According to the gun review site, "Haus of Guns," backorders for the Magpul AR-15 30-round magazine ("PMAG") have surpassed one million.
In a Facebook post dated today, January 9, Haus of Guns writes the
"Had breakfast with a buddy who has reasonably close ties to the Magpul
family. Word is the great PMAG panic backorder of 2012/13 has topped 1 million
at Magpul HQ."
Magpul is a designer and manufacturer of firearms accessories. The PMAG is
one of their most popular products. It is a 30-round magazine designed for the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
Sales of firearms, ammunition and firearms accessories have surged in recent
weeks over fears that the Obama administration will soon implement stricter gun
Dianne Fenstien (D-Calif.) plans on introducing legislation that would ban
military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines.
Read it all here.
I'm glad I don't need any magazines. Or parts. Or pretty much anything related to guns.