Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!

What is your SHTF weapon?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by mrblond, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,948
    Likes Received:
    1,788
    As the title states. if everything goes south.. what is your go to firearm.

    and for SHTF, i am guessing no law and order.. dog eat dog times and not just the power going out for a few days.

    For me, its my Tavor, it just fits for me. My ar and my SCAR all need some adjustment, or to run in ball pounding single point slings. The Tavor is perfect for me as when I carry it in the Savy Sniper sling, I simply have to reach down and my hand is on the grip and I simply need to raise it and I am ready. to me, thats perfect for a battle weapon.
     
    Barefoot African likes this.
  2. sterzenbach

    sterzenbach Bend Oregon Active Member

    Messages:
    178
    Likes Received:
    30
    Ive got my loaded M1A dialed with a vortex viper 4-16, and a 1911 sidearm. All with they're favorite diet of handloads good to go. No ball ammo here.
     
    gunfreak likes this.
  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    7,591
    Likes Received:
    10,720
    M1-A with ball. I expect to have to shoot through things!
     
  4. BlindedByScience

    BlindedByScience Vancouver WA Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    414
    Likes Received:
    432
    Two trusted AR's with 55gr ammo, a 12ga shotgun with 00 buck, and a Glock21 and a Springfield 1911.

    There are more, I'd like to think that would hold 'em off for a while....
     
  5. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,948
    Likes Received:
    1,788
    If I had to pick a sidearm, it would either be my MK25 or my MK23
     
    Sgt Nambu likes this.
  6. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    7,591
    Likes Received:
    10,720
    Fine weapons! Sig P-250 or Colt 1911, both in .45ACP.
     
  7. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

    Messages:
    5,280
    Likes Received:
    8,998
    AR M4 5.56 55gn hp XDM40 fullsize....180 gn. JHP
     
  8. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,593
    Likes Received:
    1,480
    Depends on the SHTF scenario but for the majority it would be a scoped 10/22 if I could pick just one.
     
  9. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,948
    Likes Received:
    1,788
    My idea of SHTF is 0 law and order..like Mad Max ..
     
  10. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    5,778
    Likes Received:
    4,971
    Remington 1100 with a 30" barrel 12 rd magazine rifle sights loaded with #4 and #OO buckshot or slugs depending on range to target and how bad I want to mess it up.

    With #4 Buck I can throw 324) .24 cal round balls in the time it takes for an AR-15 to fire 20rds.

    With #OO Buck I can throw 108) .33 cal round balls in the time it takes for an AR-15 to fire 20 rds.

    or just throw 9 ounces of lead down range. and take out an engine block.

    Or my M1 Carbine
     
    beavernation and mrblond like this.
  11. jluck

    jluck Really,Really, Close to Newport Oregon 97365 Voted #1 Member

    Messages:
    1,890
    Likes Received:
    1,210
    Savage 24v in 223/20ga for "one gun" surthrival, Major vermin control will have to be the 6.5 grendel or 223 upper slapped on it.
     
  12. viehmann7680

    viehmann7680 Centralia Active Member

    Messages:
    167
    Likes Received:
    81
    My AR with my 92FS. I know how to use them and use them well.
     
    Bazooka Joe likes this.
  13. Kruejl

    Kruejl Hillsboro Moderator of the Coriolis effect Staff Member Gold Supporter Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    1,921
    Likes Received:
    2,478
    Norinco MAK-90. Reliable. Tough as nails. And I can pillage and plunder the dead enemy for more ammo. Afterall, I sure hope I'm not going to be shooting at my fellow American 5.56 consumers. Sidearm would be either my Sig 9mm or my SR22. Probably the Sr22 only because I can carry a LOT of food for it. But the Sig could be comfortably carried in a different holster rig to make them both easily go on walkabout with me. And if there's room in the truck, my trusty side-by-side, for "close encounters".
     
  14. Derbarbarian

    Derbarbarian Seattle New Member

    Messages:
    24
    Likes Received:
    1
    If it came down to it, I would probably carry my AR15, with my Sig 229 on my chest rig and possibly the Glock 22 on a drop leg holster and the 357 either on my ankle which probably isn't feasible with the distances I would be forced to travel otherwise it might go into a pouch. If I was able to take a second long gun it would probably be my Mossberg 930SPX. Although in all honesty if SHTF actually happened I would be tempted to hunker down (if possible) and make an exit at an appropriate time.
     
  15. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    2,547
    Likes Received:
    5,670
    Right now it's a pair of Mini-14's - one fully auto, the other one scoped. They are probably going to be replaced by AR style rifles. Also planning on one semi auto .308 and one long distance rifle, and a shotgun. If we have to bug out, the wife is gunna be pissed having to carry all that and the ammo as well...
     
    Brutus57, Caveman Jim and gunfreak like this.
  16. Hook686

    Hook686 Northern California Active Member

    Messages:
    660
    Likes Received:
    226
    One of my USGI M1 Carbines and a couple of bandoleers of ammo.
     
    rocky3 and mrblond like this.
  17. MikeE

    MikeE Portland Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,092
    Likes Received:
    500
    Well, first its my EDC - forehead for head butts, elbows, finger tips, palm strikes, hammerfists, knees, feet.
    Then a Spyderco Delica.
    Then a snubbie or small 9mm.
    If I couldn't avoid it , then my M&P15, or Arsenal 106fr, or Saiga 7.62x39.
     
  18. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    2,804
    Likes Received:
    1,859
    I'm defaulting to something much more dangerous... my mind

    Oh and I have a crapton of guns also, but I am much more dangerous than a big box of dumb guns.
     
  19. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    4,202
    Likes Received:
    4,416
    Huh? 12 round mag? On an 1100? Got any pics?
     
  20. 2Wheels4Ever

    2Wheels4Ever Central Oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

    Messages:
    1,108
    Likes Received:
    513
    M1A1 Abrams