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Old November 26, 2010, 12:28 AM   #1
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Best home defense pellet gun...

If you are unfortunate enough to only have a pellet gun and you have to use it for defense purposes, which one would you want to have in your hand?

Thanks
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Old November 26, 2010, 12:45 AM   #2
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A nice 25 caliber Air Force Condor.

Should have enough FPE to deter most intruders.
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Old November 26, 2010, 12:53 AM   #3
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I should have mentioned one that was 25 inches or less......
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Old November 26, 2010, 01:01 AM   #4
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The heaviest one possible, w/ a bayonet attached.
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Old November 26, 2010, 01:57 AM   #5
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Danm, an air rifle for HD!
You would most likely have to leave it unloaded or not charged to keep the springs from taking a set or seals from blowing out.
When you need it your going to have to cock it/charge it, then fire the thing and hopefully not drop the pellet doing so.

MrEnergyCzar, Just get yourself a nice aluminum baseballbat if your not allowed to have firearms and call it a day.

I just realized you have a 25" length limit. Make that a T-Ball bat then!

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Old November 26, 2010, 10:01 AM   #6
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One of these...
http://www.quackenbushairguns.com/
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Old November 26, 2010, 10:19 AM   #7
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You've got to be kidding me....

I guess there's worse logic out there than the people who find the .380 acceptable for defense.

I was watching American Airgunner last night and the guy was impressed with an Air Rifle that produced like 27 lb/ft of energy. OK! That's good for an Air Rifle, but that doesn't translate into anything REMOTELY accepetable for defensive use.
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Old November 26, 2010, 10:40 AM   #8
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One that is really heavy... for a bat.

If you HAVE to a Drozid or Blackbird from IZH.
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Old November 26, 2010, 10:48 AM   #9
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One that is really heavy... for a bat.
I'd beat harsh words, for sure.
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Old November 26, 2010, 10:59 AM   #10
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wait, a pellet gun for defense? you'd be better off running away.
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Old November 26, 2010, 11:17 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by hogdogs
Those are some "serious" air guns. Great for hunting, not so sure about self defense. "Not" for lack of power either.
Didn't know those guys were still around. Thanks for posting.
-Bruce
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Old November 26, 2010, 11:22 AM   #12
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Some people hunt with them don't underestimate a pellet gun that has proven itself to take down deer.

http://www.airgundepot.com/samyang-909-rifle.html
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Old November 26, 2010, 11:30 AM   #13
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Not really a firearm question. Thanks for the links - that's enough info and I'm sure there are airgun forums that discuss such.

I know a guy who kept a crossbow for such but we aren't a crossbow forum either.

No offense, just off topic.

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