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As somebody losing their hearing I might mention that even one or two discharges of a 5.56X45 .223 especially , or even a shotgun in a small room may result in permanent hearing damage. A handgun less so. Most defense situations do not allow enough time to find ear plugs or muffs.

Dogs can be useful warning mechanisms but mine always seem to sleep just as deeply as I do, so a motion detector might be more reliable
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