I stopped by a local gun store Saturday and two fellows were each buying a brick of plain Federal .22 L.R. I noticed that they were paying by credit card and when I thought when I heard the price I had to go look on the shelf for myself. $49.95 for a brick of Federal .22s and someone was buying them. This panic buying stuff has to end! I had paid $15.95 to $18.95 for the same box of .22s about a month ago depending where I bought it.