Interesting Shotgun Kaboom

Well…it may not be interesting for you, but it is for me. I have seen just about every kind of weapon come apart. Just. One thing I have never personally witnessed or experienced is a shotgun kaboom.

The reports are this was NOT a 12/20 syndrome. But rather the use of old ammunition. Perhaps very, very, very old ammunition that become unstable? I believe this happened in New Zealand, but I can’t for the life of me recall why I think that. It’s been a rough week. As you have seen by lack of postings.

So…the lesson of the day. Don’t shoot really old shotgun rounds while in New Zealand? But riddle me this. How old can the shell be if it has a plastic hull? Yeah, I can’t figure it out either. What do you think we are looking at?

We are now back to our regular posting schedule.

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