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'Smart gun' symposium in Seattle Jan. 28

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Dave Workman, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  2. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Bloomberg specials.. If that is what this is, they need to be boycotted.
    They are "owner" killers and false security for the chicken coop crowd.

    The perfect scenario for these dumb guns is one where one of the anti's needs defending and the
    owner of one of these being unable to make it fire and the anti gets a bullet in the head while the defender is fumbling with the dumb gun while the perp shoots the anti. :)

    Things like that are all they comprehend....................:mad:
    But even that won't do it as they live in blind denial.
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  3. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Let that thing get wet up here in the PNW and it will not function, I don't care if they say it's waterproof, it won't be here!!!
     
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  4. usagi

    usagi Redmond Well-Known Member

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    force LEO to replace 100% of their armory with smart guns. should be a lively conversation indeed.
     
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  5. whiskeybill

    whiskeybill Battle Ground, WA Well-Known Member

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    The attorneys will love it. Product liability suits! And just what will be the cost of this advanced technology? People still get in their automobiles and drive impaired. Just why isn't every new car made equipped with a breathalyzer ignition interlock? The government mandates just about every other safety / environmental feature on new cars (the cost of which is passed on to the consumer), why not interlock switches?
     
  6. notazombie

    notazombie Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Maybe every trigger should have wifi. Then it could be connected directly to the Obamacare database to make sure your doctor says it's okay for you to take the safety off. Also, if bullets were reclassified as drones they could be regulated by the FAA.
     
  7. tiggers97

    tiggers97 United States Well-Known Member

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    The makers of the Armatix iP1 pistol may already be ahead of you on that:
    http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/20...rt-gun-maker-files-patent-remote-kill-switch/
     
  8. CarlMc

    CarlMc Safely north of Seattle Active Member

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    I have a some silly questions about two of the discussed topics:
    Will Seattle PD be out in force arresting folks for multiple transfers of firearms during their demonstrations? Will the CCRBKA and the SAF be reminding the visitors that they are committing gross misdemeanors by touching the demonstration firearms?
    Will Armatix' pistol work remote kill switch where there is no radio signal? Only an idiot thinks that cell phones, satellites, and wifi signal is ubiquitous.
     
  9. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    HAHA... "smart gun" meeting for dummies.
    :rolleyes:
     
  10. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm holding out planning on investing my money in the smart tech they come up with to retro fit the 350+ Million firearms all ready in use in the country. I'm especially interested in what they come up with for my .50 cal cap and ball rifles with the two triggers.
     
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    donaldc Seattle Active Member

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    Instead of this ridiculous "smart gun" stuff, how about they push for something that is actually useful like tax credits for a gun safe?
     
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  12. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Would that tax credit be retroactive for those of us who are years ahead of that curve! ;)
     
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  13. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Did you even read the story? This is not a demonstration, it's a symposium.
     
  14. CarlMc

    CarlMc Safely north of Seattle Active Member

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    I did, but even in symposiums folks still bring small things to touch.
     
  15. GuyBMeredith

    GuyBMeredith Salem, Oregon Active Member

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    I'm waiting for the chance to demonstrate how easy it is to circumvent the "smart" with simple tools and show the instructions going viral on the internet. I've read a DOJ evaluation of several designs and it seems the only thing preventing someone from dumbing one out is not having it in their hands yet.