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Subject:  Re: Finding Ammo? Date:  5/2/2021  1:49 PM
Author:  mauser96 Number:  17851 of 18410

Remington pre last bankruptcy was only producing limited amounts of ammo because suppliers wisely were worried about being paid. The plant is under new stronger ownership and is rapidly gearing up to full production so supply will be increased. They have surprisingly large plant in Arkansas

The big arms making companies have some surprises
"The companies holding the largest market share in the Guns & Ammunition Manufacturing in the US industry include General Dynamics Corporation, BAE Systems PLC, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Vista Outdoor Inc." I assume much of this is military - one 155 mm artillery shell would would equal lots of 22 LR in cost and materials used.

380 ammo in particular seems too have nearly vanished but in general ammo is getting more available . But still only at inflated prices.
During periods of increased demand manufacturers have the luxury of shifting production to the most profitable highest selling calibers. Ones where they can extract extra profits. Thus the shortage of 22 LR which is mostly generic in nature

Ammo is suited for hoarding, if stored properly it can last for 50 years or more. Reloading components might be good for even longer
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