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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 4/23/2002 5:03:01 AM EST
I caught this pic at a re-loading board, dang. Something like in a Bugs Bunny cartoon.
I figure you all would want to read about it.

Link Posted: 4/23/2002 5:13:02 AM EST

Link Posted: 4/23/2002 5:16:19 AM EST
How did this happen ?

Maybe he was using it as a walking cane and stuck the barrel in the dirt. Then shot it ?

That sucks....

Link Posted: 4/23/2002 5:33:33 AM EST
Thats not healthy!
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 5:42:46 AM EST
Holy Sheeeeeeeeet!!
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 5:48:12 AM EST
I think the modified Enfield was used in a ballistics test (bullet recovery in a water trough). Seems the tester submerged the end of the barrel in the water trough and fired. Water makes a good barrel obstruction when hit by a 2500 fps bullet.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 6:54:17 AM EST
Ya'll suppose the felt recoil was a bit higher that day..?
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 7:22:46 AM EST
I can not imagine the amount of pressure it would take to do that. It looks like it follows grain structure. I can tell you one thing though. I will never again test fire my firearms by placing the muzzle in water.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 7:29:55 AM EST
WOW!!! That would really mess up your hand!
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 11:04:17 AM EST
No wonder this came from the same place as those hilarious .577 Tyrannosaur video clips...
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 11:22:54 AM EST
I didn't see any blood on it so I guesshe/she was lucky.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 7:59:39 PM EST
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 11:21:26 PM EST
Probably had another bullet in the barrel, or some other obstruction when he decided to touch off a round.
Link Posted: 7/21/2002 9:13:51 PM EST
... KB'd a 1911 barrel once, jig locked it so bad that I had to take it to a gunsmith to unfvck it.

... Been lucky, never had anything this catastrophic.
Link Posted: 7/22/2002 4:37:20 AM EST
On the other hand, in this configuration the bore is a lot easier to clean.
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