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One Second Counts Bear Spray Cradle & Mounting System Turning Bear Safety into HABIT  “One Second Counts” Bear Spray Cradle consists of two parts.  The Cradle into which the 225g bear spray can snaps. The  Mount  that attaches to many different locations creating versatility, reliability and comfort with 16 different positions. This hard shell Cradle (holster) has "One Second"  deployment using compression fit technology.  Creating ease of access to your bear spray and  secured in place until the “second” you need it.     <<First Name>>, we are excited to announce that the One Second Counts Bear Spray Cradle is now available...

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View this email in your browser Welcome to One Second Counts.  We are super stoked to be heading into our second year with Chris Birch of Kodiak Wildlife Products. Bringing our Bear Spray Cradle & Mounting Systems to the outdoor enthusiasts.  We had a soft opening last year and listened to the feedback from many of you so we are super excited to announce that the Bear Spray Cradle & Mounting Systems will be coming to you now fully assembled.  Easier for your staff and the client to experience the compression fit technology that keeps your bear spray safely secured...

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What do I do if I encounter a Bear? First, there’s different types of Bear Encounters. Here’s some advice we put together from various bear experts we work with:   Defensive Encounter May occur when a bear is defending something such as cubs, its food source or if the bear is surprised by your presence.            Do not run Ready your bear spray Try to appear non-threatening, avoiding eye contact Talk in a calm voice Slowly move away without turning your back to the bear Use your bear spray if the bear comes within usable range of your bear spray (typically...

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  From WildSmart on the Trail (click here to go to their website) Carry Bear Spray and Know How To Use It When recreating in bear country, your best strategy to avoid an encounter with a bear is to make lots of noise, stay in groupsand be alert for signs of bears in the area. Diggings, scat, visible tracks and overturned logs and rocks, are all early warning signs that bears are around. In most cases, bears will do their best to avoid people. Most encounters happen because bears are surprised by people, or they are defending their cubs or a kill. In...

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For self defense against grizzly bears, the answer isn't as obvious.  Many are surprised when they find that, despite using their firearm against a charging bear, they were attacked and badly hurt. Evidence suggests that shooting a bear can escalate the attack, while encounters where firearms are not used are less likely to result in injury or death of the human or the bear.   Firearms can kill a bear but can it quickly enough?  Can a shooter be accurate in a high pressure situation where you have seconds to respond?   Law enforcement agents for the Fish and Wildlife Service have investigated human-bear...

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