Anyone hear of a recent HK91 blow up at a range in WA?
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    Default Anyone hear of a recent HK91 blow up at a range in WA?

    A poster on the M14 forum said he was there and the fellow had a “175 grain high velocity load” in his HK.

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    I had a 93 blow up at a machine gun shoot about 3 years ago. Definitely a scary occurrence. Biggest lesson learned was never hold a rifle by any part of the magazine.
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    One comment was that the HK was more sensitive to over pressure as the bolt assembly could open prematurely where other conventional lockup’s would remain closed. I think the angles on the guide come into play here.

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    Just post the thread. Make it easier on people here.

    https://m14forum.com/ammunition/4905...ge-kaboom.html
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    I spent five years shooting on the Navy Team. We were issued M118 Special Ball and used it in both 7.62 NATO M-1 Garands and the M-1A Super and National Match rifles. IIRC those were hot 172 grains loads also used for sniping because they were not expanding rounds. It was good stuff on the 600 yard line.

    Something seems off to this story.

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    My 91 does not like really hot, heavy bullet / powder loads - I stick to 168 gr and below with no issue. I do believe the roller lock action has its limitations (gasp I know - sacrilege).
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