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  •  What are you talking about? .223 is a fine varmint (2+ / 0-)
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    TeamSarah4Choice, BlackSheep1

    round at short distances, and AR-15s and Mini-14s are lightweight and short.

    But it is not an in-the-house defense gun if you have neighbors or family, especially if you are such a lousy fucking shot that you need a high-capacity magazine.

    I have neither family nor neighbors so I keep medium caliber pistols handy, but IMO the best all-purpose home defense weapon (after your cell phone) would be a short-barrel, open-choke pump 12-ga. I figure if the sound of a pump action shotgun doesn't scare away an intruder, s/he is batshit crazy and needs lead therapy.


    by raincrow on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 08:28:44 AM PST

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