I look at guns as any other tool for survival: A gun is an inanimate object that has a purpose, like a claw hammer.
You can draw a nail with a claw hammer when you could not possibly pull it with your hand even if you could get hold of it.
A key can sometimes be drawn by catching the end of it with a claw hammer and driving on the hub of pulley.
Fasten them to the bench with a couple of nails, leaving the heads sticking up so that you can pull them later with a claw hammer.
She took the pickets off the garden fence at her pleasure, using her horns as handily as I could use a claw hammer.