USA – -(Ammoland.com)- As a commercial ammunition reloader, I cannot, unfortunately, manufacture 22 ammo (obviously).
However I do get nonstop calls from people in my area looking for the all-popular cartridge, so I try to keep my finger on the pulse of the market and snag some up when I can find it, then resell it at a reasonable, not-gouged price.
One would think that I would be able to pick up .22 more easily than the retail purchaser, but this hasn’t been the case for me for the last several years. I’ve had just as hard of a time picking it up as most.
Today I did another customary search for in stock .22 ammo from my standard suppliers, and something odd happened.
They were in stock. And not just one or two brands, they had a LOT in stock! Certainly the most I’ve seen since the .22 shortage began.
Like most happy tales, this one has a caveat. While they had a number of brands in stock, they were all of the premium brands and cartridges (Eley, Norma Tac, etc.). The prices aren’t great, they aren’t even good as far as plinking ammo is concerned, …read more