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pipoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 05:51 PM
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39. We are in the same position
our kids are grown and we too keep guns ready. This product would be useless to me. It may be a good option for someone with kids around, they may be more likely to use it than a safe.
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  -A safety device for revolvers and pistols I have never heard of ... spin  Dec-22-10 12:50 PM   #0 
  - If you have to keep a gun around for self-defense, I think it would be better to  Jackpine Radical   Dec-22-10 12:58 PM   #1 
  - The self defense weapon should be on your person.  Callisto32   Dec-23-10 09:59 AM   #33 
  - One problem I see is that it undermines the rule "Always assume the gun is loaded and will fire"  yellowcanine   Dec-22-10 01:04 PM   #2 
  - The gun isn't useless. It can still be thrown or used as a club.  Ian David   Dec-22-10 01:13 PM   #5 
  - "It can still be thrown or used as a club." And the goblin will duck down, just like Superman! n/t  oneshooter   Dec-22-10 03:04 PM   #14 
  - I can buy a Cold Steel Irish Blackthorn Walking Stick ...  spin   Dec-22-10 07:01 PM   #21 
  - Telling your kids the safety bullet is in there negates its usefulness.  Ian David   Dec-22-10 01:14 PM   #6 
  - Disabling the device requires violating the rule of muzzle control  slackmaster   Dec-22-10 01:09 PM   #3 
  - I think that rule, taken to the extreme, is silly.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Dec-22-10 01:38 PM   #7 
     - Let me put it this way - You have to jam something down the barrel of a gun you KNOW is loaded  slackmaster   Dec-22-10 01:47 PM   #8 
     - I had to stick a cleaning rod down the barrel of a loaded .22lr machinegun this past weekend...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Dec-22-10 02:32 PM   #12 
     - Actually,  mikekj   Dec-22-10 11:07 PM   #23 
     - It's loaded until you unload it.  slackmaster   Dec-23-10 09:19 AM   #30 
        - Just guessing.....  mikekj   Dec-23-10 05:42 PM   #36 
           - I bet you good money they knock stuck bullets/cases with the action LOCKED BACK.  Endangered Specie   Dec-23-10 05:51 PM   #38 
           - Did you miss where I wrote "except when you absolutely must in order to clear a stoppage"?  slackmaster   Dec-24-10 11:48 PM   #46 
     - Well, for goodness sake...  GKirk   Dec-23-10 02:51 PM   #34 
     - I usually point the weapon at something like the baseboard of a wall...  spin   Dec-22-10 02:00 PM   #10 
     - I have always heard that rule applied only to when handling a gun  benEzra   Dec-23-10 08:07 AM   #27 
  - Four things  Ian David   Dec-22-10 01:11 PM   #4 
  - His technique for removing the expanded safety bullet did make me cringe.  X_Digger   Dec-22-10 03:09 PM   #15 
     - Occasionally a reloaded bullet at the range would have no powder ...  spin   Dec-22-10 06:40 PM   #19 
        - Brass would do too.. but it looks / sounds harder than that. n/t  X_Digger   Dec-22-10 07:13 PM   #22 
  - The "Safety Bullet" makes some bad assumptions.  GreenStormCloud   Dec-22-10 02:00 PM   #9 
  - In one of my range training classes we were required to start  pipoman   Dec-23-10 06:20 AM   #25 
  - That was a RANGE exercise.  GreenStormCloud   Dec-23-10 07:08 AM   #26 
     - Nobody wants to be in that position  pipoman   Dec-23-10 08:11 AM   #28 
        - And my mileage does vary.  GreenStormCloud   Dec-23-10 03:30 PM   #35 
           - We are in the same position  pipoman   Dec-23-10 05:51 PM   #39 
  - Seems simpler and safer in a revolver. I am used to "stacking"  SteveM   Dec-29-10 04:41 PM   #51 
  - Good idea, in theory, but I'd never use it  shadowrider   Dec-22-10 02:18 PM   #11 
  - I like it.  Atypical Liberal   Dec-22-10 03:01 PM   #13 
  - I'm unconvinced.  rrneck   Dec-22-10 03:15 PM   #16 
  - I think there could easily be an Oh F*ck situation with this  RamboLiberal   Dec-22-10 05:13 PM   #17 
  - Quick access gun vaults are my solution ...  spin   Dec-22-10 05:33 PM   #18 
  - I use a revolver for home defense ...  spin   Dec-22-10 06:54 PM   #20 
  - Got to be THE dumbest idea I've ever heard  RSillsbee   Dec-23-10 12:45 AM   #24 
  - Like spin said, neat idea in theory...  Euromutt   Dec-23-10 08:13 AM   #29 
     - In theory  RSillsbee   Dec-23-10 09:24 AM   #31 
     - I think Iver-Johnson popularized the "hammer-the-hammer" technology...  SteveM   Dec-29-10 04:52 PM   #52 
  - An interesting idea, pros and cons abound.  Callisto32   Dec-23-10 09:57 AM   #32 
  - Firearms in storage?  Straw Man   Dec-23-10 10:24 PM   #40 
     - How is putting a dummy that locks it up if messed with a loaded gun?  Callisto32   Dec-23-10 11:40 PM   #41 
        - Duh?  Straw Man   Dec-24-10 01:53 AM   #42 
           - Yeah, duh.  Callisto32   Dec-24-10 07:44 AM   #44 
              - No problem at all.  Straw Man   Dec-24-10 12:45 PM   #45 
  - Good way to tear up your barrel & crown... this is a ridiculously stupid product  Endangered Specie   Dec-23-10 05:47 PM   #37 
  - Once a child knows and can physically cycle the slide, I would not trust this as childproofing  aikoaiko   Dec-24-10 07:25 AM   #43 
  - You've probably never heard of this one either.  DWC   Dec-25-10 08:15 PM   #47 
  - Nope but it looks like an interesting alternative. (n/t)  spin   Dec-25-10 10:36 PM   #48 
  - USELESS  AtheistCrusader   Dec-27-10 01:01 PM   #49 
     - Personally I keep my loaded weapons in quick access gun boxes or safes.  spin   Dec-27-10 02:07 PM   #50 

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