20 lbs of Tannerite vs. Giant 425 lb Pumpkin

What do Mainers do when their giant pumpkin isn’t ready for a giant pumpkin contest?

Fill it with 20 pounds of tannerite and shoot it with a 300 Winchester Magnum.

This 425 pound pumpkin exploded after 14 rounds, covering the Windsor, Maine gravel pit with shards of plastic and pumpkin seeds.