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Two failures: Broken S&W 1911, Case head seperation in a XD.

S&W 1911 broken slide stop:

S&W 1911 broken slide stop

The pistol was new, and the part failed in the first two shots.

Case head separation in a .357 sig XD.XD .357 sigCase head separations are more often seen in machine-guns and reloads.  In this case it was factory ammo.

As always, test your equipment, practice, and have back ups.

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