What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by Okelly » Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:28 pm

my list...

a 40mm Bopurs with a thousand rounds,

a bushmaster mounted on my truck,

but for me personally LOL. an HK 416, a SOCOM MK 23, a M32 with a few hundred XM 1060 rounds and either Natalie Portman or Jessica Biel.

oh and a low yield Tactical nuclear weapon as a Screw you I got bit weapon.
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by aus.templar » Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:14 am

Just a few dozen Glocks and AKs to share around, a couple HK417s with decent glass, a modded Draco pistol for myself, couple of hunting rifles and shotguns in .22LR, 12g, .308, .223, .30-06... maybe some 66mm rockets if someone thinks they want to raid us... and perhaps an Abrams tank, for when "fuck you" just doesn't say enough. Maybe a few .50cals for defensive positions.... Now I'm getting carried away so I'll stop here.

A few thousand magazines and a couple million rounds of ammo for all these, say a few hundred rockets of each flavour and rounds for the tank, some hand grenades, smoke grenades, etc...
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by TerryGecko » Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:02 am

6 x P90's (USG/LV/standard)
4 x FiveseveN's w/ RMR, suppressor, threaded barrel, 30rd mags
4 x Noveske "8 300blackout M4 w/ suppressor, Aimpoint Micro + magnifier, afg
6 x 7" - 14" M4's
6 x Rem 870 (12" - 18")
4 x 9mm Glocks (19 and 17) w/ optics, threaded barrel
2 x Glock 34 w/ "
5 x Roni tactical stock
4 x DDLES 9mm M4's
4 x SCAR L 10" - 16"
3 x DMR savage
4 x 10/22's

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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by Steeltalons » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:39 pm

Well, I pretty much already have my "dream arsenal". The only thing I might like to add is, I would like to get one of those sets of blueprints that are available for building a .22LR Gatling gun - then scale it up for 12-gauge shotgun shells! :twisted:

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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by Pooter » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:21 pm

If you can't afford it, make it.
Why buy food, when you can grow it, or hunt it?
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by Mad Dog Jones » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:05 am

