Stun Gun FAQ

Are Stun Guns legal?

Before pursuing the use of a stun gun, it’s important to understand your state’s stun gun laws. It is perfectly legal to purchase and own a stun gun in the United States.
However, some states have restrictions on how and where you can carry your stun gun. It is important to familiarize yourself with the stun gun laws in your state so that you can be sure to stay within the bounds of the law.
See Stun Gun Laws

What hurts more Stun Gun or Taser?

While a TASER device is just as painful as a Stun Gun, it incapacitates muscle functions so an attacker can’t move. TASERs are usually more expensive due to their projectile and incapacitation elements.

How powerful is a Stun Gun?

An effective Stun Gun will have at least 3 milliamps, and the highest amperage stun guns on the market usually have between 4.5-4.9 milliamps.

What does a Stun Gun actually do?

A Stun Gun is an electrical self-defense device that uses high voltage to stop an attacker. Touching a person with the prongs of the device quickly immobilizes the attacker. However, no serious or permanent injury is inflicted because the amperage is very low. The stun gun is designed to key into the nervous system.

Can I use a Stun Gun for self-defense?

Assault and Stun Guns
This means that if you own a Stun Gun or a Taser, you cannot use it to physically harm someone else in anger or for no reason. You can only use it for self-defense, and if you use it in any other capacity, you will face criminal charges. For example, in California, Cal. Penal § 244.5

Can a Stun Gun knock you out?

Completely false. This one of the top stun gun FAQ. A slight touch will cause someone to jerk back, but not incapacitate them. The Stun Gun must be held in large muscle groups (hips, torso, neck) for at least 3-5 seconds in order to be effective.

Is Pepper Spray better than a Stun Gun?

An assailant is more likely to respond to a Stun Gun than Pepper Spray. It is a helpful protection tool only when used to good effect. Its sight can be laughable, as it might look like regular spray. A stun gun is way better.

How long does a Stun Gun incapacitate someone?

Stun Guns, which have been used by law enforcement for decades, can temporarily immobilize a person — think of someone who is combative or resisting arrest, for instance — by jolting them with 50,000 volts of electricity. A discharge, also known as a “cycle,” can last five seconds.

Will a Stun Gun go through clothes?

When you press the Stun Gun against an attacker and hold the trigger, the charge passes into the attacker’s body. Since it has a fairly high voltage, the charge will pass through heavy clothing and skin.

Where can you Stun Gun someone?

The neck, under the arms, stomach, thighs, and groin area will have the most impact as points of contact. The face and neck are effective and painful targets as well. Think large muscle groups or places with lots of nerves, that is the ideal place to shock an attacker.

Where can you buy a Stun Gun?

You can buy a stun gun at Self Defense Mall