K31 Ouch!!

The country that avoids war and the country that fights but has a hard time winning have been combined. The Swiss made some excellent firearms and the French made some unique and occasionally inspiring ones. We have added the Belgian and Dutch since they are neighbors.

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K31 Ouch!!

Post by DuncaninFrance » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:11 am

Apparently a possible double charge and a fracture in the receiver ring plus a slightly oversize cast bullet :shock:

It might be Swiss but they still break under the right (wrong) circumstances................
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Post by joseyclosey » Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:15 am

It would be interesting to find out more, a slightly oversized cast bullet had nowt to do with that blow up I reckon. Someones you know Duncan ?
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Post by Niner » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:22 am

Was the barrel plugged up? Did the shooter get hit by any of the the flying metal?
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Post by DuncaninFrance » Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:09 pm

Don't know him Joe, someone in Canada.
I cannot think the case was double charged, there isn't enough room! I doubt the bullet had anything to do with it either but a possible old fracture in the receiver ring sounds most likely to me. I believe he had a bit of a bloody face.
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Re: K31 Ouch!!

Post by deadin » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:51 pm

Cast bullet says reloaded. Who knows what powder was used. The case is big enough to get a pretty hefty load of fast pistol powder. (Think Bullseye or similar.)
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Post by DuncaninFrance » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:35 am

Certainly, but I have to say that if this twit was using pistol powder then he deserves a broken rifle, he is now the owner of a lot of spare parts................
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Re: K31 Ouch!!

Post by ArchFluffy » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:50 pm

Wow!

I saw things about this on a couple of places. The different sites seem to come down to reloader's error.

So we learn from other peoples' mistakes so we don't have to learn from our own. :idea:

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Re: K31 Ouch!!

Post by Rolling45-70 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:11 am

we have had two accidents like this but with Swedish Mausers in the past.
Load in both issues are Vitav. N 110 double charged and jacketed bullets

no issue reported by fast burnung pistol powder and cast bullets

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