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How long can you keep ammunition?

How long can you keep ammunition?

throughout the lifespan of your ammo, which can last over 10 years or more if properly stored. The best place to store ammunition is in gun safes because of their dry interior and consistent temperatures.

Does ammo go bad with age?

Ammunition doesn’t “expire” per se, but the gunpowder looses potency over time. The largest risk to shooting old ammunition isn’t a failure to fire, it’s the risk that you will actually fire the shot and it doesn’t have enough momentum to make it out the barrel.

How long will the ammo shortage last?

LENOIR, N.C. (WBTV) – Since the pandemic began, gun sales have increased. There are an estimated 7 million new gun owners in the past 18 months.

How long does ammo last and how to store it for Max shelf life?

How Long Does Ammo Last? Ammunition’s shelf life is largely predicated on the the conditions under which it is stored. Most manufacturers guarantee that their ammunition will last for at least a decade. That said, ammunition can easily last beyond 10 years if it is stored under ideal conditions.

How long do Bullets last in storage?

Most ammunition is good for at least 10 years, but a few factors can affect this. The primary factors that will shorten this shelf life are being exposed to high heat or moisture.

Does ammo get old?

it can, it just depends on whether cartridge is sealed, whether it was exposed to moisture or humidity. If it’s kept dry.. meaning low humidity too, and out of heat it can last a long time. But ammo can get old.. well, not so much old.. just can go bad if it’s not protected properly.

Does ammunition go bad?

Ammo doesn’t really go bad in any reasonable sense if it is stored properly. You can still buy and shoot WWII surplus ammunition and maybe even older. It may be less reliable but there isn’t anything dangerous about it.