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A Bullet on Your Keychain

Discussion in 'Keychain Tools' started by Stranger, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. ac7ss
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    ac7ss Loaded Pockets

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    I have a couple of key-fobs that have .54 cal maxi-balls in turk's head knots. Never had trouble getting them through airport security.
     
  2. Yablanowitz

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    There is a bit of difference between an inert chunk of lead and a piece of live ordinance. What you have might possibly be used as an improvised sap, but it does not contain chemical accelerant.
     
  3. Moshe ben David

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    With that low mass, probably relatively harmless even as an improvised sap!

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
  4. ac7ss
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    It's a grey area with TSA. it does have enough weight as a sap though. A maxi can be anywhere from 19-25 grams. 2-3 is a bit of weight. But I would never know anything about that.
     
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  5. tbirdowner86

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    have you tried a piece of rubber tubing. cut your desired length. pinch one end and drill/poke/cut a hole for your keychain. If you are handy, you might use a brass eyelet. Then with a little force push the primer end into the tubing. I got the idea from a BIC lighter holder.
     
  6. tbirdowner86

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    Having "one last round" is not a unrealistic resolution. Ask a soldier what's in the gold ball on top of the bases flag pole.
     
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  7. Jabez Branderham

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    If you're asking this old soldier, I'm pretty sure it's nothing. I've heard the old myth, of course.
     
  8. MatBlack

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    How about trying an empty chapstick tube?
     
  9. Ethos

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    I love guns and have been shooting all of my life and never go a day without carrying...but I don't get it.
     
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  10. Ethos

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    So I'm in real trouble with a whole magazine in my pocket for the last ten year then? :)
     
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  11. Ethos

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    What about buying some G10 and making something like this--[​IMG]

    And it's closed at one end and the keyring keeps it trapped inside. You could do any color.
     
  12. Jabez Branderham

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    Run! It's gonna blow!

    Oh, and don't run in my direction, because I might have one in my pocket, too.
     
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  13. The Slap

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    Is it like a symbolic magical talisman thing? Like the round has to be viable in order to be "symbolically real"? I would rather an empty cartridge with a removable base/bullet, to use as a micro-container. What about a split ring keyring thing, just a tad smaller diameter than the casing, that would have natural springy tightness. Could work a second split ring perpendicular to the first, for the attachment point.
     
  14. Mauser

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    This is my ...
    Dog Tag standard size.
    For 9 mm
    Kydex 0.060"
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  15. Adam Ng

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    Never mind that. I’m just being weird. Just to be safe my magazine is insulated inside a Sig. LOL!
     
  16. Passin' Through

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    The gold ball is called a truck and I've yet to find anything inside one. Granted, I've never disassembled one from a post flagpole.
     
  17. Adam Ng

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    Aren’t the flag pole often double as lightning rod?
     
  18. jrandom

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    interesting thread...
     
  19. Stranger
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    I guess I like to take the MacGuyver thing a little further than most of you.

    I have carried cut-proof gloves in my back pocket, along with my Swiss Champ, for the past few years. I haven't used them once, but one day I'll need them.

    I have carried a handcuff key on my keychain for the past 10 years. I haven't used it once, but I don't care. It's nothing to carry it, and you never know when it might come in handy.

    I would carry a couple of percs in my Numyth Talos, but there's a Surefire battery in there right now. I'm not sure I want to add another capsule to my keychain. I have been carrying a four cell Storacell in my Rothco BDUs pocket with 4 Surefires in it, for no reason at all. I know I'm not going to need them anytime soon.

    I'm always on the lookout for anything new I can add to my EDC that will most likely be completely useless, but might possibly have a .001% chance of coming in handy one day. In fact, I once dug a slot into the front of the heel of one workboot, and shoved a handcuff key in there. The boots wore out, and I removed it. I haven't done it since. It's too much trouble.

    The trouble with the kind of EDC that I like is that factory work offers no opportunity to utilize any of it. Because of this daily work routine, I have no opportunity for outdoor fun, and Essex County is incredibly boring anyway. Aside from a couple of pterosaur sightings a couple of years ago, nothing goes on here. Almost everywhere else in North America has so much more opportunity for adventure than here. I wish I could retire and live somewhere else.
     
  20. this_is_nascar

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    Don't come to NJ with it.


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