Take note! A great choice!!! We used shotguns in the Corps and they are awesome, even if you do have a tendency to shoot balls off with them. Good read!

Packing Pretty

One question I get asked very frequently is “What kind of handgun should I get for home defense”. My answer is always the same: “I wouldn’t get a handgun for home defense.” There are a handful of reasons why a pistol just isn’t the brightest idea for protecting against a home invasion.

The best option for home defense is a tactical 12 gauge shotgun.

Why use a handgun when you can use a long gun?         

Any experienced shooter will tell you that they would rather bring a rifle to a gun fight then a handgun. In fact, a common saying with law enforcement is “I use my handgun to fight my way to a real gun”. They are referring to their M4 rifles and/or their shotguns.  There are several reasons why just about any long gun is the better option in a gun fight, but this article is about why a 12 gauge is…

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  1. Nice shot Pretty. Gun in pic looks like a multicultural cross of handgun combination shotgun, like white hispanic or afro-american white person. My field grade L.C. Smith would’ve done two holes in target. But gun in pic probably is semi-auto for the next target. I’ll have to break and load again, but I’d probably have time. And me with regular Beretta 380 with hollow points in back pocket as well. Come again? First line off defense is all doors locked with dead bolts. I hear you knocking but you can’t come in. Good name…bolt through the door and be dead. And speaking of targets like in pic.

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