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do you live in a dangerous part of town? do bullies at school pick on you? have you ever gotten mugged by a crazed clown? if your answer is yes to any of these, you need your very own homemade pepper spray! This pepper spray is very easy to make and is the perfect, over the counter, self defense weapon! side effects may include blindness, blurriness of vision, loss of vision for no more than twenty seconds, irritation of skin, and coughing. If you experience an erection lasting more than 4 hours please contact your doctor immedialty.

Step 1: Safety and what you will need

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first let me say that a pepper spray is a self defense weapon, and you should not abuse it. You do not go around giving people mace in the face, as fun as it is. Use your pepper spray only when it is justified (i.e. your getting robbed, your being beat up, a republican slept with your wife), ok so the last part is a joke.

you will need

1. Peppers, i used chili peppers as they seem to be the hottest of all peppers
2. Black, tabletop pepper, added for coughing effect
3. Water
4. Something to brew the spray in
5. a container for the finished product
6. something to crush the pepper (not pictured)
7. funnel (not pictured and optional if you dont mind making a huge mess)
8. goggles, safety only, optional

Step 2: Add the peppers

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get about enough water so that when you add the peppers, their just barely floating. With some sort of spoon or something else, crush the peppers until all the seeds come out. After that you can add some black peppers.

Step 3: Fill up with water and heat it up

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fill the container up with water and put it in a microwave. You may also boil the water, as that may be more effective.

Step 4: Pour solution into bottle for spraying

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use a funnel, hopefully, and pour it into the bottle. Find a small, concealable bottle, preferably one that will continue spraying when trigger is held.

Step 5: You're done

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well thats it thats how you make pepper spray its effective for up to two weeks. Have fun spraying, try not to blind yourself.
 
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1 part sodium bisulfate

2 parts sodium hydroxide

Balance in 1 part water

Be careful!

Do the peppers need to be dried out or can I use them fresh from the garden??

dunaway11 month ago

Here is a very hot pepper. I've tried it and it will lite you up.
This is the only place you can find it. It grows like crazy in our climate so I think it's a good sustainable option in case SHTF. Also, I recommend planting it as a border to your garden because it keeps many bugs and animals out.
www.bikinipeppers.com

bitemback3 years ago
For a better kick of your chosen product.
Instead of water use a 50/50 mixture of DMSO.
It is absorbed into the skin at contact point and
can not be washed off.

The product is inside the skin, and goes directly into the
blood steam. Then carried to every part of the body.

Use distilled water only for better results.

Very effective and long lasting.

What is DMSO???

This is just evil and a fantastically effective idea. Might have to mix some up. You said 50/50 mixture of DMSO, but what's the other 50 (capsaicin?)?
i made similar.
i simply bought tabasco brand habanero sauce, filtered through a coffee paper, and watered down a bit with pure alcohol.

this lovely mix, i then forced into an empty travel deodorant can.
you know the little 50ml ones the mrs keeps in her handbag? perfect!
i popped the cap off, and used a syringe, and the tube inside a gel pen to connect the two together, and put about 30ml of the liquid into the can.

then i just re pressurized the whole thing with butane lighter gas, popped the cap back on ,and hey presto, proper pepper spray!

preliminary testing to train the mrs in it's use showed we have about 8 foot range, and about a 5 second burst, enough to take down multiple attackers if necessary.

although this is VERY illegal to carry, it looks like a normal deodorant, and thus unlikely to be detected.
and seeing it's for the mrs, id much prefer to pick her up from the police station for assault, than pick her up from the hospital for reasons probably best left unsaid...

that said, be carefull. if you are caught with one of these in your pocket in the uk, the police will prosecute you to the full extent of the law, which could be intent to harm, and some serious consequences. if you are forced to use one, remember that the way the courts work, you need to be able to prove that you were in fear of your life or it will be you in the docks, and your attacker will likely walk free with a nice little comp package at your expense.

pepper spray is only ever a last ditch weapon, think of it as aggreivated assault in a can.
spray.
drop it.
run like holy hell!

personally i carry a spare wallet, with an old cashcard and about a fiver in it. if ever i am attacked, i give them the wallet, and run like hell!

