Is ammo shortage getting better?
The “great ammo shortage” that began last year isn’t going to end anytime soon, and according to market research conducted by Southwick Associates shortages of ammunition will continue throughout the rest of 2021.
Why is there still a ammo shortage?
NSSF officials say the shortages are the result of a combination of booming demand caused mostly by the COVID 19 lockdowns and social unrest. Oliva said that a record 21 million firearms background checks for gun sales were conducted by the FBI in 2020 – including 8.4 million for first-time gun buyers.
Is it OK to leave ammo in magazines?
Some ammunition manufacturers recommend rotating service-related ammunition as little as every six months. When using quality magazines with quality ammunition, stored and maintained properly, you can leave them loaded as long as you want to without any reservation.
Why is ammo in short supply in the US?
Man, I need more ammo. However, most people forget, you aren’t always at home to repel house breakers. So, when the desperate come, you, mighty you, can hold off the hordes until the police arrive. That’s why ammo seems to be in short supply. It is. So when this world slows down, get a reloading book, read it, see what it takes to reload.
What are the industry secrets to buying ammo?
Herein lies my industry secrets. Insider information about how I get ammo at the cheapest current prices possible. And it’s really not that big of a secret if you’ve given any thought to how markets work. Generally, there are a few parts of the supply chain. You’ve got the people who make the individual parts for something.
Why do you cut out the middle man on ammunition sales?
By cutting out the middle man on ammunition sales it helps you get that ammo at the price the manufacturer is going to sell it for, instead of the price the middle man needs in order to make profit. Since the middle men (and ladies) have no ammo to sell right now anyway, we’re not doing them any harm by going right to the manufacturer.
Are there any downsides to buying ammo?
The only downside to shopping for ammo like this is that it takes a while to get to you. I’ve only received one of my orders to date. I’d say that you should give it about a month. If you need your ammo quicker, like for a class or something, this won’t be the best way.