Skip to comments.Self Defense-Which would you grab?
Posted on 06/29/2020 8:41:03 AM PDT by uscga77
Say a group of Antifa is coming down your street. You want to pick up a weapon just in case that will keep you safe and deter any crap. Which would you grab? A 12 gauge pump action shotgun or an AR-15? I lean towards the shotgun that we used in Coast Guard boardings of drug smugglers but you can convince me otherwise.
But an AK with a 75 round drum for backup.
Shotgun in my hands and an AK over my shoulder.
AR...unless the 12 ga. has a drum magazine.
Easy, Semi Auto Shotgun. If you can’t get a Semi Auto, then use an over and under. 12 Gauge 4shot.
An A-10 Warthog would be far more efficient
AR-15, with its 30 round magazine, is going to give you much more firepower. And swapping out mags is a lot easier and faster than reloading a shotgun. There’s a reason our military goes into combat with M-4s and not shotguns.
Whichever is closer to me.
I have a son who is an AF pilot. Maybe that would work out if he could borrow one. ;)
Had a near incident the other night. No thought at all on choice, went for JTS. The rest of the story hall remain untold. No one got shot.
The rifle...no brainer
My preference would be several lines of Claymores. If they get though that, a flame thrower.
Back in the real world, a shotgun catches a person’s attention very quickly but a AR holds more rounds and can reload faster for a normal person. I think either weapon would do the job. Most of the protesters would run after a few .22 cals were shot at them. They are only brave when the victims don’t resist.
More sensibly would be to work out positions where you'd have cover and handy ammo stockpiles. Work out fields of fire with neighbors, rather than putting weapons out where the mob could overwhelm someone and take it to use on your family.
During the LA riots, we didn't go stand at ground level outside the store. Elevated positions or positions of cover from within the store where the choices made.
Thompson with a 50 round drum. More lead (heavier round) and more lead (bigger load) Somewhat offset by a higher rate of fire.
But let’s face it. Best bet would be a completely legal muzzle loading black powder cannon loaded with scrap metal.
Shotgun with 00Buck is pretty intimidating and/or a AK. The AK puts a lot more heavy lead down range than an AR when you’re talking about a crowd.
Comedian Bill Burr says get a 22. Trust me, its worth the click - especially if you can use a laugh. (3 minute video)
AK w/75 rd drum and my Saiga 12 w/10 rd mags of 00.
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