SailNet Community - View Single Post - Flare-guns and other alternatives (excluding guns) as weapons
View Single Post
  #38  
Old 02-07-2012
Brent Swain Brent Swain is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: British Columbia
Posts: 2,365
Thanks: 19
Thanked 33 Times in 32 Posts
Rep Power: 3
Brent Swain is on a distinguished road
A lady in Comox once tried to commit suicide with a plastic flare gun. She pointed it, point blank, at her chest, and pulled the trigger. It bounced off, and bounced around the cabin, setting the boat on fire. Only burned hell out of her tits, but didn't penetrate. A slingshot has more power.
__________________
Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook