bought 5.7 ammo RECENTLY?

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bought 5.7 ammo RECENTLY?

Post by iwantaj20 » 02 Jan 2013, 09:21

this is JANUARY 2013 i can not find any 5.7x28mm anywhere the 197 or the 195, called cabelas they said they took it off their website, every major gun store in 50 miles of me, all sold out and say they have no idea when they will get more....

can someone fill me in? like what does this mean are they no longer producing the 5.7 or banning it or just too slow at making more 5.7s to sell to civilians??

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Post by CDeel » 02 Jan 2013, 09:49

I bought some AE TMJs in early December, but the site I got them from is sold out now. The stuff I have seen in stock recently is all AE. If you're super desperate and don't mind paying a lot more than retail, there's gunbroker.

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Post by iwantaj20 » 02 Jan 2013, 09:54

yeah just bought the rifle had no clue the ammo was non existant

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70 dollars a box seems a little high

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Post by ddouglas » 02 Jan 2013, 09:54

Just before Christmas I was in Sportsman's Outdoors here in Bend, Oregon and they had two or three cases of 5.7x28 ammo, marked (as I recall) at $27.95/box. I went back in there just after Christmas and ALL of it was gone. The guy behind the counter said that one guy came in and bought all they had. So my guess is it's the craziness that has set in, causing folks to begin hoarding, not because FN isn't producing it. Be patient and visit your ammo dealers frequently.

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Post by iwantaj20 » 02 Jan 2013, 09:55

what is AE TMJs??

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Post by Rapier1772 » 02 Jan 2013, 10:04

iwantaj20 wrote:what is AE TMJs??
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Nothing has been banned but there is panic buying going on everywhere and the factory just isn't stepping up production like they said they would a long time ago.
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Post by iwantaj20 » 02 Jan 2013, 10:12

oooh, im just a little conserned i have a new gun i bought and cant buy ammo for it yet and doesnt look like anyplace knows when that will be... kinda sucks at the moment lol

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Post by panzermk2wife » 02 Jan 2013, 10:40

iwantaj20 wrote:oooh, I'm just a little concerned I have a new gun i bought and cant buy ammo for it yet and doesn't look like anyplace knows when that will be... kinda sucks at the moment lol
No, it really sucks because we can't get supplies from our vendors :(
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Post by blueorison » 02 Jan 2013, 13:54

Don't worry.

Some ammo is hitting shelves in the next 2 months.

You'd better be alert or talk to your LGS, because even some LGS owners are keeping thousands when they come in, leaving only a few thousand for customers.

Of course, this could be all internet speculation that I didn't get from the internet.
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Post by iwantaj20 » 02 Jan 2013, 14:23

good to know i'll keep my eyes peeled

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Post by huddleston101 » 02 Jan 2013, 15:27

iwantaj20 wrote:this is JANUARY 2013 i can not find any 5.7x28mm anywhere the 197 or the 195, called cabelas they said they took it off their website, every major gun store in 50 miles of me, all sold out and say they have no idea when they will get more....

can someone fill me in? like what does this mean are they no longer producing the 5.7 or banning it or just too slow at making more 5.7s to sell to civilians??
we all feel your pain atleast i know i do. if you get lucky and find some let everyone know ill do the same.

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Post by NLVMike » 03 Jan 2013, 11:16

Just about the time I think of putting some of my stash up for sale, Cabela's has 197 back in stock for $23.99 a box. Item jc-215995. Get it while you can. Hopefully this is a sign that supplies are back in the pipeline.

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Post by Buffman » 03 Jan 2013, 11:35

just as a note that is LF primered SS197SR

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Post by nrv216 » 03 Jan 2013, 21:17

just bought two boxes over the phone from cabelas but have yet to receive an email confirmation. We'll see.

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Post by grimmond » 03 Jan 2013, 21:23

cabelas is now out of stock.

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Post by PainKillaX » 03 Jan 2013, 21:30

Ordered ten boxes this afternoon while they were still in stock.

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Post by huddleston101 » 04 Jan 2013, 07:45

PainKillaX wrote:Ordered ten boxes this afternoon while they were still in stock.
i ordered 10 boxes also, fingers crossed that they ship it. :thumb:

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Post by Stitches1974 » 05 Jan 2013, 17:41

Bought 30 boxes a few days ago from Cabela's @ $23.99. I never got any confirmation emails, but looking at my orders from my Cabela's account shows it being shipped with tracking numbers.

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Post by Rapier1772 » 05 Jan 2013, 17:49

Are you sure you confirmation didn't get sent into the spam filter? That's what usually happens to mine.
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Post by Stitches1974 » 05 Jan 2013, 17:52

Rapier1772 wrote:Are you sure you confirmation didn't get sent into the spam filter? That's what usually happens to mine.
Nope, nothing sent to spam. I check that nightly.

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