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#293624 - 09/29/19 08:38 AM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: M_a_x]
Herman30 Offline
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Originally Posted By: M_a_x

The British have my pity. I hope that does not spill over to continental Europe.

Amen to that. What a silly pancy country Britain has become. Once it was a proud empire that ruled half the world.

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#293625 - 09/29/19 12:39 PM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: clearwater]
hikermor Offline
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A lot of good points have been made in this discussion....
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#293627 - 09/29/19 01:48 PM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: clearwater]
nursemike Offline
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Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 861
Loc: wellington, fl
Similar evolution with chainsaws, probably not related to interpersonal violence...tho maybe the Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie series was involved.

Chainsaws can kick back if used as a stabbing instrument, in a plunge cut. So regulations developed, and tip guards were added, along with a blade brake lever near the top handle. Osha requirements include hardhats with eye. The current tools are fool proof.

They are not, however, idiot-resistant. People still hurt themselves with them. Eventually the mother-state will require registration and licensing for transfer, possession and operation of chainsaws.

And maybe they will be right. Maybe climbing destinations like Everest and Half Dome should tightly reguwlated and engineered to protect the folks who go there. Maybe the world should resemble a McDonalds Playland: fun, but safe. Until the bullies get there.
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#293631 - 09/30/19 01:04 AM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: clearwater]
DaveL Offline
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Registered: 10/03/18
Posts: 50
Loc: Colorado Springs,CO
I hope this is satire Mike

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#293632 - 09/30/19 12:18 PM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: clearwater]
nursemike Offline
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Loc: wellington, fl
Hope so, too,Dave. You make a joke these days, and it rapidly becomes policy.
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#293633 - 09/30/19 05:24 PM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: clearwater]
clearwater Offline
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Registered: 03/19/05
Posts: 1161
Loc: Channeled Scablands
The workers for the utilities company that come around in the back yards (without knocking) to install and check meters often carry very large screwdrivers visible in an outside pocket. Also dog biscuits. An foot long + screwdriver looks pretty formidable.

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#293636 - 09/30/19 10:23 PM Re: New stab proof knives should help with safety [Re: clearwater]
Ren Offline
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Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 245
Just a marketing gimmick tbh.
Here's a previous one https://www.newpointknives.co.uk

Gone through at least 3 times over past few decades.

And then stuff like this happening... and walking free.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/cr...t-a8656571.html



Edited by Ren (09/30/19 10:23 PM)

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