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Not enough .22 ammo

Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by gradyk, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. GSSF17

    GSSF17 ...2 of 'em

    Jan 25, 2009
    Central FL
    Good to know there are people like me that forget about ammo that most people will never accumulate over a lifetime!!!:rofl:

    That CCI Blazer is great in My Savage MkIIs and the CZ 452.

    I did buy some CCI Minimag 36 gr hollow points from Palmetto about a month ago, but I see they are sold out now.
  2. SJ 40

    SJ 40

    Jan 17, 2011
    Isn't that a Beautiful sight. SJ 40

  3. astroboy

    astroboy JDM Aficionado

    Nov 23, 2011
    LA/IE SoCal
    In my search for .22LR, i stumbled upon several .223's, but
    not a single .22. This has for the past couple of weeks.
  4. mojohanna


    Jan 14, 2013
    Got lucky at my local Gandermountain today. I have been stopping in just about every day over lunch to check to see if they may have received a shipment. Today was that day. They had 9mm and .22lr. However, a 2 box per caliber limit :crying:. Anyway, walked out with 1000 rds of winchester X in the wooden boxes and 100 rounds of Remmington 9mm. Even though they were on "sale", the .22 was $32/box and the Remington $13.99.

    Since this was the 1st .22lr I have seen in weeks, I took it.
  5. uaengineer


    Jun 21, 2012
    Bham, AL
    Wow, that's not horrible right now for 9mm. Figured Gander would be more. Been seeing it routinely now for $18-$19/box in most places, even non-reloadable stuff. I bet guys who compete a lot are hurting right now, whether they reload or not.
  6. mojohanna


    Jan 14, 2013
    13.99 for 9mm is as cheap as I have seen 115gr FMJ around here. Walmart has been spotty with Federal @ 13.97. Hope you don't think I paid $32 for 50 rds of 9mm!

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  7. yellolab


    Apr 15, 2008
    Cabelas has CCI 22 minimag in stock now for ~.07 cents round.

  8. mc1911


    Nov 25, 2011
    I have some of my ammo from 2008 left. We have only 22 wmr, stingers, shorts and 22 shotshells on our shelves.
  9. mingaa


    Dec 3, 2011
    St. Louis, MO
    On a Mossberg forum it seems like every other new member has purchased the 716 "tactical" 22 - not AR based just the 702 in a shell with rails and a carry handle option. An equal number are searching for the same gun available for sale - paintball grads thanks to Santa?! I'll admit to buying much more 22 in the last 2 years (and guns) than I previously thought I would.

    I always buy more than I shoot but in the greater St. Louis region 22LR just fell off the cliff. Went from stocked to not in a very short time. Mag, short and birdshot sit alone on store shelves. There is no hidden mom-n-pop shop that I'm not in touch with either. I make a lot of calls mostly for reloading supplies - very spotty but have a lot and keeping level there. Reserve is shelf ammo from last election.
  10. kburg


    Jan 3, 2013
    Holy Crap...I bought a couple of bricks of 22lr from CTD a few weeks ago for 21.00 per they have it for 79.00 per brick...OUCH
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2013
  11. never enough

    never enough

    Sep 15, 2011
    Everyone I know has boycotted CTD for the most part due to their scumbag practices
  12. sierrafast

    sierrafast Coleccionista

    Apr 20, 2007
    Southern TX
    Here in southern TX, I have not seen any .22lr in stock anywhere. I am down to about 3k rounds and getting warried.
  13. RCP


    Jul 2, 2007
    Celina, TX
    I got off work at 7 o'clock this morning and stopped at my local Academy on the way home where there already 2 guys waiting outside the door. I figured what the heck and stood in line BSing with them which paid off cause when they opened the doors I was able to buy a brick of .22 for $19.99, a box of 5.56 for 8.99, and a box of .223 for 9.99. That's all they would allow a person to buy though. At least I can go give my new 10/22 takedown a whirl now without worrying about burning up ammo.
  14. oppi27


    Jan 28, 2013
    South Western PA
    My local gun store got some 22 ammo in, but man is it pricey. 1 box per person and its 35$ for a box of 350.