The same litany of nicely reasoned tactical features will serve you well if your office is a squad car or you just covet the world's best home defense gun
. The FN 509 Tactical is the end result of generations of small arms evolution and it really is everything you could want in a modern combat handgun.
By contrast, your everyday carry gun or home defense gun
needs to be secured but also easy to access under dire circumstances.
The NAK9 would also make a dandy home defense gun
, easier for family members to shoot accurately and easy to handle in confined spaces.
My Glock is my go-to home defense gun
and for this reason I want it to be the very best that I can make it.
It was designed as a defensive firearm, and it is my go-to home defense gun
. I cannot believe I am alone in having to rely on an antique for home defense.
Some internet commentators have suggested it as a potential home defense gun
, but if I'm spending $325 on a near 8-pound gun, it's going to be a pump with a lot more amino capacity.
I can see why the Xtreme is the darling of the Production Division and frankly, also qualifies as a perfectly sound home defense gun
It will replace my .40 S&W as my home defense gun
as I'm having a lot of trouble racking the .40 with my arthritic hands.
I feed my home defense gun
Winchester Defender loads.
Once I had the prospect's full attention, the fact that a quality-made .44 Magnum revolver started at about $600 back then usually cooled off his original magnum desires but lessened not a whit their desire for a home defense gun
. My quick response to their plea was "a pump shotgun." After a few assurances the weapon would be easier to control than a magnum handgun, that one doesn't have to aim but merely point it and that, held properly, would not dislocate or even bruise a shoulder, I'd reach for one of the recommended pieces and racked the action.
Ask any gun store sales guy what does he do when a "Uh, we'd like to look at a home defense gun
but we don't know anything about guns" customer comes in.
Here's some helpful advice: Patrick, the chances of someone breaking into your house are so small anyway, especially living in Communist Utopia of Ann Arbor, Mich., why even have a home defense gun
? The government will protect you.