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Any fellow survivalists utilize their truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Jez, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. May 8, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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    LaRue Shooter

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    In all fairness to the .22LR, I didn't know what it felt like to be shot:p And while I didn't go down or anything(high tolerance for pain), my leg was completely useless. If my tailgate wasn't down and within hobbling distance, I would have just called it a day and sat on the ground instead.

    Basically, after the initial *thwack!* of the bullet hitting and going through, the muscle immediately began to contract and felt like it was being clamped on by a pitbull.
    A very odd series of sensations, to say the least, but not at all what I would have expected a gunshot to feel like.

    This happened at an outdoor range, by the way. Someone ND'd about 30' away from me when they fell over with their finger on the trigger:rolleyes:

    Wtf, right?
     
  2. May 9, 2013 at 2:07 AM
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    Took a 22 to the inner thai. But, yes, 22 is a great round especially in a survival situation. I have in the past taken down large game with proper shot placement.
     
  3. May 9, 2013 at 3:54 AM
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    X2. This is my pig.

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  4. May 9, 2013 at 7:23 AM
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    Nice! We think alike with rifles and other gear. Hey... do you drive a Tacoma, too?:eek:

    :p

    Hurts, right? Haha.
     
  5. May 10, 2013 at 9:23 AM
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    My favorite is this Ruger bullpup.

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    ...at 28 inches long and 5.5 lbs. it's an easy carry.
     
  6. May 10, 2013 at 9:27 AM
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    you have a ron paul logo at the bottom of your post... so regardless of what else you believe you ARE at the crazy end in my book! :D
     
  7. May 10, 2013 at 9:29 AM
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  8. May 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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    Ostrichsak Don't taze me bro!

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    Good point. :cool: Sadly this is how the majority think w/o actually getting to know what the man believes and supports in. Amazing how many people when answering tests about what they felt was important and how they stood on the issues ended up being a Ron Paul supporter. But I guess he's just a crazy loon if you get your 'info' from the MSM. :D
     
  9. May 10, 2013 at 10:07 AM
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    I liked Paul up until he made that comment about Chris Kyle.
     
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    No prob. How are you guys storing fuel cans? I like the rotopax, but I don't like the price.
     
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    not gonna lie would you take someone with severe PTSD shooting?? Chris Kyle is a great american patriot but doctor/psychiatrist he is not..
     
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    This and I'll leave it at that.
     
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    This was the clear winner in group size during my test through a Mossberg 18" cylinder choke barrel. I've posted links to my blog post about it before. If I wasn't stocked up already with this stuff, I'd pick up another 100 rounds.
     
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    i dont have any fuel stored..but i see you are in SE GA like myself so you have access to real gas probably(we do here in brunswick) its ethanol free and keeps way longer. id like to have a rotopax or a pony keg for my bike so i could do long distance trips longer between fuel stops.. if you search you can find surplus fuel cans and even brand new repop nato cans(but you gotta read the reviews some arent worth buying)
     
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    Great info! Sorry if this is repetitive, but what other shells did you test it against?

    I've got a huge stock of Hornady Critical Defense w/VersaTite (told it's the same as FliteControl). Also have some of the cheap, junky Winchester "Military" buckshot for SHTF/fun.

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    teamamerica Get off your horse and drink your milk.

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    not right, or ethical for even trying.
     
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    Kolunatic dont tread on me!

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    He is correct. I've done it myself,and with a .17 also.:cool:
     
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    I hated that stock for my 10/22. Cheaply made and hade to be modified multiple times with a Drexel to even work correctly. Plus, using a banana clip was a b*tch. But....It looked cool as hell. I eventually changed over to a hogue rubberized full stock, with a bipod, fluted heavy barrel with threaded end for suppressor and a red dot 4x scope.

    Went from looking like this

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    to looking like this

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    I had Wolf, Fiocchi Reduced Recoil and Hornady TAP along with this load. All 00 buck. The patterns for the Federal we're as tight or tighter at 20 yds than the others at 10.
     

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