Shotgun vs. Handgun for Personal Defense in the Home

January 13, 2021

Clint Smith, President and Director of Thunder Ranch training center, talks about why the comparative length of a handgun–when used properly–is insignificant to that of a shotgun and that length alone should not be a deterrent when choosing a firearm for home defense.

You should ask yourself one question:If someone is running across the bedroom at you and they had a big knife, would you rather shoot them one time with a pistol or one time with a shotgun?

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Comment by: Odddave

I would think my dog would wake me up long before anyone gets near my bedroom. Choices are 1st 12ga. 870 riot gun. And 2nd 1911A1 on my hip.

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