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Old 02-01-2012, 07:58 PM
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Why Is 40g .22 Long Rifle Ammo So Hard To Find ?


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Is it just me or is 40 grain .22 Long Rifle ammunition almost impossible to find ?

Virtually all the commonly seen (on store shelves) .22 LR ammo is 36 grain hollow point.

Are the bean-counters firmly in control of the ammunition companies (perish-the-thought!) or is there another explanation ?

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Old 02-01-2012, 09:51 PM
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There are plenty of 40 grain loads. The high-speed 36 grain loads are popular. I recommend the CCI Velocitor for a 40 grain hunting load.
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:16 AM
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I see boxes of 40 grain .22 Long Rifle for sale in our local Wal-Mart. As stated the 36 grainers are more popular.
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:32 AM
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It can't be to difficult to find, I have 13,600 rounds of it in 13 flavors. Me thinks you either need to find a different toy store or ask the counterman to order what you want by the case.
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Old 09-14-2012, 02:51 PM
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Winchester Super X is 40 gr. copper washed @1280 fps. Clean and accurate and almost everybody sells it. Just may have ask for it. dgang
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