The .22 Ammo Shortage Mystery — Solved!
“One of the most popular and common” — and cheapest — calibers of ammo for hunters and target shooters alike, CBS reports that .22 shells are in short supply these days. Interviewing one supplier, CBS reported that while as recently as two years ago it was still possible to buy .22-caliber ammunition “by the pallet-load… now they’re putting restrictions on how much you can get and how you get that ammo.
Bearing Arms ^ | 2/17/14 | Bob Owens
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:39:38 AM by Nachum
t turns out that the Department of Homeland Security isn’t buying that much ammunition per officer after all… and certainly a lot less per man than most avid shooters go through in a year.
Flopping Aces ^ | 11-14-13 | DrJohn
Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 11:28:06 AM by Starman417
Obama\’s Department of Homeland Security is snapping up bullets at an alarming pace.
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Marines Had Weapons, But No Ammo During Navy Yard Shooting (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | September 18, 2013 | Andrea Ryan
Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 2:32:52 PM by Hojczyk
“If everybody had arms then there wouldn’t be these problems…my son was at … Navy Yard yesterday (9/16/13) and they had weapons with them, but they didn’t have ammunition. And they said, ‘We were trained and if we had had the ammunition we could have cleared that building. Only three people had been shot at that time and they could have stopped the rest of it.’”
Ammo is scarce… “Last night a man in his 60’s lucked out and was able to buy several boxes of ammo at the sporting goods store. On the way home he stopped at the 7-Eleven gas station …”
Amo is scarces…Humor
email / original source unknown | 7/20 | t1
Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2013 8:09:13 AM by t1b8zs
Last night a man in his 60’s lucked out and was able to buy several boxes of ammo at the sporting goods store. On the way home he stopped at the 7-Eleven gas station where this drop-dead gorgeous younger blonde was filling up her car at the pump next to his.
Desperation: Police Chief Turns to Town Citizens for Ammunition Amid Nationwide Shortages
SHTF ^ | May 10th, 2013 | Mac Slavo
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2013 10:38:58 AM by True Grit
The shortages of popular ammunition rounds has made it difficult for average citizens to acquire most calibers of ammunition through regular retail channels, but the empty shelves don’t stop there.
Police departments across the country are scarmbling to find ammunition for training and enforcement, and they’re being told that the delays for delivery are 6 – 8 months.
This prompted Proctor, Minnesota police chief Walt Wobig to send out a call for help:
The Chief says he was told he’d have to wait months, even a year to get more ammo.
Reloaders: solution to ammunition shortage?
5-9-2013 | vanity
Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2013 4:46:51 PM by topher
At one time, it was popular for people to reload their own ammunition. In fact, at one time in American History, it was necessary.
It seems like this might be a hot topic for some people so that they can get enough ammunition for target practice, etc.