Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Firearm Forum Question: What Does it Mean When a Firearm Discharges Out-of-Battery

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What Does it Mean When a Gun Discharges Out of Battery? 
Thank you The Patriot Train.

Answer :
Blog Administrator -
This is when a Firearm discharges (fires) when the slide or bolt is not fully closed. This can result in the firearm exploding sending shrapnel flying everywhere injuring or killing the user (shooter), and any bystanders to close.
See photos below ....

Colt M16A2 Commando ....

FN 5.7x28mm FN Herstal Handgun that apparently used reloaded but faulty ammunition ....

Also see this related Topic Post at The Firearms Forum Site:
What is a Squib Round -

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  1. in receipt of ur email.
    thank u 4 the post and informative answer.

    the patriot train

  2. Very interesting post you got here.

  3. Cannot believe all these Firearm and Ammunition Manufacturers shown on your Firearms Forum are so negligent in their issuing of products that can either permanent injury or kill someone including someone just standing in the zone of death.
    I am 73 years old.
    In my day all this useless shit would be referred to as Saturday Specials or Basement Makers (people who made their own gun, usually called a Zip Gun).

  4. OMG what a nightmare that must be.
    Seriously isn't this why the world has turned into - I will be suing you.

  5. Holy crapola bet that adjust your attitude and ruins your day.

  6. I guess I better be more careful what firearm I buy.

    The Funky White Boy


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