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Handgun, Shotgun, or Rifle for home defense

Posted on April 25, 2018
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Handgun, Shotgun, or Rifle for home defense. By Mike Lazarus CTA Staff Member I’m going to start by telling you that I will not specifically recommend that you select a rifle, a shotgun, or a pistol for home defense. Which one you select will be entirely based on your needs and preferences. I will spend a few minutes talking about the pros and cons of each, so you can make a more informed decision should
Hello, I’m Michael Setting Grand master action shooter and Steel Challenge Speed Shooting Instructor here at the California Tactical Academy. Competitive Action shooting is bigger than ever here at the Academy Ranges in Piru CA. and new shooters by the dozens are coming out to join in the fun and excitement of action shooting. CTA has asked me to speak to those of you interested in the shooting sports known as “Steel Shooting” , “Steel

Selecting a shotgun as a home defense tool

Posted on April 25, 2018
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Selecting a shotgun as a home defense tool By Mike Lazarus CTA Staff Member The shotgun has a lot to offer in the way of versatility and home defense.  While it does not have the capacity of a rifle, or the portability of a handgun, the shotgun can be a very reliable weapon with devastating down range effects. When selecting a shotgun, the first consideration is the type. Shotguns are generally available in single shot,

Selecting a rifle as a home defense tool

Posted on April 20, 2018
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By Mike Lazarus CTA Staff Member Starting with the premise that you have considered other alternatives and have decided a rifle fits your needs as a home defensive weapon let us take a look at what might be available to you. The rifle has a lot to offer in the way of home defense. Modern semi-automatic rifles enjoy a large capacity feeding device, reliability, and sufficient accuracy. When I am asked about choosing a rifle

Selecting a handgun as a home defense tool

Posted on April 11, 2018
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By Mike Lazarus CTA Staff Member Let us begin with this simple truth. A handgun is not the ideal defensive weapon. A handgun is, at best, a marginal fight stopper. I have seen people shot, who in turn ceased their hostile actions. I have seen more shot, and in some cases shot in critical body parts, who continued to live and could fight. Having said that, the handgun does excel in portability, concealability and ease