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This is a discussion on Wrist Rocket? within the Crossbows, Compound, Longbow, Slingshots, Airsoft, Slings, Blowguns forums, part of the Weapons, Protection, Self Defense, Hand to Hand Combat category; HI there. Wife & son will not be carrying a pistol in their bug-out bags. Is there any value in a well-made slingshot and ball ...

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    HI there. Wife & son will not be carrying a pistol in their bug-out bags. Is there any value in a well-made slingshot and ball bearing ammo? Or is it better to use the space / weight for something more practical?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrmaine View Post
    HI there. Wife & son will not be carrying a pistol in their bug-out bags. Is there any value in a well-made slingshot and ball bearing ammo? Or is it better to use the space / weight for something more practical?
    Pistols should be carried on your person. OK to have a back up pistol in your bag but what good does your primary pistol do in a bag?

    How old is your son? Is your wife trained in the use of firearms?

    As far as a wrist rocket, sure they are fun but I'll take a 9mm over a wrist rocket any day of the week and twice on Sundays.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrmaine View Post
    HI there. Wife & son will not be carrying a pistol in their bug-out bags. Is there any value in a well-made slingshot and ball bearing ammo? Or is it better to use the space / weight for something more practical?
    Very effective weapon if thats all ya got. I shot one through both sides of a telephone booth with a marble one time..with a guy I knew inside.He was pretty mad but also thankful it didn't pass through his head n root to the exit. Or at least he shoulda been. Its been a while back.
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    Ok for stealth in taking small game. In A bug out situation speed and constant motion are your friends To get to your location. I would think a wrist rocket would have limited to no utility in such a situation. your going to want to have food rather than waist time procuring it. A modern firearm would be better protection.
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    Cats apparently qualify as small game in some areas. Thats the only kinda wily critter that comes to mind that could be fairly easy to put on the table with a wrist rocket. Yall apparently smoke a lot of funny stuff around here.
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    I would think of it this way....If they don't have a gun, and they are in a situation where someone with a knife or bat, or bare hands could threaten them....its a better deterrent and distance keeper than strong language and screams.

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    Anyone carrying anything will be carrying a firearm and or ammo. be it a small hand gun and a box of .22 they will be carrying even if they can't use it.
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    Slingshots are fun and will take small game
    BUT-- a lot of practice is required, a lot!
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    A sling shot as a viable weapon?
    Get down your Bible (you do have one at hand, right?).
    Open to 1 Samuel, turn to Chapter 17.


    I'll give you a hint, David and Goliath.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigwheel View Post
    Cats apparently qualify as small game in some areas.....
    !!!!!!!
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