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 Scott Michaels Buying Guide: This is our very detailed buying guide for all types of gun safes. If you don’t like our top picks or want to buy from the local market, just follow those things. 1) Gauge Gauge is the measurement of the thickness of the steel. […]
Do you know why gas stations are known as “stop and robs?” The same qualities that make them convenient for a quick stop to get gas also make them tactically easy to rob and get away from.
Jeremiah Johnson is a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne) and a graduate of the U.S. Army’s SERE school (Survival Evasion Resistance Escape). The subject of this article is to help you prepare yourselves for an emergency…any emergency, in whatever scope. Many of you are already doing this; however, you […]
This is a guest post by Kevin Creighton To be honest, I’m not a big fan of leaving loaded guns lying around the house because it’s like leaving the bleach jug in the refrigerator next to the milk jug: Something bad is going to happen, it’s not a question of IF, it’s only a question […]
This is a guest post by SOFAS_TACTICS Home Defense Thoughts Home is supposed to be the bastion of security, unfortunately that’s not always the case. Statistics have shown that most robberies take place during the day while you are at work.
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.
by Home Defense Gun Staffer Travis The Disabled and Home Defense We live in a world that has an unfortunate amount of predators in it. Fortunately these two legged vermin are rare when compared to the rest of the populace, but they are still predators we should be aware of. Predators makes them sound dangerous, […]
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 […]
It’s always a judgement call to know when to draw your firearm either in a concealed carry situation or a gun in your home. There are a hundred things going through your mind and a second or two to make a decision.
Defensive shooting is a lot different from shooting on the flat range on a nice sunny day. You might have moving targets. It might be at night. Your adrenaline will be pumping, so on and so on.
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 […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester We set standards so we have a benchmark of what we would like to achieve in life. Whether you are aware of it or not, you are constantly evaluating things in your life based upon standards you set and measure yourself against to determine success. You set […]
The definition of tactics is an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end. Home defense tactics are what you plan to do in order to survive.
Continuing on with the how to be safe at home theme, here is another video that extends on with advanced safe room techniques. I like the discussion on using cover and how to use angles as your advantage.
This post might be controversial. People often debate the home defense fundamentals. Often a good defense is better than a bad offense. We found a sensible video that talks about you should do in a home defense situation. Now matter what you think about taking a defensive posture, this is good advice for your family […]
by Home Defense Gun Staffer Bob Home Invasion – Lessons from a former Bounty Hunter It has been said many times that bounty hunters aren’t that much different from the people they chase. Back when I was a bounty hunter I always took umbrage with that idea, but looking back on it — yeah, there […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Shepherding the Flock – Carrying a Gun in Church Whether you are in law enforcement or a civilian with a concealed carry permit, you have earned the right to carry a firearm with you to most places. We all decided to carry because we want to be […]
By Home Defense Gun Staffer Ashley Traveling With Guns Most people have a favorite way to carry concealed for everyday carry. But is that everyday carry right for road tripping across the state or across several states? I bring this up because I travel a lot for work and visiting family. I have learned that […]
There is a lot of information out about handgun lights. You can read about all sorts of different types you can mount on your home defense pistol.
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester God made mankind… Sam Colt made ‘em equal Firearms ownership is not only a right guaranteed to us by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, it is an underrated privilege many people take for granted and ignore. Having the right to own a firearm and […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester Tactically Squared Away Squared away: Everything is set and proper, clean and tidy and ready to go Are you tactically squared away? Well… are you? Think about it for a minute and contemplate what I am asking, and then formulate your answer to the question. Go ahead…I’ll […]
One of the most dangerous types of robbery scenarios for a homeowner is a home invasion type of situation. In these instances, armed intruders enter the home and intimidate the homeowner and their family until they get what they want. Unfortunately, they often leave members of the household injured or murdered in their wake. In […]
Ensuring there are No Intruders So you have been out for a nice dinner and a movie with your spouse. You arrive home and note that the front door is open slightly. Did you shut it tightly? Or has someone forced it open? This is a very uneasy feeling. There are a couple of ways […]