posted on Nov, 28 2006 @ 11:55 PM
Its really a brave thing to consider preparing to defend ones self and family against the seemingly infinite amount of circumstances in which using
arms against a hostile adversary would be opted.
I would most certainly welcome a zombie infestation over any other eruption of peace; but alas, we will most likely be faced with an antagonist that
history documents as other than undead and sadly these real ghouls will be your everyday bandit, thug, pirate, looter, addict,
gangster-wannabee,ignorant-soldier or bad cop, or in a worst case situation, starving and/or diseased unfortunates slaves to hunger and/or insanity or
the most absolute worst, the foreign body of mercenaries given free reign to "restore order" by a replacement government other than our
I think leaving my castle would be death, my home can certainly store more water, food , ordnance and medical supplies than any alice-pack. I'd also
rather have no weapons cached, seems more logical to have a network of family armed than guns buried in the earth like a corpse.
I like the axiom that a pistol is what you have in your hand while you run to get your rifle. The 1911 .45 acp is nice to have in the hand but the
makorov 9x18mm feels better on the waist-belt and is a heck of alot more relaible albeit less punch, but at home you should be running for your
As for longguns on a budget, my mossy 590 is a sound milspec arm..its got the ghostring peepsight which is really nice for fast target aquistion and
the bayonet is nice just incase they are faking, not sure how one fakes being hit with a slug or oo buck.
Well, I'll probaly crap myself if I ever have to prod through a home-invasion scenario of any kind but the wife sleeps better knowing I've made
steps to ensure our survivability. Oh,..btw..beagles arent the best guard dogs but they arent shy when the gun goes boom either , just fyi.