I will try it a few more times.
If it really does prove to be ruined, I will simply resell it to someone for a little bit, making it clear that there is a fault. Failing that, I'll report it as destroyed to the police and hand it in.
I'll then just keep my eyes peeled for a replacement...
When the right to effective self-defence is denied, that right to self-defence which remains is essentially symbolic.
Freedom: Please enjoy responsibly.
Karma. Another word for revolver: because what goes around, comes around!