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I've seen the acrobats do the flip and catch well.

Then again, I've seen the muzzles pointed at people during that "cool guy" process. ;)
 

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Ok, for the sake of discussion. Those people who had their ammo explode, did they eject their round the proper way? Mechanically, an ejected round shouldn't detonate, unless ejected the wrong way. (recoil spring too strong the slide returned too early and caugt the but of the ammo and hit the primer in a weird angle) Or if it was handloaded, they loaded it in a way where the primer is way too deep and really sensitive to any rear pounding or an overloaded/overcharged or very undercharged (someone has a theory about the latter).

And if that is really the case, where, it'll just randomly explode, it would have been prevalent over the years of incidents like that happening. Yes, I'm not discounting it happens but when it did, it has to be an operator error, whether through the process of ejecting the round or how the round was reloaded. But is common not to admit that it is human error when it occurs.
You have been a little quiet this winter. I figured you'd come up with a new topic to get underwear bunched up

Your lack of originality is disturbing :)
 

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I started to write a response, then I thought. Am I this bored? Yes. Yes, is the answer to that, unfortunately. Then I thought, does this merit a response? No is the answer to that.

Then I wrote this and hit Post Reply anyway.

JFC, spring needs to arrive soon.
 

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Only the cool kids can eject and catch their round. Even cooler kids can identify their own ammo on the ground... it really helps if you cast and coat your own..;)
 

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I would not suggest doing this. I personally witnessed one go bang while a guy had his hand over ejection port. It wasn't pretty. Wasn't catastrophic, but still want pretty
Obviously a NG. This is not a reason to Not catch your Round, as described but a reason to pay more attention and make more attempts to not pull the trigger when you don’t mean to.
 

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Obviously a NG. This is not a reason to Not catch your Round, as described but a reason to pay more attention and make more attempts to not pull the trigger when you don’t mean to.
This falls under the extremely rare, but was imparted to us in RO class. There is a chance, albeit small, that the slide releases, catches the round just right and detonates basically in your hand. It would be lightning strike odds, but I've had two OOB detonations with a PCC while shooting. The shrapnel that came out the ejection port across my eye line made me pee a little. I would imagine this could be similar. I would not want my hand near it.

I knew this was going to come up. Way to go mongo.
 

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Ammo acrobats are fun to watch on the playground but display and enable very poor street habits.
Why just last week, the ASP guy had a video with a person lying dead in da street, unloaded round still in his hand. I could tell it was Brazil, because there was a Pistol Puritan standing over the kilt body in Gaucho boots shouting "Finger!" in perfect Portuguese.

Puritanism transcends national borders, and need not stop at death.
 

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Why just last week, the ASP guy had a video with a person lying dead in da street, unloaded round still in his hand. I could tell it was Brazil, because there was a Pistol Puritan standing over the kilt body in Gaucho boots shouting "Finger!" in perfect Portuguese.

Puritanism transcends national borders, and need not stop at death.





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This falls under the extremely rare, but was imparted to us in RO class. There is a chance, albeit small, that the slide releases, catches the round just right and detonates basically in your hand. It would be lightning strike odds, but I've had two OOB detonations with a PCC while shooting. The shrapnel that came out the ejection port across my eye line made me pee a little. I would imagine this could be similar. I would not want my hand near it.

I knew this was going to come up. Way to go mongo.
Its been awhile so I figured I would just dive in.
 

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Obviously a NG. This is not a reason to Not catch your Round, as described but a reason to pay more attention and make more attempts to not pull the trigger when you don’t mean to.
The incident I witnessed the guys finger was off the trigger. When he went to eject the chambered round the primer struck the ejector.
 

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The incident I witnessed the guys finger was off the trigger. When he went to eject the chambered round the primer struck the ejector.
I really want to know the lightning strike chances of this.
I mean really. The positioning, the energy in the ejector/slide needed to set the primer off.

Wow. I mean literally/ mathematically what is the chance ?
 
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