Lee’s note: Given the hurricane and torrential rains we’ve seen throughout the Southeast, it’s time for a reminder about ammunition safety. Bottom line: if it’s been submerged in flood waters for any length of time, get rid of it. The risks it poses are too great. A round that’s been underwater is the perfect recipe for a squib load. Besides, compared to barrels, uppers and eyes, ammo is cheap.
A tip of the hat to the National Shooting Sports Foundation for raising this timely issue. Here’s guidance from the experts: