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best home defense and all around gun

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by beastlytaco, Jul 24, 2009.

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best home defense

Poll closed Aug 23, 2009.
  1. mossberg 500

    39.1%
  2. remington 830

    13.0%
  3. NEF pump gun

    4.3%
  4. other

    43.5%
  1. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    home defense is a critical part in todays crazy world. so, i have made several selections as to what is the best home defense gun.
     
  2. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    tacoma08MZ

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    i have my mossberg 835 beside my bed, its not the best choice imo, a pistol of some sort would be choice but im only 20 so no pistols for me yet :(
     
  3. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    Griztaco

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  4. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    The clacking of a pump shotgun is universal for "Hey, what are you doing there?" Go for that.

    It'll solve most problems without having to fire a single shot.
     
  5. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    well for starters i would recommend this

    [​IMG]
    mossberg 500 12ga. with 18" breeching barrel, collapsible stock with side saddle

    second to that one of these

    [​IMG]
    XD9 subcompact (is also my carry weapon)
     
  6. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    I find the same definition for an AR bolt going into battery. :D
     
  7. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    luk8272

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    I really like Fire's suggestions. I also carry an XD9
     
  8. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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    not exactly.. a shotgun is truly the best HOME defense weapon you can have... let me ask you this. when woken up in the middle of a good sleep by an intruder that is RUNNING through the house in low light conditions just how accurate do you think your gonna be with a pistol??? much easier to sling a nice spray of buckshot in the right direction plus less likely to penetrate through walls into other occupied rooms......

    you got that right! mine always stays "combat" loaded... ready to rack one in!!

    however the pistol stays with one in the chamber ready for action.
     
  9. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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    I've got both my Benelli Supernova loaded with 00 Buckshot and 10mm Glock 29 within bedside reach.
     
  10. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    hope you like it!! mines been an awesome pistol so far... its probably had several thousand rounds put through it, dropped in the mud and concrete... its always preformed flawlessly!


    and actually i have loaned what is probably my favorite home defense weapon to my mom.. its a Mossberg 500 in a 410 with an 18" barrel and pistol grip... now thats on heck of a home tool! easy to maneuver and will knock anybodys butt down in a heartbeat!!
     
  11. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    What I keep handy:

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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  13. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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  14. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Yeppo!
     
  15. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    I've got an EOtech on my FNAR. Such a great sight.
     
  16. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    I think its the best for under 200 yards. :)
     
  17. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    :eek: I'm jealous... hoping to get one with my department when they buy a couple! Excellent sights!
     
  18. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    Either my Mossberg 590a1 or my Glock 21sf (if i could actually find 45acp ammo anywhere)
     
  19. Jul 24, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    Hahah. Oh I know. I just use it for fun. I need to get myself a good long range scope. Anything you could recommend that I might not know about?
     
  20. Jul 24, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    I dont know alot about optics. I use an Nikon 18x for out to 1000', but thats about the limit of my shooting. Im happy with it, and it didnt cost an arm and a leg like the Swarovski scopes.
     
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