Distributed by Ordnance Group llc
37mm Tear Gas Rounds
Amazingly, we have come into a quantity of 37/38mm Tear Gas from China!
Nothing says "Revolutionary Fervor" like some good old CN to keep the People in line.
These rounds are dated 2010, so they are the newest that we have carried. They are immaculate, packed in 4mil plastic bags with all marks perfect. They were manufactured by Factory No. 941 in Zhejiang. They have a 100 yard range.
These are the best we have carried and will, if prior experience is any indicator, go very quickly. Note that the cases appear to be machined rather than swaged, which is usual for US made rounds. As such they are eminently reloadable. They take a 9mm blank as a primer.
Available singly at $85 or lots of five for $399. Order from the drop down.
We have also found a couple more domestic rounds, see the drop down for availability.
Meanwhile, we suggest you mosey over to the reloading section and check out what you might conjure up on the old reloading bench.
IMPORTANT: HazMat Shipping Information
HazMat cannot ship to a Post Office Box
FedEx requires Adult Signature at time of delivery
FedEx will not permit Delivery Address Changes once package leaves our warehouse.
Fed Ex charges a HazMat fee of $32.00, in addition to our flat rate shipping charge.
Our shopping cart automatically adds the HazMat fee at time of checkout.
HazMat is charged once per 70lb package
NO SHIPMENTS OUTSIDE OF THE CONTINENTAL US!
Please Note: All Tear Gas Rounds are surplus. They are past their stated expiration date and have been released by the agency that had them in inventory. These have been spot checked and tested and have worked fine but we cannot guarantee them. We have sold a couple of hundred with zero problems. Some rounds are newish, some have been handled. All will chamber. Dents and light or invisible writing on them can be expected.
Almost everything is gone. Got a few rounds in. See below.
1- Newer manufacture and have a short (2") case with an aluminum blunt nosed projectile/gas generator. They will work in 37/38/40mm launchers. They are identified as "75-100 yds" in the drop-down. Note that the printing on some of these might be light or invisible. Please read the descriptions that follow. Note the picture (below) of a fired smoke generator.
2- Short Range (75 yard on drop down). These will fit and fire in all 37mm launchers. They also will fire in 38mm and some 40mm launchers. These rounds are expired law enforcement riot control rounds and are made by DefTech of Casper, Wyoming, Smith and Wesson and Federal Laboratories. They have been tested and work fine. Most manufacturing dates are 90s or earlier. Cases are either aluminum or plastic and might have some dings. Printing is good on these.
3. Barricade Round. These are made by either S&W or Defense Technology and are super rare. They are 10" overall and are being sold as collectors items. Manufacturing dates are in the mid-1990's. They rarely come up for sale. Well marked examples.
Eight (8) Left!
4. We have a few rounds with no range identification on them. They all came from the lot of 75 yard rounds. We sell these for $59/round and identify the range as "75 yards approx" in the drop down.
Some notes on "Tear Gas"
After they are fired the gas generator travels some distance and releases a large volume of white smoke, which contains CN Tear Gas, for about 20-40 seconds. You do not want to be in that smoke or even close. The canister presents a fire hazard so care should be observed in dry conditions.
These are federally legal to buy however there are states and municipalities where they are not legal. It is your responsibility to be sure that you are allowed to own these. These are not toys.
"Gas" is a misnomer. CN (Chloroacetophenone) is a solid that is finely ground so that it can be carried by the smoke that is so characteristic of tear gas deployment. Here is a brief history of the substance:
Chloroacetophenone was discovered by German scientists around 1870, but was not prepared for actual scientific use until 1877. The extent to which scientists used it was rather minimal, considering that its properties had not yet been explored by the scientific realm. However, in the year of 1923, the United States Government made the decision to finance the development of chemical agents that could be used for law enforcement at the Edgewood Arsenal. Scientists spent a great deal of time and energy researching irritants that would not be lethal to civilians but could be used as a method of crowd control. They eventually developed the chloroacetophenone as a spray in canisters that is very similar to the tear gas used by modern day law enforcement. In the late 1920's, the French became the first successful users of chloroacetophenone as a means of bringing order to the disputes of civilians within their colonies. By the 1930's, virtually every law enforcement agency in the world was using chloroacetophenone as a way of controlling out of hand civilian situations.
Experimentation with chloroacetophenone continued into the 1940's during World War II. Within that time period, it was discovered that chloroacetophenone particles that were micro-pulverized would produce a greater effect of irritation that would endure much longer.
These rounds must be shipped HAZMAT!!