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It may. If the primer in the shell overheats, it will explode. That is what it is designed to do. This will cause the main charge of powder to explode. Don't even think about experimenting with this one. ====================================================== Cartridge shells are not designed to explode. When a cartridge is in a chamber of a rifle, and the primer is struck, it ignites the powder. The powder burns rapidly, but does not explode. Black powder has the capability to explode, smokeless powders do not. When a cartridge is in a fire, the powded burns rapidly. Because the cartridge is not held in a chamber, the force of the burning gasses is not contained, and will not project the projectile. The gasses dissipate. Still, not a good idea to do. limpetmine

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Q: Will a shotgun shell explode from being near a fire?
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