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Old October 6, 2010, 11:49 AM   #26
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A lot of course will depend on exactly how the house is laid out and exactly how the event unfolds. But my approach would be to forget about engaging a BG. As I see it, my first order of business would be to round up the kids, and any other authorized persons in the house and get everyone together in a reasonably defensible place of safety -- and call 911.
...and that's how you beat the Kobiyashi Maru scenario!
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Old October 6, 2010, 11:52 AM   #27
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Once again, it's fun to take some well planned FOF training and see what happens when you clear and/or have someone at 'gunpoint'.
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Old October 6, 2010, 11:52 AM   #28
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what if he goes but doesn't stay gone
If he comes back, same rules apply. I mean, once he leaves, you're not going to put your gun away and go back to sleep

I suppose the most important issue for me would be: does detaining him reduce the immediate risk to me or my family? I don't believe it ever does, so I would never try it (even though the guy doesn't deserve to escape)

Edit: didn't see those other posts since my last, they all pretty much nailed it.
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Old October 6, 2010, 12:03 PM   #29
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... the Kobiyashi Maru scenario!
Yes, it is.

And I believe this thread is done. For just that reason. (Also see http://www.nononsenseselfdefense.com/WIMS.htm)

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