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  •  Locks Don't Need To Hold Up Indefinitely... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...just long enough for the would-be thief to attract unwanted attention.

    In this case, detecting an attempt to get into the gun safe (either red-handed or via traces of tampering) would have been grounds to get the perp locked up before he was able to actually do anything.

    On the Internet, nobody knows if you're a dog... but everybody knows if you're a jackass.

    by stevemb on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 07:41:05 AM PST

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    •  Or Just Discourage Them (0+ / 0-)

      If they can't just grab the trigger, they might turn their rage to some other means. One that's not nearly as destructive as a machine gun.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 04:42:31 AM PST

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