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Old October 26th, 2008, 11:00 AM
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This may have been asked before but I was wondering...when you travel to places like NY or NJ and stay overnight in a motel, obviously you cannot take your carry weapon..but what's the deal if you have a flare gun in the car & in the room with you...isn't it considered a "signal device" and it's better than nothing for self-defense..can anyone advise?
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wasp spray, good for 25 to 30 feet
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Not sure about that one, but you might want to check the laws in NY and NJ on that because everything else is illegal in those states.............
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Heck, any place that requires you to register a BB-gun is suspect for even carrying a drawing or photo of a gun IMHO. (NJ, I believe)
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Default Re: "flare Gun"

flare guns are useless for self defense, the round has no real harmful velocity at close ranges, and the flare itself will merely start a fire.

plus, flares just bounce off a leather jacket.

also, use of a flare gun with real antipersonnel ammo will reult in serious personal injury to yourself, and possible charges for a unregistered NFA device, as a flare gun is a smoothbore pistol(thus an AOW if used with "real" ammo)

better idea is get some serious pepper spray, such as the kind for bear, that has a 30 foot spray, from UDAP.

http://www.udap.com/
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I doubt a flare gun will do much for you.
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Thanks everyone for the info...I've certainly learned something...that video is amazing, who knew!!....I guess a serious spray would be the best thing...thanks again to you all
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Combining a flare gun with an alcohol based OC spray will make pretty colors..........

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Carry a Bic lighter and a can of WD-40. Shoots a flame about 20 feet and sets everything it touches on fire.
It may not kill the attacker, but you'll still see his glare in the sky for two blocks.
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I doubt a flare gun will do much for you.


WOW stupid+flaregun+alcohol= BOAT FIRE
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