales way high typically,and one guy at the table I over heard saying "buy them now,once he is elected the prices will skyrocket"


    Ya know,anybody that plans on gouging the prices just because he gets elected,not even a hint of legislation just because he gets elected can keep their friggin gun...........


    Sometimes I wonder if some sellers are actually gonna vote Obama.:cuss:
     
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    You know Lion King that's not such a far fetched comment. I refuse to buy anything from anyone who tries to use scare tactics to push a sale.

    And to reply to the OP - I just bought a few mags from AIM surplus - great prices, fast shipping.
     
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    AIM has Hungarian AK mags for $8.95 in quantity. I bought a dozen.
     
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    So true, and well stated.

    Maybe reloading would be your best option, given the rumors:eek:. It's cheaper than 500 clips, and it may help you shoot better.
     
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    They absolutely do. The most common issue is feed lips that get bent, or (in the case of aluminum AR magazines) simply crack and break.

    Did you ever try buying a magazine greater than ten rounds in capacity between 1994 and 2004? Tell me how well THAT went. I don't much care about bayo lugs and flash hiders myself, but a > 10rd magazine ban is simply intolerable.

    I'm not with 'the sky is falling' crowd, but I'm also old enough to remember that the way things are today is NOT how they were ten years ago.

    Buy 'em cheap and stack 'em deep. You can always sell your excess in two years if you don't wind up wanting/needing them, but you'll be a whole lot sorrier if you want them in a couple of years and can't get them.

    And like it or not, that is a true statement. You may WISH that you had access to $15 PMAGs, come this time next year.

    HR 1022 is simply waiting for critical mass.
     
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    All of you doubters need to read the links in my signature. particularly the article by Professor David T Hardy covering what Obama did under the joyce foundation and bribing law reviews to say the 2A didn't apply to the average citizen. I can't delve too deep on this forum. We can continue this discussion over at Armed Polite Society. But you don't go to the extreme measures that Obama has in the past unless you have an extreme distaste for guns. He wasn't engaging in cheap political points. He was doing some very insidious behind the scenes attacks on our rights. I'm willing to bet big bucks that 30 rounds clips will banned if Obama/Biden gets elected. They are campaigning on that platform for crying out loud.

    Take this convo over to APS. I'll gladly respond. But right now I want to know what the best 30 round clips are! As well as the best deals. thanks.
     
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    Don't forget to stock up on Bibles too!:rolleyes: That's a function of the Executive Branch as well isn't it?
    For every political action or mismanagement there's a political reaction.
    After the last 8 yrs whad'ya expect...more of the same?:eek:

    CRITGIT
     
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    The consensus is that Pmags are the best. And FYI, they are called magazines, not clips. People often confuse the two.
     
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    I never said they didn't but you get quite a few loadings out of them before they do. I have mags that have been loaded 50 to 100 times and they still work just fine. I have more of a problem keeping ammo in them.
     
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    Actually, you said:
    To which I replied that they do. And they do.

    For my range pistols and ARs, I'll run thru 50 load/unload cycles a month. But the real danger to the feed lips is being dropped or being stored loaded; these events are things that happen all the time and are unrelated to the magazine's duty cycle.

    That is your viewpoint, and you're welcome to it. I'm certainly not spending my retirement on gun gear, but I'm also making sure that I have enough consumables (and magazines are consumables) to last me until my rifles themselves are no longer viable.

    But all of this is thread veer from the OPs request for sources of supply; I'll speak no more of the politics of things and hope that everybody simply helps the OP find the mags he's looking for.
     
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    Crime control, which in some political circles means gun control, comes front and center regardless of crime trends when things are good, i.e. booming economy with thriving stock market and low unemployment. When things are rough, i.e. crashing stock market, rising inflation and unemployment, soaring energy costs, crime is not used to scare the public. Worried gun control will become an issue, wait for the economy to turn around.
     
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    Really? I was under the impression that the grandfather of all gun contol laws came about in the midst of the Great Depression.

    If we end up with riots or systemic violence due to a collapsed economy, we'll see what happens. My bet is that Something Must Be Done (tm), and that something will be Reasonable Gun Control (tm).

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    Sadly for so many, is it possible that the risks of lots of layoffs and worries about mutual funds/401Ks etc will hinder many gun owners from buying extra ammo or guns these days?

    Maybe not, but if so, will that help to counteract the Obama/Schumer/Pelosi ('Jane Fonda') factor, as far as price increases go? If the financial system continues to go downhill, Congress could be quite busy for a while, as so many Democrats were against increased oversight of Fannie Mae, F. Mac etc years ago, and pressuring these quasi-govt firms into very risky loan practices, knowing that the taxpayer could foot the bill. Socialism in the making.

    Some guys feel that the NRA's lobbying power can prevent a large ammo tax or another AWB.
    I'm still relatively new to guns, so what do the experienced shooters believe?
     
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    Getting back to the OP.....

    Check out this link.

    bravo company
     
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    If the economy collapses it'll be by design. The more the idiots in Washington screw with it the worse it'll be.

    Any version of an AWB will be far more reaching than the last one. You can take that to your state owned bank.
    Kiss the dollar standard good bye and say hello to a U.N. type gun control. ;)
     
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    I know it's way off topic but you're not likely to see riots or systemic violence unless McCain wins. Which, with the silent majority in this country is still possible.
     
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    Ever tried to buy a silencer, full auto weapon, or short barreled rifle? Very expensive and/or near impossible and a HUGE paperwork trail and waiting period.

    Now imagine a handgun that costs X10 of it's current price!!!

    How about ammunition that costs $50 per bullet!!!!
     
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