All made from titanium carbide.
(1):1:M14 type V, grade 5, 7.62mmX51mmNato ackley imp. w/bayonet, stacked leather grip, balanced,+scabard, 1:.30RemBR ackley imp. chamber adpt.,1:7.62mmX51mmNato broken shell extractor, 20:Steel 20rd.mags., 1:50rd. X14 coil drum mag., 1:Leatherwood ART II MPC x6-x24 scope, 1:15".308cal. silencer, w1:M203, 40mm. Gren. launcher, w/20:XM576E2 cartridges on bandoleers, 8:M433 cartridges,1:XM663 grn.star cluster, 1:XM664 red star cluster, on bandoleer.
(2):1:Modified Jurras Automag .30Rem.BR ackley imp., 6"bbl., 10:SS mags., 1:.30M1carbine chamber adpt., 1:.32ACP chamber adpt., 1:.44AMP 6"bl. spare upper, 1:.30Rem.BR ackley imp.10"bbl. spare upper, 1:7mmRem.BR ackley imp.10"bbl. spare upper, 1:.22Rem.BR ackley imp.12"bbl. spare upper, 1:.30cal.10" silencer.
(3):1:Iver Johnson PP30 .30M1carbine, w/2:40rd.Steel mags.1:Jungle clip, 16:30rd.Steel mags. in ammo pouches., 1:ambidextrious, low slung, hogleg holster, w xtra 15rd.mag.pouch,2:15rd.steel mag., 1:12".30cal.silencer.
(4):1:XM18 40mm. Grenade Launcher, 2:xtra 12rd. drum cylinders, w/36:M433 cartridges.
(5):2:Barrett M82CQ+(A1), .50BMG ackley imp. w/Titanium Counter Sniper X10-X40x56R scope, 20:12rd.(original)steel box mags. w/Zirconium tipped rds.
(6):20:M72LAWS Rockets
(7):1:H&K VP70 9mmX19mmP, w/holster/stock, 10:18rd.mags., 1:.30luger ackley imp. barrel, 1:8" 9mm.silencer,
(8):5:Berretta M93R 9mmPara, w/stock, 8" 9mm.silencer, 1:.30luger ackley imp. barrel, 10:20rd.mags.
(9):5:Enfield L85A1 5.56mmX45mmNato ackley imp., w/40mm grenade launcher, w/60:30rd.mags.ss109m855ammo,
(10):5:H&K Model51b 7.62mmNato ackley imp., w/200rd. belt.
(11):1:Crate marked GAU-2B/A, ackley imp., w/contents fully loaded.(Surprise package)
(12):10:Cases of Lemon Grenades, (M26A1).
(13):2:Charter Arms Explorer II .22lr. selective fire pistols, 4"bl., w/50rd. tear drop mags of CCI Stinger ammo.
(14):2:Striker 12ga., 12rd. shotgun revolvers, w/flechette cartridges.
(15):5:Serbu Remington 870's, 3.5"chamber, 3rd., 12ga., shotguns. w/laser sight, w/flechette cartridges.
(16):2:Remington 700 XCR's, 26" Target barrel w/Boss, .280Rem. ackley imp. w/7mm08Rem. ackley imp. chamber adpt., 1:7mmRem.BR ackley imp. chamber adpt., +Counter Sniper X3-X25x56R Titanium Scopes, 1000rds. of Nosler ammo.
(17):2:H&K Model 21e, 7.62X51mmNato ackley imp. w/Titanium Counter Sniper X3-X25x56R scope, 1:100rd. ammo belt box w/ammo, bayonets.
(18):4:2004 Taurus Hunter SA/DA Revolvers mod.w/5"bl., 8rd.,.30M1carbine, w/200 stellar clips, in low slung 2:L.,2:R. hand draw hogleg holsters., and tritium sights.
(19):2:2004 Taurus Raging Thirty Revolvers,10"bl.,.30M1 w/100 stellar clips, tritium sights.
(20):5:C96 Mauser Pistol, selective fire, 7.62mmX25mmTokarev ackley imp., oversized frame, 3"bbl., w/100 stripper clips., and attachable buttstock/holster.
(21):5:Blk.,Nazi grips, Walter PPK .32ACP, 13rd. double stack, w/55:13rd. mags., Nazi holster, 1:6".311"dia.bore silencer.
(22):2:Webley MkIII 4"bl. Revolver, 9mmPara. w/50: full moon clips.
(23):20:VZ61 Scorpions 10rd..32ACP, w/200:20rd.mags., holster.
(24):2:MP38 Schmeisser 9mmPara. w/40:32rd.mags.
(25):5:PPS43 Russian machineguns, 35rd..7.62X25mm Tokarev ackley imp., w/50:35rd.mags., 10:71rd.drum mags. from type 38 modified to fit.
(26):1:Browning type D BAR, 7.62X63mm(.30-06sprg.)ackley imp. w/2:quick change barrels, 20:20rd.mags.
(27):1:IDF M89SR 7.62X51mmNato ackley imp., w/20:20rd.mags.
(28):1:Zfk55 Schmidt Rubin 7.62X51mmNato ackley imp.
(29):10:Walther WA 2000 Rifles, 280Rem. ackley imp., w/7mm08Rem ackley imp. chamber adpt., 100 xtra mags.
(30):20:Browning M2, .50BMG ackley imp. on tripods w/200,000rds. of ammo on disintegrating belt links.
(31):2:USN Seal FAV w/1:M60,200rds.;1:Mk19,50rds.;1:M2,200rds.;2:Stinger Missiles;xtra fuel tanks.
(32):2:S64 Skycrane Helicopters, fully fueled, w/cargo containers. And th full set 8 unit mobile base outpost.
(33):1:Zepplin w/top side landing stripe, photoelectric solor cell outer skin, 10:electric propulsion motors, electrolosis hydrogen/oxygen separation system, start out filled w/helium, and enough supplies to last 10 persons 1 year,
(34):40:WASP- Williams Aerial Survey Platform, w/auto pilot option.
(35):1:NORAD MILITARY BASE, Cheyenne mt. CO. Fully stocked, w/a zepplin hanger, independent of th American defence network. I get to screen all personal myself.
(36):1:Starfleet Intrepid class starship Voyager, w/ all th modifications it had by th time th series ended, fully automated-program myself in as Captain, an entire Data class android crew(female), plus guest.












