Skip to comments.Americans Bought ‘17,850 Tons’ of Imported Ammo in Last 12 Months
Posted on 12/18/2016 8:54:07 AM PST by dynachrome
As gun sales have skyrocketed over the past 19 months, ammunition sales have also surged, with 17,850 tons of imported ammunition being sold in the past 12 months. That is nearly 18,000 tons of ammo in a years time and approximately 2,865 tons of bullets that were imported in November alone.
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Side note: Cabelas had a good supply of 22lr yesterday, but going fast.
I love warm and fuzzy stories like this
I just bought about 60 lbs of 7.62 Russian. You really can’t have too much.
Glad I could contribute to that.
My way of “Giving something BACK”... and “Making a DIFFERENCE” (he said, in a whiny, thoroughly annoying voice...)
That’s only 900 truckloads, 75 truckloads per month. Domestic ammo has got to be far more.
How is the quality?
is it corrosive?
Only if you ignore the other 2450 or more rounds already in possession.
In other words, a box of 50 is really nothing much, until you add it to the other 49 boxes already stored.
Speaking about volumes of foreign ammo purchased, “........... Domestic ammo has got to be far more.”.......
If you are lucky enough to find any and want to pay super inflated prices. It’s called supply and demand.
I had about 2500 rounds of 223 in my ammo fort before my tragic boating accident
Bought 500 rds of 70s German military surplus 7.62x51 and it was as good as the high end ammo as far as accuracy plus my M1A1 loves it.
Especially a “baby” Glock. Women and chillun’ affected most.
Yet still, I don’t have enough !
The Korean PMC Bronze in .223 is excellent. So is the Israeli IMI and the Australian Outback brand.
I bought 200 rds of the pmc 7,62X51 and it shot great in my SCAR 17.
There were some good ammo deals on Black Friday. I got 350 rounds of .45 ACP (Remington and Winchester) from Cabela’s and Academy Sports, plus a bit of this-and-that. Free shipping, too.
I know I bought about a ton of imported 9mm this year.
Just in time for Christmas!
25mm, 39mm or 51mm?
Inquiring minds... < BG >
I like PPU for 9mm and 9x18 Mak.
I’ve read that they manufacture closer to mil specs so they are a little hotter.
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