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Old January 28, 2013, 01:21 AM   #1
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If you could only have one gun...

What would it be? Just curious as to what other people might say.
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Old January 28, 2013, 01:42 AM   #2
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Of the guns I actually own? XDM9. Would work for utility, self defense, could even be concealed carry. Fun to shoot at the range, 19rd capacity. Extremely common caliber, would work well as a SHTF gun.
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Old January 28, 2013, 02:13 AM   #3
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Old January 28, 2013, 02:24 AM   #4
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HK USP 9mm.
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Old January 28, 2013, 02:35 AM   #5
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Probably a custom 1911 in CCO form and 45 ACP.
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Old January 28, 2013, 03:11 AM   #6
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Old January 28, 2013, 03:42 AM   #7
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honestly its not my favorite gun but i would have to say my ar15. you can hunt with it, self defense, and if prices ever stabilize target practice
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Old January 28, 2013, 04:14 AM   #8
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That's hard to say....

If it had to be a handgun, my CZ75 compact
If it was to be a rifle...this is where things get extremely tricky. Probably my custom FAL or one of my AK' both are reliable and ammo can be found for either of them just about anywhere.
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Old January 28, 2013, 05:49 AM   #9
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Old January 28, 2013, 06:26 AM   #10
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You said one gun but...

You didn't say one barrel. So, I'd take my Glock 22 with additional factory .357sig barrel and a lone wolf 9mm conversion barrel. 3 guns in one.
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Old January 28, 2013, 07:56 AM   #11
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Not again.......
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Old January 28, 2013, 08:39 AM   #12
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BHP and/or AK
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Old January 28, 2013, 08:50 AM   #13
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Only one?

Overall a IWI Tavor

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Old January 28, 2013, 09:18 AM   #14
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M&P9

One for all purpose

High cap for HD etc
Light to carry (not a block of steel like my sig)
Durable
Reliable
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Old January 28, 2013, 10:18 AM   #15
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12ga hands down.
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Old January 28, 2013, 11:51 AM   #16
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12 Gauge Shotgun......
Hunt for small ground game and birds with light shot.
Hunt for larger game with slugs.
More than adequate Protection/Home Defense.
Easily Re-loadable.
My Greatgrandfather protected and fed his family of 8 with only a double barrel shotgun, and this was before the newer 1 ounce slugs that can be very accurate up to 75 yards on larger game. He also didn't have tactical lights, lasers sights,holographic sights, quad rails or night vision!
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Old January 28, 2013, 03:03 PM   #17
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Vito - well it's the first time this week the question has come up...
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Old January 28, 2013, 03:07 PM   #18
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One Gun ?

.12 guage pump,with a full set of chokes and possibly an extra rifled slug barrell.It'll do everything well. biker
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Old January 28, 2013, 03:15 PM   #19
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I have a Glock 19, but I rather get it in 40 cal if I was to own only one gun, better stopping power, could hunt with it. Add a scope/rail system, extended barrel. Have large 20+ round magazines for it also. This way I could conceal,carry it with me and never leave it behind.
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Old January 28, 2013, 04:12 PM   #20
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My Ruger Alaskan 44 mag/spcl
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Old January 28, 2013, 04:16 PM   #21
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AC556. It's got a 13" barrel, folding stock, semi, triburst and full-auto. I can easily find replacement barrels. Not quite a pistol, not quite a carbine - just the right size!
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Old January 28, 2013, 05:41 PM   #22
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Haha sorry if this has come up before (which I'm sure it has) but I'm new here and just thought it'd be a fun question. Honestly I've never owned a handgun yet so I can't speak from experience there but I do own a few shotguns and an ar and I've got to say, even for that casual shooting at whatever is crawling around in the trees my 12 guage gets used way more so I guess I'd have to go with that
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Old January 28, 2013, 05:43 PM   #23
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But then again I like watching something disappear more than I like punching a hole in it from 300 yards but hey I know a few guys who love it!
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Old January 28, 2013, 06:42 PM   #24
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Old January 28, 2013, 07:27 PM   #25
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I'd go for a military bolt rifle if I could only have one. preferably a mauser 98k, or SMLE. I'm not a fan of mosins, but I wouldn't complain about having one.

They're good at distance, good for hunting, and are built like clubs. they also have spikey attachments, and with practice will do nicely for things that are close, or rather, too close.
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