The "best" are positive air pressure types.. you know.. hoods with fans
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Atkins" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 11:38 PM
Subject: Re: Gas Mask recommendations? (Was Re: Biowar link)
> I did some research on this a couple weeks ago with the help of some
> to check my conclusions, and the conclusion is the M95 gas mask is pretty
> much the best general gas mask. It is a modern ergonomic design with an
> excellent filter that can take care of just about anything including stuff
> like chlorine, ammonia, and smallpox. This place used to have it
> for under $200, but now it looks like they upped their price:
> Zero Powers wrote:
> > From: "Michael M. Butler" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > A few hints about symptoms, etc. Verb. sap.
> > http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2001/092001/09222001/399754
> > "Goldman said his office has received two inquiries since the Sept. 11
> > attacks about what might be the best gas mask to buy. He said his office
> > does not dispense that kind of advice."
> > I hate to sound paranoid (and I suppose I am), but does anyone have any
> > suggestions on what type of gas mask one might want to invest in if one
> > absolutely no idea what chemical or biological agent one is trying to
> > against? In other words is there one that, while perhaps not protecting
> > against everything, does protect against one or more of the biggies
> > pox, anthrax and/or nerve gas)???
> > Me? Heck no, *I'm* not afraid of a little biowar. It's for...a friend.
> > Yeah, that's it. A very cowardly little friend.
> > -Zero
> > "I'm a seeker too. But my dreams aren't like yours. I can't help
> > that somewhere in the universe there has to be something better than
> > Has to be." -- George Taylor _Planet of the Apes_ (1968)
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> Brian Atkins
> Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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