Subject: Re: MICROWAVE DETECTOR FOR CONCEALED FIREARMS.
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 21:11:44 -0000
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"Barry Lennox" wrote in message
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 16:33:13 -0000, "Designori"
> up from time to time.
> >How about "losing" some ammo - having first replaced the propellant
> >with thermite? Breech/block/firing pin welded into one lump of metal.
> >Nice thought
> Nice thought, but it's a pretty casual one. You might do it once, but
> then the bad guys will reload their own, or import it from the USA, or
> some other country. Besides think of the liability, if it went wrong.
> You have absolutely no control over "salted" ammo once it leaves your
> hands, it could even end up back with the good guys one day.
> Barry Lennox
Reload with what? Commit a crime and stop to gather up all the shells?
Use a case catcher? Reload with sufficient precision that the round actions
the mechanism on auto without jamming it?
"Import it from the USA"? We could salt that supply too.
"Salted" ammunition wouldn't "end up back with the good guys" because
official ammunition is sourced legitimately, not "off the street". It's a
secret operation and could be isotope marked.
"Liability"? The liability is limited in the case of a criminally held
firearm, but that is why I suggested using thermite instead of an explosive.
An irretrievably welded up illegal gun won't get you much in the courts.
Except 5 years, of course.
In the meantime, very few people are running around the city with legitimate
masses of metal under their counterfeit Armani suits.
We can detect and arrest them.
All of them.
Pity you aren't brave enough to get by without a gun.
It must be all that spoonfeeding they go in for where you live.