Gas Mask

kirk10100

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I have most of the basics to to bug in for several weeks. This includes water, food, ammo & a few other goodies. I got to thinking that a gas mask would be a good idea to have. I've looked online and saw several options. Israeli civilian and Finnish gas masks seem to be fairly common along with Russian masks.
Any reccomenations on a gas mask? Does anyone know if the filters have a shelf life?
 

Gun Show Podcast

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For true NBC (nuclear biological and chemical) use, stay away from surplus masks. The surplus masks probably work great for tear and CS gas.


If you want/need true NBC capability buy a MSA, Avon or 3M mask from Grainger rated for whatever threat you may face.
 

Younggun

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Filters can be damaged.

None will protect you from nuclear. Radiation can't be filtered that way. Your looking at bio and Chem protection. It comes down to how small of a particle the filter can remove. I think the US milspec filters have charcoal also but I can't remember for sure.

Should be able to get the specs and match them.
 

ROGER4314

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I have no intention of surviving a gas or nuclear attack and prepared instead to survive long enough to put up a damned good fight.

Flash
 

Shotgun Jeremy

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The way I figured it is if you get a mask with canisters that can survive blood/nerve agents, its good for pretty much anything else you throw at it.
 

Imran574

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Gas mask is to protect from the pollutants and toxic gases.
 
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