GUN Gun "black box"

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  1. reman

    reman New Member

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    Could be a good thing or bad thing? :noes:

    http://accurateshooter.wordpress.co...velops-black-box-round-counter-for-firearmss/
     
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    Sweet. Hopefully this can also record the implanted RFID chip of the person shooting the firearm, and fully integrate with the exiciting developments in serialized ammunition.
     
  3. I can see the benefits from a military logistics standpoint, but I sure as hell don't want it on any of my personal firearms.
     
  4. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Fuck that.
     
  5. Crossett

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    In my mind
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    I'll go one further and say that I would just take that shit out if any of my firearms came with one.
     
  6. Another issue is how integrated it is with the firearm. Most of what they say it can do can be done passively, that is, it can listen and record the things it records without interfering with the function of the gun. In that case, if the electronics fail, or the battery dies or whatever, the operation of the gun won't be compromised. If it's more integrated with the gun though, a component failure of the electronics could cause a malfunction. I wonder which it is.

    EDIT: I read FN's page for it, and it doesn't explicitly say, but I'm guessing it's all passive.
     
  7. ChipOnShoulder

    ChipOnShoulder New Member

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    SOCOM has requisitioned round counters for a while now.

    Saw some presentations on the tech and need dated 2004.
     
  8. Asses Maximus

    Asses Maximus Guns don't kill people. People kill people. Guns d

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    I would like to have some of that info for my gun or on a gun I was going to buy (kind of like some electronic paintball guns). That way I wont have to rely on joe shmoe telling me he only put 100rnds through it before wanting to sell it. I DO NOT want any sort of cellular or GPS connectivity.
     
  9. Paul Revere

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    i do not want anything like that on any of my guns. period.
     
  10. GearHead

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    That could be useful to see how many rounds their troops are using and adjusting loadout accordingly.

    Personal guns? Fuck that. New pistol grip and profit.
     
  11. ChipOnShoulder

    ChipOnShoulder New Member

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    Yeah, they were trying to make maintenance of weapons more pro-active. It sounded like the old way of doing things was to keep using something until it broke.
     
  12. Poz_Dispenser

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    I'll never buy an FN product starting now...
     
  13. Paul Revere

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    Yup.
     

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