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FYI: Government Buying Out All The 5.56 Military Surplus Ammo & Is Telling Ammo Dealers To Stop Selling To Their Vendors & Civilians.

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From: Anonymous Source
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2012 8:27 PM
To: The Americas, Israel & Europe

Subject: Government buying out all the 5.56 Military surplus ammo and is telling ammo dealers to stop selling to their vendors and civilians.

I have been calling allot of ammo distributors and ALL of them are telling me that our government is all the 5.56-.223 cal military surplus ammo. And their also telling the ammo distributors stop selling the ammo to civilians and their vendors because the government is buying it all up from everyone they can. I have also spoken with theses ammo dealers and they told me that the 5.56 and .223 ammo is going way up in price.

For instance…I paid $149.00 for federal surplus 440 rounds of steal core and now at the gun show today it was selling for $440.00 for 420 rounds. I have checked and ALLOT of places online are out of the Military surplus ammo by federal. M193 and M855 SS109 ammo. I did find one place still carrying both these ammo’s and good prices still, but their the only place I could find. If interested let me know and Ill forward the info.

I was also told by the same ammo dealers that the government is going to buy all the 9mm and .45 ammo up, so hurry and buy while you can at the lower prices while still available. Guess if they won’t take our guns because they figure that there are some many out there, they will just buy all most popular military calibers. Can’t shoot a gun with no ammo…stock up now while you still can.

They also said the government will continue to purchase all the ammo through the presidential election and they will continue to until the president tells them to stop. And if obama gets reelected instead of rejected, you know he wont stop the purchasing of all the ammo mentioned above.

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    • True News

      The government has an unlimited budget and a money printing press (yes, that’s called a “bogus”). They can outbid you for anything they decide they need. They’ll go through quite a bit of everything in Iran, I’m guessing.

    • Whiskey Zero

      HUH? Apparently, Cheaper Than Dirt, and Sportsmanguide, two of the larger online ammo retailers didn’t get the memo because they have plenty of 223/5.56 NATO for sale. Don’t take my word for it, go look for yourself here: and here:

      Most of the preppers I know have thousands of rounds by now, so even if this is remotely true, it won’t matter…their ammo dumps are completely full. I see your point though. If you can’t get rid of guns, you do the next best thing and try to make ammunition unavailable. This will not work in practice as you would need to control ALL AMMO makers, which is not possible. Someone will fill any potential voids.

    • Don't be an unarmed sheep

      We need a verification of this report asap!

    • Whiskey Zero

      Same exact claims were made back in 2009. In 2009, there was a supply problem, ammo was scare in some calibers, but not completely unavailable if you had the $$$ to pay higher prices. TODAY there is not a supply problem, this is indisputable. You can speculate all you want on any FUTURE potentials, but that is all it is at this point, speculation. I have inquiries pending with two large retailers and 2 large manufactures. If/when I get a response from them I will post it here.

    • Whiskey Zero

      I got one response so far, from Cheaper Than Dirt: “We cannot confirm or deny this, we simply do not know what this will look like in the future.”

      The same thing can be applied to Mountain House Foods, and even tampons. Both of those products were reported to be in high demand by government consumers at one time or another in the recent past. The reality is, no one can predict the future with any certainty and it’s a waste of emotional energy to worry about which items may or may not be scare in the future and the reasons for that scarcity. If something is important to you, stock up on it.

    • Mark Brander

      The only protection that will do you any good these times is the Lord Jesus Christ, get on your knees and repent while there is still a few minutes left to do so.

      Jesus is about to make His move! Prophecies Org

    • Anonymous

      Bogus article! One google search for “buy ammo online” and i chose an american online shop…normal prices and plenty of 5,56 mm ammo…

    • Ranger_Ric

      I have plenty of what I need, didn’t wait for the panic buy and prices to go up on weapons and ammo that I knew would happen this year as the election heats up. I do still watch prices and go to gun shows though and I have seen a jump in firearms prices about 20% over the last month, AKs are in very short supply and I think that is due to the people who want the cheapest yet reliable combat ready weapon they can find. Ammo I have not seen go up beyond standard price increases yet and there still seems to be plenty around. That may change, people buy weapons and then ammo so as the election year heats up, I do expect ammo to get in shorter supply and that will of course mean higher prices.

      I have no doubt the Marxist obama admin wants to do EVERYTHING it can to limit supplies and increase prices but the fact is, in an election year especially, if he gets caught doing anything under the radar, he will have to back off.

      People are watching him closely, lots of people, it will be hard for him to do anything even under the radar. Not saying let your guard down, not saying you should not stock up but I am saying this is mostly panic buyers because it is an election year and we have a known Marxist who hates guns running for re-election. If he wins, lookout because there will be no more under the radar stuff, he will outright go after our second amendment!

    • ArthurBrowne

      The sad fact concerning these things is that if those who sell ammo and the weaponry who (after all that has already happened, those who could afford it should already have in hand) are now being told not to sell to civilians, actually obey this directive, without exercising their true liberty given them by the Constitution (it matters not there is supposedly a Martial Law Administration underway {for what is Martial Law without war but tyranny} at present, for truth is, this outrageous tyrannical state of affairs will destroy all eventually, whether those who obey or do not obey – none will be safe until this is overcome and placed behind us), such are placing their energy into the hands of this madness, and slitting their own throats!

    • Tom

      The marh 16th E.O. takes care of all of that, they can burst into your home at will. An automatic firearm can easily be made out of pipes eather as a blow back mechanism or as a gatling mech. Can you imagine a gatling 12 gauge?

