Why Primer Shortage?

Gander Outdoors in Kenosha, WI — reader-submitted photo on GMToday.com The ammo and primer shortage is real, and it’s here to stay — well into 2021. That’s what industry experts tell us: “With [ammunition] demand far outstripping supply and inventory levels in the channel at all-time lows, we see strong demand continuing[.]” — Christopher Metz, CEO of […]

Cascade Cartridge Inc

CCI (Cascade Cartridge Inc.), based in Lewiston, Idaho, manufactures rimfire ammunition, centerfire handgun ammunition, and primers for reloaders and industrial power loads. CCI made the first mini-mag rimfire ammunition in 1963, and in 1975 developed the Stinger, a high velocity .22 Long Rifle product. Today, CCI makes a wide range of rimfire and snake shot ammunition. CCI was founded by Dick Speer (brother of Vernon Speer, who founded Speer […]

Ammo Shortage

Ammunition shelves are running bare in gun shops across America, forcing gun owners to consider other options, like reloading used brass casings, or making their own ammo. But there’s no way around it. Reloaders face the same supply shortages as consumers who buy their ammunition ready-made. In fact, for reloaders it might actually be worse, […]

Step-by-step Guide to Get an FFL License

Getting your FFL license from the ATF is easier than you think. In less than a couple of hours of work, four easy steps, and less than $200, you could have your very own firearms business.  When you get your FFL from the ATF, you can become a gun dealer, firearm manufacturer, ammunition manufacturer, or even just collect a transfer fee for firearm transfers. What is an FFL? An FFL, or Federal Firearms License, is a license issued by the ATF that allows […]