Self Defense Products – How to Use Your Stun Gun – Top Tips

Self defense products, including stun guns, pepper sprays, taser’s and batons are a nonlethal alternative to deadly force. They’ve been used for decades by police departments all over the world with great success. That is partly why they have become enormously successful in the civilian community. Civilian models are very effective, cost efficient, easy to carry and easy to hide. Many of them can be disguised as well.

Stun devices are the second most popular self defense products next pepper sprays. Power voltages range from 80,000 to 4.5 million volts. On average they are 86% effective. Assailants are on drugs or are drunk may not be affected by them.

The purpose of all self defense products is to immobilize an attacker long enough to give you time to get away. In the case of stun tools that is usually 5 to 10 minutes. When you apply one to an assailant for 3 to 5 seconds it causes the body to overwork, rapidly depleting it of all blood sugars needed for energy. So the assailant can do nothing.

Before you need it for self defense, it is best to find out how to use it. Here are some tips.

1. Make sure you follow the directions. Misuse may void the warranty, cause injury to you or worse yet not work properly in time of need.

2. Check for legality in your state either online or at your local police department.

3. Learn where to apply the stun gun. Six optimum targets right and left upper hip, upper shoulders and below the rib cage.

4. Know where the safety switch is to avoid accidental firing. Keep your fingers away from the contacts.

5. Practice-get used to the sound and flying sparks so you are not startled. Practice so it becomes second nature to you.

Follow these tips and this self defense item will protect you in your time of need.

When are you getting one?

Source by Jack Krohn

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