We’re not solving the “which gun is best for self defense” issue today but we can address one related issue, namely, whether a good ’ole over/under shotgun and birdshot can be as effective defending your home as it is in hunting dove and quail.
For super helpful insight on the matter — including first hand experience — let’s see and hear from His Editorship Roy Huntington as he tests a few shotgun loads at five yards from his over/under and from a typical police riot gun.
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Now, for a deeper review of using buckshot vs. birdshot, Roy gives a quick look at the differences and what you need to keep in mind about each for self defense in your home. Check it out; you might be surprised at what happens. And watch until the end for some summary tips.
Defending your home with a shotgun? Tell us about your setup in the comments below.
— Mark Kakkuri