A small gun for protection~

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    I'm thinking about getting one. I've never been a gun person, though both my brothers and my sister carry.

    I was talking to a friend on here, and he asked what I would do to protect my daughter and myself if someone broke in the condo. He's right, what would I do? It's safe here, but you're never really safe I guess.


    So,,, any advice for what I should do?

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    hmmm no pistol for sure....unless you are willing to commit time and money to a firing range on a regular basis...you got a solid alarm system and live in a complex right? i mean hell what would you do if a metorite fell on your place...how concerned are you about having to have a gun....are the concerns of having a gun heavier? lots of things to look at. are you willing to identify your target then aim to kill...even if its some thug ass kid...mini's age?
     
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    why a small gun? i am all for a shotgun...every heard one of them lock and load?
     
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    1911

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    Hey, you got pistol on my shotgun!

    No, you got shotgun all over my pistol!

    Now, two great things that are even better together....The Mossberg 500!!

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    Oh my! This is a big decision. Are you sure you want to do this? My wife is not a gun person and that is fine with me.

    You should commit to practicing at a shooting range about every 3 months.

    I'd recommend a small revolver like the following:

    Concealment Pistol: Smith and Wesson 642 with Crimson Trace grips « Consumer Maven
     
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    Yes, small revolver. Good call.
     
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    With a semi-auto, you can keep the ammo separate until the need arises.

    Besides that, just popping the magazine into the grip and cocking that bad boy can be deterrent enough.
     
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    Like this?

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    I agree. I've got a semi-auto and a shotgun myself. I was just thinking about EZ. I've got the 642 on my buy list as a backup.
     

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