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Old 31 January 2018, 04:05 PM
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Flame 38 Grenades found along road on MD's Eastern Shore

Article here.
It sounds like a lot of them were duds, but that's the last thing one would expect to find while out picking up bottles!

ETA: what on earth is counter charging?
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Old 31 January 2018, 04:15 PM
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Sometimes grenades come in two parts. One is the metal casing that fragments, the other is the explosive component. When you put the explosive component into the casing, you are placing the (explosive) charge.

Counter charging is simply the removal of the explosive component from the casing.

It is typically done in a contained area. I am not trained to do that. I did receive training (and have conducted for real) how to detonate a grenade in place.

Hope the explanation is clear. It is a simple process.
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Old 31 January 2018, 04:32 PM
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Yes it is--thank you.
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