What to round out the battery?

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  1. Aceman

    Aceman

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    I have 2 .22 rifle - but no pistol.
    I have a .357 lever carbine - but no pistol.
    I have a bunch of 9mm pistols - but no 9mm PCC.
    I have an AK - but no AK Pistol.
    I have an AR pistol (or SBR) - but no Rifle.

    I'm happy with my 2 shotguns, have 30-06 hunting rifle, 9mm is my pistol caliber of choice, and I prefer AK to AR for Zombie Apocalypse, and I hunt occasionally.

    Where would you fill things out and why?
     
  2. IAhunter

    IAhunter Venor ergo sum

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    A magnum revolver or 10mm pistol and maybe a back-up hunting rifle.
     
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  3. seamaster

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    Add a 22 pistol and I think you’d have a well rounded battery.
     
  4. Bomber Nav

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    .22 handguns are great fun.

    .357 revolvers are extremely versatile (everything from snake shot to full power magnum rounds that will work well with your rifle), despite the fact 9mm is your pistol round of choice. They are also less likely to be impacted if the country adopts restrictions on semi-autos. (In other words, BATF will come for the semi-autos first, and you might get several more years of use out of a revolver.)
     
  5. H&K .45 AUTO

    H&K .45 AUTO Gunslinger

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    How deep are your pockets, and how many tax stamps do you own? I ask because if your list is all inclusive... You are missing a machine gun, a suppressor, and a short barrelled rifle at minimum.
     
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  6. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    A .44 Magnum revolver. Cuz every man should be able to play Dirty Harry at least once.
     
  7. seamaster

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    What!
     
  8. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    It’s an oriental thang, you wouldn’t understand.
     
  9. 9mmskng

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    If you don't own a Pre Lock S&W 357mag, sell what guns you have, try golf! (Old model Python would be even better)
     
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  10. Darkangel1846

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    Well you have an AK rifle and a AR pistol for back up. You also have a 30-06 bolt for longer range. I'd get maybe a .22 magnum pistol and since you do have bears in Fl. a 10mm or .44. But in reality you seem pretty much set with what you have.
     
  11. Kentucky Shooter

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    Definitely need a .22LR pistol for handgun practice.
     
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  12. hogfish

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    A S&W 686 and/or an AR15.
     
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  13. John_AZ

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    Smith Wesson model 10, 2 or 4”

    Model 65 or 66

    Or a respectable 1911
     
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    fx77 CLM

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    22 and 357 handguns
     
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    There is something really cool about a 20" barrel, rifle length AR -with a carry handle, bayonet fixture and solid stock even!
    Get a Glock 17 and an S&W 442. You're set.
    Oh, and maybe a nice 5-shot Browning!
     
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  16. Borg Warner

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    Shop on Gunbroker for a K-22 masterpiece or a pre-lock 10 shot 617, and look for a model 27, 28. 19, or 66 or pre-lock 7 shot L-frame 586 (blue) or 686 (stainless) Smith and Wesson 357 magnums.

    Or if you want to go cowboy and have a single action that matches your lever action, pick up a cimarron Evil Roy single action revolver or Ruger vaquero in .357 magnum.
     
  17. seamaster

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    Not just practice but imo it’s also shtf item.

    I suggest the S&W M&P Compact 22 pistol. It’s very reliable and is the right size and weight. Great for practice, range fun, and an excellent shtf item.
     
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    Depends on if one of those 9mm pistols is a 1911. Because you need one of those.
     
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    Add a .357 revolver
    1911 in .45?
    .22 handgun

    You're pretty set then.
     
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  20. ScotchWhisky

    ScotchWhisky HEMIs, guns, and booze

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