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Appalachian Trail hikers attacked, one killed

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Who uses a machete to attack someone?

Bet the hikers didn't have a pistol....
 

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Who uses a machete to attack someone?

Bet the hikers didn't have a pistol....
You have to remember that there are places where the App trail goes where it's illegal (or very difficult) for people to own/carry guns...2A notwithstanding.
 

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Some hikers carry self defensive weapons. I hiked the toughest parts of the AT from GA to ME, around 70% of it and the LT four times. I never felt threatened or heard of a dangerous person like this that held up under scrutiny. There are a lot of Nervous Nellies who push the panic button warning about dangerous people, but these are thin skinned precious snowflakes who live in fear, tense uptight suburbanites who have little experience in the outdoors.

I was surprised it took so long and a murder and maimed woman as well to take this creep down.
 

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texas a m football player used machete and did same to a guy on a jogging trail in dallas. jogger's wife killed herself shortly thereafter

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Bear spray should have taken the perp out.
I guess it is a little early in the year for the groin kicking feminazis to be hiking the AT, college and the schools are still in session....Mace, bear spray, all types of defensive and offensive weapons are at the disposal of tough minded outdoors people....
 

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I guess it is a little early in the year for the groin kicking feminazis to be hiking the AT, college and the schools are still in session....Mace, bear spray, all types of defensive and offensive weapons are at the disposal of tough minded outdoors people....
But if on the can it states it is a federal offence to use as not intended... Could always claim they thought it was a bear.
 

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PEOPLE GETTING BEAR MACED (Pepper spray) COMPILATION!! (Even at school)

The 2nd one is the best one. Dude gets his face painted orange with the stuff. lol

 
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You have to remember that there are places where the App trail goes where it's illegal (or very difficult) for people to own/carry guns...2A notwithstanding.
Then you either stay off the trail, or you go as an outlaw. If it’s were illegal to breathe on the trail and I want to go on that trail, you can bet your ass I’ll continue breathing as I go about my business.
 

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PEOPLE GETTING BEAR MACED (Pepper spray) COMPILATION!! (Even at school)

The 2nd one is the best one. Dude gets his face painted orange with the stuff. lol

Doesn't seem to be many people in that video who can't speak without constantly dropping utter vulgarities. Seems to be a common theme...
 

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Doesn't seem to be many people in that video who can't speak without constantly dropping utter vulgarities. Seems to be a common theme...
I have some weapons grade Capsaicin in the spice cabinet

You get pepper in your eyes, nose or other sensitive regions, and it produces not only vulgarity, but other amusing reactions.

As for protection on the trail:

A decent knife will suffice.