Queston for the shotgun reloaders. I have a saiga 12 shotgun, and one drawback as far as HD is that if you leave a mag in the shotgun it will deform the top plastic shell because of pressure, and after a while it will not chamber. I keep 3 inch 00 buck in the mags. Now for the question. I have found a source that sells 2.5 inch (actually a 2 3/4) metal 12 gauge shells which will not deform, but they are 7 1/2 birdshot, which will not cycle the shotgun on the heavy load gas setting that I have to put it on in order to shoot the heavy rounds. Woud it be possible for me to empty the shell and leave the primer, and take a 2 3/4 00 buck plastic shell (which will cycle the shotgun on the heavy setting) and put the powder, shot and wads out of it into the metal shell and seal it up? I hope this post is vauge enough that it will be permissible, but if you feel that it isnt, please PM me if you feel thats the right thing to do. Thanks!