Editorial by Kevin Hayden
Truth is Treason.net
Taser International’s XREP is simply vicious. I’ve been hit with the original M26 Taser and the newer X26 Taser. They both have their own unique nuances when it comes to perceived pain and mobility. The X26 has a timer built into it. Each “trigger pull” can unleash up to 5 seconds of pure, unadulterated pain and lightning. The last time I “rode the lightning”, it was attached to my lower back using training clamps. This is a nice way of saying “Radio Shack alligator clips.” When it was activated, the jolt of 50,000 volts arched through my lower spine and across my upper hips.
The pain that I felt in that split second was unlike anything I had experienced in life up to that point. The M26 Taser was more of a physical pain compared to the mind-numbing hammer known as the X26. After 5 seconds (which felt closer to 5 minutes), the pain simply vanished. I had residual effects – a tingling all over my body and a spring in my step – but other than the seared flesh smell, I was physically fine. ...Continue ReadingView Comments (3)