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Pot Shots – Summer 2023

For more than 25 years, this column was written by a man who had forgotten more about firearms than I will ever know, a man who was a glider pilot who flew into France in 1944,

Pot Shots

It seems that good quality firearms are still hard to get. Prices haven’t gone up much in the last year, but availability is the issue. No definitive word on if the availability issue is due to

Pot Shots – Feb. 2022

Good news! The price of firearms is holding stable and has been so for about nine months. The price of the average firearm did increase from 25 percent to 50 percent from mid-2019 to mid-2021, but

‘BOUT TIME!

The cost of ammunition has, after an 18-month run in which prices increased almost 400 percent over that time, finally started to come down. That is to say, they have “dropped” to “only” about a 100

RUN ON FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION

If you have purchased any ammunition in the past six months, you know how prices have changed, and not in a good way. Finding ammunition is not that difficult. Paying the much higher prices is difficult.

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