I would say add a service/full size handgun and what you have will work fine for home defense. I have an AR15 but I look at it more as a fun toy I get to play with at the range and at classes. If I ever have to resort to using that in self defense something has gone REALLY REALLY wrong. I have a service size XD-45 and a 18.5" Mossberg 500 persuader that I consider to be my home defense package. The Mossberg sits beside my bed and the XD is normally within arms reach. If possible I'm going to grab the Mossberg. 00 buck sprays 9 to 12 .32 caliber pellets with each pull of the trigger. The likelihood of me connecting using that at inside distances is pretty good. Not to mention the metal factor of getting shot with a shotgun. But with both I'm not overly concerned about over penetration where as an AK or AR I would be. Living in a more populated area, a good rifle is a must to round out you defense package but would not be the first thing I would grab for home defense.
Originally Posted by ozarkgunner
This is kind of what I'm using:
My go to's would be either:
My service size XD-45 or Mossberg 500
Next, or if things were really bad:
The AR15 or AK47
Then to round off the package:
My Savage 10fp .308 for long range precision
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