So, you have a new take on an old firearms design. The first production models come out and get mixed reviews from firearms experts. Still, your gun is so Buck Rogers looking and the the perceived recoil so minimal it appears you may have some success and market share in the very competitive US market. So, what should you do to ensure you don’t sale enough guns to buy printer ink? Insert not one but two RFID chips in your gun to track it from production to final ownership and beyond.
Smooth move from Chiappa Firearms! Yep, according to a news release, Chiappa guns will be tagged and you can rest assured any gun you buy from them will be able to be traced.
From the press release in Italian and using Google Translate:
Designed specifically for the delicate application, this system has implemented solutions to overcome the limitations of the TAG application, from a strong presence of metallic masses, while respecting the aesthetic product.
The microchip is a writeable, even in stages, which can be inserted in both the visible and protected in that weapon. It ‘hard to removable without significantly altering the characteristics of the weapon and then accompanied the weapon forever, providing all information earnings – and upgradeable – the production cycle, as well as information commercial property on registration and data.
Seriously? Who is in charge of your market research? Sarah Brady?
H/T to One Inch Group