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Old 04-18-2012, 08:08 PM   #1
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So the wife supports me in stocking ammo as much as she can. She just told me she bought a case of the 12 ga ammo in the picture and some .223 varmint loads. I mostly use these 12ga shells for skeet shooting. Other than killing birds and small critters is there any other good use for them in a shtf situation. How will the 12ga and .223 varmint do on a actual person is really what I'm asking. As far as what brand and kind of .223 varmint I dont know. I work off shore and won't be home for another week. So I have not seen them and she is working so I can't talk to her at the moment.

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Old 04-18-2012, 08:57 PM   #2
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Here is the picture I for got to put it up.

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They will do exactly what they are intended to do. Kill

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Birdshot (the 7 1/2 shot depicted) CAN produce a fatal wound at point blank range- is more likely to wound, which would discourage a lot of folks and give them cause to think about the error of their ways. Also useful for harvesting small game, barter, etc.

.223 Varmint loads? Kills varmints. Broad definition of varmint.

Hey- if she got the caliber/ gauge right, she did not do badly!

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Yea that's true. She said she paid like $24 for 40 varmint loads. I said why look right beside it. Could have got 80 American eagle fmj's for that. and those are people loads

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Yes, they will.
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True indeed. I unloaded my Mossberg 590A1 at the range with 00 buckshot and rifled slugs. I will feel sorry for whoever receives its results come one burglary day. A powerful invention.
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How are you defining "varmint load". 40 gr SXT's are not the best choice for SHTF, but would certainly make a nasty wound. I damn sure would not volunteer to take on to the chest to test the effectiveness. 55gr ballistic tip could be considered a varmint load. This would be far more formidable. 55gr FMJ American Eagles are hardly the best choice for SHTF. It is FMJ. You can expect to either punch a hole through the target or get a nasty yaw that will be devastating.

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+1 for her trying to buy more ammo, now time to teach her about what to buy. It might not be easy to do, I'm still getting the shoe education from my wife.

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count your blessings .... she could have bought shoes .... or a lifetime supply of shamwos and slapchops

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