M16 Blown up

    I came across a Navy presentation showing what can happen when the bore of an M16 is obstructed!

    Click on the below thumbnails to enlarge them.

    The upper receiver has been blown off:

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    Half of the upper receiver was found 25-35 yards away!

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    More photos here.

    Steve Johnson

    I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!