Barrel obstructions or overcharged cartridges of any kind are recipes for disaster.
How about an extremely hot overcharged .45/70 cartridge fired?
Witness with tears this fine lever action rifle come apart.
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In some cases it is the danger of a squib bullet, that actually is a projectile that got lodged inside of the barrel. This causes a barrel obstruction and turns the whole rifle into a pipe bomb. How about a massively overcharged cartridge? You certainly would not want to hold this rifle or any weapon for that matter when that happens. Your wallet certainly wouldn’t like that either.
Always be sure to check to make sure all projectile(s) have left the barrel before firing another shot and be sure of your ammunition. If something doesn’t feel or sound right when you fire, stop right there. Unload and examine the firearm to be certain the next shot is not a catastrophic kaboom!
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