Originally Posted By Phoenix_III:
Seriously? Pur your hand at the bottom of the can of shells. That's how much weight and pressure is on them. You put more pressure on them loading them in and out of a side saddle.
Yep seriously, better safe than sorry. I was just thinking how heavy it was when I picked up a can of 300 rounds. I have heard of shells splitting from being in a mag tube too long (farm gun left by a door for years.). This is why I asked.