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By Fred Uhrich

Ammo makes a comeback at local stores


I noticed it earlier this month. At our local Walmart, even with their “we have no .22 ammo for sale” sign up, they had 50-round boxes in their sales case. And on my shopping spree to Utah for some new ice fishing gear and tackle, I saw .22 ammo at all three of the major sporting goods stores. Of course some of it was weird stuff I would not like to shoot, such as sub sonic, and the prices are sky high, but it was there.

But did you know why?

New shooters, profiteers, panic buyers, electronic technology, and China.

It’s been just a little over two years since the United States h...

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