Inside the house, it's best to use action proving dummies rather than live ammo for cycling... helps avoid sudden loud noises and unintended redecoration.
Cheap valu-pak shotgun shells have been known to cause sticky extraction in the past...
Mindset - Skillset - Toolset. In that order!
Attitude and skill will get you through times of no gear, better than gear will get you through times of no attitude and no skill.