Hornady Addresses Ammo Shortage: We're Working 24/7

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by Daniel Terrill Guns.com

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Big time ammo company Hornady released a statement Tuesday commenting on the ammo shortage and shed light on some key questions they’ve been asked repeatedly.

Hornady at SHOT Show 2013. The Hornady booth at SHOT Show 2013. This year they introduced “Critical Duty” ammo.

“The current political climate has caused extremely high demand on all shooting industry products, including ours,” Hornady said in the statement. “Empty retail shelves, long backorders, and exaggerated price increases on online auction sites — all fueled by rumors and conjecture — have amplified concerns about the availability of ammunition and firearms-related items.”

The company asked that you, the consumer, not let Internet rumors on the ammo shortage influence or scare you into paying any outrageous prices. And stressed that if information about Hornday’s supply doesn’t come from Hornady, don’t believe it. Here are the rumors they addressed in the statement:

Q: Have you stopped production, or has the government forced you to stop?

A: Not at all.

Q: Did you stop selling bullets so you could only make loaded ammunition?

A: Absolutely not.

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