12 gauge shell is then fired, the result will be a so-called "12-20 burst" which can cause extensive damage to your gun and possible serious injury to you and others.
Do not use 3-1/2" shotgun shells in a shotgun or barrel with a 2-3/4" chamber or 3" chamber. Do not use 3" shells in a shotgun chambered for a 2-3/4" shells. Doing so can result in a build-up of dangerously high pressures that may damage your gun and possibly cause serious injury to yourself or others.
The size of the chamber is inscribed, along with gauge and choke designations, on the side of the barrel.
11 DO NOT SNAP THE FIRING PIN ON AN EMPTY CHAMBER — THE CHAMBER MA Y NOT BE EMPTY!
Treat ever)' gun with the respect due a loaded gun, even though you arc certain the gun is unloaded.
12 KEEP YOUR FINGERS AWAY FROM THE TRIGGER WHILE UNLOADING AND LOADING, UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO SHOOT.
Lead exposure can be obtained from discharging firearms in poorly ventilated areas, cleaning firearms or handling ammunition. Lead is a substance that has been known to cause birth defects, reproductive harm and other serious injur)'.
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