Explosives - EOD related / Darwin award


#1

foxnews.com/story/0,2933,579 … latestnews

Sounds like a fake story, sort of like something from “The Onion” or “Fark”, but here it is on a major news site


#2

That sounds similar to the story of a man who replaced a fuse in his car with a .22 round which subsequently got hot, cooked off and shot him in the leg.

Highly dubious story, a .22 could easily explode in such a situation but the bullet would not go anywhere.


#3

The “Mythbusters” TV show did an episode several years ago about the .22 LR cartridge-as-a-fuse myth. As I recall, they showed that it was in fact possible and that one could be injured by the projectile.

AKMS


#4

Anything is possible, the civil war is still getting casualties. foxnews.com/story/0,2933,353998,00.html