Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Remington Thunderbolt .22 LR ammunition is on sale at Locked & Loaded In Pana Illinois and online at their website. Bricks of 500 are priced at $11.79, which is 2.36 cents per cartridge. The great .22 ammunition bubble, from late 2012 to the middle of 2017, is gone.
In June of 2014, I predicted that the bubble would have collapsed when prices fell below 4 cents a round for the cheapest .22 LR available. From Ammoland.com:
You will know that the bubble is close to the bottom when you see .22 LR on sale for below 4 cents per round. At the lowest, we might see .22 cartridges below $10 for 500.
As of October, 2017, .22 ammunition was commonly available below 4 cents a round. From Ammoland.com:
Federal American Eagle is as low as 3.8 cents per round, the Federal champion 510 round is just under 4 cents a round, and there are several offerings of Aquila Super Extra Standard Velocity from 3.7 cents to 4 cents a round.
$11.79 for a brick of Remington .22 is not $10, but it is …Read the Rest