This is a guest post by Rose Cabrera Home invasion is a terrifying situation for anyone. Aside from the terror it gives, it can also lead to beatings, rape or the loss of a loved one. While preventive measures are essential, it’s also important that you prepare yourself in the event that an actual invasion […]
This is a guest post by Jeffery Nelson You knowing you need to secure your home but you aren’t sure what exactly to do first. Step one is understanding the risk is real and taking action.
This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Over the past few years, a variety of companies have started making level III steel armor plates for very affordable prices. Purchasers of these plates have met harsh criticism on the gun forums because level III steel plates may be perforated by high velocity 5.56x45mm M193.
This is a guest post by Brandon Cox 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 […]
This is a guest post by Mike Jones Our home is the most valuable asset we own. Businesses are meant to go up and down, but your own home is much more than a job. It is where you spend quality time with your family and friends, and the financial value is trivial compared to […]
This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Body armor is an important part of the home defense plan for many people. There are a variety of factors to consider, such as weight, cost, threat level, flexibility, and other issues so people may legitimately arrive at very different conclusions as to what best fits their […]
This is a guest post by Lauren Ventosa My husband and I take home defense and safety pretty seriously. We’re the nerdy types that like to see what’s new or upcoming in the gun market. We’ve been keeping our eyes peeled for any new technology that enters the market that could benefit us. Whether it’s […]
This a guest post by Andrew Betts It’s autumn. Trendy WASPs everywhere break out their Ugg boots and flock to Starbucks for pumpkin flavored coffee while their skinny jeans wearing boyfriends quiver with anticipation at the prospect of picking up a sixer of pumpkin flavored beer from the Trader Joe’s.
This is guest post by Andrew Betts Is less lethal ammo a good idea for home defense? It seems like a good idea, especially if your primary home defense gun is a shotgun.
Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is.- Outlaw Jose Wales You have to have the […]
This is a guest post by Andrew Betts We recently wrote about how high velocity .223 Rem and 5.56x45mm can defeat body armor designed and rated to stop 7.62x51mm NATO.
It’s a bit scary. A weak link in your home invasion prevention is your children. Without training and practice, children are probably one of the easiest ways for home invaders to enter your home. Children are naturally helpful. Home invades know this and will exploit it to gain access. Take a look at this video.
By Home Defense Gun Staffer Travis Being in the Fight Gun owners who take serious considerations about their safety and home defense often attempt to train in a dynamic way. To prepare and ready themselves for any violent event that may happen in their lives.
It’s something you never want to happen but you have to prepare for. A home invasion is fast, brutal and can end extremely badly. All that being said, you want to be ready in case something happens.
What should you do with a bedside gun? The idea of having a bedside gun so that if you hear a bump in the night you can clear the house sounds good. It’s just not very practical or safe.
This is a guest post by Dan Sullivan You know what the worst feeling in the world is? Thinking you’ve done everything you can to protect your home and family, only to realize you’re almost as vulnerable as everyone else.
This is a guest post by Steven Swift What would you do in the event of a home invasion? Would you know all the possible escape routes, the ways to alert the rest of your family to the attack and where to hide or how to escape? Devising a plan to keep your family safe […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester I think a lot of people who carry a concealed weapon are under the false pre-tense that if they actually have to draw their handgun, it will be a certain shooting situation. Firearms are used for personal defense hundreds of times a day in the US alone […]
This is a guest post by Nick Harper Your home is your castle. Like any good ruler, you want to protect your throne. That is why most of us have a concealed carry weapon or a home defense gun to train with and master so as to slay unexpected evils. However, there is more to […]
First of all, you never want a home invasion to happen. Please do all the steps you can keep them outside your door. Take a look at our posts on situational awareness and physical security.
Home defense in the middle of the night takes on a whole different aspect. Normally you want to barricade yourself with your weapon and just call the police. However if you have children or someone else in another part of the house you will want to make sure they are safe.
The Psychology of Home Invaders vs. Burglars We have a study of the psychology of home invaders and burglars today. It is good to understand the differences. Introduction: Two potential threats to the security of your home are burglars and home invaders. Both types of criminals operate on the basis of different motives, behaviors, and […]
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Clearing a house with a long gun (rifle or shotgun) has its pluses and minuses. You will generally be more accurate with a long gun, have more ammo with a greater punch. Besides the overpenetration issues, you are going to have to make sure you can clear the house without flagging your position or even […]