News about the possible local impact of the president’s initiative is taking time to develop.

While a worker at B&B Shooting Supplies, Bettendorf, declined to comment Wednesday, the manager at K&K Hardware, also in Bettendorf, said that he was not sufficiently informed on the details of Obama’s proposal to comment on its possible impact.

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Meanwhile, company officials at two local gun manufacturers, Les Baer, LeClaire, and Lewis Machine & Tool, Milan, were attending a trade show in Las Vegas and were not available for comment.

Websites for Les Baer and for Lewis Machine & Tool indicate possible delays in order-taking because of high demand.