Guns: How to Protect Yourself from Criminals
Here at Shangrila Towers, I get a lot of requests for advice about home defense. But while you've seen posts about the subject scattered through the blog, I realized I never really broke it all down in one place. So, without any further ado, here's everything you need to know to protect yourself from criminals with a gun...
Get a double-barreled shotgun. They're easy to aim, easy to use, and you don't need a bunch of rounds to protect yourself.
Have 12 gauge shells ready. It doesn't really matter what kind - they're all equally effective. Just make sure they fit in the shotgun.
If you have some sort of balcony, walk out onto it. Tactically, the high ground is always where you want to be.
Fire two blasts outside the house. It doesn't really matter where. I promise you, if there's ever a problem with someone coming in the house, the awful odor you'll smell will be the contents of their bowels as they run in fear.
The plan is so foolproof, it's been specifically recommended by U.S. government officials: