So, I post up something about some lousy ammo I got yesterday, and the comments start.
"Check the bases with a magnet and they will probably be steel," says one helpful numbnuts who didn't sign his comment.
Really? "Steel", you say?
Jesus wept, what kind of drooling simpleton do you think I am? We'll leave aside all the years where I, you know, ran a ____ing gun store and just focus on the fact that the shells are base-up in the sidesaddle. You think I might have noticed that they weren't yellow? That I use a magnet on a string to pick them up off the range floor and dump them in the trash, separate from the recyclable stuff?
I fix a shotgun in a hotel room two thousand miles from home with a %^&$ nail file and a month later I've got somebody trying to patiently explain 'chamber polishing' to me like I just fell of the turnip truck and bumped my head on my first firearm yesterday.
So, I'm going to throttle back on the firearms content. Instead, here...