By Dean Weingarten
Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- When I go to the local WalMart in Yuma (there are three), I check to see if there is any .22 ammunition. At some point, increased production and falling demand should cross, allowing for more .22 on the shelves. At the WalMart on Frontage road, toward the Foothills, I was surprised to see .22 ammunition. It was the first time in three years.
There were 2,300 rounds of CCI Mini-Mags and 1,000 rounds of CCI Standard Velocity. The Mini-Mags were in plastic 100 round boxes at $7.47 a box. The Standard Velocity were in paper, 50 round boxes at $3.47 a box.
A perky, pretty clerk, Yittzel, was happy to answer my questions. She was a joy to deal with, and did not have any problem with me taking pictures. She said that they seldom saw .22 ammunition, perhaps once a month. She thought it might be coming in a little more frequently lately, but it was still uncommon. She was surprised when she came in and found .22 ammunition on the shelves that morning. She doubted if it would last more than …Read the Rest