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Tue Mar 29, 2016, 12:58 AM

 

Gun shaped like smartphone allows firearm owners to ‘carry your pistol with you on any occasion’

Source: Nydaily

new two-shot handgun made to look like a smartphone will help owners of the .380-caliber gun pack heat “on any occasion,” according to its inventors.

The Ideal Conceal pistol, which is slated to go on sale for $395 later this year, allows its owner to “carry with confidence, conceal in style,” the Minnesota startup’s website reads. The product could be seen on the site with an unfolding handle revealing a trigger and muzzles for the bullets where earphones would usually plug in.

Ideal Conceal CEO Kirk Kjellberg told the Daily News the lightweight invention aids gun owners hoping to avoid a Second Amendment debate.



Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/smartphone-shaped-gun-helps-owners-carry-occasion-article-1.2580536



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Reply Gun shaped like smartphone allows firearm owners to ‘carry your pistol with you on any occasion’ (Original post)
Liberal_in_LA Mar 2016 OP
longship Mar 2016 #1
Skittles Mar 2016 #2
keithbvadu2 Mar 2016 #3
Helen Borg Mar 2016 #23
beergood Mar 2016 #4
DRoseDARs Mar 2016 #5
Hulk Mar 2016 #6
Spitfire of ATJ Mar 2016 #7
olddad56 Mar 2016 #8
Lucky Luciano Mar 2016 #14
Blue_Tires Mar 2016 #39
C Moon Mar 2016 #9
davidthegnome Mar 2016 #10
Turbineguy Mar 2016 #11
DetlefK Mar 2016 #12
Elmer S. E. Dump Mar 2016 #49
Cobalt Violet Mar 2016 #13
Sunlei Mar 2016 #15
FailureToCommunicate Mar 2016 #26
bemildred Mar 2016 #16
Sancho Mar 2016 #17
moonbabygo Mar 2016 #18
Locrian Mar 2016 #19
Ford_Prefect Mar 2016 #20
Judi Lynn Mar 2016 #47
romanic Mar 2016 #21
ileus Mar 2016 #22
Hoyt Mar 2016 #31
Vinca Mar 2016 #24
FailureToCommunicate Mar 2016 #25
Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2016 #27
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2016 #28
Dustlawyer Mar 2016 #29
Darb Mar 2016 #30
keithbvadu2 Mar 2016 #41
ProfessorGAC Mar 2016 #32
kentauros Mar 2016 #33
JoeyT Mar 2016 #34
vkkv Mar 2016 #43
JoeyT Mar 2016 #45
vkkv Mar 2016 #46
JoeyT Mar 2016 #48
mark67 Mar 2016 #35
MillennialDem Mar 2016 #36
Cassiopeia Mar 2016 #38
Cassiopeia Mar 2016 #37
RobinA Mar 2016 #40
vkkv Mar 2016 #42
alcina Mar 2016 #44

Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:05 AM

1. Perfect! Just what everybody needs. MOAR GUNZ!!!

And by all means, let's make them hide able.

Can I get a silencer for that? And is it available in a high velocity version? Only two shots? What if I want to kill MOAR???

GUNZ. GUNZ!!!! A Ha Ha Ha Ha HAAAAA !

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:11 AM

2. paranoid cowards

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:49 AM

3. GOP convention?

Second Amendment rights.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #3)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 06:27 AM

23. Yup yup!

Everybody should take one there!

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:50 AM

4. these types of firearms aren't new

check this one out

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:50 AM

5. Cellphone guns? Been around for over a decade.

 

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:55 AM

6. Should they EVER catch one of these at airports....

 

...they need to jail the suckers up and throw away the damned key. This is outrageous!

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:58 AM

7. Thus giving cops the right to shoot anyone with a phone.

 

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #7)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 02:07 AM

8. that was my first reaction to this.

Now a kid pulls out a cell phone and the cop can say, I thought he was pulling out a gun.

