As I start my search for a home here in Ontario (not likely until spring, but we’re looking a bit now), I find myself pondering how to best secure it, whether home or not, as well as how to protect the family if someone does break in.
Obviously, here in Canada we are not allowed to protect ourselves. The government and police would prefer that we just exit our house if we suspect that there is an intruder. And if that fails, just give up and allow ourselves to the raped and murdered.
But for the non-sheeple out there, some of the following videos I found informative 😉
Home Defense Tips:
Shotgun for Home Defense:
I’m not sold on using a rifle in your house, but it’s always worth watching James Yeager’s videos:
Sootch00 always has helpful insights and gear. This is his “Intruder Bag”
Spend a few hours at your local indoor shooting range
You can only learn so much from YouTube, movies, video games, and websites. This is especially true when it comes to firearms. When learning to fire guns and rifles, nothing can replace experience and professional instruction. Putting rounds downrange with your own finger on the trigger is the best way to learn – then supplement with books, online courses, and even quality YouTube Channels.
This past weekend I decided to head off to the indoor shooting range in our city. This gave me the opportunity to get familiar with and try out various handguns, shotguns, and even some carbines. Whether you are just getting started with shooting and aren’t sure it’s for you, or maybe you are just trying to decide between a few different weapons for your next purchase – a trip to a gun range is likely the right move for you. Continue reading →