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Are you a gun fanatic as well? If so, you'll want to talk to other owners about what you own in this forum.

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Old 02-01-2013, 06:54 PM   #1
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Be careful with Blazer aluminum rounds...might lose a finger.

Yes, I know they are cheap....but with ammo availability today, tried them out. Ended up having one blow up in the chamber and a nice powder burn. The case just burst.



There was no squib round, the weapon was clean. Just glad I walked away with all my fingers. Anyone else have this happen? I understand it can happen with reloads but this was granted....cheap ammo...new.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:53 PM   #2
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Wow. Good thing you didn't get hurt! Oddly enough, these are the rounds I have been after for a few weeks but local availability is nil. I've shot about 800 rounds of the cheapo blazer without any incidents, but I think I'll stick to brass from now on.

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Old 02-01-2013, 09:14 PM   #3
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had one bust in one of my submachine guns not to long ago. Kept chugging along, oddly enough it never jammed. Had to shake some chunks out of the action though.
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Old 02-01-2013, 10:36 PM   #4
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Glad you're ok. KB's can happen with any factory ammo. Blazer is typically ok, I've had the most ammo flaws come from WWB.

You should call blazer and see if they can do anything for you
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:06 PM   #5
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Glad you're ok. KB's can happen with any factory ammo. Blazer is typically ok, I've had the most ammo flaws come from WWB.

You should call blazer and see if they can do anything for you
Doubt they can do anything for me. What I can say from now on though....if it is not brass or steel cased, I will not touch it.
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:58 PM   #6
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Doubt they can do anything for me. What I can say from now on though....if it is not brass or steel cased, I will not touch it.
I hear ya. I definitely prefer brass case. I've had some luck with some steel cased ammo. My glock is a pig, f*cker eats anything I feed it.
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Old 02-02-2013, 08:12 PM   #7
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I always shoot Blazer Aluminum. Never had any issues
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:38 AM   #8
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Blazer contacted me today. I did not have the lot number from the empty boxes I threw away at the range....so doubt they do anything for me. Might be good for people till it blows up on you....makes you wonder then after you clean your shorts.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:53 AM   #9
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Guns do kill people! Ban them. .

Glad you're alright.

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Old 02-07-2013, 10:36 AM   #10
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Wow glad your ok. I have 4 boxes of those blazers but ive shot thousands of rounds with no problem.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:17 PM   #11
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Wow glad your ok. I have 4 boxes of those blazers but ive shot thousands of rounds with no problem.
Could have been worse, I have shot some in my Glock 20C 10mm....
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Could have been worse, I have shot some in my Glock 20C 10mm....
Those 10mm are hot rounds, that would of been a pipe bomb. What were you shooting? Any damage to the handgun.
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