Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which One?

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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Netpackrat » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:18 am

Jericho941 wrote:So when every last round of 5.56, 7.62xY, 9mm, .45ACP, and .40 dries up without a trace, he'll be left scratching his head, wondering why he isn't tribal leader yet.
The reason you pick a common round isn't to be able to get it when ammo is scarce; it is to be able to buy it in case lots when ammo is plentiful, before you need it.
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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Jericho941 » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:39 am

Netpackrat wrote:
Jericho941 wrote:So when every last round of 5.56, 7.62xY, 9mm, .45ACP, and .40 dries up without a trace, he'll be left scratching his head, wondering why he isn't tribal leader yet.
The reason you pick a common round isn't to be able to get it when ammo is scarce; it is to be able to buy it in case lots when ammo is plentiful, before you need it.
In theory, anyway.

That lasts about as long as a Democrat winning an election.
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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Netpackrat » Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:47 am

Jericho941 wrote:
Netpackrat wrote: The reason you pick a common round isn't to be able to get it when ammo is scarce; it is to be able to buy it in case lots when ammo is plentiful, before you need it.
In theory, anyway.

That lasts about as long as a Democrat winning an election.
I haven't lacked for ammo to shoot through any of the shortages.
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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Jericho941 » Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:48 am

Netpackrat wrote:
Jericho941 wrote:
Netpackrat wrote: The reason you pick a common round isn't to be able to get it when ammo is scarce; it is to be able to buy it in case lots when ammo is plentiful, before you need it.
In theory, anyway.

That lasts about as long as a Democrat winning an election.
I haven't lacked for ammo to shoot through any of the shortages.
Must be nice.
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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Vonz90 » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:00 am

Jericho941 wrote:
Netpackrat wrote:
Jericho941 wrote: In theory, anyway.

That lasts about as long as a Democrat winning an election.
I haven't lacked for ammo to shoot through any of the shortages.
Must be nice.
I have not lacked for ammo. However, I have ended up loading ammo with powders or bullets that were nowhere close to my first choice.

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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Yogimus » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:01 am

The trouble with survivalists is that they all use the same plan.

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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Dub_James » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:23 am

Yogimus wrote:The trouble with survivalists is that they all use the same plan.
Trouble is, there's a limited set of plans to begin with.
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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Yogimus » Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:26 am

Society exists because we make it. It collapses if we let it. Who has a plan with their neighbors? Local police? Fema?

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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Kommander » Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:48 am

Planing with neighbors is a good idea if they are up to it, same with the PD though if you have the wrong kind of PD this might just get you unwanted attention. Working with FEMA? Not for all the black helicopters in the world.
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Re: Choosing To Specialize In (Mostly) One Caliber. Which On

Post by Yogimus » Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:50 am

:lol:

Just checking to see if anyone was paying attention.

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