As near as I can remember from my last look at the statute (NOT a lawyer) anything which flames or goes boom after it leaves the piece is forbidden to all except cops in this state. Shoot, we're not even allowed to have BLANK cartridges! As the man said, you can look it up. Wonder how they start foot races.
June 13, 2003, 04:22 AM
Explosive is ok to buy as well (assuming your state doesn't ban it). The most common "explosive" ammo I know is spotter ammo for old bolt-actions. The idea is that it'll explode on impact and throw up a nice big puff of dirt, allowing the shooter to see where rounds are falling. I have some .30-06 of that type that I found at a cartridge collectors' show. The other "explosive" is .50 BMG 'Raufoss' ammo. It has an AP core, some incendiary filler, AND an explosive charge. Can be identified by a white tip and green band, as well as a price of $25+ per round. The explosive charge is just under 1/4oz, so it's not legally a destructive device.
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