As anyone who has tried to buy ammunition lately knows, demand is far outstripping supply. Cartridges in the most popular calibers—especially .22, 9mm, and .223—are getting harder to find and afford, and even exotic loadings are flying off the shelves. Gun enthusiasts, sportsmen, recreational and competitive shooters, and concerned citizens are up in arms over the lack of available ammo, merchant restrictions on purchases, and the ruinous prices being demanded for what's out there.
Lifelong shooter R.K. Campbell has survived ammo shortages before. In this invaluable new book, he examines today's scarcity to determine whether it's real, what's causing it, and how long it will likely last. Most important, he offers a number of straightforward strategies he and his shooting buddies have employed to deal with the limited supply:
- Cultivating local vendors
- Navigating on-line sources
- Trying your hand at handloading
- Building versatility into your arsenal so you can acquire what you need without breaking the bank
- Evaluating surplus ammo as an option
- Using cartridge adaptors
Get the most bang for your shooting buck by following the commonsense and proven advice in Dealing with the Great Ammo Shortage. After all, what good is having firearms without an ample supply of bullets?