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How Do I Use A Stun Gun?

To use a stun gun, hold the electrodes firmly against an attacker. Target an area that is harder and slower to move like the upper shoulder or the upper hip. The arms or hands are not the best attack points because they can be moved away too quickly. To completely subdue the attacker, the stun gun must be continuously applied for a few seconds.

As a general rule, a split-second contact from a stun gun will repel and startle the attacker, giving some pain and muscle contraction. One-half to three seconds will cause muscle spasms and a dazed mental state including loss of balance and muscle control, mental confusion and disorientation leaving the attacker on the ground.  SHOCK 'N AWE Stun Guns are known to also cause a person to become temporarily unconscious in some cases, while leaving no permanant effects.

However, don't think about how many seconds you should hold the stun gun to your attacker. Think about it this way. Throw out what the books say and the online information you have read about stun guns. You should hold your stun gun to the assailant until they drop and you can get away and call the police, whether that may be one second or six seconds.

Can current pass through someone being stunned and into myself if they touch me?

No! The voltages produced by stun guns and low amperages do not allow the current to pass from one human to another. The electrical current is absorbed in the muscles and will not pass through to the user, regardless of the conditions.