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  1. Military Weapons Forum
    What is your SHTF last resort rifle and ammo? At the back of my ammunition storage closet, on the bottom shelf, are two ammo cans filled with 7.62x39. More commonly used calibers are towards the front of the closet - 223 Remington, 9mm, 45acp, 22 long rifle, 30-30 Winchester, 308 Winchester...
  2. Military Weapons Forum
    ...I think I will take my chances with the AR. No plans to dump it.
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Let's do an experiment. Let's say you are going to a local sporting goods store and are taking $100 cash, what would you buy? Sunday, January 19th my wife and I are going to Academy Sports and Outdoors in Lufkin, Texas. Yes, I am taking $100 cash to spend. I am thinking about spending my...
  4. Firearms General Discussion
    At least the ones in my area. It sure took them a long time. The cases had been packed for months since they said they were going to stop all handgun and 'military' ammo. Federal .223 or Winchester 5.56 25 cents a round. I picked up JHP 240 gr. .44 Mag for $30 for 50. (White box) and...
  5. Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    Planning a hunting / camping trip on some public hunting lands on a local river. Area is a mix of pine, oak, sweet gum... etc. Will be hunting small and medium sized game. This means rabbit, squirrel, deer, and wild pigs. Pick two guns for my trip: Remington 700 bolt action in 280...
  6. Military Weapons Forum
    Who has the best 223 Remington or 5.56mm quality to price ratio? If I wanted the cheapest I would stockpile Tula and Wolf. I have never had any issues with those brands, but I have heard of people who do. Then again, a lot of it depends on the AR. A buddy of mine says his AR has issues with...
  7. Military Weapons Forum
    Since the election has turned in our favor for now...I want to build an Alternative AR15 caliber rifle. This is for obvious reasons. 5.56 is great for what it is. Lightweight, close range, medium powered combat round. It stacks cheap and deep, I reload(am planning and always looking to learn). I...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So my plan for hunting small game in a SHTF scenario was to use my .223 and go for headshots on bunnies and squirrels, which obviously isn't ideal. I also have a 9mm. Also not ideal. Those calibers will both decimate game that small, and they're also extremely loud, which in a WROL situation is...
  9. Military Weapons Forum
    I am going to share my AR-15 predator hunting build. Please post your build, or what you like or would change. Over the past couple of years coyotes have been stealing my chickens. I thought losses have not been “that” bad, but the time has come to take action. A few days ago I was looking...
  10. Military Weapons Forum
    I am looking for a sub-$200 scope for hunting predators. Anything like a 3x9, 2x7,,, furthest shot should be 150 yards or so. 223 Remington / 5.56mm, 16 inch barrel, 1:7 twist. Flattop AR-15. My Palmetto State Armory Freedom build for coyotes -...
  11. Military Weapons Forum
    Anyone use a midlength gas system on a predator hunting rifle? I in the process of building a new midlength gas system rifle. Instead of the standard military front sight I thought going flat top. Coyotes and other predators are killing my chickens, so I thought about doing some coyote...
  12. Military Weapons Forum
    Stockpiling 223 Remington for a long term SHTF situation would you pick golden bear or prvi partizan. Both are priced about the same. Which is the most accurate and reliable? Golden bear 62 grain is hollow point. I could use hollow point to round out my 223 remington hunting ammo stockpile...
  13. Military Weapons Forum
    This is a serious question that I'm posing here. I hope that we can discuss this topic without the usual breakdown into caliber wars. My question is what do you all think about the recent terrorist shooting in San Bernadino, CA where the terrorists used AR15s (.223) rifles achieving a kill...
  14. Military Weapons Forum
    AK 47 for SHTF apocalyptic terror and mayhem and what not. While I served with the mighty AR and love it, I am going to change my primary to an AK. 1. It's just cheaper to train with. Ammo is half the cost (and I reload) 2. It's heartier in the field. I am disciplined with field cleaning...
  15. Military Weapons Forum
    I know talking about .223 for SHTF is wrong. I thought that perhaps lower pressure levels might extend the life of the AR. Is there any .223 ammo out there worthy of complimenting a 5.56 stockpile?
  16. Military Weapons Forum
    Local walmart has federal, american eagle and PPU 223 remington in stock. American eagle is made by federal. I guess it is their value line? Is there a reason to buy brand name Federal over American eagle? What is the best value line 223 Remington to stockpile? I am looking for standard 55...
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ammo is hitting pre-sandy hook prices, pmags are going for less than $9 on sale, but I also need to finish up the new chicken yard. Primary arms has their gen 2 black pmags on labor day sale for $7.99. I am going to kick myself later if I pass that price up...
  18. Rifle Forum
    First, yes I did search this topic but didn't come up with the information I needed. This is specific about ar15 ammo. Just wondering how much of this ammo should be stockpiled. I would think since this ammo is light weight and can be used with high capacity magazines, so one would need the...
  19. Firearms General Discussion
    Forgive me if this is a repost, couldn't find one already. What are your experiences with PPU (Prvi Partizan) ammunition. Please provide the calibers and quantity you have fired, and any faults you have observed. I have fired almost 1000 rounds of PPU .308 145gr FMJ-BT, with no issues. The...
  20. Rifle Forum
    Does anyone one the forum hunt whitetail with 5.56 or .223? if so how many deer have you killed and how many have gotten away? just curious. I may consider getting one.
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