Self defense pistols are becoming more and more common as people want to make sure they have a way to protect themselves, their family, and their property should the need arise.
Although technically any weapon including rifles and shotguns can be called a self-defense weapon, gun stores and gun owners generally mean handguns when discussing self-defense.
Self defense weapons are typically either pistols or revolvers that hold several rounds. They are smaller in size, so they can easily be concealed in a console, pocket, hip holster, or purse. They are meant for reliability and ease of use.
Let’s take a look at three popular self defense handguns.
Do not let the size of this revolver fool you. It is a great choice when it comes to self-defense. It is a .357 caliber that can really pack a punch. This handgun is hammerless, portable and lightweight, making it easy to either wear or put in your purse or bag.
Not only is this handgun known for performance, it is also known for comfort as it features a cushioned rubber grip with black plastic hardwood. This means it doesn’t have any exposed metal in the backstrap increasing the level of comfort for the user.
The Glock 19 is a semi-automatic pistol that is one of the most popular handguns every made. The Glock brand is a well-known for quality and performance. This is a 9mm firearm, compact, and is considered a scaled-down version of the Glock 17. This handgun holds 15 rounds in the magazine with one in the chamber.
Sig Sauer P226
This handgun is popular with plain-clothes law enforcement and security services. It is not only stylish but effective as well. This is a semi-automatic 9mm luger. This pistol is full-size, and not easily concealable without a sport coat or jacket of some sort.
The custom finish and materials design make this weapon extremely durable. The intermediate trigger is also adjustable depending on your preference. The front sight is tritium while the rear sight is a serrated tritium, providing a great sight picture for the shooter.
You can never be too cautious when it comes to protecting yourself and your family.
Gun stores in Michigan carry a wide variety of self-defense handguns to fit your style and preference. Many of these stores have online service where you can order whatever self-defense weapon you choose without leaving your home.