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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by hughntx » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:52 am

A fully exhaustive listing would take time, but the main items would include:
1 Apache Helicopter
1 M1 Abrams
1 M113 APC
and 1... what's the standard drone?

Naturally, all would have plenty of ammo/missiles.

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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by jor-el » Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:33 pm

A ceramic of wurtzite boron nitride for barrels, receivers, bolts. Some sort of woven carbon nanotubes for springs.

I would replicate my entire arsenal using the above materials.
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by Mad Dog Jones » Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:46 pm

jor-el wrote:A ceramic of wurtzite boron nitride for barrels, receivers, bolts. Some sort of woven carbon nanotubes for springs.

I would replicate my entire arsenal using the above materials.
That is some really super cool stuff, I just looked it up, awesome! You know th titanium carbide I want to use will remove 15-20% of th existing weight and last long enough to pass that equipment down for 3-4 generations as is. Now, that stuff Kriptonian friend I could not even begin to speculate on. Th only precaution I would juncture forth is thus, th lighter you make a firearm, th more of foot pounds of energy per square inch generated by th cartridge involved you will feel in your shoulder from th action/reaction principle involved when fireing said weapon. Do you have any speculative data on % weight reduction of your equipment using this material? Jor-el that's an awesome concept, I'd love to help you achieve it, we'll just use a two part stock with struts and magnaporting to ease things out.
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by jor-el » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:08 pm

Going by straight density values BN itself has 2.1 gm per cc and most stainless steels are like 7.75. Idle speculation math for some substrate that shares the high melting temp, is almost as hard like flint glass, I would guess for a density of 4 would be 1/2 BN, would not need surface nitriding for rust or abrasion resistance (might need a coating for alkali resistance), should have natural lubricity and might last centuries of use.
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by Spazzy » Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:08 pm

Only need one thing...

The Zero Point Energy Field Manipulator, more commonly known as The Gravity Gun.
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I'm not too greedy...

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Post by teotwaki » Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:33 pm

Heck, that warehouse you pictured has the Ark Of The Covenant. That'll freakin' melt your enemies so you don't need much else!

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Post by olateone » Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:22 am

A toothpick.

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Post by Zimmy » Sun Nov 08, 2015 3:51 pm

I always thought a suppressed top quality ultra light bullpup .22Mag tactical rifle would be an awesome angle to experiment in. Manageable sized mags of 45-75rds should be possible. Basic load would be a damn bunch of ammo.

I recognize all the many failings of the load. However, as a rural guy in brush country it sounds interesting against unarmored raider scumbags, rustlers, and brigands.
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Post by Stercutus » Mon Nov 09, 2015 1:02 am

.22 magnum It is perfect for the rotting undead flesh of Zombies and their calcium depleted bones.

If only it did not cost as much or more than 5.56 it might be more viable.
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Post by Doctorr Fabulous » Mon Nov 09, 2015 1:13 am

Zimmy wrote:I always thought a suppressed top quality ultra light bullpup .22Mag tactical rifle would be an awesome angle to experiment in. Manageable sized mags of 45-75rds should be possible. Basic load would be a damn bunch of ammo.

I recognize all the many failings of the load. However, as a rural guy in brush country it sounds interesting against unarmored raider scumbags, rustlers, and brigands.
.22 TCM gets you away from the rimfire at least.
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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by HD_Harold » Sat May 07, 2016 1:30 pm

As I live in the UK, it would be difficult for me to obtain assault rifles, pistols or heavy weaponry without scavenging military bases/large police stations. But as we're dreaming here is what I would want:

L98A2 assault rifles
Glock 9mm pistol
12 gauge Remington
Hunting rifle
Some other kind of 9mm weapon, maybe an Mp7
Nice tasty crossbow
Hatchet
Machete
Hunting knives
Cricket bat

Crap tons of ammo and plenty of parts and cleaning kits too

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Re: What is your SHTF dream arsenal?

Post by SRO1911 » Sat May 07, 2016 1:46 pm

Mines simple.
I'll take marine recon - all of them, and anything they want to bring to the party.

For my own personal use - I'll keep what I've got. my old 1911, gold cup isn't tacticool but I know it and trust it.
My old beat up g3 isn't high speed low drag tier 1 approved, but 20 rounds of 7.62x51 on tap that have a habit of going exactly where I want them is hard to beat.

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