A very good apocalyptic movie, and way underappreciated, is The Road. The main character shoots a guy with a flare gun. Not a high accuracy or high success weapon, but if there was nothing else, I wouldn't mind having it for close-in protection. It would have some other utilitarian uses as well.Buy a few, and a big box full of flares, and you're under the radar for basic, close quarters self-defense. Just have to hide / cache it well.That's interesting, the idea of one real shell going through it. I'd be a little nervous, the material of the flare gun doesn't look alll that strong.
For $60 yyou can shoot .45 LC and .410 with one of these things. http://www.mississippiautoarms.com/45-lc-410-shotgun-subcaliber-device-flare-gun-insert-p-2719.htmlConsidering it has no sights or rifling it wouldn't be particularly useful in anything other than a "across the room" engagement, but it shoots.- Oh, and Solar when I tried to exit that from the webpage that linked to, three popups for "boob enhancement" showed up.
wow, that's crazy. Is there a registration / check process to buy these ? If not, you could buy a bunch of these and flareguns and ammo, and survive the confiscation quite nicely.
The ad seems to indicate that you receive a letter saying that using these will change a flaregun into a real gun. But I didn't see where any tracking or registration paperwork / records will occur.