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Ok, I have had a whole weekend of cleaning the yard, counting Bullets like king Midas, and looking over my preps.
My findings are as follows, (yes, im not scared any one you guys are coming after me).
12 guage=+500 mostly #8
.40=+600
.9mm=+3000
.22LR=+2500
Is this enough? NEVER..But I can slack off the buying of 9mm on sale..
Oh, and this doesnt include my magazines which are kept one below max...
And before someone starts shouting that #8 is just birdshot, I feel that at close range, nobody is gonna ask me what what type of shot Im shooting at them.
 

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An accurate ammo count is pretty elusive for me. I have it stashed in various places. I'm good on .22 LR and most of my rifle calibers ( a bit too short on 30-06). I need to work on building up my handgun inventory, particularly .357 Mag and .45 Auto. With the crazy bills restricting the purchase of all magazine fed rifles coming in January, I have been concentrating on trying to acquire what I may need in the future. I still need to add a magazine fed semi-auto 30-06. ( I agree that at close range, #8 shot would do the trick. You might think about some #4 and 00 buck to add to your supplies.)
 

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i have a few turkeyloads put back, and have been looking for some 00 and anything smaller than 8, but not searching real hard..Also, wanted input on sabot slugs shot throu a smoothbore Pardner pump? I dont know if it will damage the bore? And if not, anyone know the effective deer range, my pump shotty has only the frontbead, but is drilled and bored for a scope.Im thinking maybe a cheap reddot?
As far as forum discounts, hell yeah. But we have so many "deep cover" people here.
And, yes, thats why I took sometime to do a full inventory, then restash..
 

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I would also like to 3rd that motion on CTD trying to, ---- well never mind my humor may offend i will wait and easy my way in...I hope it didn't hurt

BCS that would be nice if we could get a members discount...

Has anyone vacuum-sealed ammo?? .. .. As I am in the city, I have stashed a few in some of the tree lined streets in my area not a lot but just in case. Yes they are at least 18 inches below grade and in a metal or plastic box...Ammo vacuum sealed with rice in bag for moister control.. Have all locations locked in my GPS and by land mark and help i walk the dog by them all once a week...
 

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I'm sitting at 1100 7.62x39, 600 .223, 200 12 gauge rounds (mostly .00 buck and slug) and a couple hundred for each of four handguns. I'm going to buy a Mosin M-44 and 880 rds. of surplus 54R for that and then I'll just build up to 1000 .223 500 for each handgun and I'm probably done.
 

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I think I would have to get at least one higher caliber rifle. That .22 ain't much punkin against marauding hordes with stolen hunting rifles.
 

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.40 - 750 FMJ + 150 JHP
.22lr - ~ 1200
12 ga (mostly birdshot) - 170

I only have ammo for weapons I posses. No long guns other than 22 currently
 

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I've lost count a little bit, not by much. Don't know if I'm willing to go to pencil & paper to get back on track though.
 

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I need to get an accurate count. I haven't focused on ammo in a while, but it just seems to keep following me home somehow...

I'm about ready to pay stupid prices for 1100 rds of .22LR though. I have enough put away to not worry too much but if I don't get to go wage WW III on some paper, cans, and scrap lumber soon I'm gonna stomp my feet and whine. A lot. So there.
 

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If we are going to get a discount it should also include powders, primers, cartridges and bullets. I don't by factory ammunition because my handloads are more accurate.
 

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Not enough.
 

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Not enough? not enough what? If we can each spend $1000 right now, that should be enough to give us a decent discount.
 
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I think I would have to get at least one higher caliber rifle. That .22 ain't much punkin against marauding hordes with stolen hunting rifles.
I dunno, its not the caliber its the shooter. if your profitient with the .22 and there horrible with the larger caliber, then id wanna be with the .22 shooter
 

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Great now you guys all got me thinking that I need to get out in the shop and get loading again, I'm a bit understocked on .35 Rem and .223 Rem currently. Could always use some more .45ACP too but I'm not hurting there currently. What I need most is .22lr but I refuse to over pay for it, it'll come back on the shelves soon I hope since the centerfire stuff is starting to come back here. Even 9mm has come back in stock here.

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Personally, if I have less than 500 rounds of the calibers I don't shoot much and less than 2500 of the one's I do shoot, I feel under-stocked. I second the above opinions on "Cheaper than Dirt". They will never earn one dollar from me again. Just a bunch of outrageous corporate price gougers. (P.S. I would love to go in on a crate of ammo, but then I would have to provide my contact information and that's never going to happen.)
 

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400 .40 cal
750 .45 cal
300 # 8 shotgun shells
3000 .22 LR
1200 .223/5.56

I really want to find .223 at a decent price soon because I have a new rifle (Dec 2012) that only has about 100 rounds through it. I also have a new XD-45 I want to show some range time to as well. My wife is getting into shooting the S+W M+P 15 .22 so I am waiting patiently to get more .22 before we go waste a bunch. The other I am very comfortable with so all I do now is clean and lube them once a month.
Wait scratch all this I lost all my guns in that boating accident last month.lol
 

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I try not to count it. I may convince myself that I am in need of help if I knew the numbers.
And if I did count I would not write the number down anywhere.

Note for the NSA or DHS agent reading this: I scrapped all my weapons turned the ammo in and joined the socialist party.
All hail the leader.
 
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