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  2. 2020–present United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2020–present United States ammunition shortage is the most recent of all the ammunition shortages in the United States. It arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the 2020 United States presidential election, and the George Floyd protests. The lack of sufficient ammunition for consumers in the United States is to some ...

  3. 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage was a shortage of civilian small arms ammunition in the United States that started in late 2008, [1] and continued through most or all of 2010, with an additional shortage beginning in December 2012 and continuing throughout 2013. The 2008 election of President Barack Obama triggered increased ...

  4. GunBroker.com - Wikipedia

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    History. Established in 1999, GunBroker.com is one of the world's largest online marketplace for firearms. [2] GunBroker.com was founded by Steven F. Urvan after eBay started restricting gun sales. [3] [4] Urvan ran the company until it was acquired by Ammo, Inc in 2021. [5]

  5. Stock (firearms) - Wikipedia

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    Stock (firearms) The anatomy of a gunstock on a Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle with Fajen thumbhole silhouette stock. 1) butt, 2) forend, 3) comb, 4) heel, 5) toe, 6) grip, 7) thumbhole. A gunstock or often simply stock, the back portion of which is also known as a shoulder stock, a buttstock, or simply a butt, is a part of a long gun that ...

  6. Caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

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    Caseless ammunition is an attempt to reduce the weight and cost of ammunition by dispensing with the case, which is typically precision made of brass or steel, as well as to simplify the operation of repeating guns by eliminating the need to extract and eject the empty case after firing. [2]

  7. List of 7.62×51mm NATO firearms - Wikipedia

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    The below table gives a list of firearms that can fire the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridge. This ammunition was developed following World War II as part of the NATO small arms standardization, it is made to replicate the ballistics of a pre-WWII full power rifle cartridge in a more compact package. Not all countries that use weapons chambered in this ...

  8. FN 5.7×28mm - Wikipedia

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    Excel Arms has developed four firearms chambered in 5.7×28mm, and MasterPiece Arms offers three different 5.7×28mm firearms. [20] The 5.7×28mm cartridge weighs 6.0 grams (93 grains )—roughly two-thirds as much as a typical 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge—making extra ammunition less burdensome, or allowing more ammunition to be carried for ...

  9. List of 5.56×45mm NATO firearms - Wikipedia

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    The table below gives a list of firearms that can fire the 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge, first developed and used in the late 1970s for the M16 rifle, which to date, is the most widely produced weapon in this caliber.