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SCCY CPX-2 blew up this morning in the desert

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    Quote Originally Posted by AzQkr View Post
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    I spotted the problem with the first pic I saw. It was PINK.
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    You have a problem with pink?
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    Wow, just wow. Kinda makes me rethink my wife's glovebox Cpx2.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by AzQkr View Post
    You have a problem with pink?
    This is what my wife made me do to her KelTec PF9 way back when we first got carry guns.



    which may have caused my aversion. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by AzQkr View Post
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    No barrel bulge when it's not been a squib that caused the catastrophic failure. Barrels bulge when there's been an obstruction. The pics show NO bulge in the barrel/rifling area.
    I would think the barrel would have had to stay together in order for there to be a bulge. Your first post said it split in half. So therefore...
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAcanis View Post
    I would think the barrel would have had to stay together in order for there to be a bulge. Your first post said it split in half. So therefore...
    No bulge
    Microseconds is all it would require to bulge a barrel that exploded due to an obstruction, no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AzQkr View Post
    Microseconds is all it would require to bulge a barrel that exploded due to an obstruction, no?
    Probably. It doesn't take much.
    But the bulge is caused from one bullet hitting the other. For the barrel to split like that it would almost have to be a pressure situation from the gasses, which would not bulge a specific area. Or a defective barrel, which is my guess.
    If it wasn't already in use and firing other rounds I'd almost guess there was an obstruction right at the muzzle and it happened the first shot.
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    I'm with SatCong on this. I'm noticing the roughness of the splits. Looks like a hard, brittle material shattered other than a clean rip. It has the appearance of broken cast iron, other than a piece of steel. Properly treated steel would have more of smother tear, and not such a rough surface. Generally, when a good steel barrel Kabooms, it bends the pieces. Those appear to be, almost, straight.

    The first few rounds could have caused a crack and the last round took it out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldskeetshooter View Post
    It has the appearance of broken cast iron, other than a piece of steel.
    What do you want to bet the consultant SCCY hired that suggested saving money by using old cast iron skillets as raw material for their barrels is out of a job today.........
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldskeetshooter View Post
    I'm with SatCong on this. I'm noticing the roughness of the splits. Looks like a hard, brittle material shattered other than a clean rip. It has the appearance of broken cast iron, other than a piece of steel. Properly treated steel would have more of smother tear, and not such a rough surface. Generally, when a good steel barrel Kabooms, it bends the pieces. Those appear to be, almost, straight.

    The first few rounds could have caused a crack and the last round took it out.
    That's what I thought when I saw the pictures, although it's hard to tell that much from the photo.

    But a metallurgist could tell you quite a lot, if he had the broken barrel to examine.

    Glad no one was seriously injured !
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAcanis View Post
    Probably. It doesn't take much.
    But the bulge is caused from one bullet hitting the other. For the barrel to split like that it would almost have to be a pressure situation from the gasses, which would not bulge a specific area. Or a defective barrel, which is my guess.
    If it wasn't already in use and firing other rounds I'd almost guess there was an obstruction right at the muzzle and it happened the first shot.
    Over on the SCCY forum, one is pictured nearly identical to this blow up. It was sent back and the person who inspected decided it was not ammo related but a bad barrel. He believed it started from the breach end, right side.

    Not sure if the pics show it well enough, but there's indication of powder burns on the right side of barrel and the other side is clean. That might be indicative of the same failure reported on the other gun that was inspected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldskeetshooter View Post
    I'm with SatCong on this. I'm noticing the roughness of the splits. Looks like a hard, brittle material shattered other than a clean rip. It has the appearance of broken cast iron, other than a piece of steel. Properly treated steel would have more of smother tear, and not such a rough surface. Generally, when a good steel barrel Kabooms, it bends the pieces. Those appear to be, almost, straight.

    The first few rounds could have caused a crack and the last round took it out.
    It looked cast to me as well, but it's been reported their barrels are from bar stock. Sure doesn't give the appearance of bar stock
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    My guess is that the barrel was over hardened making it brittle. Firing it at the factory and then by the new owner caused micro-fractures in the steel. Even a visual inspection after the penultimate round would have, most likely, shown nothing wrong.

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