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Recent content by boomillennial

  1. Gun shop sold me old shotgun shells - safe to shoot?

    I had found this link for Federal. Heck, it could be wrong! 🤷‍♂️
  2. Gun shop sold me old shotgun shells - safe to shoot?

    Last week I bought buckshot from the same shop and fired them at an indoor range (using the range's armory Mossberg). I didn't get a look at the lot number but according to the instructor who oversaw me those shells had paper hulls; they were Federal and had the same box design as the slugs so I...
  3. Gun shop sold me old shotgun shells - safe to shoot?

    Would a gunsmith would be able to handle that for 2-3 hundred? As a newbie, I would be concerned with screwing it up.
  4. Gun shop sold me old shotgun shells - safe to shoot?

    Yeah, I'm not especially angry about the Mossberg being older. The wooden furniture is gorgeous. There is some rust, but otherwise it's in great cosmetic condition. I haven't fired it yet. I do wonder if I should get it looked at by a gunsmith just in case, however. With regards to the ammo...
  5. Gun shop sold me old shotgun shells - safe to shoot?

    I'm a new LTC holder and new gun owner (bought a used Mossberg 500 at the same shop (it ended up being way older than was advertised, but that's another story)). After researching lot numbers online, the shotgun shells I was sold appears to be extremely old. I have slugs very likely manufactured...
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