I’m sure the OP can find a codicil to the Will leaving the guns to him, signed before his father passed. Doesn’t need to be notarized, although I’m sure it was witnessed by someone in the family. EFA-10 & leave seller blank
I am not a lawyer, this is not legal advice
There have been several excellent arguments as to why a shotgun isn’t the best option, humble opinions aside.
Interestingly, I took a group of relative newbs to the range earlier today. One guy brought his Mossberg 500. It was his first gun, the best HD gun in his opinion at the time (he’s...
When your rationale for selecting a home defense weapon is based on the debunked overpenetration argument, that goes beyond simply agreeing to disagree. We can disagree on the best choice but should still be factually correct when presenting an argument as to why.
ARs are fine for apartment dwellers too if you use the right ammo. OP seems to think that 9mm or shotgun rounds don't penetrate walls either when they can penetrate more than .223/5.56 depending on the circumstances.
I'm also in the handgun camp vs the pump shotgun, it's far more versatile. As @PappyM3 mentioned, there is the benefit to being able to operate with a single hand and get multiple shots off vs pump where you need both hands. A handgun is also infinitely more maneuverable in a home defense...