One of my old weapon instructors used to refer to the pump action shotgun as an instrument of the Lord: it brings truth and understanding to the disbelievers.
That’s a good reason to keep on hand for home defense the pump action shotgun.
You do not have to be an expert marksman to shoot or hit your target; just point and pull the trigger. The sound of the pump action shotgun when chambering a round is like no other sound on Earth.
And from all the pump action shotguns, Remington 870 would be my first choice.
There Are 6 Reasons Why You Need a Pump Action Shotgun
- Power and Performance
The pump shotgun has more power than the average pistol. Throughout history shotguns have been the backup arm of police and sheriff departments in America.
The pump shotgun is a great equalizer in close defense of your home and protecting your family.
- Ease of Maintenance
You can clean and maintain a pump shotguns with both improvised or conventional cleaning supplies. A cleaning kit for bug out bags can be made in a small compact package that takes up very little room.
Also, improvised supplies can be used to clean and maintain other firearms.