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Smith & Wesson 500 Kaboom

Check out the aftermath of a rental Smith & Wesson going kaboom at a range in Nevada. From the ARFcom thread: Here’s what happened to

September 27, 2015 Handguns
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AR-15 Catastrophic Failure After 100K Rounds

Someone over on Reddit posted about this range rental AR-15 that went kaboom after 100,000 rounds. Good thing no one was hurt. Back story: I

July 12, 2014 Rifles
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S&W M&P AR-15 Kaboom

A member over at Gunnit posted these pictures of a S&W M&P AR-15 that had a catastrophic failure at the range. The owner of the

January 29, 2013 Rifles
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Marlin Lever Action Kaboom

Having your firearm explode is no fun, especially when someone gets hurt. A Gunnit member posted about his Marlin lever action rifle chambered in .444

August 24, 2012 Rifles
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AR Barrel Goes Kaboom

Ouch, but if you look on the bright side, it’s a great excuse to build an SBR! [Source

April 28, 2012 Rifles
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Remington .45ACP Case Failures

Firearm and ammo failures are never fun, a member over on gunnit posted about a few Remington .45ACP case neck failures that caused a few

April 22, 2012 Ammo
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M-16 Kaboom Caught on Tape

This video is an oldie but a goodie. Remember everyone, your forward assist is to push your bolt carrier forward, not muscling a round into the

April 09, 2012 Rifles
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Ruger LCP Kaboom

Posted over at RomeoTangoBravo.net, this Ruger LCP handgun had a catastrophic failure during concealed carry course when the shooter had a squib using Winchester White

March 29, 2012 Handguns
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AR-15 Barrel Kaboom

It seems like there have been a lot of guns experiencing catastrophic failures (a.ka.a kabooms) recently, or maybe people are just posting about it online

March 20, 2012 Rifles
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FN Five-Seven Explodes

A member on the Kifaru forums posted about their FN Five-Seven going kaboom recently. Apparently a round fired while out of battery blowing the pistol

March 07, 2012 Handguns
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