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0004605Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Huntingpublic2011-05-02 15:172014-01-22 08:39
resolvedunable to reproduce 
0004605: Hunter refuses to collect ammunition.
My hunter has stopped hunting as he simply will not pick up bolts.
I currently have 8385 crossbow bolts of various materials, mostly metal and bone, in a large easily accesible stockpile. My ranged military are happily working through them on target ranges as this bug is occuring.
I have ONE hunter.
He has a quiver and a crossbow.
The military screen is set to supply hunters with 100 bolts of ANY material.
Scrolling down shows a tick against -chestnut bolts [25]-
He has only Hunting and Refuse Hauling active.
He is standing around with "No Job" and his quiver is Empty.
Previous to the issue my hunter was using bone bolts. Once all the bone bolts in stock were used up he suddently stopped hunting, and now no hunters i assign will collect ammuntion. They get a quiver and crossbow, but will not fill the quiver with bolts.
I have tried specifying specific materials and disabling/re-enabling the labour, no effect.
Hunter runs out of bolts.
Simply switches to no job and will not re-equip bolts.
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child of 0001374new  If squad is assigned multiple ammo types, dwarves with "individual choice ranged" carry wrong ammo, and other ammo bugs 
Issue History
2011-05-02 15:17phoenixukNew Issue
2011-05-07 13:48FootkerchiefNote Added: 0017652
2011-05-07 13:49FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0003106
2011-05-07 13:49FootkerchiefRelationship addedchild of 0001374
2011-05-07 13:49FootkerchiefRelationship deletedrelated to 0003106
2011-10-14 00:31KogutTag Attached: inten
2011-10-14 00:31KogutTag Attached: Intentional/Expected?
2011-10-14 00:31KogutTag Detached: inten
2011-10-14 00:31KogutNote Added: 0018802
2011-10-14 00:32KogutIssue Monitored: Kogut
2011-10-14 00:32KogutTag Attached: CLOSE THIS
2011-10-14 04:57Knight OtuNote Added: 0018808
2011-10-14 04:57Knight OtuTag Detached: CLOSE THIS
2011-10-14 04:57Knight OtuTag Detached: Intentional/Expected?
2011-10-14 05:21KogutNote Added: 0018809
2011-10-14 06:45KonNote Added: 0018812
2011-10-15 06:50kwielandNote Added: 0018817
2014-01-22 08:39FootkerchiefNote Added: 0024317
2014-01-22 08:39FootkerchiefStatusnew => resolved
2014-01-22 08:39FootkerchiefResolutionopen => unable to reproduce
2014-01-22 08:39FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief

2011-05-07 13:48   
Reminder sent to: phoenixuk

Please upload a save demonstrating this problem to http://dffd.wimbli.com/ [^]
2011-10-14 00:31   
You can disable it in menu (o)rders, (F)orbid, (p) - forbid used amunition
Knight Otu   
2011-10-14 04:57   
That doesn't seem related to the report - phoenixuk says that he has bolts available, and that the military does take them no problem, but not any hunters. That wouldn't be the case if the ammunition he has is forbidden, fired ammo.
2011-10-14 05:21   
By default hunters use only wood/bone bolts. So probably phoenixuk has supply of metal bolts, but there is only single, used, forbidden stack of wooden ammo.
2011-10-14 06:45   
Is there anything to hunt that he has access to?
2011-10-15 06:50   
Try this, as it sometimes works when the military has a problem.

1. remove all ammo in the military assignment page for hunters
2. remove all ammo stockpiles
3. build new stockpiles
4. reassign ammo to hunters

Sometimes that seems to reset the munitions. Also, check that the hunters are not carrying bolts when they need arrows and visa versa.
2014-01-22 08:39   
Needs a save.