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Shot String

Shot String: This is a measurement used with shotgun shells. When a shell is fired the shot string is the distance between the shot pellet out front and the shot pellet in the rear. The distance between the first pellet … Continue reading

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21 Gun Salute

The 21 Gun Salute: The tradition of rendering a salute by cannon originated in the 14th century as firearms and cannons came into use. In the early years of firing, the single shot limitation of weapons mandated that those receiving … Continue reading

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