We make sure we’re prepared when we leave the house with everything in its proper pocket or easily accessible.
Some of us stage firearms around the house (safely and securely). For those of us who don’t stage firearms, knowing what good weapons of opportunity are available can make all of the difference in our self-defense at home.
What weapons of opportunity do you have or look for in someone’s home?
Candlesticks, hot aroma infusers, knife blocks, cutting boards, iron for ironing, easily obtained electric cord, glass anythings, aerosols and lighters, Golf Clubs, Letter openers, top heavy book cases and such, cover, points of ingress and egress, bottlenecks where I could potentially hold off an invasion while those I care for got to safety.
I am still going to have my EDC, so I am looking for things to supplement what I have.
Baseball bat is a perfect tool. Kitchen is full of tools
If I’m in someones house, beside by pocket knife, I always look for kitchen location. Additionally to unlimited amount of weapon - kitchen in most cases has second door which can be used in emergency.
Jason Bourne plastic ballpoint pen. They come in at about ten cents a piece and can be safely staged all over the house. For some reason I can never find one when I need one though. Why do people instinctively want to put all my pens in drawers when I clearly spent mental effort placing them in tactical positions?
Depending on range I will take Escrima Sticks, Expanding Baton, Tonfa, or Psi’s all day long. Studied Escrima since roamed the Earth or the wheel version 3.0 was invented . Sorry wasn’t quite there yet.