There are many elements involved in choosing a gun that will serve home-defense and daily-carry functions. Whatever type of gun you choose, it will need to serve in dual roles—which will make the size, weight and shape of the gun increasingly important. Once you have decided on the type and number of guns you’ll need, consider how the gun will be carried and positioned, both on your person and in your home. After all, consistency is the road to success when preparing for personal security. These are questions you want to ask before you need to know answer, and this article will help you do just that. To learn more, check out the Complete Book of Guns—available digitally and on newsstands starting July 9. To subscribe, visit http://www.personaldefenseworld.com/subscribe/.