Saturday, May 28, 2011

Re: [californiadisasters] Destructive Wildfire Somewhere in E. CA

Well then whatever you call it when a cartridge gets heated in a fire and the powder in the casing ignites and the casing explodes sending out shrapnel and the bullet although going slower than it would if fired from a gun still goes somewhere.... in 1992 when the Scotia Hardware Store burned to the ground as a result of one of the big quakes there in April of that year they had to deal with the ammo in the store cooking off. Also, we had one such incident here locally in a house in rural Templeton in 1994 and another case more recently of a car with ammo cooking off... don't remember if that was here on the Central Coast or in SoCal somewhere. ;-p


On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 10:26 PM, Louis N. Molino, Sr. <> wrote:

Ammo doesn't cook off. 

Remington Arms has done extensive studies of the reactions of commercial produced ammo and for that matter so have the guys from Myrhbusters. 

Now folks that load their own ammo different issues I'm speaking to commercial Ammo here.  

Louis N. Molino, Sr. CET

On May 28, 2011, at 22:48, Kim Noyes <> wrote:

Those desert rats (pejorative definition being used here) out there disproportionately (albeit not all or most) tend to be the dregs of the white underclass, to wit, tweekers and welfare-mongers, folks who have criminal records and generally-speaking are anti-social people who want to be left alone by the constabulary... think of the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes. ;-p

Bad Kim

P.S. Explosions are as likely meth labs going up as propane tanks blowing or ammo cooking off.

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