In reloading, a number of factors bear on the accuracy and safety of your ammo. As you reuse your cases, they wear and stretch. At some point they will fail. All things that get used will, and cases are subject to various stresses that ultimately result in failure.
Driving through Pleasantville is mostly a bad thing. Pleasantville is one of the most violent places on earth. People are carjacked, robbed and stabbed multiple times every day. Gunfire erupts several times every hour. I spent a day there recently. I came through it, but not unscathed. No one gets out of Pleasantville unscathed.
Like most gun guys and red-blooded American fighting men, I can’t help but notice the hardware of the locals and police/security forces when I travel. This is partly because I’m interested, but also because you never know when that type/model/series may be the weapon of opportunity in a crisis.
Doc Holliday used a side-by-side shotgun to help the Earps against the Clanton gang during the gunfight at the OK Corral in 1881. In the intervening 130 years, the state-of-the-art in military and police weapons has advanced in revolutionary ways. Small-caliber high-velocity rifles now equip most soldiers and police officers the world over. This could