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Gun sales hit 17th straight monthly record, up 27 percent

gun sales hit 17th straight monthly record up 27 percent

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#1 jimmy958


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Posted October 03 2016 - 11:30 PM

"Gun sales hit the 17th consecutive monthly record in September according to FBI data released on
Monday, and overall sales are up 27 percent compared to the same period last year.

A total of 1,992,219 background checks were processed through the bureau's National Instant
Criminal Background Check System for the month of September, higher than the 1,795,102 conducted
in September 2015.

The number of checks run through the FBI's NICS system is a reliable indicator of how firearm
sales are trending, though there is no precise correlation between the number of checks and the
number of guns being sold. Licensed dealers are required to run a check in the database every time
they make a sale, but sometimes turn buyers down.

Sales have surged in the wake of ammunition shortages and fears that the Obama administration may
seek to restrict Second Amendment rights in the president's waning days in office. Experts say the
equipment being sold indicates interest has spiked out of growing interest in self-defense and

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#2 mason852


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Posted October 04 2016 - 11:36 AM

I saw Barry on TV last week(for as long as i could stand it) and he just about admitted he is the best firearm salesman in history;all the while lying through his pearly whites about wanting to ban guns

#3 Phoenix69


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Posted October 04 2016 - 01:08 PM

More people armed for the revolution if Hillary wins.

#4 TJ Ironhorse

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Posted October 04 2016 - 05:26 PM

Buy, Buy, Buy as many firearms and Ammo as you possibly can. Some day, much like land. They may not be makin it anymore.

#5 boosti


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Posted October 04 2016 - 06:22 PM

Hillary will certainly help if elected!



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Posted October 04 2016 - 07:18 PM

Hillary will certainly help if elected!

She will be elected and there will be ANOTHER sales spike in guns and ammo. I'm pretty well stocked but I hope the ammo manufacturers are prepared. It's gonna be a HUUUUGE Black Friday. I only need a few more items to finish my AR and I'm ordering them soon.


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