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Old 12-30-2011, 09:27 PM   #1
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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The more the merrier. Start collecting !!
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And get plenty of to go with them !!
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Well...short of the obvious protection afforded by training your own loyal platoon of zombies to guard the perimeter, I would need to know more about the zombies in question. If they are the garden variety, able to be disabled by a simple headshot, I may prefer a semi .223 as ammo is readily available and range is sufficient for a preemptive strike. If tissue loss/major bodily damage is required to neutralize the zombies, I may lean toward a .308 in a scout rifle. Of course, if the individual body parts are independently and dangerously animated, I may would require a flamethrower....that reminds me, I need to check Cabela's bargain bin!
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One mind... any weapon

Kidding. As truggie said, depends on the zombie. Classic, shuffling, "BRAINS..." zombies require a good reliable rifle in a smaller bore caliber, AR, Mini, AK style, or a good semi auto .22, with a high capacity magazine, reliable accurate sighting system (practice with irons, ALWAYS. You never know when batteries will fail) such as a good red dot or a low power scope.

The goal here is to get off a quick accurate headshot and move along like there's nothing to see.

And I recommended the smaller caliber rounds for ease of carrying extra ammo.

I would also be carrying a crowbar, for its versatility as a melee weapon or pillaging/scavenging tool.
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A pump shotgun and a bad dog is hard to beat.
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my personal firearm for the zombie apocolypse is my ruger 22/45 threaded barrel with silencerco sparrow suppressor.

Best weapon for the zombie apocalypse - Glock Forum

totally reliable, very quiet, very light ammo which i can carry a couple thousand rounds in a backpack using a ultimate clip loader. it really works!!


the last thing in a zombie war is firing off super load centerfire guns. since only brain shots work you dont need a 223 or ak47 you need lots of quiet bullets so you dont attract the rest of the horde to your location.
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Haha! This is why I love you guys...excellent convo. The zombies in question are the old school slow moving dumb George romero type. Not the stupid Hollywood zombies. Basically the ones off walking dead.
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Then i'm thinkin bow & arrows (for resourcefulness), an AR15 .223/.556 combo, and a .45/.410 combo revolver! Possibly some sausage links to double as comical relief and a tastey snack
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