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I sure hope he had is "eyes and ears on"!







 

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The cartridge on the top was the hot load that inadvertently ignited the cartridge at the bottom. What amazes me is the bottom cartridge's bullet didn't go down range as well, or at the very least, didnt do additional damage.
 

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The cartridge on the top was the hot load that inadvertently ignited the cartridge at the bottom. What amazes me is the bottom cartridge's bullet didn't go down range as well, or at the very least, didnt do additional damage.
Probably released the pressure when it ruptured the case.
 

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Probably released the pressure when it ruptured the case.
True. Overheated cases simply rupture; the round doesn't fire.

I agree this is probably the result of firing lots of hot/overloaded rounds.
 

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Looks like a fragmentation grenade. Couldn't even image being the one to let the hammer fall on that!
 

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When they say " The gun blew up in his face" , this is what they're talking about.
 

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Looks like a fragmentation grenade. Couldn't even image being the one to let the hammer fall on that!
No kidding!!! My brother in law sent this to me a couple days ago. I think it was one of his buddy's. I asked him via email but he hasn't responded yet.
 

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Being new to hand guns, what would cause that??
(1) firing multiple grossly over-pressure rounds

(2) firing normal rounds in a gun that has been subjected to above

(3) firing normal rounds in a gun with a defective cylinder.

Number three is the least likely cause.
 

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Wow, Yes I'd say a very hot round. Was that a 357 or 44 Mag? As powerful as those are even at +p I can't imagine having anything hotter!!
 

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wow that's crazy! hope the guy/gal shooting this hand grenade was ok.
 

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I just got off the phone with my brother-n-law. He said the caliber was a .357 mag and the guy reloads all the time. This was NOT factory ammo!

I reload all the time...but i never exceed the recommended charge (according to my charts).

Not that it makes a difference...but this all happened at a gun club in NJ.
 

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Here is the funny part:
The guy took the pic's so he can send them to s/w for some sort of "defective product" claim. :rofl:
 

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Yeah, those Smith & Wesson Revolvers are known for "KABOOMS"! :rofl:
 
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