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How effective are pen launcher bear bangers compared to bearspray?

Bear bangers and bear spray are designed for slightly different situations. Bear bangers are intended to use when a bear is still a ways off, but is showing no signs of leaving, or is wandering ...
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Where can I buy bear banger launcher and ammunition and have them shipped to US?

Previous FFL note was wrong. According to Sutton, a special license is required to possess these. They require a Explosive Pest Control Device (EPCD) License which must be obtained from the Federal ...
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How effective are pen launcher bear bangers compared to bearspray?

The previous answer fits with the Alberta Parks advice regarding bears — they suggest carrying both noise makers and bear spray, with noise makers being used for bears still at distance. They include ...
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