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#6307551 - 05/22/16 07:48 PM Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured?
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all guns will soon require the owner to wear a ring to fire their weapon
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#6307606 - 05/22/16 08:33 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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#6307619 - 05/22/16 08:39 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I'd like to see them come in my home and make that happen
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#6307640 - 05/22/16 08:59 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I think they sell a package deal to get your tin foil hat size measured at the same time.

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#6307705 - 05/22/16 09:38 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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So, I have to get married to shoot my gun?
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#6307746 - 05/22/16 10:25 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Very cryptic, Buzzsaw.

I think what he's referring to is a new kind of "smart gun" which is activated with a little RFID tag in a ring on your firing hand. If you don't have the ring, you can't fire the weapon, because it's not close enough to the gun to be detected.

Anyway, it's not going to happen. They aren't reliable or cost-effective enough yet to make anyone think about adopting them. Sure, Obama made it a point to say he was going to push for smart guns, but we aren't going to see it soon. And the first time one malfunctions and gets someone killed (whether it's an officer, or Mr. Hillbilly down the street), it's going to blow up in their face.

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#6307964 - 05/23/16 08:25 AM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I remember Colt working on these in the 90s for police because a surprising number of police are actually shot with their own gun.

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#6308561 - 05/23/16 04:22 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
all guns will soon require the owner to wear a ring to fire their weapon


Ummm, I disagree.
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#6308669 - 05/23/16 05:50 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: HicksHunter]
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Originally Posted By: HicksHunter
Very cryptic, Buzzsaw.

I think what he's referring to is a new kind of "smart gun" which is activated with a little RFID tag in a ring on your firing hand. If you don't have the ring, you can't fire the weapon, because it's not close enough to the gun to be detected.

Anyway, it's not going to happen. They aren't reliable or cost-effective enough yet to make anyone think about adopting them. Sure, Obama made it a point to say he was going to push for smart guns, but we aren't going to see it soon. And the first time one malfunctions and gets someone killed (whether it's an officer, or Mr. Hillbilly down the street), it's going to blow up in their face.


Thanks HicksHunter, that's what I meant,
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#6308711 - 05/23/16 06:23 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Hell, and I thought you were referring to High School Graduation class ring!!!
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#6308735 - 05/23/16 06:34 PM Re: Everyone hetting their RING sizes measured? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Registered: 04/09/09
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Loc: Central Texas
Will never happen. You think a thug's gonna' rub a ittle Vaseline on your finger and gently remove the ring? No, he's gonna' take the whole finger/hand/arm and figure it out later. There's a reason ATM's don't have retina or finger print scan, and it's not because the technology's too expensive.


Edited by Slow Drifter (05/23/16 06:41 PM)
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