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"Safety Bullets" is not an oxymoron

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My brother and I came across this item at our local gun show this last weekend. This product is a workable solution to the problem of keeping a loaded gun available for instant use while also being safe from accidental discharge. Many states and localities require that all guns in any home be disassembled or locked up when not in use. Grabbing your gun and the finding the key for the trigger lock at 3AM requires more time than you might have if someone is crashing though the door. On the other hand, having a loaded handgun in your house unprotected is a risk to small children and idiots. It could even be dangerous to you if bad guys were to get to your weapon before you do.

The idea is quite elegant. If a safety bullet is fired, the small primer charge expands a plastic wedge in the barrel and locks the gun up. The slide won't move to eject it and removing the magazine is of no help. The gun pretty well becomes a paperweight. The idea is to keep one in the chamber so if someone simply picks up the gun and pulls the trigger, the gun is a paperweight. If they rack the slide to chamber a shell, they eject the first one and load the second one. When they pull the trigger, the gun becomes a paperweight.

When you need the weapon to truly fire, you cycle the gun twice and the two safety bullets are ejected. Now a live round is loaded in less than 2 seconds and you can defend yourself. There is no key to find, no box to open, no odd procedure to remember, just rack your gun twice. The makers tell me that the device complies with the Child Access Prevention laws of all states and is patented.

The pair of safety bullets is sold with a device to remove a triggered round with no harm to the weapon in about 2 seconds. Available in 9mm, 38 caliber, 40 caliber and 45ACP, the two safety bullets and removal tool sell for about $25. The website, http://www.safetybullet.com can sell to you directly, or you can look for a local dealer. Safe and effective is as good as it gets.

Comments

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    Do what you feel is best for your situation.
    In this house, no children, no grandchildren. Three loaded handguns and an M1 with 2 clips, five bandoliers and a model 12 w/00 buck.
    I don't need no stinkin' "safety bullets."
    OBTW veteran U.S. Army Special Forces and a reired LEO.

  • CrimsonApostle 3 years ago

    Um, why not just have an empty chamber. Only requires racking the slide once.

    Forgetting to chamber sounds like something it would be quite easy to forget in the heat of the moment, even with a modest amount of practice. At least if the chamber is empty you can still rack it, the gun is not a paperweight.

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    "Many states and localities require that all guns in any home be disassembled or locked up when not in use. "

    Last time I checked this prevision was struck down in DC v Heller "...the requirement that any lawful firearm in the home be disassembled or bound by a trigger lock makes it impossible for citizens to use arms for the core lawful purpose of self-defense and is hence unconstitutional"

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    This is a bad idea. When a pistol is not in your holster (which it should be 24/7, you should have a solid way of storing your firearms safely.

    When a home invasion occurs, you have less than two seconds to respond. By having your plan in place, you reduce your capcity by two. Having to rack the pistol twice has disaster written all over it. You will be shaking, your heart will be racing, you will lose your hearing, and you will have tunnel vision.

    What you can do on the range, or in your living room, when there is no real danger, is marginally interesting.

    Turning your life preserver into a paperweight is just plain stupid. I watched a video of a store owner that thought that not having a round in the chamber would make the gun safer. I watched as he fumbled trying to rack the slide under the pressure of men pointing guns at him. He died trying to rack the slide.

    You need your gun ready for action...now!

  • nightowl 3 years ago

    i surely wouldn't wany anyone to use them is they had a hammerless revolver

  • Liston 3 years ago

    This must be what Joycelyn Elders must have been looking when she said, "What we need is safer guns and safer bullets."

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    "Grabbing your gun and the finding the key for the trigger lock at 3AM requires more time than you might have if someone is crashing though the door." ~~Author.

    However, at 3:00AM in the morning we're supposed to have the presence of mind -- and the time -- to rack the slide, twice?

    Um .... something here is .... not .... quit thought out .....

  • Mike the Limey 3 years ago

    Looks to me like a good way to end up disarmed just when you need a gun most.

    When you are woken at 03:00 by an intruder crashing through your window, the last thing on your mind will be to play silly buggers with your gun before trying to use it.

    This product is a fail on all counts.

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    I think these safety bullets would make criminals safer and thats about it.

  • Anonymous 3 years ago

    Dumb idea.

  • Mike Worley Inventor of the Safety Bullet 1 year ago

    In answer to all the comment. I worked on this idea for 15 years. Reseach showed me that most gun owners are not using locks because they will get you killed. What was needed was a lock that was, fast, easy, simple and safe.
    As far as speed goes there is not another lock on this planet that will give you access to live rounds quicker rack - rack boom. Yes it is that fast! With anything to do with guns you have to train with it then train some more. Nothing is perfect but this is as perfect a device as I know how to build. They are reprimable, guaranteed forever and will out do any other lock hands down. For those of you who think its a dumb idea - what do you think is better. Care to meet me at a range with YOUR device and we will find out who can get a round down range the fastest. Like the song says " Can't touch this"!! I got of my keester to invent a better idea this is it. Everyone from the NRA on down has endoresed it. We have 300 dealers selling it and over 300 NRA Instructors showing it to students because they belive in it. The Safety Bullet is the best firearm safety device on the planet - period.

    Mike Worley
    Inventor of the Safety Bullet

  • Anonymous 1 year ago

    15 years my A**. Prbly 15 minutes, or in between court dates (bay county florida) for lewd and lascivious acts in the presents of a child. Go figure.

  • Anonymous 1 year ago
  • Joe 5 months ago

    You folks just don't get it. it is a safety device that is different from those that use trigger locks at night etc... Does it replace a safe? No. You folks that think you won't thik to rack at 3am clearly do not train with your gun. Yes you can store without a round in the chamber that could work too. But if a scumbag gets hold of your gun and it goes click he/she will just rack and then you're screwed. No one is saying you have to use the device but don;t be so ignorant as to comment without having a clue as to what you are talking about. Be safe and train hard.

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