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Should You Use a Shoulder Holster?

Shoulder holsters seem a bit old school these days. You don’t see them around much. Well, that’s sort of the idea, if someone is carrying properly you won’t see them.

How to Clean Pistol Magazines

Many people spend a lot of time learning to how to clean their firearm, but don’t know how to clean pistol magazines. Of course you know that the magazine is a key part of the firearm and if you don’t take care of them will let you down when you need it.

Another Take on the Taurus Judge

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts The Taurus Judge seems to benefit from a far more aggressive advertising campaign than its predecessor, the Thunder Five. As much as it deserves to fade into obscurity, it just won’t die. The ammo makers have done a pretty good job selling people what they want to […]

What to Keep on Your Nightstand

If you believe in home defense, you certainly need to think about what to keep on your night stand.  You’re at your most vulnerable when asleep and when waking up.

How to Hold Your Hands for Close Shooting Situations

I finally found a good video on how to hold your hands for close shooting situations. I did this same kind of training while on my CQB team in Special Forces.

The Best Home Defense Caliber for Women

We have a lot of women readers here on Home Defense Gun. One of the questions that get asked a lot is, “What is the best home defense caliber for a woman.”

What is the Taurus Judge Good For?

The Taurus Judge is a pistol you either love or hate.  For some it is a great multipurpose defensive weapon and others think it is a clown gun.

Pocket Pistols

Bob from Home Defense Gun has a video on pocket pistols. Besides being good to conceal carry pocket pistols can be a good option to stash around the house. Make sure if you do this you keep them safe from children and others who shouldn’t have access to them.

Good Budget Handgun – Ruger P95

If you are looking for a good budget handgun, take a look at the Ruger P95.  You should be able to find a new one under $300 and a used one for under $200. Make sure if you buy a used one, you check it out well.

Ruger SP101 Review

Ruger SP101 Review in .357 Magnum  Introduction: Semi-autos seem to be preferred by many shooters, and are standard for law enforcement and military almost worldwide. However, there is still a market for revolvers, or old -school wheel guns as some call them. Simplicity of operation, and reliability are very attractive features.

What You Need to Know about Defensive Shooting

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.

Tap and Rack

We’ve run a post before on tap and rack and what to do for a pistol malfunction. The topic is so important, you need to be reminded to constantly practice this.

Good Drill for Trigger Finger Discipline

Trigger finger discipline is a skill that we should work at. Jerking the trigger is one of the main causes of misses.

New Life for the M1911

by Home Defense Gun Staffer Bob New Life for the M1911 It might be that I’m just getting contrary as the years go by. For some reason the more popular something gets the less interest I seem to be able to muster up for it. It might just be that when something gets popular I […]

Ruger SR9 Review

We found a great Ruger SR9 review. This is a really functional, nice looking pistol at a great price. I like it for a home defense gun because it packs enough of a punch with 17 rounds, yet will fit well into the hand of a smaller woman.

The Best Handgun

We found a great video that takes on the question of what is the best handgun. Drum roll please….it is the S&W Model 686 Plus Revolver.

Advanced Pistol Training

  Another good video from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) on advanced pistol training.

How to Clean a Pistol

You can have the best pistol in the world and train all day but if your firearm isn’t maintained properly it may not work when you need it. We found a great video on how to clean a pistol.

What Not to Do When Shooting Semi-Auto Pistols

Your grip is extremely important when shooting semi auto pistols. Not just from a marksmanship and accuracy viewpoint ,but rather also from a safety point.

Don’t Make These Common Concealed Carry Mistakes

Concealed carry mistakes can happen to everyone all the way from the newest newbie to the person who has been carry for years.  As we have said before, you don’t know what you don’t know. You might not have been taught or told a critical element.

Racking a Slide Like a Woman

As we’ve said over and over again, men and women are different. Racking a slide can be a challenge for a woman. That doesn’t mean that women have to only shoot a revolver. They just have to rack it differently.

Glock’s Pocket Pistol

by Home Defense Gun Staffer Bob Glock’s Pocket Pistol The ebb and flow of gun design has always interested me. For some reason the gun industry likes to take a concept, fuss with it, rework it and redefine it until the initial guns in the genre have little resemblance to their current brethren, at which […]

5 Handguns You Should Own

We found a good video on 5 handguns you should own.  Now this isn’t my list but it’s a good discussion of different types of pistols.

The Ruger Alaskan for Concealed Carry

by Home Defense Gun Staffer Bob The Ruger Alaskan for Concealed Carry Dirty Harry is basically the father of big bore, big gun, concealed carry. I say Dirty Harry instead of Clint Eastwood because it’s important to draw the line between the fictional character and a real person. Only a fictional character can do all […]

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