One point to consider. Steel parts will show up on an X-ray while the plastic pieces will be very difficult to find using X-rays. If you have a polymer frame pistol blow-up, you my be carrying the frame pieces in your body for the rest of your life.
Originally Posted by Oldstuffer
"General Washington did not defeat the British Army with freedom of speech. He shot them."
Every problem can be solved through the proper application of explosives, duct tape, teflon, WD-40, or any combo of the aforementioned items.
A gun is like a parachute. If you need one and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again!