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Muzzle Velocity of Shotgun Shells

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Muzzle Velocity of Shotgun Shells

What is the muzzle velocity of that shell? That question, of something very much like it, is raised quite often on Internet forums. Invariably, someone will respond about chronograph testing of one load or another and then a discussion will ensue and sometimes those discussions become a bit heated.   Exactly how are shells tested for muzzle velocity and what industry standards are used? To set the stage just a bit, it must be understood that there must always be standards or baselines for any evaluation. Without those standards or baselines, there would be no way to scientifically compare anything....

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