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What was your self defense or home defense experiences like?

We talk a lot about home defense, self defense, and carrying on this forum. Billygoat just sparked my interest in one of Kids questions saying he got a free AK47 off a bad guy? I've never dealt in a self defense scenario; knock on wood. But what was your experience like? @Kenny I had a similar run through with a cockroach and my trusty steel-toed boot. Story ends with the roach getting it and me having to repair a rather large hole in my wall. @BillyGoat You fooled me. Sarcasm doesn't travel well over the web, especially when I'm not too keen in sensing it.

Asked By: - 1/7/2013
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The year was 1987. I was on the job helping to renovate an apartment in the ghetto of Oakland. I did not feel safe there, so I took my compact 9mm along. Was working with another fellow to whom I was related and knew well... More
Answered By: Uncle Pennybags - 1/7/2013
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Can of Raid. Killed some spiders.
Answered By: Kenny - 1/7/2013
 
That was a joke. I do not have a free WASR that anyone is aware of.
Answered By: BillyGoat - 1/7/2013
 
They will all be different... More
Answered By: Higgy Baby - 1/7/2013
 
What was it like? Short (5-6 seconds) Loud (1 shot by him, 2 by me) Dark (0230) 4 hours talking to cops.
Answered By: French Fry Hunter - 1/7/2013
 
I never had to actually defend my own dwelling, but all during the 80s and 90s I maintained lots of rental properties in bad neighborhoods, sometimes managing some, sometimes living there... More
Answered By: who WAS #1? - 1/7/2013
 
A few weeks after I came home from Iraq, I am in the national guard by the way. I was looking for a job and I was broke after buying a brand new dodge ram 1500. Well anyways I was at a gas station pumping what ever I had left in my bank account in my gas tank. A man walks up!! Asked for $5 and pointed at a purple ford... More
Answered By: S.A.Operator45 - 1/7/2013
 
Afew weeks ago I came flying out of the bedroom at 2 in the morning with a sawed off 12 guage ready to blast whoever tripped over something in my house. Turns out a bath toy that was suction cupped to the shower wall had fallen off and clattered in the tub. I decided not to shoot it... More
Answered By: Jackrabbit Slim - 1/7/2013
 
Two guys break into my parents home while I'm house sitting... More
Answered By: BlkBear - 1/7/2013
 
my home defense story isn't as cool as any of yours and my story telling skills suck... More
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