Home defense should always be a consideration for every homeowner. You will never be able to tell if your home will be singled out. Wouldn’t you rather be safe than not safe?
When it comes to home defense, there are multiple factors you have to consider when choosing the best weapon. One of the most significant factors is family. You can never tell what will happen in a dangerous situation so you always want to prepare for the worse and have a firearm anybody in the family can shoot.
The following 11 firearms are found to be best for home defense.
11. Glock 17 or 19
These Glocks are one of the most popular handguns in the world and for a good reason. Its polymer construction makes it lightweight and easy the handle making it perfect for home defense.
10. Mossberg 590 pump action shotgun.
Used by the military for it durable and reliability the Mossberg shotgun makes perfect for home defense. With the option to use 12 or 20 gauge shell, the recoil of this shotgun is less than any others.
This may surprise many people, but the AR-15 is an addition to the home defense gun list. With the capacity and long-range ability, the AR-15 will give you the advantage over an intruder.
8. Remington VersaMax
This 12 gauge Remington has a high-quality recoil pad built in that reduces the recoil making it easier to shot rapidly. Having a powerful gun with little recoil will give you the advantage over anyone that crosses the wrong line.
7. SIG p226
The high capacity and firearm power if the P226 makes it perfect for defense. The P226 is used widely around the world by military and law enforcement.
6. Smith and Wesson Governor
The governor is lightweight and can be fired by others that are physically incapable of wielding a heavier gun. You can load the Governor with .410 shells, .45 Colt or even 45 ACP rounds which give you options to handle different situations.
5. CZ 75
Noted for its low felt recoil and solid constructed CZ 75 will provide homeowners with years of peace of mind.
4. Ruger P Series
This pistol will serve you and your family well without costing you a fortune. Unfortunately, after years of being reliable and durable, the production of the Ruger p series has stopped.
3. Beretta 92
The Beretta is used around the world by police and military personnel. This large semi-automatic pistol has an open slide and a short-recoil delayed locking-block system for a faster cycle time which delivers reliability, accuracy and quick follow-up shots.
2. Bersa Thunder
The Thunder, chambered in .380 ACP will better fit shooters with smaller hands and women and is easier to rack than many of its full-size competitors. While a smaller pistol, the magazine extension affords the shooter a full grip.
1. .357 Revolver
The .357 revolver is a favored firearm among enthusiasts. Even though revolver is powerful, they carry a kick when shooting them. On the other hand, they are simple to use, so it just depends on the person who is using it.
When choosing a home defense gun, the best advice is to try before you buy. If possible, borrow or rent one of these guns before laying down your hard-earned money. The most important factor, though, is to know your gun and how it works. Practice may not make perfect, but in a life-or-death, home defense situation, you’ll be glad you know what your gun can do and how to use it.