Ammo in fires....

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    Cool Ammo in fires....

    Oh the humanity, they destroy over 500,000 rounds in these tests! they shoot it, blow it up, drive over it with a bulldozer, they set it on fire!!!

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    28,000 rounds burned at one time
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    The humanity, indeed! That was a good two or three trips to the range!
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    With burning ammo, it's the cases that go sailing more so than the bullets. I can personnally attest that a .22 LR case hurts like heck when it smacks you in the forehead.

    And no, I didn't throw it in the campfire. Some previous camper left a little booby trap for us.
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    Yep, with ammo cooking-off in a fire without a chamber to direct the force of the BOOM the cases usually DO travel further & faster than the lead. Physics says the lighter of the two component flies the most distance away from the same explosion.
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    Never would have thought about those cases
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    They come out with sharp little edges too.
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