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Not Into Shotguns? These 10 Handguns For Home Defense Should Do The Trick

My father’s main reason for carrying a concealed weapon is “I’m too old to fight.” At least, that’s what he likes to tell people when they ask him about it. Funny enough, he says the same thing about why he keeps an AR-15 in his bedroom. If it comes down to it …

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4 Shotgun Accessories For A Better Home Defense

A shotgun is the ideal choice for a home defense firearm for many gun owners. There are great reasons for this: avoidance of over-penetration, slightly less demanding accuracy standards in less-than-perfect shooting conditions, and mighty stopping power. Practically every conversation about home defense shotguns also includes mention of that ominous …

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A $250 Reliable Pistol? Yep, And It’s Perfect For Home Defense

One of the most important firearms to have in your home defense arsenal is a reliable handgun. I would even go as far as to say that owning a handgun is more important than a shotgun, simply because you can conceal it on your person and travel with it. That said, …

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5 Best Home Defense Tactical Shotguns of 2017

At this moment I have a safe full of nice and expensive rifles and handguns.  But…it is a shotgun that sits by the bed. Why? Because, per trigger pull, it delivers the most terminally devastating payload possible from a controllable, shoulder fired firearm. When it comes to home defense we …

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The Best Handguns For Home Defense

We all have our own versions of what a great gun is for both personal carry use and home defense. What you choose may be different from me, and that’s okay. This is meant to be a guide to get you started on choosing a great gun. Please note, that some …

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Best Handgun/Pistol for Beginners & Home Defense

Not sure what pistol to get for your first gun or home defense? We’ll cover important decision points such as caliber, ammo, size, ergonomics, price, and safety. And then end it with some of our personal suggestions. Bunch of Handguns, Actions Open Caliber You ready? Common Bullet Calibers In our previous …

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Are Crossbows Good for Home Defense?

Are crossbows good for home defense? Did that make you giggle? While crossbows might not be anyone’s weapon of choice, it doesn’t mean it has no merit when it comes to home defense. There are plenty of people out there that think you have to have a loaded Glock in …

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7 Things to Know About Shotguns for Home Defense

Professionals and laymen alike have lauded the shotgun as the ultimate home defense solution for decades. In the last few years that’s changed though, with increasing numbers of people ditching their old scatter guns in favor of modern, semi-automatic sporting rifles such as the AR-15. The reasons for this exodus …

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Top 5 Shotguns for Home Defense (Under $400)

In most movies with climactic home defense scenes, the hero usually carries a semi-auto pistol or a Dirty Harry style .44 Mag revolver. There are two reasons for this: 1.) Hollywood movie producers know next to nothing about guns. 2.) These shootout scenes wouldn’t last nearly as long if the …

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Home Defense Shotgun: 13 Proven 12-Gauge Scatterguns

Some things never change. One of those universal constants is the usefulness of a home defense shotgun to protect yourself and your loved ones. The deterrence of the sound of a slide racking is overblown, but the devastating impact of nine 00 buckshot pellets hitting the chest of an intruder …

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