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Old 08-16-2007, 16:07   #23
RyDC
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I started a fire once shooting too.

'Cept I was shooting a short-barreled blackpowder rifle (maybe a 20" barrel?) in the prone position. The bullet didn't catch anything on fire, but the leftover powder from the 80-grain charge I had in the barrel sure did. Stomped it out pretty quick.

I can see how powder might start fires, or even hot brass, but bullets made of soft lead? Give me a break.
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