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Idiot keeps his .45 magazine in the oven. Guess what happenned?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Phillyfan, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Woman shot by oven while trying to cook waffles - U.S. News

    So I can't imaging why a person would keep his pistol in a drawer, but the mag in the oven. Guest preheated the oven to make some waffles and Kaboom.

    Funny thing is if you read the article the writer states that "Gun and ammunition references indicate that Glock bullets can explode at temperatures as low as 280 degrees — or even lower if they've been exposed to heat for a long time, which can degrades the structure." I didn't know Glock made bullets.:laugh:
     
  2. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    Like the guy that used a .22 round as a fuse in his pickup, round heated up, discharged and shot one of his testicles. You can't fix stupid
     
  3. mattdomes

    mattdomes Newberg Active Member

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    I vaguely remember a Mythbusters show about this...
     
  4. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Sounds like he had some hot loads.
     
  5. dolooper

    dolooper Coast Range, or thereabouts Well-Known Member

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    What a maroon. It's really difficult to shove a .22 in there without bending the terminals. He shoulda been using .17.
     
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  6. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Cooked off rounds generally don't go anywhere as there is no chamber or barrel to contain and direct the bullet.

    I would be flat amazed a cooked off .45ACP round (even if it is of Glock manufacture LOL) could muster the directional energy to even break the heavy glass in an Oven door and no way to make it through the two+ layers of steel and glass wool insulation.
     
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  7. 9mmguy

    9mmguy Portland, OR Member

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    Actually a bullet through that guy's balls is fixing stupid...or at least a good start. ;)

    This guy wasn't charged because he had a concealed permit? I don't understand that part. What does a CHP have to do with storing rounds in the oven?
     
  8. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    Well put sir.
     
  9. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Just more of MSNBC's "fine" reporting!
     
  10. redmud

    redmud Colombia river Active Member

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  11. honey badger

    honey badger Auburn New Member

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    Natural selection at work trying to weed him out of the gene pool.
     
  12. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Sounds fishy. Who cooks waffles in the oven?
     
  13. Kid@Heart

    Kid@Heart Vancouver, USA Cynic Lifetime Supporter Diamond Supporter

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    Maybe he was hiding them in the waffle iron.
     
  14. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The article states, "Glock bullets can explode."
     
  15. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Interesting, I just reread the article, and you are right. It doesn't say "Glock bullets," but when I posted, the quote was click and pasted over. So the original article must've been corrected.

    Originally, it said, "Gun and ammunition references indicate that Glock bullets can explode at temperatures as low as 280 degrees — or even lower if they've been exposed to heat for a long time, which can degrades the structure."
     
  16. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    the cases dented the sides but did not break the glass. this story sounds to be just that a story.
     
  17. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    This is true. I know from first hand experience.
     
  18. Rotty

    Rotty Skagit County Active Member

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    :rofl1::rofl1::rofl1:
    That's one way to keep the stupid people from breeding.
     
  19. VancouverKid

    VancouverKid Vancouver Member

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    I am lead to believe that alcohol was involved.

    A) Late night waffles.
    B) Only 4 rounds in 17 round magazine.
    C) Magazine in oven.
    D) This happened in Florida.
     
  20. JimmyS1985

    JimmyS1985 St.Louis Active Member

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    I almost missed out on contributing to the gene pool as a child. When I was 9 years old my friend went into the work room in his basement. We found that amongst various screws in a can, there were .22's in there too.

    We thought long and hard on what to do with our new found discovery, and like the upstanding 9 and 8 year olds we were at the time, decided the best thing to do would be to take one of the bullets and start hitting the casing with a hammer. Sure enough after about the 10th hit, the bullet shot off and ricocheted around the room, somehow not hitting one of us.