Buying ammo

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by time2shoot, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Little Rooster

    Little Rooster New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2007
    Messages:
    564
    Location:
    Old Dominion


    So if I want to buy beer wine or other alcohol, I shouldn't have to show ID either? What about the laws that can fine the UNDER PAID store clerk in the Walmart for not asking? I suppose that's has no useful purpose either. Yes if you look like you rode a dinasour to school then they shouldn't ask, most do what the computer programed cash register ask them. Mostly in fear of losing their under paid jobs. They really don't want to hear the customers complaints and additude for minumun wage. Christ sakes if they didn't have the cheap "White box" ammo at your local Wally World most of you complain that it was a conspiracy to deprive you of your god fearing rights. Not for being out of stock, because your running around hording boxes in fear. Talk about dumbing down the masses.

    Lots of stores ask for Zip Codes.. you don't have to give it. Hell your saving a tree if you don't. Then when you don't they usually add the one to the store address. It's for sending out advertising. It's not like they want to send a secret agent to live with you.

    I suppose we can look back and blame OBama for all this. Not Columbine or other shootings.

    Live with it
  2. hunter29180

    hunter29180 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2011
    Messages:
    1,954
    Location:
    in a motorhome where ever we park!
    hey YOU try to guess the age of many people out there..bet you are off by quite a bunch!!!:eek:
  3. mogunner

    mogunner Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2011
    Messages:
    1,355
    Location:
    Eastern Missouri
    Same for spray paint, cold medications, some automotive products in aerosol form, some videos and video games, the question pops up and they ask it or in most cases look at me and punch in the answer. Never had the guys back in sporting goods ask me about the handgun/rifle though. Guess they just know what it's for and punch something in, I only buy 9mm, .40 and recently mostly 7.62x39 there, I can get my .22 ammo elsewhere cheaper.
  4. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2012
    Messages:
    8,540
    The only time I have bought ammo was I bought some Zombie ammo so when the Zombie's come I will have the right ammo for the job (really it is just for my gun room for looks) and when I buy .22's. I did not realize they ask those questions when you purchase ammo because where I buy my .22's and my reloading supplies they just automatically know me.

    If some were to ask me that before I read this thread I would have been purplexed,,, but nice. Now if they ask me, I will just be nice because those poor cashiers have it tough enough dealing with the public.
  5. Appliancedude

    Appliancedude Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2007
    Messages:
    1,861
    Location:
    The true northern Cal
    I want to buy some Zombie ammo too. But they don't have it in 357 or 270. Oh well I'm guess I'll just have to make do with lead;)
Similar Threads
Forum Title Date
General Discussion need a link to govt agencies buying ammo stories. Jan 29, 2013
General Discussion The ammo and gun buying frenzy from first hand view... Dec 1, 2008
General Discussion Buying cheap ammo online? Sep 29, 2006
General Discussion Looking for help in buying 1st gun. Mar 19, 2014
General Discussion If you were buying a used gun Jan 12, 2014