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ammo malfunction

Discussion in 'Michigan Glockers' started by xd45acp, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. xd45acp


    Apr 9, 2006
    Redford MI
    i have a couple of pics of a bullet that blew up in my buddies 1911 we cant figure out what happened . the gun didn't malfunction before this happened when the round went off all the burning powder came out the rear of the slide right in his face (good thing he was wearing his glasses) the gun is ok and went right back to running with no problems. so has anyone seen this before ?
  2. MakeMineaP99

    MakeMineaP99 Got SIG?

    Apr 11, 2002
    N. IN
    What brand and weight? I'm going to guess Blazer Brass 230 Gr FMJ.

    It appears the case neck did not have enough tension to keep the bullet from setting back.

  3. gsbell

    gsbell Consumed

    Feb 21, 2003
    Nolensville, TN
    Huge setback!
    Also note the ding in the bullet, looks like it is slamming into the edge of the feedramp. Might need a good 1911 smith to give it a look over. Don't let someone just start butchering on the feedramp.
  4. JohnJak

    JohnJak sadly spent

    Mar 7, 2005
    Big setbacks cause kabooms.
  5. +1... Ned Christiansen in Schoolcraft is first rate....