Spectacularly blown up revolver!

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

I hope no one was shooting next to this person shooting this Colt Anaconda. Half the cylinder must have gone flying left!

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Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Mu Mu on Apr 03, 2009

    Not sure the other two cartridges blew too. Might have been a no-powder dud in the previous round, where the primer was just enough to push the lead into the barrel. Next round fires into plugged barrel, and the side walls of the chamber fail before the top does, leading the lid-type fracture.

  • David David on Jan 18, 2012

    Fabian Czajkowski

    If the 2 others misfired, nothing would have happened to them, "misfire" means to pull the trigger and nothing happens, not to discharge...