WHISKEYMONSTER

im a lawyer in the uk, if u use this you will probably get charged with ABH / GBH
(though thisll depend on the spesific sercumstanses of how / where / what was the perpose in using it)

also its a section 7 (i think!) firearm, and u can be prosecuted just for possesing it!

and finally, the only way u can use a weapon like this, is if u were not carrying it! (yes, ridiculous i know), the way the system works is if u were carrying something for another (legitimate) purpose and were forced to use it to defend yourself (or your family), then thats cosher, but if u were carrying it for use as a weapon in case u got attacked, then that isnt (agane stupid i know)

just one more thing, if say, u were attacked, and u happened to spot a aerosol can (like the one u describe above) AND HAD NO IDEA AS TO THE CONTENTS and then pleaded, utter shock and ignorence that it contained pepper spray of all things! and there wasnt too many of your finger prints on it and your acting skills arent to shabby then the police could conceivably buy your version of events (hint, hint!)
mmmhm so ur a lawer for the uk and u ant spell again really
depends on wether i rite the comments i make with dragon or if i tipe them!

Do you mean to say "Type"? LOL

A lawyer in the 'UK' - really? A lawyer would not have used the term UK, because different parts of the UK have different laws. Lawyers do not think of themselves as from the UK, but from England or Scotland etc. Secondly, whilst you might be charged with possessing an offensive weapon and possibly assault or ABH, you would NOT be charged with GBH because this requires a far higher degree of injury - section 20 specifies a wound or broken skin, for example. And whilst you may not be able to spell due to dyslexia, this does not explain the appalling construction of your sentences - something that a lawyer, whether dyslexic or not, HAS to get right in order to do the job. You are no lawyer.

Zombie thread dude.
Point remains that this thing is really harmful to your criminal record if found.
And I would still prefer to pick the Mrs up from the police station than the hospital
Zombie thread dude.
Point remains that this thing is really harmful to your criminal record if found.
And I would still prefer to pick the Mrs up from the police station than the hospital
mmmhm so ur a lawer for the uk and u ant spell again really
Pardon me but you don't spell very well for a lawyer!
dislexia! - i spell evry thing foneticly - the way it sownds - ive got the riting age of a 6-7 yr old child & i coodnt reed or rite till i was 12 but i overcame it to the extent that i tawt myself how to (after a fashon!)
I respect that and your difficulty but a UK Lawyer who can't write!
if i've got work of formal nature to do i use a voice recognition program called dragon naturally speaking, which you may note inserts the correct punctuation, and prints the words i dictate, spelling them correctly (good isn't it!)
KennyS12 months ago

Would love to try this with some Bhut Jolokia (ghost chili) peppers growing on a bush in my side yard...

um the best pepper spray is made with cayenne pepper disolved into alcohol very dangerous.
When you say may cause blindness, do u mean permanent blindness
asath11 year ago
i kinda went for the whole 'certain death sort of a theme.
Boiling water,
tabasco- lots of it,
pepper,
salt,
listerine,
kitchen cleaner,
sour spray.

Yeah- I'm not sure what kind of mutations/deaths will be caused by this modified recipe!
thehbird asath19 months ago
interesting.......
zlemieux9 months ago
YOU SHOULDN'T USE PEPPER SPRAY ON BULLIES YOU SHOULD ONLY USE IT IN EMERGENCIES IF YOUR IN A PHYSICAL OR DANGEROUS SITUATIONS NOT ON SCHOOLYARD BULLIES
thehbird zlemieux9 months ago
I would if my face was going to be smashed into cement
thehbird zlemieux9 months ago
I would if my face was going to be smashed into cement
thehbird9 months ago
cool need this in my car
In the stores near my place you can get proper pepper sprays for 4 bucks
Riplee1 year ago
chili peppers...go ahead and replace those with scorpion or ghost peppers, currently ranked hottest in the world. For about $11 dollars, you can get 10 seeds of scorpion off the internet. Of those 10 seeds, i have 7 plants growing. (handle with latex or rubber gloves)
cyrusrom1 year ago
Is it ok to remove the seeds?
wussap (author)  cyrusrom1 year ago
Yes, the seeds don't do much at that point anyways.
shoboli1 year ago
not really sure if it will but i dont see why not,there is a hot sauce called sudden death you can purchase on ebay.this stuff is so hot if you put 2 drops in your food you will not eat it.but i would bet it would work great here for this
nsteed1 year ago
suribachi hot sauce also works
person33332 years ago
its funny becuase hes a democrat :)
Yep, and most liberals are tree huggers and anti gun. But good for this guy to be different.
wussap (author)  OldShotgunYoungShooter1 year ago
That was almost 6 years ago, but I'm more of a mix of democrat and republican ideals now, i don't really agree with gun control.
Hallelouya. I know i spelled that wrong.
rickharris1 year ago

Just curiosity but how have you tested this product?
wussap (author)  rickharris1 year ago
Well I sprayed it away from me on a windy day, some of it came back and hit me in the face and it stung for a short while. I suppose that would be a flaw if the solution is not put in a powerful enough spray bottle.
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