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#3118385 - 01/10/13 08:20 PM So why 22lr?
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I think I know the answer but I saw on another post
" all the preppers buy 22lr first"
Anyway I think that is how it was put, so why do they buy that round?
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#3118387 - 01/10/13 08:21 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: leader]
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cheap ammo or was and is effective
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#3118389 - 01/10/13 08:22 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: leader]
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probably because it is cheap, light and you can carry a ton of it with you. you can kill a deer with a .22 if you have to, but it will also not blow up a rabbit or a squirrel, so you can shoot them too.
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#3118391 - 01/10/13 08:22 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: leader]
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my guess would be cheap ammo and if i needed one gun to survive it would be a 22. you can hunt anything with it.
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#3118397 - 01/10/13 08:24 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: birddog]
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http://www.google.com/imgres?q=used+22+r...29,r:2,s:0,i:90


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#3118418 - 01/10/13 08:34 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: Stalkhunter]
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What I thought, I guess I think more of the world end guys think in terms of civil war( I know nothing about this) but I guess they think interns of heading to the hills and sustaining without combat....
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#3118426 - 01/10/13 08:37 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: Bone Collector]
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 Originally Posted By: Bone Collector
probably because it is cheap, light and you can carry a ton of it with you. you can kill a deer with a .22 if you have to, but it will also not blow up a rabbit or a squirrel, so you can shoot them too.


He's right, those are the very reason most people will reach for them first. 2nd, 3rd and 4th behind the 22 lr are 223/5.56, 9mm and 45 auto.
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#3118443 - 01/10/13 08:43 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: Wildcat]
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if all hello breaks loose, you can find .22 ammo in 8 out of 10 homes in the rural community, just saying
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#3118446 - 01/10/13 08:45 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: Wildcat]
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Ive stocked up on 2, 3, and 4. .223...45, 9mm..as well as 12ga slugs and buckshot
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#3118451 - 01/10/13 08:47 PM Re: So why 22lr? [Re: Carlos Viagra]
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22lr is currency. When the dollar fails, 22LR is the suzan b anthoney
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