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Buy A Gun Cabinet or Gun Safe?

You’ve made the decision to look into securely storing your guns inside your home, garage, etc. By this time you’ve probably discovered there are a large number of options available. While you can probably narrow it down based on which options will hold all of your guns and have room for future purchases, it most likely still leaves many options on the table. Looking at more traditional options, you’re probably wondering what the difference is between a “gun cabinet” and a “gun safe”.

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Smith & Wesson Shield 500-Round Test

My Smith & Wesson Shield in 9mm has seen a lot of rounds put through it, so I thought now would be a good time to write an article about it. Normally it wouldn’t be such a big thing, since the Shield has been out for quite some time now. Many people have done reviews on it, and many have put 500 rounds through it like I have. Unlike most people, I’m extremely critical of how a gun operates when it’s dirty. Every gun worth having should work when clean, but any gun worth carrying should go above and beyond that. I hold all my guns to that level, whether they are for carrying or just a range toy.

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Home Defense Alternative for The Gun-Shy Spouse

My wife is the sweetest, most caring, independent, strong-willed woman I have ever met, and I love that about her. Her father served in the Navy and owns several guns, so she’s no stranger to them. When I first saw her room, I noticed an old metal bat sitting in the corner, next to her night stand. She had lived on her own for some time, and knew she needed some sort of protection. Despite her familiarity with guns, she prefers not to go shooting very often, unless I give her my puppy dog eyes. Even then, the only guns she really enjoys shooting are my .22 rifle and pistol. This isn’t because she’s fearful of guns, but simply isn’t that interested in them. So what do you do when your spouse doesn’t want a gun to defend themselves?

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