The real reason for the ammo shortage

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    The real reason for the ammo shortage

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    I hope they can get some 240grn XTP bullets made before gun season:)
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    That was funny. I liked the line, "Have you noticed that the food has gotten better?" It kind of reminded me of when I worked at a small food wholesaler 30 years ago. The guys in the frozen area would accidentally drop a box of something, then the guys in the warehouse would cook it, and then everyone would have a nice meal a few times a week.
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    hahah, thats awesome.
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    I hear those Hornady Assault Dogs rock!
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    That's funny! They did temporarily suspend making my favorite bullet for reloading, the 60gr .224 VMax. Hopefully they will get caught up and start making the suspended products again.

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    That's good marketing to show themselves at their facility. I know I'm guilty of picturing slick guys in suits, squeezing numbers out of spreadsheets.
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    I knew it!! I wonder what those hotdogs really tasted like... Mmmmmm Hoppes #9.


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    Seems to me that it's not so much the production of the rounds, rather who they are allowing to hord by way of government contract. And IMO, that is their fault.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gottabkiddin View Post
    Seems to me that it's not so much the production of the rounds, rather who they are allowing to hord by way of government contract. And IMO, that is their fault.
    That's entirely possible, GBK. However, I'm also inclined to believe it's all the Billy, Bobs and Joes grabbing every box that they can pull off the shelf.

    Me? I'll still continue to pass on anything that says 'extreme', 'critical' or 'zombie'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darbo View Post
    That's funny! They did temporarily suspend making my favorite bullet for reloading, the 60gr .224 VMax. Hopefully they will get caught up and start making the suspended products again.
    I thought I remember someone posting an article from Hornady with a pretty big list of bullets they were not producing anymore. I wonder if that one was on there.

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    that was Awesome!!! its ice to see a company with a sense of humor
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    Quote Originally Posted by gottabkiddin View Post
    Seems to me that it's not so much the production of the rounds, rather who they are allowing to hord by way of government contract. And IMO, that is their fault.
    If you realize that the government contract is a 4 or 5 year deal, and how many enforcement officers are covered under Homeland Security, you find that it amounts to about 1000 rounds per officer over the length of the contract. If you figure 200 rounds per year for day and night quals it doesn't leave much ammo to support a conspiracy theory. Bubba and his buddies are the problem.
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