GUN Pepper spray that is safe under high temps?

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  1. Jeff Merr

    Jeff Merr Elite Member

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    I currently keep a 6" buck knife next to my seat in my car for those "just in case" situations, i'm thinking it would be more practical to have a can of pepper spray in the same spot instead. Only thing is, my car is black and i live in sacramento, temps inside my car get pretty damn hot. Is there any pepper spray out there that can withstand 200+ degree's? I don't want it to explode in my car. thanks.
     
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    It doubt any will explode from being in your car, but they're all going to lose propellant. Buy a big can, replace it every year and you'll minimize the problem. Maybe a 4oz can.
     
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    I actually called Fox about their OC spray and they told me that the spray itself could last for years but that when exposed to high temps that it will leak propellant as stated above. They suggest never leaving it in temps greater then like 100 degrees for more then a few minutes and to never leave it in the car.
     
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    damn, no one makes one that can withstand high temps? last thing i want is it leaking as well, open my door and get a wiff of that shit.
     
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    I actually have some high temp OC meant to be stored in vehicles:

    http://defensedevices.com/autopepperunit.html
     
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    I've had a can of Fox foam in my car all summer, no problems as far as leaking :dunno:
     
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    Its the propellant that leaks out gradually. You're not going to find a cloud of fox in your car one day, you may however go to use it one day and find it sprays a second, sputters, and fizzles out.
     
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    I saw pics of a guy who left a 2oz can of fox OC in his car. The top blew off the can and contaminated his interior.
     
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    I retract my previous comments then, never seen that. Bet that take a few days to air out.
     
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    Yea I wouldnt want to rely on that if need be :noes:
     

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