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NRA’s Third Rule of Gun Safety

From The 69-year-old man, a member of the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club, 44W471 Keslinger Road in unincorporated Blackberry Township near Elburn, was putting his 12-gauge shotgun away and loaded what he thought was a snap cap into the gun around

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A Hangfire in Action

At about 0:18 the shooter presses the trigger and the shotgun does not discharge. At 0:19, the shooter places his shotgun with the muzzle upwards and looks down the barrel. Just as a refresher, here is the NRA procedure for

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Shotgun Advantages Devastating up close on unarmored adversaries Spreading pattern is conducive to suppressing fire at a distance Shotgun Disadvantages Low capacity Reloading a tube-fed pump action or semi-automatic shotgun is much more difficult than with a magazine fed-rifle, especially under

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