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    Ammo "subscription" service coming

    With subscriptions being all the rage these days, two Pennsylvania men are launching a new service with shooters in mind. Ammohawk was founded by Brian Lash and Josh Jarvis of Pittsburgh and adapts the concept of subscription boxes to the gun world, offering gun enthusiasts a solution for ammunition supply and storage.
    The first round of beta subscriptions will open on June 20 with subscriptions starting at $69 per month. Users can choose 22LR, 9mm, .223, 30-06, or 12 gauge.
    At press time, CEO Brian Lash provided no response to whether those caliber options would include a range of choices like full metal jacket, hollow point or match loads. Post-publication addition: this and other questions about the service have been answered, and will be included in a follow-up next week.
    Inaugural members must be existing subscribers to the Ammohawk mailing list, which the company is building by offering a chance to win a Sig Sauer P320 and ammunition for anyone subscribing by May 31.
    With each month’s purchase, Ammohawk procures live ammunition and allocates it to the subscriber’s “locker.” Subscribers can log in to the Ammohawk website and check their supply. While there, they can order ammunition to be shipped to them for free, watch their stash accumulate, or sell back/trade ammunition with the company. All of those functions can be done online.
    Storage and security is, of course, a concern with ammunition supplies, so Ammohawk’s ammunition is stored in multiple, secret locations, the company said.
    Ammohawk’s website calls this model “the future of ammo distribution” and reminds readers of the value of regular ammunition purchases as protection from fluctuations in the market and political climate, which affect price and supply.
    This novel purchase and storage option may be especially attractive to people living in jurisdictions like New York City, where 17 guns and thousands of rounds in one’s home is described in the news as “an arsenal.”
    Two Pennsylvania men will launch a brand new business and concept on June 20: ammo subscription, with storage.

    #2
    Smart idea but it'll lead to a new type of hoarding. If you can accumulate ammo in your virtual locker and sell it back you can bet guys will be treating their stores as a trading commodity.
    $69 sounds fine but what does that get you?

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      #3
      Originally posted by Huntington Guy View Post
      Smart idea but it'll lead to a new type of hoarding. If you can accumulate ammo in your virtual locker and sell it back you can bet guys will be treating their stores as a trading commodity.
      $69 sounds fine but what does that get you?
      What did $50 get you?

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      #4
      targetsportsusa.com you can thank me later.

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      • John060404
        John060404 commented
        Editing a comment
        ... Yes, they're awesome! Also Freedom Munitions (new ammo only for me) when they have sales and/or free S&H (like this weekend)...

      #5
      Always nice to see new businesses popping up, trying new things, esp around the gun community. Ammo sub isn't my kinda thing, but I can see a few people liking the idea.
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        #6
        Originally posted by Gunwhore View Post
        targetsportsusa.com you can thank me later.
        I seriously need to unsubscribe from their email notifications...

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          #7
          Hmmmm... Virtual ammo. Just like money, I wonder what the multiplier will be?
          You have 100 customers who "own" 100 boxes of ammo per customer, that's 10,000 boxes of ammo. As an example: You know historically that only 50% will request 10 boxes per month, that's 500 boxes.
          So now you can "sell" the other 9,500 to other customers and maintain just enough inventory to cover the monthly "draw", somewhere around 2,000 to cover short term spikes in demand .
          Now the math gets wonky and I don't feel like doing on the train...
          SHADAP VARMINT!

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            #8
            Originally posted by Mad Russian View Post
            Hmmmm... Virtual ammo. Just like money, I wonder what the multiplier will be?
            You have 100 customers who "own" 100 boxes of ammo per customer, that's 10,000 boxes of ammo. As an example: You know historically that only 50% will request 10 boxes per month, that's 500 boxes.
            So now you can "sell" the other 9,500 to other customers and maintain just enough inventory to cover the monthly "draw", somewhere around 2,000 to cover short term spikes in demand .
            Now the math gets wonky and I don't feel like doing on the train...
            More like a ponzi scheme. When President Cankles Clinton puts a restriction out and everyone tries to cash in on their "virtual" stockpile, they won't be able to fulfill.
            “The constitution shall never be construed...to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.”
            Alexander Hamilton

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              #9
              Interesting.. Almost like the precious metals dealers, but with ammo..
              I wonder if there is a demand or 'run' in the market, will they offer to 'buy back' your portion horded..
              Hunter, NRA Life Member, NYS Deplorable

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                #10
                This is for the "layman" not experienced ammo whores like us .... Lol
                There are two types of people in this world. People that think the Goverment is looking out for their best interest and people that just think !

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                  #11
                  Not a fan of anything virtual like that. Ammo doesn't belong in an online account it belongs in my house.

                  Plus if it's not here I can't dump it out on the bed and roll around in it all indecent proposal like.

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                    #12
                    Originally posted by pandm View Post
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