    • Whiskey Zero

      Here is the response I got back from Sportsmansguide a very large ammo retailer: “Disruptions, no! Increased demand, yes. We have been told that the government is restricting what can be sold off from their manufacturing facility in Lake City. However ammo is a global product now more then it was several years ago. We have sources from Asia and Eastern Europe that have stepped up exports to the US. Will there be dry spells between shipments, possibly it depends on the level of paranoia and panic that sets in.”

      So there you have it. There are restrictions on the Lake City plant which is the main contractor supplying the Department of Defense. Nothing out of the ordinary there as the DOD probably just wants to ensure it has everything it needs. No conspiracy, just prudent planning. As I suspected, many international sources will step in to fill any potential voids. We’re talking about restrictions on one plant here, that is the primary ammo contractor/supplier for the government. There is nothing to see here folks, these aren’t the droids you’re looking for. So before you claim to be a journalist and post claims from anonymous sources making blanket statements, you should do some basic fact checking.

    • Ozzie_Thinker

      Clearly someone or someones are pushing civilians to arm themselves to the teeth. Does someone believe that order can be aggregated out of chaos?

    • Anonymous

      Did no one notice the numerous mistakes which run throughout the post? To note just a few: “calling allot”, “And their also telling”, “have also spoken with theses”, and “I did find one place still carrying both these ammo’s and good prices still, but their the only place I could find”.

      All of which should be: “calling a lot”, “And they’re also telling”, “have also spoken with these”, and “I did find one place still carrying both of these particular rounds at a reasonable price, but they’re the only place I could find”.

      Lastly, they supposedly called “Ammo Distributors”, and were given this important information over the phone. Sorry, but I seriously doubt that this ever even took place. Any reputable “Ammo Distributor” (or for that matter ANY Compaany) would never make such statements or comments over the phone.

    • TorriesD30

      The Army only buys ammunition from certified production lines and each manufactured lot is tested to verify it meets Military Specification. The target ammo sold down at the local Wal-Mart is not MIL-SPEC, and the Army will not have anything to do with it. All ammunition buys are done on contract and are quoted a year in advance. The Army is not telling anyone not to manufacture ammo; the Army has to pay extra to get industry to make ammo that will meet its demanding requirements.

    • ladyJ

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    • Anonymous

      If you are using gunshows to gauge the price adjustments of ammo and firearms, then you are sorely mis-informed..

      Please stop the fear-mongering and get informed, seriously.. You are no better than a progressive, and do nothing but elevate the level of tension with the rest of the sheeple..

      Although LC is the preferred NATO ammo manufacturer for America (and they produce ammo for 50-70% of private america, there is less of it out there, the price is not “going up”.. We are gearing up for conflict with Iran..

      and you can still get .223 for $0.22/rd, we are a FAR cry from the CRAZED run on ammo and weapons of 06′

      Although, it doesn’t hurt to allocate funds to buy a little ammo every week.. Just in case.. ;)

      • Lemmy

        I know these posts are old but it is nearly impossible to get ANY 5..56 roundsand mags are all ‘out of stock. Check cheaper than dirt and any site you prefer. This is by far the worst I have ever seen.

    • One Who Knows

      Who cares? If you haven’t prepared by now you stupid sheeple… go buy another new ipod and a Starbucks coffee

    • ArthurBrowne

      “And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding” (Job 28: 28, KJV).

      There is however, a time for both peace and war, and it is when self-protection is the reason for all. I truly do advocate a time to protect yourself and your family – and even your friends!

      I have a very bad feeling in these days, for what is now happening, reminds me of that which did happen under Joseph Stalin. In good faith to all mankind, I who once was the first to get riled up at any motivation, am now one who seeks after the reasons why people give forth firstly, pain and suffering to those who cannot even help themselves, for the reasons for such must be searched out. As one goes through both sides of every issue, and nothing is done in coming to a perfectly laid plan in hast, we who live in the Country chosen by the Creator of the Universe, must wake up, turn off the TV until consensus is reached, finally again truly speaking respectfully to one another in our homes; then we must share what we have found there, at meetings that are still being allowed, outside our homes, or wherever every lover of peace does live in each City! Once the talking is all over, and unanimity prevails through level-headed ones who know more about these things than most, although these in plainspoken wisdom have listened to everyone’s explanation of that which they do see, (for truth does abide in many disguises, and does not belong only to me or to anyone primarily), through that which we have identified as true understanding and wisdom, we just cannot allow anyone to take over that Country the Creator set apart for those who were being murdered for their faith in His Ownership of them, to die, for He will fight against all that is uncontrollable, and bring clear thinking and non-violent godly people who only use violence as a last resort, to the foreground, that America shall again become, not what the UK and the City of London and the Papacy believes it to be (their own, and they can do whatever they want with it, for we are “gods on Earth”), but will become a land where righteousness abounds, and love of neighbor, if they too are of the lovely, for we can no longer coddle those who need jailing, and vote for them and their illusive works of unrighteousness, and He Who is able, will bless our ways, and godly morality shall be returned to this Earth, by those who do love morality, and while walking down the street of Anytown U S A, we do smile at approaching others, saying, “Peace be with you, dear one!” and meaning every word! This is not only my take on things: check your heart right now, and tell me you too, do not want this for your significant other, for your children, and for these United States of America? Hallelu Yah!

    • biker911

      Please let me know where to find 5.56 or 223 Ammo




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