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Old 11-12-2010, 03:16 PM
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Bear Spray and Firearms Laws

I used to carry bear spray until firearms laws started to make the whole thing problematical. The bo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-19-2010, 06:31 PM
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A couple years ago, we rented a 4WD truck for camping in Alaska. The man we rented it from asked me NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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A friend of mine in Jackson Hole managed to bear spray himself a few years ago. He left the canister NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-30-2011, 01:33 PM
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A few notes on bear spray and defense:

1) Pepper will give 3rd degree burns to exposed NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I dont carry bear spray in the lower 48. In Alaska, .45cal or 12 gauge. Not trusting my life to a ca NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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You are entirely correct, thanks for the correction. I got the burn scale backwards. I should have NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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