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Can 3 inch magnum shells be used in an old shotgun?


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2015-07-14 16:03:07
2015-07-14 16:03:07

First of all you would have to determine if your gun will accept 3" shells.Second,if your gun is very old it may not be adviseable to fire it at all.Have a qualified gunsmith check it out.  
In a word, NO. When you say very old and worn out you don't want to add the word MAGNUM. DO NOT USE 3" SHELLS.

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