This is a guest post by Lauren Ventosa Shotguns don’t need to be aimed Shotguns should be aimed similarly to rifles. It’s not a good idea to simply point, pray and shoot. In an average home defense situation, your attacker might enter a room and be between 10 and 20 feet away. Being 20 feet […]
What is the best gun for home defense? That’s always a question we get asked. You have people who say a pistol is best. Some favor a rifle and of course you get those who swear by shotguns. Well the truth is that each have their own pros and cons.
As with most shooting tasks, loading and unloading seems pretty straight forward. Add in darkness, stress and maybe someone shooting at you, it can be pretty hard. Also you want to make sure you do it in a safe manner, whether on the training range or in a gunfight.
We found a nice little video on handgun tips for beginners. We recommend as a beginner you watch a lot of video and take as many courses as your budget will allow. This will allow you to see what are the common themes among successful marksmanship techniques.
Is the Beretta M9A1 a decent gun for home defense? There are those that hate the gun and some that love it. Many have experienced the military model, the M9.
A good choice when looking for a rifle is the Ruger 10/22 for home defense. Now I wouldn’t want to hold off the zombie hoard with it. I would much rather have an AK or an AR-15 for that.
Well, really we mean don’t pick the gun for your spouse. Your spouse should pick out their own gun. Remember what is a good gun for you may or may not be a good gun for them.
Home Defense Gun staffer Ashely has a video on a woman’s guide to choosing a handgun. I like how they talk about what a woman thinks about and what is important and what is not.
Since we talked about loading and unloading a semi auto in the last post, we are continuing along with how to load and unload a revolver.
How to load a handgun might seem really simplistic for those who have been shooting for years and years, but it can be really intimidating for newbies starting out.Especially out on the range; no one likes to look stupid and worst do something unsafe.
This is a guest post by Rico Dominguez A Normal Guy’s Beginner’s Guide to Owning a Firearm for Self Defense. Just recently after a burglary in which aside from a couple computers and a TV, my beloved dog, Luna was stolen; I began to be drawn into the world of personal, home defense. Slowly I began […]
So you’ve decided that a handgun is the way that you want to go for home defense, but are unsure of which direction to go in. You may have heard good things about semi-automatic pistols, and they sure are popular these days, in a variety of calibers. You might have also heard some positive things […]
Cheryl Current gives some great tips for selecting the first gun for a woman. Cheryl is a professional shooter so she knows what she is talking about and of course she can talk to their special needs. There are a lot of things that I like about what she says. You should select a gun […]