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Russian AK 47 ammo ban.

Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by bigred1, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. bigred1

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    So SG ammo keeps saying in their e-mails that it's a good possibility the US will ban AK 47 (7.62x39) rds coming in from Russia in November. I've got a little stashed back but thinking about getting some more because I don't want to deal with any price gouging if it's possible. Thoughts?
     
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  2. cjjtulsa

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    The way we keep chipping away at Russian imports, it's possible; they've snuffed out the Russian rifles, so the ammo wouldn't be a stretch.
     
  3. okierider

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    At least if it does happen we have American company's making 7.62x39. 5.45x39 i cannot find anyone making it stateside ,hopefully that changes as it is a great round although not the status of its big brother !
     
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    Ammo is still cheap. Stack it deep


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  5. MacFromOK

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    Is there another round close enough to 7.62x39 specs that would make it feasible to rechamber an AK?

    No clue, just curious. :drunk2:
     
  6. dennishoddy

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    I can't believe someone in the US won't take over if the russian imports stop.
     
  7. bigred1

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    The lull between the ban and US companies ramping up production to keep up with demand is where I'm afraid the gougers come in. Then of course the price goes up and never ever comes back down.
     
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    True. If the demand is there, someone will make it but they won't make it for the same price as the foreign suppliers.

    The ban will probably be announced in conjunction with the bump stock ban that the President says is coming soon.

    It will be billed as "relief" for US ammo manufacturers and a job creating initiative.
     
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    Anything that brings jobs to the US is a win right?
     
  10. MacFromOK

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    Hmmm. Not necessarily.

    WWII comes to mind... :drunk2:
     

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