Marlin 45-70 Kaboom

This photo was sent to me by a reader. Looking at the photos, I am not sure what to think. All I know is if you shoot long enough, you’ll see guns come apart. If the rifle only has around 30 rounds through it, that does open up the possibility of a mechanical flaw. At least to my thinking anyway. Guns with defects tend to let loose sooner rather than later.


Here are the owner’s comments on the internet:


“Well had a bad experience this morning and I thank the god lord for being able to live to talk about it .
Had a marlin cb blow up this morning. I have no clue as to why. Shooting factory Hornady leverevolution ammo. Looks to me like either the action failed or the factory ammo was seriously loaded wrong !! I have shot the rifle around 30 rounds all have been the factory Hornady.
I don’t know who I’m pissed at Hornady or marlin!!
Be careful !!!”



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