Great. The inestimable Kim du Toit, worried about a political victory in the US by people hostile to our Civil Right and to Capitalism, and also in light of commodities price increases, has changed his recommendation from:
Have 100 rounds in each gun you shoot available and 1000 in the primary shooting pieces.
Have 1000 in each and 5000 in your scary looking major caliber semi-automatic rifle.
He wants to make 2008 an ammo-buying year, and recommends purchasing from domestic manufacturers, for quality and to support their business.
Sigh. And I was getting close to that first recommendation. Good thing I got a decent raise and stopped smoking.
The big reason? He worries about the possibility of lean years ahead. Democrat party official might ban importation of ammo and cite it as protection for domestic industries rather than a means to keep ammo out of the hands of citizens. So the price could artificially skyrocket that way.
I don't have $2500 though. 7.62 is $.50 a round. Generally.
Time flies... - Googling around led me to this older article, which served as a reminder that the earliest commercial variants of the AR-15 are now Curios & Relics on the ...
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