DIY Self Defense OC vs Pepper Spray – Police Grade

DIY Self Defense OC vs Pepper Spray – Police Grade

Let’s face it. It pays to be prepared against the dangers which lurk around the corner, waiting for the opportune moment in which to strike. Especially if you don’t care to own a gun. Self-defense products offer users with the capacity to strike back, facilitating self-defense courses of action. Pepper sprays would be  one such self-defense product, famous for its small compact nature, yet evident and effective function as a self-defense item.

Pepper sprays are simply items which pack quite a hit once administered. The use of pepper spray is no different from that of a bug spray, as all one has to do with pepper sprays is aim, then spray. Of course there are ideal usage practices for pepper sprays, but its most base principle would be to simply aim, then spray, particularly targeting an assailant’s or would-be attacker’s eyes. It is often marketed as tiny canisters, ideal to be put inside one’s pockets, or ladies’ handbags. Certain varieties of packaging for pepper sprays involve concealing them as regular items like rings or wristbands. “Large scale” classes of pepper sprays could be used as ammo for paintball guns, making them perfect for crowd or riot control. As self defense products, pepper sprays aren’t limited to only human use, as using pepper sprays against animals, like bears or dogs, are known to halt attacking animals.

Pepper Sprays are also often referred to as OC Spray, from Oleoresin Capsicum, the main ingredient in Pepper Sprays. Basically, Oleoresin Capsicum is a lachrymatory agent, which is basically a chemical compound known to cause eye irritation, uncontrollable coughing, and even, to some degrees, temporary blindness. Pepper sprays are also commonly labeled as OC Gas, Capsicum Spray or simply Oleoresin Capsicum.

Pepper sprays cause immediate eye irritation, forcing those affected with pepper sprays to instantly close their eyes. Runny nose, uncontrollable coughing and breathing difficulties are also known effects of pepper sprays. The effect duration of pepper sprays is variable to the “dose” administered, as well as the treatment actions, but is known to last within 30 to 45 minutes, with extreme exposures lasting for hours.

Bottom line, as self defense products, pepper sprays are items which truly deliver, halting attackers in their tracks, quelling whatever evil intentions they have in mind.

If you are on the look out for a self defense product which is small but terrible, pepper sprays would be the way to go.

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a lot of peoplethink that pepper spray and mace are the
exact same thing but the fact is that
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there are very significant differences
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between the two so when you look at
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these items what do you think of stun
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guns are considered tasers and tasers
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are considered stun guns for jello it’s
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just a branded type of gelatin for
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Kleenexes or Kleenex it’s considered a
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branded type of tissue or soft tissue
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band-aids are just a branded form of
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adhesive bandages this is what we call
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genericized trademark these trademarks
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represent common names that we tend to
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associate with certain items so looking
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at mace mace by itself doesn’t represent
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a product it represents a brand mace
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stands for mace international the
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company actually creates personal
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security products as well as home
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security products so that’s one thing to
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keep in mind whenever you hear someone
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say oh you may somebody or can I get
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some mace this is one thing to keep in
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mind
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pepper spray mace or different things so
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the mace that we know is actually
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representative of tear gas and tear gas
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has been used in domestic situations or
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domestic disturbances for riot control
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with local police forces it’s used in in
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the military for training and it’s also
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been used in warfare in World War one
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that’s when it was primarily used as a
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harassing agent or type of nerve agent
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there are actually two different types
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of tear gas so there’s CS and these are
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the scientific names it’s really hard to
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announced but ortho chloro benzyl mulch
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Molitor Nile and CN which is alpha
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chloro ace – ohm very difficult to
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pronounce but these are the two
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different chemicals that represent tear
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gas or two different types of tear gases
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so CN was actually the very first tear
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gas that was used first used in the
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military during World War one as a
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harassing agent eventually they actually
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switched over to CS because it was much
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less toxic and much more effective CS
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was more potent than CN but it wears off
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a lot quicker CS was actually discovered
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in 1928 and it’s replaced the N this was
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done in the 1950s its first uses that
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are in the Vietnam War many pepper spray
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products actually use a combination of
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OC and tear gas
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but mace branded products actually still
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you see in even though it’s considered
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to be a more toxic chemical and
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substance an interesting fact though is
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that tear gas in general was actually
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banned in 1993 by the United Nations
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chemical weapon Convention for use in
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warfare the reason this was done was
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that to prevent escalation during
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warfare during confrontations but it’s
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still allowed to be used internationally
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for use in riot control so that’s why
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it’s still in use now there are
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comparative effects between pepper spray
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OC and mace which CNCs as we know pepper
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spray is an inflammatory agent which
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means that it causes the body and
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voluntarily swell up or make the mucous
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membranes and the various parts of your
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body your eyes your your throat
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thing else swell up involuntarily the
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effects are immediate and the chemical
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itself it’s natural it’s non-toxic and
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it wears off quickly
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typically between 30 minutes to an hour
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mace on the other hand is actually an
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irritant which means it relies on pain
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in order to be effective now the reason
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that the military uses mace or uses tear
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gas rather is to train train its members
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to fight through it because you can
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actually build up a resistance to tear
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gas but you cannot build up a resistance
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to pepper spray or OC because it because
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of the fact that it’s an inflammatory
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agent irritants rely on pain so it’s
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easy to build up that resistance the
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other problem is that tear gas typically
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takes between five to thirty Seconds to
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kick in and if you’re in an altercation
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with someone who’s threatening your life
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or wants to assault you five to thirty
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seconds is a very long time to have to
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wait for it to kick in especially if
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you’re dealing with someone who has a
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weapon like a gun or a knife the other
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thing is that it is a man-made chemical
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possibly carcinogenic it’s been linked
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to liver failure heart conditions and
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number of other things since its
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inception the residue from the chemical
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or chemicals from CNN CS can actually
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last for days whereas of course
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OC only lasts for about an hour so and
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then it’s gone but those are the main
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differences between mace and pepper
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spray
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