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Old January 29, 2013, 09:11 PM   #26
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Rem 870 12 ga.
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Old January 29, 2013, 09:25 PM   #27
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Old January 30, 2013, 02:09 AM   #28
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Remington 870 Express Super Magnum 12ga. When my wife and I were first married 20yrs. ago in august that was the first gun I got. It was a Christmas present from her. Its capable of killing anything I would likely encounter and its an almost perfect home defense weapon as well. It covers all the bases good enough.
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Old January 30, 2013, 02:19 AM   #29
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12 Gauge pump with 3 barrels, one rifled for use with sabots (big game), one with choke tube options (fowl) and one 18'' for defensive purposes. a couple of different stocks thrown into the mix and its more like several guns than just one.
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Old January 30, 2013, 01:08 PM   #30
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For me it would be my Marlin 1894 in 357 magnum. Since I reload for it I can make it work for deer, small game and as a self defense weapon. Being able to add a shotgun and I would be set for all I would really need. But one or two guns only? Who would want that?
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Old January 30, 2013, 05:52 PM   #31
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It depends on where I'm living. Around here it would be a tough choice between a K frame 357 with a 4 inch barrel (CC, targets, home defense, and deer hunting).

The only thing that prevents me from picking a 12ga pump is the fact that it can't be concealed. Very tough choice.
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Old January 30, 2013, 06:01 PM   #32
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For a long time all I could afford was one gun, and it was a 12 gauge Winchester 1200 pump shotgun. The last I heard it still is the most powerful small arm in the world. And its efficacy is waaay under-rated.

If portability is necessary then a Glock 19.
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Old January 30, 2013, 08:09 PM   #33
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A Marlin 1894 in .44 mag.

I had one a few years back and traded it very stupid.
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Old January 30, 2013, 09:51 PM   #34
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Hmm. The Raging Judge Magnum. You get a shotgun, old cowboy cartridges, and high power modern cartridges in one gun! Plus, I'd imagine you could put a stock and longer barrel on it and have a weird, but functional .454 rifle!
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Old January 30, 2013, 10:48 PM   #35
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i cant pick 1 its too hard dont make me choose!
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Old January 31, 2013, 02:36 AM   #36
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Since it's just one gun, it has to be a rifle, which is effective both close and at distance. It should be semiauto for CQB with multiple targets. Probably an AR or AK. One has a slight edge for accuracy and lightweight ammo, the other, reliability and lower maintainance.
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:42 PM   #37
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If I could only have one...I'd be living in Iraq where each person can only own one, and it would be an AK 47.
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