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Old 01-10-2018, 06:54 AM
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Don't know if this was posted before.

'I didn't think it'd be so easy': Engineer gets into a 'locked' smart GUN with just $15 of magnets in simple hack

Creators of the Armatix IP1 gun said it would 'usher in a new era of gun safety'
?The gun is not meant to fire if it is more than a few inches from the watch
?A hacker has shown the device can be unlocked in multiple ways
?By placing $15 (?11.50) magnets by the barrel he could fire it without the watch

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...5-magnets.html
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They keep coming up with do-dads which defeat gun use. The presumption seems to be that we need protection from ourselves in gun use. I have had a gun for 70 years, the first a .410 break open single by Stevens. I have never had an accident, a need to be inaccessible, or reason to fear my own firearm. I don't do crime and use my firearms for sport, only once for protection which worked admirably. That stuff is just more reason to assume that gun use needs a nanny. The real need is in responsible firearms training. Treat a gun like a gallon of gasoline: with respect and appreciation for what it can do.
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"only once for protection which worked admirably"

Hey Frank

Would love to hear that story

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"only once for protection which worked admirably"

Hey Frank

Would love to hear that story

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It was the dog thing in 2001. It was right after my heart attack. Cardiologist told me that I had to walk every day. We were walking in a state forest when we were attacked by a pair of loose unsupervised dogs. The big one, over 100 pounds, knocked my wife to the ground and the small one was jumping up at me. I fired a round of .38 Special down the throat of mine but could not shoot at the one who had her as it would have put her at risk. The shot sent both dogs packing the small one, entry wound inside its mouth, screaming. I reported the event to the police and, as is the police protocol, they told the Milford (Mass) Daily. They called my home inquiring about the story. But when they printed it they came down on the side of the dogs. My attorney later told me that I should never have talked to the press. We received a number of harassing phone threats. It was a story for the press that gave them mileage. I had been an "insider" for a Cape fishing publication where I did Cape angling news, features, seminars and angling photography for many years. I was never charged with anything, even supported by the chief of Police but I did lose my writer gig. I did not choose this situation but a lot of people came down on the side of the two dogs. The press did not surprise me but the fishing publication did. If you are ever a victim of the press you will never forget what they did. Always remember that they are in the story business. If someone's dog is more important than your wife they will screw you then move on. What killed my dog attack was the demise of the Twin Towers in NY. They then had something bigger to write about.
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Wow....thanks for sharing

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[quote=crawdad_flipper;2432117]Wow....thanks for sharing

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