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From: Keith R. Williams
Subject: Re: MICROWAVE DETECTOR FOR CONCEALED FIREARMS.
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 12:38:46 -0500
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In article ,
> "Barry Lennox" wrote in message
> > On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 16:33:13 -0000, "Designori"
> > wrote:
> > snip,
> > >However;
> > 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?
...with previously spent casing or your "salted" ammunition. The
lead part is easy.
> Commit a crime and stop to gather up all the shells?
> Use a case catcher?
You assume all hand-guns are auto-reloading. Revolvers don't
You assume guns come in fixed sizes. They don't. You assume a
lot and know little.
> Reload with sufficient precision that the round actions
> the mechanism on auto without jamming it?
Easily done and done regularly. I know many who reload
themselves. It saves money.
> "Import it from the USA"? We could salt that supply too.
I don't think so.
> "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.
Please. You're concocting a bigger problem then you're solving.
But it's your government you choose to be enslaved by.
> "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.
You know little about the legal system too.
What about a *legal* gun. You indicate that you want to "salt"
*my* ammunition too.
> 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.
You are a sick puppy.
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