Why is there a ammunition shortage?

Why is there a ammunition shortage?

No industry can be totally prepared for a sudden unprecedented surge in demand, said Jason Hornady of Hornady Manufacturing ammunition company. NSSF officials say the shortages are the result of a combination of booming demand caused mostly by the COVID 19 lockdowns and social unrest.

Why is 9mm sold out?

Why is 9mm out of stock? Because it is likely the most popular handgun caliber in recent years. Further, COVID-19, civil unrest, and calls to defund the police have led people to put back a few extra boxes. Without a doubt, popular handgun calibers like 9x19mm Luger, .

Can purchased bullets be traced?

At the time of purchase, the code or serial number would be recorded along with the purchaser’s information by a licensed dealer. Later, when a bullet or cartridge case is found at a crime scene, the bullet or spent cartridge could be quickly traced back to the purchaser.

What is the biggest problem in making an identification in bullets?

One of the biggest problems in making an identification is that few evidence bullets are submitted intact. Most are badly distorted, wiped and/or fragmented.

Is the S & W M & P 9mm a good gun?

The M&P is an excellent gun. Sounds like your’s may have some isses, which I’m sure S&W will take care of. To me, XD=M&P=Glock. I’d send it off to S&W and see if they can make it right. I’ve heard enough good reviews about the M&P that it seems like you may have gotten a lemon.

What’s the price of a Smith and Wesson 9 mm?

Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Compact 9mm Optics Ready Striker-Fired Pistol. $679.99. In Stock. Brand: Smith & Wesson. Item Number: 13143.

Why did Smith and Wesson make the M & P?

In designing the M&P, Smith & Wesson considered the needs of military and law enforcement from every conceivable angle, so the M&P is the standard in reliability when your job is to serve and protect and your life is on the line.

Can A M & P 9mm be fired through a Glock?

I’ve fired this ammo thru all kinds of pistols (Berettas, XD’s, Glocks…you name it) without a problem. The first round thru the M&P resulted in a failure to extract. As did the second, third, and every other successive round. The expended brass stayed in the chamber, and the slide would push the next round into the ass end of the first round.