Is it normal to always keep your gun within arms reach when you're home?

Is it normal to always keep your gun within arms reach when you're home?

  1. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    yeah

  2. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Yes

    Pic related

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >FAMILY EXPRESS
      Love the meme, but dude should realize that there won't be any morons anywhere nearby lmao

  3. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I hope so, because I can reach at least four right now.

  4. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Yes.
    Do home invasions make appointments?

    If you CCW, you should get in the habit of having your gun with you at all times, (save in the shower), this is so that you get in the habit of having a gun on you.

    The worst thing in the world is to get a gun, get a CCW, and then NOT carry it with you when you need it.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >(save in the shower
      Nope. I put it in a ziplock bag and take in the bathroom when i shower

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      this
      I always remember what one anon said: “I don’t want to die thinking ‘man, I should’ve taken my gun with me instead of leaving it in my car’”. The only thing worst than a nogunz is a hasgunz that doesn’t carry

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >The only thing worst than a nogunz is a hasgunz that doesn’t carry
        Agreed. I'd even go as far as to say you're dumber than a nogunz if you leave your gun behind. You did 95% of the effort and then drop the ball.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      If I'm home alone and I'm taking a shower its sitting on the toilet and my shower is as short as can be. The bathroom door is open and I'm keeping an ear out.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      This gay doesn't even shower carry lmao, keep staying unarmed for 30% of your day retard.

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Cleanliness is next to Godliness, bro.

        If you’re killed in the shower, you go straight to Heaven, and all this mess here on Earth is someone else’s problem.

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        It’s takes you 7 hours to shower?

        • 2 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Imagine not showering after each time you take a shit

          • 2 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            It's not abnormal unless you've developed a complex where you feel vulnerable if you don't have a weapon within reach every second of the day

            Now this is autism

            • 2 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >Walking around all day with shit over your ass and down your legs, simmering in the heat and sweat of your crotch
              Get a load of this guy

              • 2 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Erm SORRY anon, I use DUDE wipes. City’s problem, not mine.

              • 2 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Bro just wash your asshole with soapy water and toilet paper. Use wetwipes. Buy a bidet. Stop destroying your skin over nonsense.

          • 2 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Yes, wake up add coffee, shit and then shower. All with a sidearm within reach, rifle is nearby I'm not paranoid yet.

          • 2 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            I bet you pull your underwear down to fart too

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >(save in the shower)
      not gonna make it

  5. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    its about as normal as a little kid bringing his toy with him everywhere

  6. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    A gun? Anon please,

  7. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Its the big stick effect. When you were a lad, surely you remember seeing a big stick on the ground and felt compelled to defend the playgrounds sovereignty from from the unwashed, fart sniffing, booger eating horde? You heard me Jake. If I ever see you around the swing set again, I'll lash the other cheek.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >big stick
      >lash
      There are qualities to a short chunker, but a strong deterring effect to a long slim *swish* and disappearing skin, a valuable lesson.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You mean the Moses stick?

  8. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I literally carry my gun with me everywhere in my household, to the kitchen/bathroom/living room

  9. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    That is the entire point of a firearm, so please do it, otherwise you'll be caught dead.

  10. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    No, normally you have at least 2 within arms reach

  11. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It's more likely to make a difference than all the gun min-maxing and focus on "but what if?" scenarios that have never been documented happening that you see here. Examples:
    >home owner shot with their own gun after a struggle when they went to retrieve it
    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-08-09/woman-shot-in-face-daughter-held-at-gunpoint-palmdale-home-invasion

    >man shot while after leaving to retrieve a gun, returning to confront invader who then knew he was coming
    https://www.fox13news.com/news/pcso-largo-man-breaks-into-home-sexually-batters-strangles-woman-shoots-1-and-flees-before-being-arrested

    >home owner has intruder break in and get into the bathroom while she's showering, only manages to shoot him because he preferred to rape her on her bed
    https://patch.com/georgia/peachtreecorners/woman-shoots-intruder-in-her-gwinnett-home

    >home owner beaten and almost choked out before managing to escape and retrieve his gun from the other room
    https://www.abqjournal.com/2375525/deadly-abq-shooting-investigated-as-justifiable-homicide.html

    And this is before considering that it's more likely for you to die from injuries sustained while defending yourself than you are to shoot 3+ attackers like posters here like to talk about.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >>home owner has intruder break in and get into the bathroom while she's showering, only manages to shoot him because he preferred to rape her on her bed
      Shower guns are no joke.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >only manages to shoot him because he preferred to rape her on her bed
      how gentlemanly

  12. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >gun
    Singular?

