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Old 02-15-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
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Flare gun test - Part 2

I brought my other 2 flare guns home from the boat yesterday. Tested the first one and it worked fine. The second gun mis-fired, the flare igniting but the shell still in the gun. The gun caught on fire and I threw it in the snow and let it burn. I'm sure the problem was very old out of date flares I was using for testing.
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Old 02-15-2013, 06:36 PM   #2
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Yikes. One good reason not to carry a concealed flare gun under your shirt, between your belt and your belly button
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