Obviously it died down and disappeared, but with the current state of things, I'd be worried that if you were ever seen with it, or, God forbid, forced to use it, it would open the floodgates for more regulations regarding our beloved black powder firearms.
Me and my speed reading, I missed the salient point in this line but not to worry, my remark was tongue in cheek and not meant in a derogatory way. It was more of a comment on what I have been hearing and used to believe myself that it was an obsolete and therefore must be unreliable and ineffective. I got over it.
Good intentions will always be pleaded for any assumption of power. The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern will, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.