Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > General Handgun Discussion > choices of home defense

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-05-2013, 07:06 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 117
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default choices of home defense

Lets say a man breaks in your house packing heat you have a choice of a 6 shot 357, 14 shot 40cal, or 9mm 16shot.Remember if your is his path he'll blast you

__________________

Guns don't kill people, Chuck Norris does. XD

rem870forever is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 08-05-2013, 07:09 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 117
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Also which is best of those 3 for mountain lions

__________________

Guns don't kill people, Chuck Norris does. XD

rem870forever is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 07:14 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ShagNasty1001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,526
Liked 460 Times on 267 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

12 gauge....

__________________
ShagNasty1001 is offline  
NC1760 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 07:22 AM   #4
Lifetime Supporting Member
FTF_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Vikingdad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains,CA
Posts: 13,538
Liked 7835 Times on 4524 Posts
Likes Given: 10097

Default

Is the mountain lion packing heat too?

__________________

Shoot me an email at vikingdad995@gmail.com

Check out the Firearmstalk Podcasts with Vikingdad and DrFootball! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/firearms-talk-podcast/id778007899

Quote:
"Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
- Mohandas Gandhi, an Autobiography, page 446.
Vikingdad is online now  
6
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 07:38 AM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 117
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vikingdad View Post
Is the mountain lion packing heat too?
Yea his claws teeth and pounce
__________________

Guns don't kill people, Chuck Norris does. XD

rem870forever is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 07:50 AM   #6
Lifetime Supporting Member
FTF_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Vikingdad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains,CA
Posts: 13,538
Liked 7835 Times on 4524 Posts
Likes Given: 10097

Default

.357 revolver. Cause that's what I use for HD.

__________________

Shoot me an email at vikingdad995@gmail.com

Check out the Firearmstalk Podcasts with Vikingdad and DrFootball! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/firearms-talk-podcast/id778007899

Quote:
"Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
- Mohandas Gandhi, an Autobiography, page 446.
Vikingdad is online now  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 08:14 AM   #7
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
sputnik1988's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: The Bluegrass state
Posts: 2,854
Liked 701 Times on 457 Posts
Likes Given: 1925

Default

Whatever you are most proficient with is the best choice, me personally the 40 Cal.

__________________
Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid. - John Wayne

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

Member - NRA, NAGR
sputnik1988 is offline  
tri70 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 08:39 AM   #8
Retired
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
danf_fl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: LA (Lower Alabama),FL
Posts: 10,066
Liked 2666 Times on 1552 Posts
Likes Given: 1184

Default

I hate "what if" type posts.

They make me appear that I have not thought of such in planning my self / home defense.

__________________

Amendment II:
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Life Member NRA
Life Member NAHC
Former President of the ECPT (Eifel Combat Pistol Team)

danf_fl is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 10:29 AM   #9
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Jacksonville,FL
Posts: 2,831
Liked 1764 Times on 987 Posts
Likes Given: 1302

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rem870forever View Post
Lets say a man breaks in your house packing heat you have a choice of a 6 shot 357, 14 shot 40cal, or 9mm 16shot.Remember if your is his path he'll blast you
I would choose a .357 Magnum DA revolver. This is based on the cartridge and the reliability of the platform. Ideally it would be loaded with the 158gr lead SWC or HP SWC.

Now let me give you a choice. There's a hot tub party Friday night. You are given a choice of the following:

1. You can attend with Jessica Alba

or

2. You can attend with Janet Reno, Hillary Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Nancy Pelosi, and Michelle Obama.

Which option do you choose? Me? I'll go with quality over quantity every day.
__________________
Doc3402 is offline  
5
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2013, 10:39 AM   #10
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
FrontierTCB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 617
Liked 216 Times on 143 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rem870forever
Lets say a man breaks in your house packing heat you have a choice of a 6 shot 357, 14 shot 40cal, or 9mm 16shot.Remember if your is his path he'll blast you
Quote:
Originally Posted by rem870forever
Also which is best of those 3 for mountain lions
LOL!!!!

Thanks I needed that. I'm fully awake and haven't even had by coffee yet.
__________________
FrontierTCB is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Is James Yeager Correct, 9mm or .45 acp Only Good Choices For Defense Ammo? AR10 Training & Safety 111 08-14-2013 03:52 AM
New Home Defense Gun TreyB55 SIG Sauer Forum 8 06-25-2013 08:04 PM
Home defense ShagNasty1001 General Shotgun Discussion 11 04-26-2012 10:18 AM
10/22 for home defense Nozzlehead Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 41 03-12-2011 02:32 AM
Cheap, popular shotgun choices for home defense. fastline General Shotgun Discussion 4 01-29-2011 04:46 AM