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Stun Guns and Tasers   

Stun Guns and Tasers  

  Many people that are relatively unfamiliar with less than lethal self-defense tools think of stun guns and tasers and virtually the same thing.  But there are major differences between these two kinds of defensive tools that anyone interested in using them for personal defense needs to be aware of.  Here is a basic overview of stun guns and tasers highlighting their differences.   The biggest difference is that stun guns are “pain compliance devices”, while tasers are “incapacitation devices”. These basically means that stun guns are meant to protect you by hurting the person you use it on, and […]

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Proper Techniques for Using Pepper Spray

Proper Techniques for Using Pepper Spray

Pepper spray may seem like a fool-proof self-defense method that anyone could properly use in any situation, but like any piece of equipment there is a wrong way and a right way to use it.  If you are unfamiliar with your pepper spray you are reducing your odds of being able to properly deploy it in a high-stress situation.  If it is used improperly you may not be able to properly disable your attacker, and you may even end up on the receiving end of your own weapon.  Here are some tips for how to properly defend yourself with pepper […]

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