Revolver Barrel Porting Fail

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Now I’m no expert, but I don’t think they did that right, something looks a bit off. At least they mounted the optic correctly.

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[Source: AR15.com]



Ray I.

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  • Um…wow! LOL. That’s pretty bad.

  • David W.

    I saw that and screamed in an office full of people.

  • Ken

    On the plus side, you can cut and recrown the barrel. Fast draw sized BFR?

  • Forest C. Adcock

    I hope this was a diy job and not a commercial job. I would be furious if someone did something like this to one of my firearms.

    • mosinman

      this was definitely done by Bubba gunsmiths inc.

  • Tsuba

    Itยดs me or the guy put an eotech on a rail, on a rail,on the weapon’s rail? It will not be easy to fast draw ๐Ÿ™‚

    • ComeAndTakeIt

      Rail Inception…

    • allannon

      Not exactly…it’s a Sightmark. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • nadnerbus

      Kind of like when Beavis and Butthead wanted to get a tattoo of a but, on a butt, with a butt shaped tattoo on it.

    • Mike

      Yo dawg, I heard you like rails…

    • DIR911911 .

      PLUS the eotech is on backwards

      • Paladin

        It’s not an Eotech, it’s a Sightmark, and it is on the right way around.

  • I’m no expert, but I’m pretty sure you f@cked up…..oh, and optics and rails on a pistol…..which is chambered in 45-70….i don’t get anything in this picture….

  • tony

    Someone got really bored with his toy

  • marathag

    Ouch.

    Was it done with a angle grinder?

  • UCSPanther

    Did someone take a chainsaw file to the barrel?

  • GPSrulz

    If I saw that at a range, is move away, far away. Cause I wouldn’t want someone to think I was with that dumb S.O.B.

  • Alex Nicolin

    How to ruin a $1200 revolver using a $50 band saw.

  • mosinman

    i can hear the screams of that poor revolver when i sleep now. thanks TFB….

  • uisconfruzed

    Wow, that’s a cacophony of what was a fine weapon.

  • Dan

    saw this post on another blog last week…..

  • mosinman

    Nevuh bin dun befo!

  • me ohmy

    eeshhh…what a hack chop job…poor gun

  • n0truscotsman

    Apparently he had a SIG ‘carbinized” with a stock too.

    The arfcom thread hyperlinked on weaponsman became rather…strange…

    I did give me a good chuckle though, so I would encourage those with a sense of humor to see for yourself.

  • whamprod

    If that were my gun, it would be sent straight back for a brand new barrel on their nickel.

  • Lou Sleef

    Did the guys at Red Jacket do this ? They forgot to spray paint it black.

    • El Duderino

      You forgot carriage mount on a helicopter. Nevah ben dun befoe.

  • El Duderino

    Do you even brain, bro?

  • Gary Laffoon

    I could do a better job with a hand grinder. And, did they run out of mounts?

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  • Roger V. Tranfaglia

    looks like something some kid would do,then put it on 4chan…..