Almost all of the click-when-it-should-go-bang experiences I've had have turned out to be a dud round. If a person experiences very many of those non-events, he can become complacent about them. The purpose of posting this video is to show that, "Yes, Virginia, there is a hang fire."
Before you look at the attached video, please make sure your inoculations for stupidity are up to date. Don't want any members here to catch anything from this lunatic.
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States
Practice does NOT make perfect. Practice makes permanent. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
Pure DUMB luck that he did not blow his head off. I agree with Orangello, he needs to be neutered.
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"I would not be an old man if I had not been an armed young man." JTJ
"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and promoted by mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of feces by the clean end."
I've had one squib load to date. I cleared it by the book, just to avoid such a situation. Dropped the magazine, Kept the gun pointed down range for a minute, then pulled the slide to the rear while still pointing down range.