Using a Timer in Dry Fire

A shot timer, as we commonly think of it, records the elapsed times from the start beep to the fired shots.  Therefore, most don’t consider its use outside of the range in which we are firing live ammunition.  However, a shot timer is also exceedingly useful for dry fire as well. By means of a... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part V: Defend

All else has failed.  The criminal element was not deterred but the detection tools have provided warning; now what?  There is a common saying among the self-defense community: “If you can’t protect it, then you don’t own it.”  Many well-off people in contemporary America work hard and acquire a large home and family, diligently securing... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part IV: Detect

Having weapons and the skills to use them is a vitally important part of home security, but these things do you no good if taken completely by surprise.  Waking up from deep sleep with a home invader standing over your bed is not optimal.  The ability to detect a breach of the home with enough... Continue Reading →

Join Reflex Handgun on Parler

I never did Facebook or Twitter before as I am not a fan of communist suppression of speech, but having joined Mewe I have now brought Reflex Handgun to Parler as well. To join me there find me @Reflexhandgun

Join Reflex Handgun on Mewe

I have never done social media in the past for this blog since I am not a fan of commie style censorship as is found on the big platforms.  Well, Mewe is growing in popularity, especially as many are fleeing the propaganda machine that is Facebook after this last election.  I must say, I like... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part III: Deter

It is better to avoid a problem than need to deal with it.  In context of home security, avoidance becomes deterrence, the ability to deter the criminal element from attempting to breach your home in the first place.  Regarding the Three Ds paradigm (deter, detect, defend) deterrence is accomplished by making your home a hard... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part II: The Threat Analysis

Understanding the enemy is paramount.  In terms of home invasion, what is this enemy?  The situation has become increasingly varied and complicated in the past few years.  The range of threat ranges from harmless and mundane to exceedingly violent.  Here I seek to outline the potentials for threat we now face in contemporary American life. ... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part I: Overview

Your home is your castle; while this expression is quite cliché, it denotes the sentiment that your home is a safe place.  What made medieval castles safe?  Typically, they were powerful fortifications consisting of defensive walls and barriers, allowing the defenders to repel greatly superior numbers of invaders.  Likely, your home does not have high... Continue Reading →

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