What is your preferred pepper/tear gas spray?

My instructor recommended getting something, but didn’t offer any brand names.
Which do you suggest?
Is there anything that will reliably stop a meth head?

Fox 5.3. I test the aged out ones in the yard. Getting any of it on me is quite uncomfortable.

  1. POM OC spray [https://get-pom.com/]
  2. Police Magnum OC-17
  3. Sabre
    All 3 are nasty :smirk:

I like them all. Right now I’m using Police Magnum (I’ve got good deal having 2 sprays and water spray in price of one)

Remember, these are close range defense tools and always have expiration date.

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Bear Mace

Home Defense Gel. Shoots a coherent 30 ish foot stream. Indelible dye, stays in a stream so wind doesn’t blow back on you.

A warning shot to the head? I don’t know of any pepper sprays for that.

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This is what I carry when I may need to deploy a non-lethal deterrent.
https://www.gtdist.com/products/law-enforcement/mark-iii-iv-x2-40-capsaicinoid.html

Def Tech Mark III/IV X2 .40% Capsaicinoid

There is a belt pouch you can get to wear it as well.

There is also an inert version that you can practice deployment with.

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POM OC spray is my on person edc anytime I step outside the house.
Sabre OC spray is in my car center console.

Watch some YouTube videos about POM OC there are some good videos of it being used. The creator/owner even has a video of him going through it and it appears to work very well.

Stick with liquid stream over fog and gel. The fog depends heavily on wind and can come back at you. The gel can take up to 40 seconds to aerosol and activate the mucus membranes.

POM is only available in liquid stream but Sabre has a few choices available. POM and Sabre are both UV activated so if a someone shines a black light onto that person’s clothing they will shine brightly and can be identified later. POM is 1.4% major capsaicinoid which is, as of writing this, the highest available in all 50 states. It’s also much smaller than the Sabre containers and comes in a variety of colors for personal preferences. POM is also made in the USA. Not sure where Sabre is made.

OC spray is a great non-lethal force multiplier that I believe can be carried in every state. Not all altercations require the use of deadly force so good on you for looking into them.

I’m curious if you chose to carry a .4% MC spray on purpose? There are 1.3% MC sprays widely available.

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Sorry I’m late to this thread.

No reason, just ordered or grab what was on the top shelf. :slight_smile:

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Glad I read this; I ordered a couple of things from Amazon, supposedly pepper & bear spray.
I got to thinking about the use of my firearm, and wouldn’t hesitate to use if necessary, but if there’s a less lethal but effective solution, it’s a good ideal; key word is effective.

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