Defending my farm - opinions needed
This is a discussion on Defending my farm - opinions needed within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; [QUOTE=Colin;870456]If you are defending your home, likely the shots you will have to take will be up close and personal, otherwise you will have lots ...
October 15th, 2008 04:17 PM
[QUOTE=Colin;870456]If you are defending your home, likely the shots you will have to take will be up close and personal, otherwise you will have lots of explaining to do to the police. I like my Storm for home defense, very accurate and little recoil.[/QUOTE
As I read this thread I had the same thought. In a home defense scenario shooting out beyond 100--200yds might be hard to justify.
That's why I got a Romanian AK47 with several 30rd magazines. I can couple two mags together and with my tactical sling I can be very mobile and still deliver a devestating amount of firepower onto multiple targets. I can also stock up on 500rds at a time for a bit over $100.
My "wife gun" (for now) is a stainless Ruger 10/22 with a 4X scope. It can hit (wound, most likely) multiple targets up to 100 yds with low noise, nearly zero recoil and deliver multiple shots with a pair of coupled 25rd magazines. Bricks of 500 hi-velocity rounds run about $25, too.
For on-the-go ranch protection my Kimber .45 carries 13 rounds of low-flash HPs and the tritium night sights allow me to work in complete darkness without betraying my position.
Thinking beyond home defense, if the people's militia element comes into play then a long-range weapon might assert itself, otherwise I'm concentrating on protecting me and mine with the above mentioned tools.
Don't forget to bow as the chariot passes.
October 15th, 2008 04:17 PM
October 15th, 2008 09:59 PM
+1 on the 22 for practice I got a 22 bolt savage accutriger for 200 yrd,30-06 for 4to500 ybds Ammo-150-200/380ACP for walthers,300rnds for(2)9mm 1sigma,1HP,1,500rnds .22,for rifle+(2) handguns 1auto,1wheelgun/250 rnds 125 SJHP .357Rugersecurity six to top off 25 slugs&75 buck#1 need to add 500 more but its a start for 500 mossberg 06 is 700BDL got 100rnds of 140grn boatail Still need more ammo To hold fort down
October 16th, 2008 01:54 PM
65mm motar, with claymore tripwired on the outer preameter.
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