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Old 02-22-2014, 09:53 PM   #1
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ok guys,

according to a newspaper article, the frist Smart Guns from the german company, I don`t want to say the name, are supposed to be in the shops in the US.

The Model is ip1, it`s but ugly and should cost about $ 1399,- plus another $ 399,- for the watch, that is needed to unlock the firearm and arm it.

Could some of you have alook out, if you can see these peaces of junk in the shops and perhaps ask the shop owners, how the reactions of customers is on that over priced junk?

I would expect to find these electronic peaces of junk in New Jersey or California perhaps, but mainly in NJ, as they have that law on Smart Guns.

So, maybe you could check up on this, because we here in germany are very curious, since the company hasn`t really sold any of their products to customers, only to dealers, that are now trying to get rid of the stuff over online auctions, because nobody has any real interest in the stuff.

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Old 02-23-2014, 01:16 AM   #2
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ok guys,

according to a newspaper article, the frist Smart Guns from the german company, I don`t want to say the name, are supposed to be in the shops in the US.

The Model is ip1, it`s but ugly and should cost about $ 1399,- plus another $ 399,- for the watch, that is needed to unlock the firearm and arm it.

Could some of you have alook out, if you can see these peaces of junk in the shops and perhaps ask the shop owners, how the reactions of customers is on that over priced junk?

I would expect to find these electronic peaces of junk in New Jersey or California perhaps, but mainly in NJ, as they have that law on Smart Guns.

So, maybe you could check up on this, because we here in germany are very curious, since the company hasn`t really sold any of their products to customers, only to dealers, that are now trying to get rid of the stuff over online auctions, because nobody has any real interest in the stuff.
outside of a few, i just can't see any real honest to goodness gun owner being interested in the stupid thing. especially at the price for it. seriously, it's a 22 rimfire. at about $1800 for the gun and watch, i'm not in the least bit interested in the POS. even if it cost only as much as a Hi-point i still wouldn't be interested. it's a solution to a problems of those who might favor gun control and such measures.

IMO, the people who might buy this gun are probably the same who think gun control laws, bans and restrictions are a good idea.
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It sounds like the manufacturer took a bath in Germany and decided, "Hey, I can foist this loss on those morons in New Jersey, USA. They're mandated to support me. Get them to Hamburg, boys! They're going on the boat tomorrow!"

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I wouldn't buy one. I wouldn't retrofit the technology, either.

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outside of a few, i just can't see any real honest to goodness gun owner being interested in the stupid thing. especially at the price for it. seriously, it's a 22 rimfire. at about $1800 for the gun and watch, i'm not in the least bit interested in the POS. even if it cost only as much as a Hi-point i still wouldn't be interested. it's a solution to a problems of those who might favor gun control and such measures.

IMO, the people who might buy this gun are probably the same who think gun control laws, bans and restrictions are a good idea.
These things are great, according to the left. Why isn't the Secret Service

using them?
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This is how the game is played...once said manufacturer invents the "smart" gun, the next step is to get a progressive state (California is the prime target) to pass legislation requiring the technology...then viola...most other progressive states like IL, NY, MA, NJ etc follows suit....pretty soon, 30%+ of the population now have the dumb technology that is labeled "smart" and the fight is on...we all attempt to move south to TX, TN, AL, OK etc and fight the good fight for our rights. Oddly, I am now much more interested in the history of the Civil war than I used to be.

I have seen the strategy play out (from the inside) in another industry....now I recognize the dance. I often wonder who knows it and who just blindly follows in the name of some righteous and noble cause that is based on a lie...such is crony capitalism at work...such is our current state of affairs.

The company is betting on legislative help because as the OP stated...most normal gun owners would never buy such an absurd weapon...and I once thought people would never buy a battery powered car that would only run 30 minutes either...and for much more than a normal car...just wait till the battery needs to be changed! Or when its time to trade it in! If it wasn't so sad, this would be entertaining. Humans are the only species that can consciously act in their own self destruction.

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I expect a profound lack of interest in the product. The name Smart alone should raise a flag. (Unless you drive one, then God bless, get a matching gun)

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These things are great, according to the left. Why isn't the Secret Service

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i say they outfit the Secret Service with them first as a test.

nope, scratch that. it's our tax dollars that would be buying those expensive pieces of turds!
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I define the anti gunner smart guns with two words! B! S!
No body in their right mind is going to buy one. And that is their motive! No one would be able to afford them! = Gun Control! So they can pack em where the sun doesn't shine!
Any company producing them is not on our side for sure! You guess the side!
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I can see California making it mandatory along with microstamping.

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