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Posted: 5/4/2004 12:44:57 PM EST
For the experts out there. One time I took an overnight bag to my friends cottage and I have a whole bunch of ammo and guns in there. Later I took a trip and I took the same bag. As I was standing in line I noticed the guys taking swabs for the explosives. Why didnt it pick up the ammo? Or at least the residue?
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 12:45:43 PM EST
The "sniffer" might be able to, but it's the "fluffers" who do the real work.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 12:49:09 PM EST
Thats strange.
I sold my boss a case of 9mm that was too heavy to take to Gunstock.
He laid his briefcase on it for a few hours and they hit on the briefcase later that day.
The briefcase had never been around a gun or ammo before and in fact was almost new.
Go figure!
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 2:11:19 PM EST
Pre 911 . I flew thru Detroit . I had used my range bag when I did it . The stoped me pulled out everything I had in there and took apart my Gameboy, CD player , and Laptop computer .
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 3:23:31 PM EST
Maybe because the smokeless power was sealed inside the cartridge?

Bomb sniffers, mechanical and canine, sniff for the vapors of nitrated substances I think. Smokeless powder falls under stat category. Maybe you should have said something?
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