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powder86
08-29-2011, 10:07
Originally Posted by IlliniGlocker http://glocktalk.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?p=17842351#post17842351)
Why anyone would use a pistol as a HD defense weapon is beyond me. An AR or a shotgun I can understand, but why limit yourself to a pistol cartridge from the get go?

Originally Posted by IlliniGlocker http://glocktalk.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?p=17842351#post17842351)
Why anyone would use a pistol as a HD defense weapon is beyond me. An AR or a shotgun I can understand, but why limit yourself to a pistol cartridge from the get go?

Originally Posted by IlliniGlocker http://glocktalk.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost.gif (http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?p=17842351#post17842351)
Why anyone would use a pistol as a HD defense weapon is beyond me. An AR or a shotgun I can understand, but why limit yourself to a pistol cartridge from the get go?

Him: "Why anyone would use a pistol as a HD defense weapon is beyond me. An AR or a shotgun I can understand, but why limit yourself to a pistol cartridge from the get go?"
Me: "Ask Massad Ayoob."
Him: "Please quote an article where an expert claims that a pistol is the best home defense weapon out there instead of spewing baseless generalities."

I quoted an article from you to him... but thought I'd give you a chance to answer him yourself.
http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1365869&page=2

Mas Ayoob
08-29-2011, 21:55
Thanks for the invite, bro, but you pretty much nailed in your comment in that thread the reasons why I think a handgun is best if you're only going to have one firearm for home defense. Obviously, availability of both handgun and long gun gives you more options.

best,
Mas