Doubt it's the barrel. I've had similar blowouts with brass cased ammo. Yes they blew out the magazine. May be that Sylvan adapter as I could never get it to run reliably. The lockup point seem to high and the bolt drags on the cases. I tried using a spacer between the magwell and the adapter...
My 2 cents.
Tavors like most other things are fine if you just want it the way it is. There's limited customization and not a lot of players in that market to keep costs down.
Some things like changing a right hand gun to a left hand gun, is supposed to be a feature is really not. Parts are no...
My WASR came with Tapco mags.
Bulgarians, Croatians, etc didn't fit.
Just got to try different ones.
I just sent 8 assorted that didn't fit to a buddy with a note.
"If they don't fit just pass them on. Do not send back!
I know many like you. The not Fudds. Maybe Throwback Tacticools.
Garands and M1 carbines.
Colt 1911s and trench brooms.
Won two World Wars.....
Colt SAA .45
How the west was won.
I get it. Those are some legends truly, and in a different world I would own those. I...
Tardy range report on on of my AR47s.
Pistol with 8" barrel. Can't remember off hand who the manufacturer was. Bought the upper from SG for like $279.
Ran nice with brass ammo!
Need to try out the 16" carbines on brass. Issues clambering steel cased have slowed progress down.
I like my Glock for what it is. Could the trigger be nicer? Sure.
It's not meant to be a target gun or race gun or any other precision gun.
It's meant to be reliable and durable.
Those two things outweigh the 2 lb smoothe trigger and rosewood grips for my purposes.