If visions of new firearms are dancing in your head this holiday season, join the club, because faster than a Santa's sleigh, guns are going out the door.
Well, not right away, of course - there is that 10-day waiting period, 11 here at TDS Guns in Rocklin, where Bob Norgard wasn't caught off-guard.
Many are putting a new piece under the Christmas tree in the interests of simply "doing what they need to do to protect themselves and their family."
This surge in gun sales - the best holiday sales season in three years, according to the Firearms Dealers Association got a shot in the arm on Black Friday.
"Black Friday sales were off the charts this year," a TDS employee said.
FBI stats show the number of background checks done on Black Friday three years ago pales in comparison to the number done this year - a 32-percent jump.
"People are just coming in to protect themselves," the employee said. "I think there's just a lot of things going on in the world that are getting people thinking."
More women are buying guns than ever before as criminals get more desperate.
Like break-ins while people are at home sleeping. It's happened twice in a few weeks in a Rocklin neighborhood.
TDS Guns says at least three women from the area have come in to buy a gun because as one victim told CBS13: "I'm gonna be ready for the next time."