  13. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It should be normal. I like the hidden gun in every room approach but the pocket gun is a great option too.

  14. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Buy a gun to defend yourself
    >It actually justs builds your insecurities and paranoia

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Better to be free and paranoid then be like one of those white boomers getting rekt on twitter

  15. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    My dad was a retired police officer and firearms instructor. Almost every room had a loaded gun in it. He kept his carry gun on a magnet underneath the coffee table while watching TV and had a holster mounted to the side of his bed frame. He kept a S&W J frame on the top bookshelf in the living room and another one on top of the fridge. He kept a 1911 in his office in the top desk drawer. There was an M1 carbine leaning against his bed. An Ithaca 37 (parkerized) hidden behind the washing machine. Even had a double barrel 20 gauge cut down to 18 inches with a bobbed stock above his workbench in the garage.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      If somebody was that neurotic, why wouldn't they just carry one gun all the time rather than disperse 20 guns all over the house

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        He had his carry gun with him 90% of the time. He just never wanted to be caught unprepared. He truly believed that handguns were meant for fighting your way to your long gun.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Were any of those useful to him?

      • 2 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Two times that I can remember. Once a sketchy tweaker looking guy knocked on the door and asked to use the phone because his car broke down (before cell phones were common). He started getting weird and asking for money and trying to look around the house. He was asked to leave a few times and kept getting more agitated. Eventually my dad lifted grabbed his J frame off the fridge and told the guy to gtfo.

        Another time he was working in the garage and a coyote came into the yard looking pretty sick. He blasted it with the 20 gauge.

  16. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Yes.
    I've known three people that had their homes broken into while they were home.
    >Person 1: opened door to see who was there and was shot in the face (police believe he was mistakenly targeted)
    >Person 2: door busted in, was bound, gagged, left in his bathtub while druggie intruder lived in his apartment for a day, found by a neighbor a couple days later
    >Person 3: intruder waltzed in (door was unlocked, middle of the day), person had gun nearby, pointed it and the perp booked it and got picked up by cops

    Always lock your doors when you're home, whatever time of day, don't open it unless you know who it is or you were expecting them. And yes, very much yes: keep a loaded gun nearby.

    Also remember that a gun is your last line of defense, not your first, not your only. Cameras, lights, reinforce your doors, have sensors, have a dog.

    Most bad people will jet at the first sign of resistance and that includes a house that looks too high risk/visible or takes too much effort to break into.

    However the first two people in my experience just had a bad hand. First guy was murdered by people whose sole intention was to murder who they thought he was (they stole nothing). Second guy was overtaken by a guy hopped up on drugs who would have probably sat there all day banging on the door to get in even if it was reinforced.

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Also remember that a gun is your last line of defense, not your first, not your only. Cameras, lights, reinforce your doors, have sensors, have a dog.

      This is the real takeaway of the thread. If you have multiple guns and enough ammo for the apocalypse but you don’t have an alarm system, re-enforced hinges with a pry bar, cameras, glass break sensors, etc you’re a fucking retard. Oh, and while we’re talking about safety in the home, we should also extend that to fresh smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as well as a quality fire extinguisher. And if you don’t know CPR and Heimlich you’re unfit to be a member of society.

      For those of you spooked about showering: get a security bar for whatever interior room leads to you bathroom. Put the bar on the door when you shower and set your alarm. Keeping a gun in the bathroom itself will (probably) destroy the gun over time with the constant moisture.

  17. 2 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    it makes sense if you have valuables in your home that you want to protect, if you have young children, if you live near moronanimals, or near the border where they are dropping hundreds of thousands of illegal migrants who are cartel affiliated. You want to be armed during the fall of Rome

    • 2 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >You want to be armed during the fall of Rome
      Very true statement

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