Never thought about this before but important to know! Yes! I keep one of these at every entry door both in the house and in the shop. I am ALWAYS armed but who knows when........
You can see its not too heavy so you could carry one on your walks. Will stop hornets, dogs and two legged varmints in their tracks!!
Subject: Wasp Spray
I know some of you own GUNS but this is something to think about...---
If you don't have a gun, here's a more humane way to wreck someone's evil plans for you.
Did you know this? I didn't. I never really thought of it before. I guess I can get rid of the baseball bat.
Wasp Spray - A friend who is a receptionist in a church in a high risk area was concerned about someone coming into the office on Monday to rob them when they were counting the collection. She asked the local police department about using pepper spray and they recommended to her that she get a can of wasp spray instead.
The wasp spray, they told her, can shoot up to twenty feet away and is a lot more accurate, while with the pepper spray, they have to get too close to you and could overpower you.
The wasp spray temporarily blinds an attacker until they get to the hospital for an antidote. She keeps a can on her desk in the office and it doesn't attract attention from people like a can of pepper spray would.
She also keeps one nearby at home for home protection.
Thought this was interesting and might be of use.
On the heels of a break in and beating that left an elderly woman in Toledo dead, self defense experts have a tip that could save your life.
Val Glinka teaches self-defense to students at Sylvania Southview High School . For decades, he's suggested putting a can of wasp and hornet spray near your door or bed.
Glinka says, "This is better than anything I can teach them."
Glinka considers it inexpensive, easy to find, and more effective than mace or pepper spray. The cans typically shoot 20 to 30 feet; so if someone tries to break into your home, Glinka says "spray the culprit in the eyes". It's a tip he's given to students for decades.
It's also one he wants everyone to hear. If you're looking for protection, Glinka says look to the spray. "That's going to give you a chance to call the police; maybe get out." Maybe even save a life.
Originally posted by Oaktree
Funny you bring that up.
I have heard of that before, and here's my personal experience with wasp spray.
About three weeks ago, I was out back replacing some panels on my shed.
Plenty of wasps had moved in, so I had several cans of wasp spray.
I went to set one can on a shelf, and didn't see the nail in the wall, which, of course, was at the perfect height to hold down the "trigger" as I put the can on the shelf.
Well, I took a blast right in the face. Eyes, ears, everywhere.
Since I had heard of this as a weapon before, I prepared for the pain, and hi-tailed it through my back yard which had a bunch of firewood strewn about, waiting to be stacked.
I made it through my mess of a garage, into my house, up the hall steps, down another hallway, and into the bathroom to wash my eyes out,
all without experiencing much pain.
Point to my very long story?
I made it quite a bit further than I would want any "would-be attacker" to make it, and I wasn't angry, drunk, or high.
Originally posted by ni91ck
I prefer my training by the Dutch marine commando's. learn'd to kill in 65 ways without a weapon!