Semi-Auto Rifles For Self-Defense In O Fallon, IL

Rifles For Self Defense O Fallon Illinois IL

It has been said that if you know you’re going to be in a gun fight then bring a rifle! And in O Fallon, IL it is no different. The best single defensive firearm for one’s own self-defense or the defense of your family is by far a long gun, a rifle and specifically one that has is controlled easily, can be used within the confines of a building environment and has sufficient fire power, preferably a semi-auto. Caliber depends significantly on how much structure penetration is acceptable for your living situation. The most common is by far the .223 (5.56)

AR 15 Style Semi Auto Rifle .223 calFor most self-defense situations the small sporting rifles in light to medium calibers have been proven over the years to be the best suited in this role. Depending on the laws in O Fallon, IL the type of rifle may be limited in choice. The most popular by far is the AR-15 style rifle, with somewhere around 30 different manufacturers the models are many and the ability for customizing is extensive.

 Other rifle types that are becoming popular in the self-defense role are those of the “Bullpup” design that allows for more maneuverability in tight places. Not only in O Fallon, IL and in the US Government these excellent self-defense rifles have been labeled by gun-control politicians as “Assault Rifles” which we all know is simply not the case. It clearly illustrates the complete ignorance of Firearms and their self-defense capabilities by our elected officials and government bureaucrats.

No matter where in O Fallon, IL that you live as part of a comprehensive self-defense plan one should have both a Handgun and a Rifle. The versatility of a Rifle is many; for Self-Defense, for hunting and providing for your family, for shooting sports and competition, and even as a financial investment.

Living in O Fallon, IL may present many unique challenges to Rifle ownership, we at US Precision Defense can help as many of our staff has Military and or Law Enforcement experience that can help you in deciding which is the best Rifle for your Self-Defense needs.

 

M4 Carbine .223 Cal            Ruger Mini 14 .223 Cal                   

Choosing your weapon for self-defense - know your options

In many cities across the country, revolvers are the firearm of choice for self-defense of one’s person, family, and home.

They say that if you know you’re going to blast during a unsafe incident, you only use your handgun until you can get to your sporting rifle! That sounds all well and good for military personnel or police force / police force, yet the problem is you never know when a unsafe incident can suddenly appear.

For the average O Fallon, IL person, the next best thing you can do is pack a concealed firearm with you at all times when in public so that you’re always in a position to defend yourself and/or a family member should a sudden, unsafe encounter occur.

Although the mainstream media in this country rarely reports lawful self-defense stories where a good guy with a piece stopped a bad guy, many people would be quite shocked to find out just how often that actually occurs in this country! A search of conservative news reporting clubs and stories posted by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and NRA websites reflect just how common it is that someone who is legally pack a concealed firearm defended their life or the life of another from an evil individual. If only the truth was reported accurately, the entire view of guns by the liberal left in this country might even have a chance of changing public opinion.

For anyone in O Fallon, IL considering carry a concealed firearm legally in public, whether it be carry openly or concealed weapon carry, I highly recommend that you speak to qualified, an expert and licensed teacher, along with doing your own research on the make, model, and round that is best suited for your physical stature and your lawful self-defense needs. Luckily for the consumer, there is a very large number of options that will be suited for every possible safeguard need you may have.

Another consideration with the gun itself is the round of which you wish to carry, unlike in the past where round size was critical, it’s no longer as important because of the major advancements in shells construction, design, and stopping performance.

The most popular round by far is the 9 mm, and as such, a lot of development has gone into this particular round, leading to some major advancements in just the last five years. The cost of this round is relatively low, availability is widespread, and the physical recoil is extremely manageable in virtually all makes and models of weapons. Most importantly, it has the necessary stopping power to end the attack by an aggressor.

One thing to always remember is that regardless of the handgun or the shells, the most important thing is bullet placement! You can fire 15 rounds at the bad guy, but if you only hit them once in the shoulder, there’s a high probability you are not going to stop their attack. Whereas one round properly placed in center mass, a heart shot, or a headshot, the fight is over immediately.

Make sure to do your research, talk to the O Fallon, IL local pros that are in the know and are licensed, ask a lot of questions, and before you make your final decision, I would highly suggest that you go to a reputable range with a teacher and try out the different makes and models of weapons to find that one that fits your hand perfectly. With just a little bit of effort, you can find the perfect handgun for your safeguard needs!

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