If you put a 223/556 round into a 40cal Glock would it fire?

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  1. XDRoX

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    Let's just assume SHTF and all you had was 223 and a 40cal Glock.
    Would the Glock fire it?
     
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    Try it and get back to us.

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    I feel like this question may be so ridiculous I'm being played by even answering it. The short answer is no.. In fact, I don't think the case lip would be big enough to even stay in the chamber.
     
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    What if the extractor held the cartridge in place?
     
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    The round might go off (assuming all the dimensions work) but since an over charged 40 can KaBoom I'm sure that the additional 20KPsi will turn your glock into a no delay hand grenade.

    Actually I don't think the dimensions would work at all; it certainly would jam on ejection.
     
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    Maybe since the cartridge would not be tight enough in the barrel there would not be enough pressure to KaBoom the Glock. But enough pressure to fire the projectile.
     
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    In that case, the case will split and velocity will be lost; might not even be effective any more.
     
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    Matt does it here.

     
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    Ok. Then what would contain the pressure? Chamber is a bit on the large side. Assuming it would fire; what kind of accuracy are you looking at having a .223 projectile rattling down a .40 barrel?

    This is just too, too wrong.
     
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    Videos like this make it very hard for me to buy used guns on gun broker that say slightly used, 50 rounds through it :D
     
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    I felt I had seen this before and you beat me to it
     
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    I admit I saw that before I posted. I just wanted to see how many people would say no way it would fire before I posted the video.
     
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    Why not hold it in your fist and hit the primer with an icepick?
     
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    About the result I had expected.
     
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    So in other words you were trolling for a response.
     
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    If it fired you'd have a cool lookin 223 case.
     
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