• 3:44

    Rob Pincus has a Vang Comp customized Remington 870 in 20-gauge as one of his home-defense shotguns. He explains why he recommends this setup. WHY 20-GAUGE? Why does Rob recommend 20-gauge instead of 12-gauge for home-defense shotguns? If you choose a shotgun as one of your home-defense weapons, you’re putting yourself into a low-capacity, heavy-recoil…

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  • 3:33

    An AR-15 can be an excellent choice as a firearm for home defense. But using it as such is not just a matter of efficiency, it’s also a matter of responsibility. Learn more from Rob Pincus about accessing and deploying an AR inside the barricade area of a home. Responsibility You may choose to stage…

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  • 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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