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Lone girl prepper advice.
This is a discussion on Lone girl prepper advice. within the General Prepper and Survival Talk forums, part of the Survivalist, Prepper, Bushcrafter, Forest Rangers category; I've been slashed, cross-checked and butt ended with a hockey stick enough to now it can be a good weapon. I'm even missing a couple ...
I've been slashed, cross-checked and butt ended with a hockey stick enough to now it can be a good weapon. I'm even missing a couple teeth, with some scars as well
Last edited by Lucky Jim; 12-08-2012 at 10:24 AM.
You sound like a well rounded young lady. Just my opinion but if you opt not to carry a firearm or form a partnership with someone maybe consider getting a bigger, well trained dog for protection. But if the stuff really hits the fan you could expect the really bad guys to harm your dog too. So a firearm makes sense.
I second these statements. If you go with any .22 LR, consider Aguila Supermax ammo . In a Rifle it has 204 foot lbs. of energy. This is the best .22lr ammo for self defense . About $40 for 500 rds. When you shoot it , compared to regular .22 ammo, you will really see and feel the difference.
Originally Posted by shotlady
Nice to meet ya! Stick around the board, and plunder through the board. There are many ways to do the same thing, and there are a lot of smart people on this board with different ideas. Pick through, get the ideas that fit you.
Here are a couple of musts, though, if the S slams into the F and it is chaos time.
You MUST have a firearm. Period. People will be panicking, and bad people will be off the leash. Be ready for the threats. Live with the burden of a heavier load than die empty handed. I'd rather shoot someone in the face with a .22LR rife at 20 feet than hit them with a staff.
Second point, get with good, like-minded people. Your chances of survival will go up, considerably. ATL is going to be a dangerous area, and there will be you and several HUNDRED thousands scrambling out of the city death trap. There is a reason why the army uses squads and platoons, so don't try and be a Lone Wolf McQuade. Take PrepperRecon and Leon's advice, and make sure you tag up with Leon; he has crazy-mad skills you definitely need to learn from him!
Unless you'd be happier on your own..
Originally Posted by Denton
There are some good people out there, and there are some who are pains, so choose carefully which to hang with.
Choose bad and you'll be in a world o' hurt-
"If you hang around with losers you become a loser"- Donald Trump
Last edited by Lucky Jim; 12-08-2012 at 03:31 PM.
It was cute... too bad it was staged and not a real fight.
Originally Posted by RaigenB
Umm... for those wondering if you scared her off. Kim only posted twice (on 5 Sep)... and hasn't logged in again since 6 Sep... so it seems she dropped in and dropped out. Oh well... we seem to have a bunch of those that make the effort to join and post once or twice and then never come back. Sad... since this forum could be the one thing that makes a difference for them.
"To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them." - George Mason (co-author of the Bill of Rights)
"A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." - George Washington
"If guns don't make people safer...then why do world leaders have armed security?" - Author Unknown
There are none so blind as those who will not see.
I hope she makes it, whatever she does.
You have the right mindset. I would advise that you purchase at least 1 good handgun, as well as a rifle. Having a dog is great - protection, etc. My family and I have 3 large dogs and our bug out plan is very similar to yours. Head to the Appalachian mountains here in Virginia. Do you have any longer term plans in place? A bug out bag is a good start, but I think planning for 1-2 weeks. Do you have a tent? camping gear, etc? Pepper spray? Do you have 3 different ways to make a fire? A hunting rifle - .22 even would help you hunt for food. Along with your fishing gear this would improve your chances. Message me if you have any questions or comments. Good Luck.
Female or not, being alone is not the way to go. You need to find someone else you can trust, male or female. You can't watch your back 24/7 and everyone needs to sleep. Hand defense is a last resort. A small handgun is a minimum be it a .22 or what ever. Unless your the exception, your not going to be GI Jane, don't waste the time trying, a few good friends are much better.
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