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Response to olddad56 (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:47 AM

14. They already do that. nt

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #7)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 10:46 AM

39. Just black folks, naturally...

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 02:12 AM

9. From smart phone to dumb gun.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 02:15 AM

10. Huh...

Just wait until they come out with smartphones that are actually guns and smartphones. Just think, to be able to tweet and facebook from the convenient location of your nearest shooting range. To be able to talk to your spouse on the phone while out grocery shopping - while still being ready to defend yourself at a moment's notice.

I guess this stuff is pretty common... and, I think people are scared. I think the number of guns in this Country - and the popularity of the NRA and the constant gun promotion and so on... I think it's a sign, not that we're tough, but that we're afraid.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:17 AM

11. That's a great idea!

A better chance to shoot somebody and more people to get shot. They should bring out a model for children that looks like a popsicle.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:19 AM

12. How can I say it politely? ... It's cheaper than buying a big sports-car.

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Response to DetlefK (Reply #12)

Wed Mar 30, 2016, 09:35 AM

49. Small dick syndrome?

 

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:27 AM

13. Now cops will justify shooting anyone with a smartphone.

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Response to Cobalt Violet (Reply #13)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:49 AM

15. police already shoot people with 'something' in their hand

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Response to Cobalt Violet (Reply #13)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 06:59 AM

26. +1

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:58 AM

16. Wear them on a lanyard around your neck.

Don't forget to loosen the lanyard when you need to shoot.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 05:09 AM

17. "Please put electronic devices in airplane mode and unload until the pilot turns off the sign"

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Response to Sancho (Reply #17)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 05:30 AM

18. LOL

 

This is not funny, but I couldn't help but laugh at your comment. All I could think of was that movie Airplane and everyone unloading their guns at once.

On a serious note and I haven't read most threads, more people will die. All a cop or person (in some states) has to say, "I thought his/her phone was a gun.......

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 05:34 AM

19. you'll shoot your eye out kid

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 05:46 AM

20. The newest coolest way to shoot your mouth off!

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Response to Ford_Prefect (Reply #20)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 03:27 PM

47. Outstanding observation. n/t

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 05:56 AM

21. This is not a good idea!

D:

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 06:01 AM

22. My LCP and a pocket holster works much better.

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Response to ileus (Reply #22)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:23 AM

31. Thanks for the tip, but most of us don't need a gun in our pocket, or want one in

 

the pockets of paranoid yahoos walking down our streets.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 06:51 AM

24. This should be illegal. A gun should look like a gun.

A gun that looks like a phone puts everyone with a phone at risk if they're stopped by a cop for anything.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #24)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 06:57 AM

25. Excellent point!

We'll be talking about the problem of "cell phone use while Black" soon.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:18 AM

27. There will be blood on their hands. . . nt

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:18 AM

28. what could POSSIBLY go wrong???

 

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:19 AM

29. How many kids are going to be playing in mommy' purse to play games on her phone

and play Russian Roulette instead?

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:20 AM

30. They should make one shaped like a dick.

 

Those would sell like hotcakes.

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Response to Darb (Reply #30)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 11:11 AM

41. The Bundy militia would love it.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:26 AM

32. Clearly, This Is What The Framers Envisioned

Just like how Scalia could go back in time to read their minds, they were all capable of time vision and knew there would be cellphones and we could make guns that looked like one.

Fits perfectly in with the concept of the 2nd amendment.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:34 AM

33. I'm curious what the CEO means, exactly, by this quote:

Ideal Conceal CEO Kirk Kjellberg told the Daily News the lightweight invention aids gun owners hoping to avoid a Second Amendment debate.


"Avoid" in what way, exactly?

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 07:45 AM

34. I don't think they're going to sell a whole lot of these.

Guns hidden in regular objects have been a thing for hundreds of years now, and they're basically a niche market that no one else gives cares about.

