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Default Best self defense tools while traveling over the road ?NY to Florida

Are their any legal and effective tools to recommend for this purpose?

My wife travels long distance by herself often. Any suggestions?

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Bear spray.
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Gonna have a tough time between NY/NJ/MD.
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If getting her Concealed Carry and taking lessons and practicing is not an option then having a collapsical baton next to her seat as well as good quality pepper spray is a good start.

But....those must be trained with as well for if the time comes she knows how to use them.
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A reliable car, AAA, and staying at nice well lit hotels along the way for starters.

Self defense starts with being mentally prepared prior to being physically prepared. I'd suggest a self-defense class just for honing confidence. If you're not mentally prepared to use a weapon, it's better to not have it. Plus, you don't need to worry about differences in State laws.

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mag lite with 4 d batteries
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My father just purchased one of these. No idea why he carries the real thing.

https://byrna.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw-LO...IaArDFEALw_wcB

Interesting idea as long as the CO2 cartridge doesn’t leak while being stored inside gun.
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Originally Posted by bjm9818 View Post
My father just purchased one of these. No idea why he carries the real thing.

https://byrna.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw-LO...IaArDFEALw_wcB

Interesting idea as long as the CO2 cartridge doesn’t leak while being stored inside gun.
I do believe the cartridge is not punctured until the first shot is fired. Not a bad design IMO.
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Google POM OC. Legal in all states. That's what my wife carries in this commie state.
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Short (legal) pump shotgun with 7 shells of 00 buck shot.
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Originally Posted by debugger View Post
I do believe the cartridge is not punctured until the first shot is fired. Not a bad design IMO.
I just found a non company review video and you are correct. Doesn’t puncture until you pull the trigger
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Brain.

And if you don't have one of those you're $hit out of luck. Nothing can compensate for lack thereof.
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flare gun and bang-stick. unless the perp is shark fisherman, they'll never know what's coming. lol.

Hasn't she broken down enough on those trips to know the best spots already? lol jk.
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Wasp spray. 50 state legal and has a good 20 foot range.
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Originally Posted by NGHTTRN View Post
Short (legal) pump shotgun with 7 shells of 00 buck shot.
Ah, Texas. We could all be so lucky.
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kimber pepper gel
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I have had CCP for over 10 years so never really give it much thought ... But what are the penalties for keeping a handgun in your glove box in said commie states ? Also what are the odds if she were pulled over that said firearm would even be discovered ? Not advising this just curious ? Will add that one of the sprays mentioned above is probably best bet , paired with something that she can knock the shit out of someone after they are sprayed ... (mag lite , baton etc. )
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TurboBlue Multi Purpose Butane Torch Stick

https://www.ruralking.com/multi-purpose-butane-torch-stick

or from amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Urgrette-Lighter-Refillable-Adjustable-Included/dp/B08MPLVCZC/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=torch+lighter&id=16 20152608&sr=8-4

Everyone in my family my & son's girlfriends has one. Click it on and stick it in a face or crotch.
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Originally Posted by reelin in the keys View Post
I have had CCP for over 10 years so never really give it much thought ... But what are the penalties for keeping a handgun in your glove box in said commie states ? Also what are the odds if she were pulled over that said firearm would even be discovered ? Not advising this just curious ? Will add that one of the sprays mentioned above is probably best bet , paired with something that she can knock the shit out of someone after they are sprayed ... (mag lite , baton etc. )
The commie states look the other way for ghetto crime but they will destroy an otherwise law abiding citizen for carrying a weapon. It is no joke.

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