We are pleased to provide the inaugural post to the R3 Forum. R3 encompasses the Veri-Fire slogan of “Ready, Reliable, Responsible” and this forum will address a wide selection of topics. Those topics will include: Personal readiness (do you know how to prepare for or handle a crisis?); the reliability of technology, as it applies to firearms products; and the responsibility of being a gun owner. If you have ideas for topics or have content that fits in the forum, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Do I Choose A Handgun For Protection?
As I talk with people about Veri-Fire and Guardian, the conversation frequently turns to handgun makes and models. One question that seems to always come up is: “I am thinking about buying a handgun…how do pick the right one?” This usually leads to a 10-15 minute conversation that includes me asking questions like: Who will use the handgun…you or your spouse? What will you use the handgun for…home defense or concealed carry? It’s always interesting conversation and I quickly realize that each person has a specific requirement that doesn’t necessarily work for every other person.
So, when I saw this video from the folks over at Personal Defense Network (PDN), I knew it would be a great first topic for our R3Forum. Kristin Larson, lead instructor at Prime Defense, does a great job of summarizing the considerations you should take when choosing a handgun. As a bonus, she summarizes my typical 10-15 minute “ramble” into a little more than 2 minutes.Not bad huh?
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