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1/7/13 1:41 PM
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Anyone interested in this system for their dept. ? I'm a certified instructor and dealer.

The FN 303 is a semi-automatic less-lethal riot gun designed and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale de Herstal. The FN 303's projectiles have been specifically designed to break up on impact, reducing risks of penetrating injuries. Typical operating scenarios include domestic violence intervention, marking violent suspects and building surveillance

The FN 303 fires a spherical, fin-stabilized projectile. According to FN, the fin-stabilized design provides greater accuracy than a standard paintball round. The forward half of the sphere is a non-toxic granulated bismuth shell designed to fragment on impact to prevent penetration damage. The rear half of the sphere contains one of several color-coded liquid payloads:

Training/Impact (clear): non-toxic glycol base with no additives, used for training and when the impact sting is the preferred deterrent.
Permanent paint (yellow): latex-based polymer paint used to mark suspects for later identification.
Washable paint (pink): water-soluble fluorescent pink pigment in glycol base, similar to standard paintball filling, used to mark suspects short-term.
Oleoresin capsicum (orange): glycol base mixed with 10% OC (pepper spray) at 5 million SHU, used to incapacitate targets.
1/7/13 1:48 PM
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I will be at the SHOT show in Vegas this next week at the FNH USA booth if you happen to be there. Stop by and visit.

 

2/7/13 11:45 PM
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Anyone interested in this system for their dept. ? I'm a certified instructor and dealer.

The FN 303 is a semi-automatic less-lethal riot gun designed and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale de Herstal. The FN 303's projectiles have been specifically designed to break up on impact, reducing risks of penetrating injuries. Typical operating scenarios include domestic violence intervention, marking violent suspects and building surveillance

The FN 303 fires a spherical, fin-stabilized projectile. According to FN, the fin-stabilized design provides greater accuracy than a standard paintball round. The forward half of the sphere is a non-toxic granulated bismuth shell designed to fragment on impact to prevent penetration damage. The rear half of the sphere contains one of several color-coded liquid payloads:

Training/Impact (clear): non-toxic glycol base with no additives, used for training and when the impact sting is the preferred deterrent.
Permanent paint (yellow): latex-based polymer paint used to mark suspects for later identification.
Washable paint (pink): water-soluble fluorescent pink pigment in glycol base, similar to standard paintball filling, used to mark suspects short-term.
Oleoresin capsicum (orange): glycol base mixed with 10% OC (pepper spray) at 5 million SHU, used to incapacitate targets.

how does this compare to a pepper gun?
2/8/13 12:31 PM
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Anyone interested in this system for their dept. ? I'm a certified instructor and dealer.

The FN 303 is a semi-automatic less-lethal riot gun designed and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale de Herstal. The FN 303's projectiles have been specifically designed to break up on impact, reducing risks of penetrating injuries. Typical operating scenarios include domestic violence intervention, marking violent suspects and building surveillance

The FN 303 fires a spherical, fin-stabilized projectile. According to FN, the fin-stabilized design provides greater accuracy than a standard paintball round. The forward half of the sphere is a non-toxic granulated bismuth shell designed to fragment on impact to prevent penetration damage. The rear half of the sphere contains one of several color-coded liquid payloads:

Training/Impact (clear): non-toxic glycol base with no additives, used for training and when the impact sting is the preferred deterrent.
Permanent paint (yellow): latex-based polymer paint used to mark suspects for later identification.
Washable paint (pink): water-soluble fluorescent pink pigment in glycol base, similar to standard paintball filling, used to mark suspects short-term.
Oleoresin capsicum (orange): glycol base mixed with 10% OC (pepper spray) at 5 million SHU, used to incapacitate targets.

how does this compare to a pepper gun?

Not even on the same Planet in terms of accuracy. The fin stabilized projectile in the 303 is highly accurate. With an Aimpoint Pro scope on the 303 I was putting each round through a doorknob hole on a door at 12 yds. You would be lucky to get one round through a hole that size with a pepperball gun. It allows you pinpoint precision and a better payload then a pepperball as well. The Front end Bismuth payload has a greater pain compliance (like getting drilled by a fastball ) and the secondary 10% OC is the added bonus when you take that next breath.

PepperBall is a cheaper alternative without the accuracy or pain compliance.

2/8/13 12:34 PM
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Here is what the projectile looks like.

2/8/13 12:39 PM
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2/8/13 11:30 PM
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^interesting!

is the price comparable, or no?
2/9/13 11:00 AM
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BshMstr - ^interesting!

is the price comparable, or no?

No not really. The 303 is going to be more expensive in terms of initial cost. If you put a good red dot or holographic scope on it you could be talking about an $800-$1,000 dollar unit. I have seen LE paintball setups for under $600 (again it does not have the accuracy or stopping power).

The cost is in the fact that you have a better less lethal delivery system in the FNH 303.


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