stanb at dial.pipex.com
Sat Mar 5 08:19:06 CST 2005
Jim Beacon said:
> > > as well as carry a center punch...
> > Now I'm baffled. I can see reasons for banning lock picks and police
> > scanners, even though I vehemently disagree with those reasons. But
> > why on earth should center punches be illegal? I don't carry one
> > routinely, but if I'm going somewhere that I expect to need one,
> > I carry it.
> Automatic center punches (the spring loaded ones.......) are popular for
> breaking the toughened windows of someone elses'car before driving it
> I have a friend in the police, honest!
They sell a version of these here (the UK), in car accesory shops, for
breaking a car door window so you can extricate yourself from a crashed
car. Definitely not illegal here :-)
Stan Barr stanb at dial.pipex.com
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