Print Posted 08/08/2017 in Firearms Industry

Handguns For Home Protection

Handguns For Home Protection

It used to be when one heard the term home protection it referred to insurance and home warranties. These days when many hear home protection it included handguns to help protect the family, belonging, and most importantly your loved ones. 

Selection Considerations

One of the most important things to take into consideration when looking to purchase a home handgun for protection is to ensure that the gun is one that you feel comfortable holding and firing should the need arise. Some key selections aspects to consider when shopping can include the following sample suggestions.

  • Feel of the handgun

  • Weight of the handgun

  • The overall product price

  • The handgun's caliber

  • The handgun’s projectile

  • Type of ammunition

Handgun Responsibilities

Please keep in mind that the purchasing of a handgun is a huge step and one that should not be taken lightly. Purchasing a handgun comes with many responsibilities that simply can not be overlooked for the safety of well EVERYONE. Here you will find the top three acts of responsible handgun ownership beginning steps.

  • Handgun training for usage and safety

  • Safe handgun and ammunition storage 

  • Obtaining proper ownership paperwork

Top Ten Handgun Recommendations


GUNCMA has taken all the above selection considerations into account and is happy to bring you a well thought out listing of the top ten recommended handgun’s on the market for home protection. 

  1. Colt Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP)

  2. Taurus 111G2

  3. Glock 26/27 aka “Baby Glock”

  4. Kel-Tec P-3AT

  5. Ruger SP101

  6. Beretta Nano

  7. Smith & Wesson M&P Shield

  8. Sig Sauer P220/Sig P250

  9. Taurus Raging Judge Magnum Revolver

  10. Kimber Micro Carry

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