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Handloads may be to blame.....

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by GabbyHaze, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. GabbyHaze

    GabbyHaze Milton, Wa New Member

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  2. SteveZ

    SteveZ Lake Stevens, WA Member

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    Or it could be a case of dropping in a 16ga (barrel obstruction) and then following it with a 12ga....but you're probably right.
     
  3. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    ...or chambering a longer shell than its rated for. (and yes it is possible to do this, example; the length of a 3" shell is the length after firing, and is around 2.75" before firing, so you can actually chamber it into a 2.75" chamber, with dire consequences)
     
  4. journeyman03

    journeyman03 hillsboro, oregon New Member

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    Heavy shell, old gun.