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Poll: Shotgun or Rifle?

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I know the situation will affect your decision, but this is just an on-the-spot question. Before you discount shotguns, I think slugs would work great!


Never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

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I LOVE my shotgun, I even liked taking it with me on foot pursuits. lol

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stick with the shotty. instead of waiting for them to come and i'll run to them and bam in their face!

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jwoods4290 says ...



stick with the shotty. instead of waiting for them to come and i'll run to them and bam in their face!



Not criticizing your decision, but there's the splash factor to consider, and if the ZA is infection-based, that spells trouble.


Never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

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eh i'll just use my big dog to lick em to death... maybe burb at them. who knows

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jwoods4290 says ...



eh i'll just use my big dog to lick em to death... maybe burb at them. who knows



Then, maybe, you get a big zombie dog.


Never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

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don't say that!..


 


even if then he'll still lick to death

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I see shotgun's ahead in the polls right now.


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I can't even imagine how satisfying it would be to pop a zombie with a slug!

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I'm sweet on the gauge.  They take out a lot of meat.

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No claymores???


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I don't know about ya'll but I want an axe for backup !!!


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Jkaz232 says ...



No claymores???



Claymores are perfectly acceptable; however, I was just making my first foray into using a poll.


Never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

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Cat, try the kitchen!



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I don't know about ya'll but I want an axe for backup !!!


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Thanks Marly !


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For those of you that know anything about Zombie Killing, a shotgun is much easier to use. However, with a shotgun you need to shoot it twice to kill it as compared to the rifle which only requires one shot. A rifle is a bit harder to use, but one shot/one kill is pretty darn good.


I'll stick with the shotgun though because when that zombie hears the rack of the shotgun, they know they are about to die!


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 I voted for the rifle because the shotgun may knock me on my tush.   


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I'm all in with the shotgun, but I'll carry my .45/.410 Judge for a backup. (Love this gun)


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Shot gun!! I love the sound of the rack!  What about sawed off?

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 kinda like this rifle tho. Its my zombie slayer.

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Tough choice. Both ahve their benefits.


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 I'm voted rifle. Sorry but I rather pick them off from several hunderd yards away.


or a mile with this baby



 


and here's my backup 




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rc86 says ...



 I'm voted rifle. Sorry but I rather pick them off from several hunderd yards away.


or a mile with this baby



 


and here's my backup 





Hmmm thats a nice one!! I like the idea of knockin them off from far away.

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just the sound of a shotgun being racked has ended many a stand-off...less lethal or not...so i would go with the shotty


i miss my "Patrol Rifle" though...distance is awesome. plus MORRRREEEE bullets!


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SpencerStangz says ...



just the sound of a shotgun being racked has ended many a stand-off...less lethal or not...so i would go with the shotty


i miss my "Patrol Rifle" though...distance is awesome. plus MORRRREEEE bullets!



last i checked, zombies don't really give a crap about the racking of a shot gun....just sayin. lol


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well thats what i get for only seeing the END of the title...i feel sheepish now...lol


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Technically you can't kill a zombie because it's already dead and reaminated, I thing a shotgun wuld be better to disable/stop a zombie, the disadvantage is the shotgun is a closer range weapon, with the rc86 approach, you never let the zombies near you.

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Cedardale says ...



Technically you can't kill a zombie because it's already dead and reaminated, I thing a shotgun wuld be better to disable/stop a zombie, the disadvantage is the shotgun is a closer range weapon, with the rc86 approach, you never let the zombies near you.



Very good points indeed, but you had better be very comfortable in your shooting ability. You sure don't want to be wasting ammo during the zombie apocalypse. A shotgun is much easier to handle!


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MarlyB says ...



Cat, try the kitchen!



Cat_D says ...



I don't know about ya'll but I want an axe for backup !!!



 


Hmmm....an Axe would work, but I think I'd go with a couple SOG tactical tomahawks. 


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