• 7:13

    Folding firearms of one kind or another have been around for a long time. In this video, we take a close look at three folding pistols. They’ve gotten a lot of attention recently: Some people think they’re actually dangerous, while others think they have a lot of practical value, not only for emergency survival situations

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  • 5:21

    Is the .22 WMR (Winchester Magnum Rimfire) a viable defensive round? Rob Pincus does ballistic gelatin testing to bolster his contention that this lightweight, familiar, and easy-to-use rifle should not be ruled out as a family choice for home defense. .22 WMR for Defensive Use What are some of the advantages of a .22 WMR

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  • 3:56

    U.S. laws don’t support easy access to suppressed firearms for private citizens, so perhaps you have not experienced the advantages of firing a suppressed gun. Learn more about them from Rob Pincus, who’s on the range with a Springfield Armory XD Mod.2 4” Service Model with Threaded Barrel for a suppressor. It also has suppressor-height

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  • Shotgun vs. Rifle
    5:38

    PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus answers a question he’s asked a lot. Shotgun vs. rifle: what’s better for home defense? He has a definite preference and explains his reasoning. Then on site at the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Denver, Colorado, Rob gives a live-fire demonstration with both weapons. Semi-Auto Rifle His personal

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  • What’s Better for Home Defense: Rifle or Handgun?
    1:58

    Should you use a rifle or handgun for home defense? PDN Contributor and Owner of Bearco Training in Covington, Louisiana, Barret Kendrick explains why it’s best to keep, train and practice with both a handgun and a rifle or shotgun. Rifle for Home Defense Barret is carrying a shorter rifle, which works very well from

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  • Prepping the Gun Trigger
    4:45

    Staging or prepping the trigger — taking up the slack on a modern striker-fired pistol — is advocated by some as it helps the shooter make a shot that needs a high level of precision. But Rob Pincus encourages defensive shooting students not to prep the trigger, because it is a technique designed for marksmanship

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  • Scout Rifle as a Self or Home Defense Weapon
    6:19

    Exactly what is a Scout Rifle and how can you employ it in a personal-defense situation? Rob Pincus presents the special features of the Scout Rifle as defined by Col. Jeff Cooper of Gunsite. He shows how these versatile features, such as the three-point sling and redundant sighting system, make it a useful weapon for

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  • Home Self Defense: The Unexpected Stranger
    6:27

    If someone you don’t know knocks on your door when you’re not expecting anyone, what should you do? Kelly Muir, founder of “Be the Wrong Woman,” starts by addressing the security of the door itself and moves on to the question of “stay or go,” maintaining a secure room, problems with hiding places, and fighting

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  • Home Defense Weapons and Safe Backstops
    4:05

    During a lethal-force encounter inside your home with home defense weapons, you don’t want to hit a family member or other innocent people. It’s important to learn which objects in your home make safe backstops and which will not stop a round that’s been fired. Rob Pincus fires a pistol, carbine and shotgun at a

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