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This is a discussion on Another zombie thread within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by tooldawg99 I must admit, I am having a hard time with the numbers of people on both threads going with a .22 ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tooldawg99 View Post
    I must admit, I am having a hard time with the numbers of people on both threads going with a .22 rifle.
    Personally, I think that a suppressed 10/22 or similar would be the absolutely ideal zombie killing weapon. It is light, accurate, quiet, and the ammo is cheap, extremely light, and extremely plentiful. For Zed, you don't have to do massive tissue damage, he'll never bleed out, and you don't need deep penetration. You have to crack the melon, and a .22 at rifle velocities is fairly good at that. Inside 50m or so, it's probably easier to hit with a good .22 rifle than with just about anything else. Follow up shots are, of course, very fast with such a rifle. With a suppressed version, you won't alert every undead in 1000m that you're around, you won't deafen yourself, you won't blind yourself with muzzle blast at night/indoors, and so on.

    If I had one available to me, I'd be hard pressed to leave it behind...
    A man fires a rifle for many years, and he goes to war. And afterward he turns the rifle in at the armory, and he believes he's finished with the rifle. But no matter what else he might do with his hands - love a woman, build a house, change his son's diaper - his hands remember the rifle.

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    This limits me to what I currently have so unlike the last post, I have no m21 (or m1a)

    So I'm bringing the:

    Springfield XD .45
    Mossberg 590A1
    Savage 111 in .270 win

    Oh and if we're talking specifically zombies......a carpenters hammer.

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    Mossberg 500
    Romanian AK
    SIG P229 (.40)

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    Each person can have three guns?

    For me

    10/22 (currently have about 2,000 rounds for it)
    30-06 (about 200 rounds of precision handloads)
    and my XD .40 but bring along the 9mm conversion barrel! (about 1,500 hundred each of 9mm and .40)

    For my wife - She would probably grab the her own 10/22, 1911, and the keltec .380.

    My 7 year old daughter would bring her .22 Crickett - she can break clay pigeons at 50 yards with it.
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    With my current ammo supply it would be :

    Russian SKS
    S&W 1911
    S&W mod 66
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    Mossberg 500, I have 3 barrels and 2 stocks and a ton of slugs/buckshot.

    SA .40 subcompact, again plenty of FMJ and high cap magazines.

    Star M43 9mm, tons of FMJ and a very common caliber so I can scrounge up more ammo later. Also the most accurate semi auto I own.

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    I have an advantage, my Oldest son lives in an attatched apt, and my youngest just graduated Highschool, and isnt off to the University yet ( on a Marine Corp./ Naval scholarship) so I carry
    stainless Sig 220r with taclight
    H&K USP compact .45
    Mossberg 930spx with eotech, taclight

    Oldest always carrys his Desert Eagle .50 with laser
    Spikes tactical M-4 / .37mm "smoke launcher" w ACOG

    youngest likes the 1911 commander
    Sig 552
    ruger 10-22 with redfield widefield 3x9

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    Here is what I would go with based on ammo.

    Ruger 10/22 2k+
    AK 47 4k+
    M&P40 full size 3k+

    The 22LR would be great for head shots from the roof and not too much noise

    The AK and M&P would be great leaving the house guns.

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    Assuming I have to lug the ammo around, I'd pick the 9mm P226, an AR in 16" carbine and an additional upper scoped with a long barrel. If the upper doesn't count as another gun, then a back up 9mm (I don't currently own a shotgun).

    If I'm just defending a location, and don't need to carry arms and ammo, then I'd delete the back up 9mm and add another rifle.

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    really depends what kind of zombies:

    if it's the slow-moving, "brains" chanting, deteriorating as they walk zombies I'm thinking a scoped 10/22 would more than suffice, an 870 and hatchet or claw hammer for the close ones. If I must have a 3rd gun my bolt .30-06 for the really distant ones.

    if it's the rabid zombies who always seem to be sprinting I'd take both my 870's and my xd45.

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    Rem 870
    Glock 23
    Bushmaster AR 15

    Glock27/ KaBar TDI/ MTAC Holster. I have more also, but this combination works well..

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    If I saw them coming up my driveway right now, I have an AKM with a 100-round drum loaded with softpoints. All I have to do is snap it in and 'wind the clock'!

    All my other toys are close to being ready - Mrs Cat can gather them while I'm fighting off the horde.
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    Without thinking about it off the cuff, 870 TACT., G26, and MAG TECH .22 LR.
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    My Remington 870 and the two M1 Carbines with their bayonets.

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    Springfield 1911
    Bushmaster XM-15
    Remington 870

    I almost chose the SKS for hunting larger game but I plan on making my way to my parents house (we have a general family zombie plan) and Dad has one so I'll just bring him extra ammo. We can share my .45 ammo and he has 12 ga. reloading equipment.

    Don't forget you'll probably want an ammo free weapon, like a machete, sword, or large knife. It must be capable of quick decapitation.
    ‎"When the need for my gun is abated I will lay it down freely, but until that day comes not even Satan himself could pry it from my cold dead hands."

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