The Ruger SR 9 might be the best buy for home protection. It is chambered in 9MM, has nice sights, excellent capacity (17+1), nice balance, good trigger and reset, very reliable, and excellent warranty service. The main reason for me qualifying this as a possible best buy for home protection is the price. Retail is $569.00, but I have seen prices from $429.00 to $489.00. I have never had a misfire, and I probably fired a thousand rounds through the SR9. There are so many good choices in the 9MM category, but your home protection piece is usually in a quick access safe in your bedroom and not fired to often. I posted You Tube videos on the SR9.