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What to Do with Firearms and Ammunition Affected by Flood Waters

Advice for the Shooter Firearms & Ammo Damaged By Water

What to Do with Firearms and Ammunition Affected by Flood Waters

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Firearms owners who have seen their guns and stored ammunition submerged by flood waters in storm-wracked areas are probably wondering if their firearms and ammunition can be salvaged and safely used. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) and National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) point to two helpful documents containing guidelines to assist gun owners in making sound decisions related to safely handling and treating or disposing of these items, emphasizing to always err on the side of caution and safety. SAAMI, founded in 1926, is an organization that creates and publishes industry standards on firearms...

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