Take a Bite Out of High Ammo Prices


Americans have, unfortunately, become accustomed to gasoline shortages that cause prices to soar for often-mysterious reasons. But the recent run on ammunition has many in the shooting and hunting fraternity scratching their heads. Whether the threat to ammunition supply is real or imaginary, demand has soared and prices have, in many cases, doubled. What used to be just a fun shoot at a reasonable cost has suddenly become expensive. Of course, you can always shoot less or get a second job, but where’s the fun in that?

DSC_0165Reloading is not only an economical solution, but will quickly appeal to your sense of self determination. Heck, this is fun! Daniel Xu speaks to this phenomenon in this OutdoorHub article.

To check out the gear you’ll need, visit the websites of these manufacturers: Brownells | Cabela’s | Midway USA

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Joe Byers
Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.