bear protection for 13.5 ounces
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Tim Cheek
(hikerfan4sure) - MLife
bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/23/2008 17:19:45 MDT Print View

For those that favor combat at close range with the griz...

http://www.waspknife.com/

Scott Smith
(mrmuddy) - M

Locale: No Cal
bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/23/2008 17:36:46 MDT Print View

At that price . I think I'll buy a couple !

Bob Bankhead
(wandering_bob) - MLife

Locale: Oregon, USA
bear protection for 13.5 ounces" on 07/23/2008 17:48:15 MDT Print View

Logic suggests that anyone so utterly lacking in common sense as to desire close mortal combat with a grizzly (mano a ursa) is probably also too slow mentally to be worried about the price. "A fool and his money....."

The knife company makes money and the gene pool is improved for the rest of us by the pending reduction - it's a win-win situation. Oh yeah, and the bear gets a free meal.

Edited by wandering_bob on 07/23/2008 17:49:04 MDT.

Devin Montgomery
(dsmontgomery) - MLife

Locale: one snowball away from big trouble
Re: bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/23/2008 18:03:53 MDT Print View

That's utterly terrifying.

Jesse Glover
(hellbillylarry) - F

Locale: southern appalachians
bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/23/2008 18:39:46 MDT Print View

That is the coolest thing I have ever seen.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/23/2008 20:30:08 MDT Print View

That's almost the dumbest thing I have seen. Only thing dumber is seeing a person with one who thinks it's cool.

Douglas Johnson
(Sponge) - M

Locale: PNW
Wasp Knife on 07/23/2008 20:36:15 MDT Print View

Wow...I would hate to see the guy that trips and falls on it out in the woods!

Dave .
(Ramapo) - F - M
Re: bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/23/2008 21:44:57 MDT Print View

"WASP Injection Systems, Inc. does not condone the killing of innocent creatures."

But if that bear takes your dinner, it ain't innocent anymore, is it?

We should start a thread on some other forum advocating for this knife. See how many guys we can get to carry these things around.

Stephen Morse
(scmorse1) - MLife

Locale: Bay area
alternative bear protection on 07/23/2008 23:07:16 MDT Print View

if you think you need to engage bears in close quarters, this is a better choice, not lightweight however, but probably more effective:

http://www.marlinfirearms.com/firearms/bigbore/1895GS.asp

and you might need these:
http://www.garrettcartridges.com/products.asp

Hope you get the grizzley with the 1st shot because you will be disoriented after firing.

Denis Hazlewood
(redleader) - MLife

Locale: Luxury-Light Luke on the Llano Azul
Re: Wasp Knife on 07/23/2008 23:18:33 MDT Print View

And... you'd want to make sure it was "unloaded" before cleaning you toenails.

Christopher Chupka
(FatTexan) - M

Locale: NTX
It would be cool in Space on 07/24/2008 06:21:26 MDT Print View

I wonder how fast it would get you going in space?

Dave U
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Rockies
bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/24/2008 10:34:26 MDT Print View

nm

Edited by FamilyGuy on 11/18/2013 14:14:54 MST.

Dean F.
(acrosome) - MLife

Locale: Back in the Front Range
Re: bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/24/2008 12:23:17 MDT Print View

As far as using it for shark protection, it sounds rather like a rumored anti-diver device that the US Navy trained dolphins to use...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-frogman_techniques#Trained_animals.2C_as_weapons

Jolly Green Giant
(regultr) - MLife

Locale: www.jolly-green-giant.blogspot.com
Re: Bear Protection - Anyone have spray suggestions? on 07/24/2008 12:32:11 MDT Print View

Although using this product against a bear would probably give you about 5 seconds of warm and fuzzies, you could probably find additional content that this is also a dual use piece of equipment as the bear would be using it to pick you out of its teeth once he devoured you.

So I don't buzzkill this thread, anyone have any lightweight suggestions for bear sprays which actually work? I've heard horror stories about some sprays doing literally nothing to even the local dog...

Christopher Holden
(back2basics) - F - MLife

Locale: Southeast USA
Re: Re: bear protection for 13.5 ounces on 07/24/2008 16:18:45 MDT Print View

The knife is certainly a much cleaner solution than the 12ga "bang stick" I used to carry when diving reefs mid-summer, but then the knife isn't on a 4 foot pole either. A little space between us would give me the warm and fuzzy I need.

Tim Cheek
(hikerfan4sure) - MLife
bear protection for agile people confronted with de-clawed bears on 07/30/2008 15:00:24 MDT Print View

Clearly, the knife that freezes the griz's innards at the push of a button has been rejected by some sissies and tightwads.

Accordingly, I suggest a multiple use jug for the hiker in close combat.

At the right moment the hiker simply slides it over the head, making sure the bear's hat size was measured accurately beforehand:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25932826/&GT1=43001

Tim Cheek
(hikerfan4sure) - MLife
bear protection for 15 lbs on 08/26/2008 15:52:24 MDT Print View

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26408431/?gt1=43001

Jesse Glover
(hellbillylarry) - F

Locale: southern appalachians
Re: bear protection for 15 lbs on 08/27/2008 18:54:17 MDT Print View

WYCKOFF, N.J
That is funny right there I don't care who you are... Maybe I need to grow up ; )