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    KimberRuger
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    Alright, I imagine I'll find out just exactly how "unprepared" I really am but ...........


    How much ammo of what caliber do you have - and maybe more importantly, is it enough ?

    Me, I have just over 2,000 rounds of .45, about 1500 rounds of 9mm, 2600 rounds 7.62x39, 250 7.62x54R, 400 rounds .44 mag, almost 3000 .22LR, and maybe 200 each .380 and .32 ..... oh yeah, also have about 750 12 guage mixed shot and slugs.



    Another question: what, if anything, is on your nightstand or "at hand" at night ? For me, it's the 9mm Sig on the nightstand (because the front nightsight on my Kimber is still out - damn Meprolight sights) and a Winchester "Home Defender" 12 ga pistol grip in the corner.



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    BGH228
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    (11/23/01 10:32:20 pm)
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    oh i think 50 - 10mm rounds, 30 - 12. ga shells, 5 - .270 rounds (goin to buy more tomarrow) couple hundred .22 rounds.


    hummmm as for the bedside question,,,, theres the 10mm glock 20 in the gun cabinet drawer beside the bed.








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    AntiqueDr
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    I truly have no idea how much ammunition I have.

    On the nightstand, Springfield Armory .45 with Trijicon nightsights. On the wife's side, KelTec P32. In the corner, ratty old Winchester 1200 riot with #4's.


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    BGH228
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    yall might say im a lil unprepared BUT one shot one kill ......








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    KimberRuger
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    Doc,


    My wife liked my P32 ..... until I was foolish enough to get her a Beretta Tomcat (for Valentines day no less ! - and she liked the gift - now there's a "good woman" !!!).

    Now I have the KelTec in the center console most of the time (or front pocket, rear pocket, or clipped inside the front of my belt) .... she loves her TomCat.

    TallTLynn
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    Hmmmm, about 1200 or more rounds of 7.62x39, maybe 60 rounds of .303 (I'm working on that part), 4,000 or so rounds of .22lr from regular to hollowpoint, maybe 20 rounds of 30-06, 40-80 rounds of .38 (no I don't keep track that well), and at least 800-1000 rounds of 9mm (350 of which are hollow points and 15 rounds have pretty blue coloring on the bullets).

    Not nearly enough ammo but I'm working on it daily.

    Beretta 92F 9mm next to the bed and if I wasn't such a restless sleeper I'd probably have the gun under the pillow).

    BlackGun
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    I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 50,000 loaded rounds.

    Nightstand weapon is a Remington 870 express cut down with pistol grip and a Laser sighting device.
    rules for survival: Sight alignment, Breath control, & Trigger Squeeze
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    A few thousands rounds of each, .223, 762X39, 8mm mauser, 9mm, .22, about 5 or 6 hundred rounds of each, .357, .45, 30/30, 50 rounds of 7.62X25 and a bunch of misc. boxes of 300 win mag, 12 gauge etc. etc. and a bunch I have forgotten about at this time.

    Beretta 92fs under pillow.

    BGH228, one shot one kill was a good book, have you read it yet?
    Confused? Don't be so sure.

    Edited by: Flhunter at: 11/23/01 10:54:58 pm

    LIKTOSHOOT
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    One bullet, one shot.....myself. The rest ain`t important after that.

    rayra
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    over a dozen pieces, 500-1000 rds for the rifles, ~200 shotgun, at least 200 for the handguns, and about 2000 for .45 (like to shoot it in bunches).

    And an 40mm ammo can chock-full of an assortment of ammo, at my mountain vacation home, in case I forget to bring some ammo when I take a piece up there with me.

    jeeper1
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    Betweem 30,000 and 35,000 rds. for my 46 firearms.

    Bob In St Louis
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    Yee-Gads! I would have to count it by the crate. I am assuming around 50,000 to 75,000 rounds. Of course, being an old C&R collector, I have all sorts of odd ball stuff.
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    wundudnee
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    I don't know but I think I have enough till help arrives.

    p.s. Bob are you also counting coffee cans?

