most likely what happened was when the adapter split open, all the heat went and scorched the bluing.
This is supposed to work guys, however i got unlucky with the set up and it didnt hold up. toby bridges uses them on his sidelocks but i certainly am going to run this by him for some info.
This should NOT have looked like this at all.
No tampering or tinkering, its an upgrade to use 209 primers built by professionals.