Pulling The Trigger: 6 Steps to Purchasing a Prepper’s First Pistol

As a prepper, you know the need for personal protection is real. And firearms play a big part of that, particularly a defensive pistol. But as a complete newbie looking to purchase a pistol, the options can be a little overwhelming.


  • There are a ton of handguns out there
  • Many of them look the same
  • They’re expensive (even to try out at a range!)
  • Everybody has a different opinion

This guide is written by somebody who’s been in your shoes, and teaches you how to simplify the process process of purchasing a defensive pistol.

That’s right, in the fall of 2012, I braved the confusion on my personal quest to find a solid pistol that makes sense. Not as a target shooter or weekend “plinker”, but as true defensive pistol for personal preparedness.

I made a video discussing my experience, but after posting it I received so many comments and responses, that I thought I’d put together a written version for you guys, with a little more into detail.

It’s called “Pulling the Trigger: 6 Steps to Purchasing a Prepper’s First Pistol.”

In this FREE 13-page guide, I go over:

  • choosing a caliber
  • frame size
  • new in a store vs. used and “private party”
  • concealed carry
  • how much money you should spend
  • and more!

Most importantly, it will help you get the big things right, and not let the little things get blown out of proportion.

So you want the guide? Download your free copy here.

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