Tag: Ammo Shortage

Courtesy Chris Dumm for The Truth About Guns

Gun Store/Gun Show Inventory Survey: This Sucks

Courtesy Chris Dumm for The Truth About Guns

New England’s Bass Pro Shops aren’t the only places that are out of almost everything. Our section of the Northwest has been picked (nearly) clean of All Things 5.56mm, and this photo shows why. It shows only a part of the crowd that showed up 45 minutes before a gun show opened its doors in Portland, Oregon this weekend. Joe Grine, Aharon and myself were among the lucky ones who got to wait indoors; the unlucky rabble stretched almost a quarter-mile around the building and across the Oregon Expo Center parking lot.¬† What did we (the lucky ones) find when the doors finally opened? Not many ARs, but a lot of surprises…

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‘Ammo Shortage’ Counterpoint: Let The Good Times Roll

So Wal-Mart doesn’t want me stocking up my zombie safehouse with their ammo? That’s fine by me. Wal-Mart and other brick-and-mortar retailers are hardly my first choice for ammo purchases; I buy most of my ammo online and at gun shows.¬†Regardless of my personal shopping habits, I don’t think Wal-Mart’s retail policies are any indication that we’re entering the second phase of a ‘Double-Dip’ ammo shortage, and here’s why…

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