    Bob In St Louis
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    I guess that estimate range includes the coffee cans full of odd ball stuff! Most of my coffee cans contain sorted empty brass waiting to be reloaded.
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    Why did you have to go and ask such questions.....
    I'm taking inventory now....will report back just as soon as I can.
    Our weapons catche:
    1 ea. Colt 45 Gold Cup
    1 ea. Ladysmith 38 Spl
    1 ea. Kalasnakov 410 w/3 clips
    Winchester #4s
    Gott a problem though, the wife is
    always wanting to sleep with
    her favorite 38 in the
    Damn Bedside stand...Haven't found out who he is yet!
    takes about 2 hours at least
    to get her in and out off
    it! But, she practices a lot.*
    She's a wild mid-night stand...
    Uh, that didn't sound rite?
    Charlie D & her hiness "Jan"

    * She's went ahead an
    painted a bulleye on tha
    trunk of our Volvo. (sob)
    Just wun moor thang..
    She thinks "NRA"
    means, "Never Runaround Alone".



    warpig883
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    I got hardly any ammo at all cept for a few thousand of .22. every time I get a pile I go shoot it. You guys need to go shoot more.

    A more fitting question would be how much ammo have you shot in the past month.
    12 ga. a couple cases
    .308 a couple thousand
    .45 ACP a couple thousand
    I do have a couple hundred on hand of the following
    .22-250
    .30-30
    600 rnds of .30-06 all loaded in Garand clips
    .45 ACP
    .308
    16 ga.
    .410

    Keep my series 70 ACP handy all the time.
    One after one, by the star-dogged moon, Too quick for groan or sigh, Each turned his face with a ghastly pang, And cursed me with his eye. Four times fifty living men, (And I heard nor sigh nor groan) With heavy thump, a lifeless lump, They dropped down one by one



    polishshooter
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    Geez, I better start buying ammo instead of guns...

    7.62x54R about 450 rounds give or take, about 50 rds on strippers in pouches...
    7.62x39 about 120 rounds, about half on strippers in pouches. (left...)
    8x56RH about 100rds
    .22LR about 400rds
    12 guage, about 40 slugs left after deer season (have to count!), about 20 rds OOB, about 30rds factory #6 left, about 200 rds #7 1/2 reloads, and about a thousand hulls, (still need to load my BuckNBall...) 25 .690 balls, about 15 lbs of 7 1/2 shot, about 10 lbs of mixed Buck, from 0 to .44 (0000?) plus misc. 12 guage wads, cups, BPGSs, buffer, etc...
    16 guage about 10 slugs, about 30 factory #6s
    20 guage, about 20 slugs, about 20 rds #6s, 20 rds #8s
    About 100 rds .45 SWC and Hardball, about another 500 once fired, and prepped WCC cases, and about 3000SWC bullets and about 1200 primers.
    40 rds 6.5x50Jap, with another 20 cases primed, (never finished reloading them)
    50 rds .32ACP even though I don't have a gun to shoot it, yet.
    "0" 7.62 Nagant Revolver, (need to get some!)
    About 125 rds 9mm Makarov
    About 160 rds 9mm Largo
    About 100 rds .30-06 ball
    about 40rds .30-06 SP
    misc. oddball singles to less than one box of everything from .32-20 to .222 to .30-40 to .38S&W to ???

    About 3/4 pound of FFFg, about a pound of FFFFg, about 30 .435 bals, about 100 .440 balls, about 75 .50 ballets, about 100 .452 conicals for the revolvers,(still have to roll the paper cartridges for it) and about 1000 caps

    Of course, I'm like pig, when I have a bunch, then I shoot it...

    Under the bed, .45, hanging on the bedpost, the '97, first on the rack (for my wife to grab) a Savage 220 single 12, and I've also started leaving a loaded clip for the Astra on the dresser too...



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    BlackGun
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    Geeeeeeeesh, how much ammo shot a month, I couldn't even begin to guess (when at work). But went to the range Wednesday and shot a half brick trying to sight in a $15.00 scope on my Ruger .920" 10/22. DUH! I had the scope set in off set,(ginch eyed) . Go ahead laugh, I did!
    rules for survival: Sight alignment, Breath control, & Trigger Squeeze
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    don't have much in the way of ammo but for things that go bump in the night its really hard to beat a half dozen oil drums filled with styrofoam and gasoline wrapped with steel fence posts and barbed wire all tied together with primer cord and hung in the trees around the house, they might get close but they won't get away

    berto64
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    I have exactly "enough"!

    berto


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    polishshooter
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    I might have to upgrade the alarm system on my house....

    The best system there is is beagle that barks at anything, a wife that's a light sleeper, and a 12 guage next to the bed....

    But the beagle is getting old and hard of hearing...
    We must make war as we must; not as we would like. - Field Marshal Kitchener, 1915