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Old 02-13-2020, 11:26 AM
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Out of curiosity, have you inspected the barrel of the gun for any obstruction?
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Old 02-14-2020, 03:53 AM
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If the problem showed up "About ten rounds in", I suspect something other than the powder.
True! This is about the most mysterious problem we've had in long while not counting some posters who gave a cockamamy story without following up until everybody gave up on them.
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My theory is this; "Holy Stymee" !!!
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I am going with the de lamination or void in the bullet and it blowing apart.
^^^Me too. Would like to know Hornady's explanation tho.......
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" I think the proper thing to do is have a memorial service for it and scatter the remnant of the powder as fertilizer."

A total myth. It will not fertilize anything. Smokeless powder is insoluble and will not release any nitrogen to soil. Black powder would, and I imagine that is how the myth started.
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Everyone here has missed the most obvious answer. It was magic.
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Magic? No, there is no such thing as magic. The real reason...


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