Shelf Life Of .22 Lr Ammo

General Ammunition Shelf Life in Basic Conditions. For modern munitions, ammunition shelf life is perfectly sufficient for the average person to keep parcels of ammunition for years, if not decades in all likelihood. I have had these Remington high velocity 22 cartridges for 45 years. Are they still good.

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I store all my ammo in 50 cal ammo sealed cans. Right now I'm shooting the 1937 Turkish 8mm mauser ammo and it all goes bang. I have reloads from the mid 70's that I reloaded and it all goes bang like the day I reloaded it. The 22ammo should have a longer shelf life if it's kept dry. But there has also been a rash of bad New 22 ammo too.

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22 . ammo when it gets old the primers will dry out an it will not fire, the primer power will fall out of the rim in the case, an will not fire, common accurrence with old 22 rimfire, if they are keep in a ammo can with a tight seal, it can be prolonged but old age will catch up at some time of it life, an some times it takes a long time for this to happen,

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This is a discussion on shelf life on 22 ammo within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category Just bought a Sig Mosquito and had about 500 rounds of Federal 22LR in storage that has to be at least 20 yrs old. It was crappy lookin' stuff, but I.

Everyone knows you will never need it, so what you do with it after it has been sitting on your shelf.

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It also saves some space, the boxes are bulky. I do not have a good guess at how long any of my ammo will last, but most likely quite awhile. So, storage method is definetly a major factor. On a shelf in the barn is not going to have the life that an ammo can would offer.

.22 Winchester .22 LR Match ammo made in the late 60's early 70's. If it's stored properly, it should last indefinitely. In general though, CCI ammo is pretty well made stuff. I've heard that .22LR doesn't have a lengthy shelf life. However, I've fired .22LR ammo that was decades old without any problems.

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So, from my personal experience, I would say that 25 years is the shelf life of .22 LR ammo –– assuming properly stored and not subject to heat or humidity. After a couple of decades, the lubricant on the bullet migrates to the powder and primer in sufficient quantities to interfere with consistent ignition.

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Ammo,properly stored w/o temperature extremes is probably indefinite. I have fired off many 22 lr rounds that had been stored in ammo cans for close to 25+ years,no problems. 22 LR rounds can absorb moisture because they are not "sealed" like jacketed bullet ammo. So it is best that they are in properly sealed ammo cans.

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What is the shelf life of .22 long rifle ammo? How long is it good for if left in original boxes in good dry conditions? 1 following . 10 answers 10. Report Abuse.

For me, any gun I own has to work, and has to function as a tool to assist me in my life. I have a collection of antique kerosene lamps, and lanterns that sits on a display shelf. However.

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Anyone know what the shelf life of 22 ammo is when kept dry and in sealed container in the house would be ? I have an old tin of 22lr of my dads after he passed and opened it up a few weeks ago. Took out a small hand full and loaded my tube fed remmy.

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Therefore, the shelf life of ammo is relative, namely to how well it's stored by the person who bought it. General Ammunition Shelf Life in Basic Conditions. For modern munitions, ammunition shelf life is perfectly sufficient for the average person to keep parcels of ammunition for years, if not decades in all likelihood.

Now granted the double rifle you would want for dangerous big game should be in cartridges like 500 Jeffery or 600 Nitro, ammo you will never see on the shelf at the local Walmart.

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.22 will have a good shelf life if stored properly.

I reccomend storing it in those military ammo tins (there fairly cheap) and you should also keep the rubber ring on the lid oiled regurlary or put some sawdust in there aswell to suck up any moisture.

Will 25 year old ammo still work?I had a large can of Winchester .22LR that I got as a gift. I seldom shot .22, and had other ammo to use up, so I left the Winchester can I've also had some pretty cheap imported .22 ammo that misfired just as badly, even when fairly new. My guess is that it sat around in some warehouse in humid conditions.

Hypothetically speaking, if I arrange my boxes of ammo on the shelf by lot order, would that qualify.

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