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Old 12-02-2011, 11:49 AM   #11
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yeah gm is offering to buy them back due to the batteries cracking catching fire and possibly exploding in high speed wrecks. when lithium in batteries is exposed to oxygen it burns if enough is exposed at once it can easily explode.

GM May Buy Back Chevrolet Volts, Redesign Battery Pack Due To Fires | Fox News

big corporations dont buy products back just cuz they feel nice. thats worse than a recall.
Did you even read your own link? GM said that if any owner is worried, they will buy back their Volt. They are not starting a wide-scale buyback. Also, there is NO MENTION of 'exploding' except in your troll, er, post. The fires that have occurred have all been during crash testing, never in a real accident. Fire is always a possibility in a car crash, whether its powered by battery or petroleum.
I don't even know why this slam was even brought up in a gun-related question... Kind of ramp down the hyperbole a notch or two, OK?
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Old 12-02-2011, 01:01 PM   #12
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I love my xdm 40. That's all...

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Old 12-02-2011, 04:11 PM   #13
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Are you set on getting a 45?
check these out
Smith & Wesson MP Full Size Police Trade-In 40 SW / 357 Sig
looks like a pretty good deal. also have them in compact.
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