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Ham Gunner
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Posted: April 16 2017 at 3:56pm | IP Logged Quote Ham Gunner

I ran across this article again that I had read once before from a while back and thought it interesting reading. AR was destroyed by ammo containing powder mixed with handgun powder.

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Edited by Ham Gunner on April 16 2017 at 3:57pm


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Posted: April 17 2017 at 7:54pm | IP Logged Quote John P.

Really reinforces how careful one needs to be when loading. Felt I
have always been OCD when it comes to changing powders and
cleaning out the powder hoppers. Many times powder gets caught in
the measuring chamber.   

Thanks for posting the article; it is a good reminder. Fortunately, the
injuries were not major.

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Posted: April 25 2017 at 10:32am | IP Logged Quote taurusshooter59

In cases of possible massive failures where minor to
extreme damage and/or injury can result, I always try to
over compensate on the side of safety. i guess it's from
my military training, we were trained and practiced what
we thought was over cleaning of our weapons. After
reading this article I am so glad that we received that
type of training. It has, thankfully, transferred over
to civilian life for me. When I finish a reloading
session I ALWAYS over clean my powder hopper. Thanks so
much to Ham Gunner for sharing this article, and praise
God nobody was hurt more than they were.

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