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Old 11-28-2013, 12:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Here's an article stating why each of these made the top 5. What's your take? Any additions to the list or why one of these shouldn't be there?
Top Five Survival Guns? - Preparing For SHTF
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Old 11-28-2013, 04:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Have them all except the Remington 870 and that's on my Christmas list, hopefully the little lady will get me one, she knows I want the every door key......
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All good choices . Like a 22 that cycles shorts.
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decent list, endlessly debatable of course.

The Glock 19 could be replaced by just about any proven, reliable service caliber pistol.

The 10/22 is pretty hard to argue with.

The 870 could be swapped with a Mossberg 500, depending on your preference. The Mossy is a bit better for lefties because of the tang mounted safety. Both guns are hard to beat. And IMO, the scattergun should be the first gun you buy.

The AR15, like the Glock, cold be substituted by many different semi-autos of the type. Or even a battle rifle if you wish to fill the AR and M700 role with one gun.

My personal list would looks like this..
CZ75
Daewoo DR200
Rem 870
Ruger 10/22
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All of these could be outlawed in NY now!!!!!! And the beat goes on!!!!!!
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Old 11-29-2013, 02:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
 
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I attended a survival class and we went through firearms at length. The best piece of advice is to carry what you can get parts/ammo for. Cops carry Glocks (unfortunatley) so that's a good choice. If your pistol gets damaged and you need a replacement widget, you'll be able to get parts off dead cops and military.


The AK is a great rifle, but there are way more AR's in America. You'll be able to find ammo/mags/parts off more dead than you would for the AK.

Same reason it makes sense to use a 9mm/45 for survival over a .38 Super.


You're all right though, this debate can go on forever. Just be smart when you choose and pray you'll never need them.
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That would depend where and who you get stuff from.I think the blue hats have a good chance of carrying AK type as AR.
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Originally Posted by shooter View Post
I attended a survival class and we went through firearms at length. The best piece of advice is to carry what you can get parts/ammo for. Cops carry Glocks (unfortunatley) so that's a good choice. If your pistol gets damaged and you need a replacement widget, you'll be able to get parts off dead cops and military.


The AK is a great rifle, but there are way more AR's in America. You'll be able to find ammo/mags/parts off more dead than you would for the AK.

Same reason it makes sense to use a 9mm/45 for survival over a .38 Super.


You're all right though, this debate can go on forever. Just be smart when you choose and pray you'll never need them.
generally sensible reaosning with the exception that no US military carries Glocks.
There are 2 current standard issue pistols the M9 ( aka Model 92 Beretta) and in smaller numbers the M11 ( aka Sig)


Some handgun basically will not need spare parts such as a Ruger GP100.
Basically for prepping i want to look at a gun that used ot be called a "trail gun" something with 100.00% reliability, unbreakable, caliber that can take down game and also be used for self defense.. like a GP100.


But basically this can be argued all over and no one answer is correct.

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Ruger 10/22
Remington 870
AR-15
Glock 22
Muzzleloader

I also have a super accurate "adult" air rifle that would be great for food collection. My bow would also be great for that job.
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All good guns. Waiting for the smoke to clear,after firing my 50 cal black power was like being in a time warp.
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