By Adam S.
Whether it’s concerning licensing and testing necessities or drawing parallels between post-shooting gun management propositions and the thought of banning vehicles to battle drunk drivers, comparisons between weapons and autos – normally vehicles – are a typical fixture within the Great Internet Gun Debate. “Well,” I assumed, “let’s ride that analogy train all the way to the end of the line.” So with that . . .
GLOCK (any GLOCK) & Honda Civic
Functional. Sensible. An inexpensive utility infielder. Collectibility potential: just about nil.
GLOCK Racegun & Honda Civic With Spoiler
You can stick as much stuff on it as you need. It’s nonetheless what it’s.
NAA Guardian & Smart Car
Dimensions pushing the decrease limits of the usability vary. Not significantly enjoyable. May make you a goal of ridicule amongst your friends. Useful in the event you stay in an enormous metropolis.
S&W 5906 & Ford Crown Victoria
Clunky and very large, however typically dependable. Available inventory exists virtually solely as decommissioned police stock.
Smith & Wesson Model 17 & Ford Woodie Wagon
Design and development evokes an easier time when “wood slab bolted to metal slab” development dominated the day. Your grandpa in all probability owned one.
Accu-Tek .380 & Eagle Vision
Oh yeah, these. I feel I’ve seen a kind of earlier than.
Beretta 21A Bobcat & Vespa
Small. Italian. Limited efficient vary. Also helpful in the event you stay in an enormous metropolis.
Calico M950 & DeLorean
The marriage of a futuristic aesthetics and questionable efficiency. Both popularized by films within the 1980s.
Beretta 92F & Hummer
Military legacy. Grossly very large in most contexts.
“Mare’s leg” & Harley-Davidson Softail
Outlaw spirit coupled with quintessentially American model. One-handed operation not really useful.
Charter Arms Pink Lady & Dodge LaFemme
Functionally similar to its much less female model. Pandering, paternalistic advertising and marketing technique.
TEC-9 & Windowless White Panel Van
Highly stigmatized. Commonly related to criminals and illicit activity. Mere possession is ample to arouse suspicion.
Nambu Type 94 & 1986 Suzuki Samurai
Top-heavy. Notoriously unsafe. Better luck subsequent time, Japan.
Any ‘Smart’ Gun & Minority Report Self-Driving Cars
Speculative expertise from the annals of science fiction. Lofty ambition tail-wagging proof-of-concept canine. Exists in dystopian societies what place due course of has been abolished and a authorized precedent for the prosecution of thought-crime is frequent apply.
Ruger P-series & Buick Skylark
Blocky, charmingly outdated workhorse lengthy overtaken by sleeker fashions from guardian maker.
Taurus Judge & Chevy El Camino
Hybrid leading to lower than the sum of its constituent elements.
Hi-Point C9 & AMC Gremlin
Proof that “American-made” doesn’t essentially a mark of high quality make. Better luck subsequent time, America.
Tiger-Striped Desert Eagle & Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
When it involves ridiculous, go large or go residence.
What car does your gun resemble?