Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by ArmedBear, May 2, 2007.
Are these still available anywhere?
Or have they been superceded by pepper spray?
I also wonder if it's particularly effective. I'm curious, though.
and some were sold here. Most were capable of firing blanks or gas
cartridges (not much pay load) and offered "less than lethal"
"protection" (probably more a false sense of security than actual
But I do recall seeing these guns and ammo for sale in the early 1960s.
I doubt if the ammo is on the current commercial market.
From some conversations, they weren't very effective but were often carried by European punks and used in robberies and brawls.
We used them for anti-riot training (different time and place) and they would barely make you cry. I seem to remember that they used a blank cartridge and the gas capsule was actually located in an insert that screwed into the end of the barrel?
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