Law abiding owners won't want them because part of being "law abiding" is not sneaking your piece into places you're not allowed to have one. Spree killers won't want them because two shots of a .380 out of a weapon of questionable accuracy is just enough to get everyone's attention before you get your ass beat. Self defense purchasers won't want them because no one is going to let you take a five minute break to get your gun all set up to shoot.

It's a novelty gun. No one but collectors and idiots are going to want them.

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Response to JoeyT (Reply #34)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 11:51 AM

43. Perhaps, but enough idiots are going to want them to make it a dangerous situation for

 

some undeserving soul.

These should be illegal IMO.


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Response to vkkv (Reply #43)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:30 PM

45. To be honest, they're less dangerous than a regular gun.

I mean, a regular handgun you have to pull it out and it's ready to shoot, has more bullets, and magazines are easily changeable. This thing everyone is going to stare at the dipshit trying to make his cell phone transform just to be able to fire 2 shots.

I don't disagree with you that they should be illegal. They don't serve a legitimate need, (As I mentioned, it's a stupid weapon for self defense, even spree killers wouldn't want it, and anyone trying to hunt with a 2 shot .380 handgun shouldn't be allowed to own firearms.) and could serve several illegitimate ones. About the only two demographics that would want something like this are huge nerds (As a nerd, I say that with love.) or people who are desperate to be armed when the people around them aren't or aren't expecting someone to be armed. I'm ok with the former being prevented from owning a collectible if it keeps them out of the hands of the latter.

I bet within the first ten of these being sold some moron will either get arrested trying to bring one on a plane or get arrested after bragging on twitter about getting one on a plane.

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Response to JoeyT (Reply #45)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 01:36 PM

46. Geeez, where did I say I-Guns were MORE dangerous? Don't put words in my mouth or

 

imagine something different than what I said.

Having to UNFOLD it before you can shoot it? It's more likely to hit a by-stander.. I'll quote myself, "an undeserving soul".

Ease off, bud.

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Response to vkkv (Reply #46)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 04:04 PM

48. I was actually agreeing with you.

I think pretty much whoever this hits is going to be an undeserving soul. That's what I meant by what they're for.

Edit: Although now that I think about it, the unfolding part is kind of funny. As a person that can't set a mouse trap without it closing on my hands three times, I have a feeling if I owned one of these and ever tried to use it on someone, it'd end up being a "One bullet for me, one for you" kind of situation.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 08:10 AM

35. Much ado aout nothing...

As someone previously posted, these types of devices have been around for a long time. At a recent gun show they were selling a 2 shot pistol that had the size and dimensions of a folding pocket knife.

I actually don't worry about these types of devices. They aren't very accurate and really meet the true definition of a 1-2 shot last resort, close range defensive weapon.

I worry about assault rifles in the hands of untrained and emotionally unstable people.

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Response to mark67 (Reply #35)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 08:29 AM

36. I'm actually more worried about hand guns in the hands of emotionally unstable people - this

 

device aside for reasons you said).

Most of the time it's not rifles or shotguns used in mass shootings or criminal assaults, it's handguns. I don't know if banning handguns would dramatically reduce the problem or if criminals would just switch over to long guns and if we should ban those too. I think most of the people screaming about any gun bans being wrong (even for the mentally ill) are in fact mentally ill themselves.

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Response to mark67 (Reply #35)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 09:16 AM

38. Weapons that aren't very accurate

tend to be the most dangerous kind.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 09:15 AM

37. Coming soon to every venue where firearms are currently prohibited.

America, Fuck yeah!

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 11:10 AM

40. So Now When

the police shoot someone for reaching for their cell phone they can honestly say they feared for their lives. Not to mention that anybody with a cell phone is liable to be shot by a person with a gun, who can then claim self defense. This has to be one of the stupidest ideas ever.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 11:49 AM

42. Shouldn't these be ILLEGAL? Come on Congress

 


DO YOUR JOB !!

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Tue Mar 29, 2016, 12:49 PM

44. Well, if they'd put the gun in one of THESE phones

then taking our shoes off at the airport might finally make some sense.


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