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Minutemen were to be called out at a moment's notice to either slow an army's advance or to take advantage of a certain situation that was too juicy to pass up. With those objectives in mind, I would bring:

1. Semi auto rifle with 200rds
2. Pistol with 3 loaded mags
3. Food/water for overnight
4. Knife
6. FAK that focuses heavily on GSW/shrapnel and marching traumas like fractures and sprains.

Anything longer than an overnight deal and you're talking militia or regular infantry. The Minutemen were supposed to be faceless fighters much like the Viet Cong that blend back into the civilian population during normal times.
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.... I live in CA and plan on purchasing a Mossberg MVP soon because I'd rather have it than an AR with a bullet button....

I'm not really an AR guy (yep were out there ), but had a few k's of .556 laying around and nothing to throw them with. So I bought an MVP Predator for the sole reason of the commonality of the AR mags. Stuck a sling on it and one of Bushnell's 1-4x24 .223 BDC AR scopes and am pretty happy with the rig; low cost, short, light and it is a tack driver I also threaded it but haven't got round to building the suppressor for it yet.
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I live in a normal non-socialist state so I have to ask you people in California.. What's a bullet button?
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I live in a normal non-socialist state so I have to ask you people in California.. What's a bullet button?
Instead of a button, there is a piece with a hole in it. You must jam something inside the hole to release the mag. Usually an unfired round, because the hole is sized for that.

...the theory is that it can slow people down and therefore makes the gun "less dangerous."


Huge pile of **** is what it actually is.
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If you have a round at the ready I don't see it slowing you down that much. Also....you're dumb California state government. Why couldn't they just call it the magazine eject. It must be on those "ghost guns"...
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IN a previous post I mentioned that having same cartridge would be ideal. However it got me thinking after a 2-gun match this weekend that some situations may benefit from squads equipped with different cartridges.

For example, if you got bunch of folks with Ar-15 it makes more sense to squad them up together. For those x39 lovers, it makes sense to squad them together and so on. Some squads could be special purpose squads and be coordinated/positioned appropriately.

I can see a squad in the woods using x39 may actually have an edge over a 223/556. Or a squad of folks with SBRs that is focused on clearing buildings. You get the idea.

I know this is derailing the thread but just wanted to put my $0.02 in that it may matter less of what people prefer as long as they are teamed appropriately.
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Ok Grev. Did I miss the part where we defined the opponent in this exercise?
Are we talking terrorists? Space aliens? Illegal aliens? Foreign enemies? Domestic enemies ? What or whom?

That will make a difference because I think everybody expects the Minutemen to be the home team. In certain situations that may not be the case entirely. Think Torys.
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Ok Grev. Did I miss the part where we defined the opponent in this exercise?
Are we talking terrorists? Space aliens? Illegal aliens? Foreign enemies? Domestic enemies ? What or whom?

That will make a difference because I think everybody expects the Minutemen to be the home team. In certain situations that may not be the case entirely. Think Torys.
I don't think there are any instances where the Tories deployed Minute Menz
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I don't think there are any instances where the Tories deployed Minute Menz
Not deployed. Having to operate in an area where you are not sure of where the locals loyalties lay.
Think Vietnam and RVN vs VC. Or WWII French resistance vs Vichy govt.
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Not deployed. Having to operate in an area where you are not sure of where the locals loyalties lay.
As well as gang activity
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I'll take the newer issued fleece over the old polypro any day, cant tell you how many times polypro DID NOT keep me warm
You got that right. I prefer Merino wool. Icebreaker makes some I really light. No more expensive then the Under Armor.

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As well as gang activity
Sure. Other groups could be competing for control of the same area.
Other irregular forces.
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My point being your load out would vary considerably if you can't depend on the support of the locals.
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It would probably be a good idea to get an AR-15, mags, and ammo and practice with it.

Depending on who you are around...AR-15's are extremely popular.

Your M9/CX4 is an awesome combo to save weight, but I get the feeling you assume a good amount of others around you with bigger calibers?
Part of it is that, part of it is that I know the caliber and those two guns well and it would probably take me a good bit of time to gain equal proficiency with the ar, part of it is that in this sort of a scenario I would also be carrying a good bit of quick clot and other medical supplies.
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Part of it is that, part of it is that I know the caliber and those two guns well and it would probably take me a good bit of time to gain equal proficiency with the ar, part of it is that in this sort of a scenario I would also be carrying a good bit of quick clot and other medical supplies.
But maybe it is just time to get an AR and get some more familiarity with the platform. It is popular enough and in combat who knows what you will encounter.
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Just figured I would see what you alls recommendations were. My skill set is mostly combat medic so I have concentrated on a med kit that is appropriately stocked.

As far as weapons I have always focused on my M9/CX4 with interchangeable mags in 9mm. Given what I specialize in, is this enough? Or would you recommend shopping for a carbine that is a better distance weapon...
Doc, you just keep doing what you're doing. If you are not a part of some group right now, if shtf, you won't be long finding those who will beg you to join up with them and they will handle the rest. Medics and Corpsmen are worth more then their weight in gold.
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But maybe it is just time to get an AR and get some more familiarity with the platform. It is popular enough and in combat who knows what you will encounter.
That was my point exactly.

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Doc, you just keep doing what you're doing. If you are not a part of some group right now, if shtf, you won't be long finding those who will beg you to join up with them and they will handle the rest. Medics and Corpsmen are worth more then their weight in gold.
The definition of truth right there.


Combat medics...growth industry, I fear.
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Ok Grev. Did I miss the part where we defined the opponent in this exercise?
Are we talking terrorists? Space aliens? Illegal aliens? Foreign enemies? Domestic enemies ? What or whom?

That will make a difference because I think everybody expects the Minutemen to be the home team. In certain situations that may not be the case entirely. Think Torys.
Honestly...my main point right now is to get as many True Americans sorted out with an individual system as possible.

Simply...can you grab a pile that will supply you with a longarm and sidearm as well as reloads and...24 hours of rough and active living.


A personal system that works.



We need everyone ready and mobile as a base line.



Theoretically speaking, of course.
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Theoretically speaking, of course.

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