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Old 04-29-2003, 07:06 PM
mmmiiikkkeee mmmiiikkkeee is offline
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In order to actually plug the end of the barrel, wouldn't you have to have your finger jammed in there so hard that the metal barrel would rupture from the pressure? That's pretty tight... just try holding back the flow from your garden hose with a finger. But I guess you're just trying to obstruct the barrel, not absolutely seal it.

A few years ago I saw a cop show with recreated crime scenes, and one where a cop was one his back with the bad guy sitting on his chest trying to shoot him. The cop talked about trying to get his finger between the trigger and the ... "round guard thing that goes around it" (sorry, my gun terminology really sucks) -behind the trigger, so that he couldn't pull the trigger back all the way. Said something about being trained to do that, as the guy could crush your finger but wouldn't be able to fire the gun.