American Rifleman 12/17/13 Government conspiracy? George Soros? Overzealous preppers? Nah, the ammunition shortage isn’t that simple. Here are some numbers and the facts behind why you can’t find the cartridges you want.
Trying to explain why there has been a prolonged shortage of ammunition is like attempting to understand why people line up outside stores in anticipation of Nike launching its latest basketball shoe or Apple its latest iPhone. A run on a product—or in this case an entire category of products—is the result of a perfect storm of factors. So, for some much-needed perspective, let’s begin with the big picture. >> Read more