I know this has had to have been covered many times before,but when shtf,I'm thinking 12,.22,.308,and 9mm. Bird,buck and slugs are relatively "cheap",1n7/8's ounces of #7 will poke a deadly hole in anything at close range,plus make you an easier shot for a squirrel for your supper.22's are...
If you were going to pick a .30 caliber rifle for a SHTF situation, which one would it be? The contestants are: 7.62×39, 30-30, 308 and the 30-06. Lets take a look at each of those calibers, and what rifles their currently available in.
For the sake of discussion, the 30-06 is the largest...
Ok ive already decided on 22LR and 12 gauge(BUCK,SLUGS,#4SHOT) No debate on the viability of these 2 for survival purposes/commonality/availability
can't decide between
Long Range, Larger Game-308 vs 30-06
Having trouble deciding between these 2
308/7.62 NATO round
+ NATO round