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Handguns -- "Kabooms"

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A Colt Anaconda - well trashed. I half recall reading the grisly details but now cannot remember! I have a suspicion a kaboom in one cylinder fired off another round perhaps but anyways - the end result had to have been from something pretty excessive. Messy!
The demise of a once lovely BFR! It could well be, judging by its very long cylinder, a 45-70 like mine. I am guessing here the aftermath of some barrel obstruction, because I forget the details I once read. The frame and cylinder took the pressure peak but not the barrel, which is actually not over thick. Great shame.
Colt SA revo
A Colt SA I believe - and rather obviously it did not survive very excessive pressures.
Revo blowup
This, like most of the pic's apart from the first which belonged to a shooting buddy, was gleaned from the web over time and so history is not known. It is assumed this gun was being tested to destruction - and apparently very successfully!
SA revo 1
A Uberti SA or possibly Ruger Bisley - but very likely 45 LC caliber. This is one view and image below shows the other side. Severe over pressure from possibly use of too large a load of fast powder.
Smith 329
A Smith 329 PD 44 Mag' which appears to have had perhaps a round double charged or worse, with Bullseye or similar fast powder. Goodbye cylinder and top strap!.
Linebaugh revo
Even the reputedly indestructible Linebaugh can break! This was apparently a 500, and one can only guess how much of an over load was impressed on its structure.
Glock 22
Glock 22 with a KKM barrel, for shooting lead bullets in reloads. A squib was rapidly followed by another round ( during IDPA shoot). Pretty well destroyed the gun but shooter was not badly injured.
Ruger Vaquero
This is apparently a Vaquero cylinder and once more it is imagined that an over hot round could not be fully contained safely. Cylinder appears ruptured but not shattered.
SA revo 2
Thought to be a Uberti or possibly Ruger Bisley - but very likely 45 LC caliber. This is another view of the other image above. Severe over pressure from possibly use of too large a load of fast powder - mangled case still in place!