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Is any one else experiencing an ammo shortage? I live in the far West Kentucky area, and all gun shops, sporting goods stores, and wally worlds are completely out of all the popular ammo. Even the local Gander Mountain has no .22 ammo at all. I know it's selling good with all that's happening right now, but, wow, never seen it this bad before.
 

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Having the same issue in MS. That is why reloading equipment is on my shortlist of next purchases.
 

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First on storage if you keep it dry and way from oil the battle is almost won. Next try to avoid extreme temperature changes Storing it in old refrigerators works. I have 30.06 military that boxed up in 1950 that is as good today as ever with no special storage.
Ammo supply's. 5.56 and the like are going to be short for awhile Obama has been having military buy up stocks and they get priority on all manufacturing. But not even he can buy it all.
Some dealers are playing it straight as supplies come in the sell them at the normal price . Sunday I purchased 1260 rounds 7.62X39 for 23 cents a round off the shelf. 350 rounds 9mm bass case name brand 79 bucks.
So keep your eyes open don't panic buy yet . More .22 here than you could haul off with a fleet of trucks with no price increase.
Heck fleet farm has Huldra Adams Arms AR15's in stock at last years prices. The are limited 1 a day to each customer and sell about a s fast as they come in.
The world has not ended yet, know what is a good price be ready to buy when you see it. If you need to go home and think about the case will be gone when you return if it is a fair price.
 

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I order from my regular suppliers. Yes, price has risen. That pure economics. Gouging? Nope, not with my suppliers.
 

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Smitty.. Where did you get the 7.62? Local or online. I'm at about 27c online.
 

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I have noticed this for two months now. I started buying ammo six months ago. Ever time I go back for more,,,there is less and less. My main three are; 12 gauge, 9mm, and .223. The 9mm seems to be selling out faster. I have managed to buy 1000 rounds of each. Maybe not enough, but I am still buying.
 

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I started stocking up towards the end of the last big ammo scare, back in '09. Right now, I'm resting comfortably on my stack of ammo cans. Yes, prices have gone up, and yes the supply seems to have dried up. Every time a politician talks gun control, the same thing happens. Give it 4-8 months, and, if we're lucky, and nothing happens on the political scene, prices will go back to normal. Until then, you just got to keep your eyes open, and grab any good deals you find.
 

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.223 and 9mm is hard to come by in Wally World around here. But at Gander Mountain, they have buckets of Remington GB's in .22, 1400 rounds for $59.95. Plenty of 9mm and 40 on the shelves at Gander too. I think we're going to see a shortage of .223, .308, 9mm and other popular calibers for awhile. I reload now so it's not a concern to me. Plenty of 30-30 on the shelves around here too. 12ga, 30-30 and .22 are all I usually spend money on now. Ammo may be tough to get for awhile, but give it a few months. My big fear is that they attack the online sales. If that happens, many of the higher end rounds I get once in awhile will probably never be on the shelves around here. And if they are, they are probably going to be even more expensive. Been wanting to get a lever gun in .357 and a .357 revolver, but that is going to have to wait now. I don't want to start stocking another round during this turmoil.
 

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I have read that Obama ( with the help of the U.N. ) would like to make the shelf life of ammo, one year. One year. That would really put a damper on many of us.
 

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It's the same in CO, I spent an entire day last week looking for ammo, went to 5 Wal-marts, 4 sports stores, and ended up with one box. Also the Wally worlds here have capped the amount you can buy.
 

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I have read that Obama ( with the help of the U.N. ) would like to make the shelf life of ammo, one year. One year. That would really put a damper on many of us.
They've been rumoring that for years. The general consensus is it will never happen. Good thing I roll my own though.:grin:
 

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Smitty.. Where did you get the 7.62? Local or online. I'm at about 27c online.
No local Fleet farm Online company's are ripping people off they been sitting on it. And they were brass case.
Fleet farm sell it at normal prices as they get it in same with AR's
After seeing the game they are playing I have deleted 3 accounts for online sources
 

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I have read that Obama ( with the help of the U.N. ) would like to make the shelf life of ammo, one year. One year. That would really put a damper on many of us.
How would you like to deploy with a load of that stuff. look at the pallet and find you have 3 weeks left on your supply
 

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No First Sergeant, I would not want to deploy with expired ammo. We had expired 155mm Howitzer ammo flying over head,,, exploding in mid flight. That sh*t sucks. I do not want my .223 ammo blowing up in my face.

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Absolutely. Even online it is in limited supply. My two local walmarts are completely sold out of .22 ammo. Check the gun shows.
 

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Is any one else experiencing an ammo shortage? I live in the far West Kentucky area, and all gun shops, sporting goods stores, and wally worlds are completely out of all the popular ammo. Even the local Gander Mountain has no .22 ammo at all. I know it's selling good with all that's happening right now, but, wow, never seen it this bad before.
No dis intended.....
Did you just wake up from a long, long nap??
This 'shortage' as you refer......
did not just begin.......
where were you the last few months?
 
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