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What's the forums (My fellow prepper brothers and sisters "Shotlady") thoughts on how much ammo is enough for a SHTF situation? I'm not going to say how much I have and what firearms I have (Eyes are on us) but, most of the calibers match. e.g all my pistols are .45 ACP & 22lr. SO, what is your magic number of enough per caliber? ::rambo:::(
 

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What's the forums (My fellow prepper brothers and sisters "Shotlady") thoughts on how much ammo is enough for a SHTF situation? I'm not going to say how much I have and what firearms I have (Eyes are on us) but, most of the calibers match. e.g all my pistols are .45 ACP & 22lr. SO, what is your magic number of enough per caliber? ::rambo:::(
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LMAO!!! OK Point taken!!!!!
 

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One has to remember, we are civilians. There will be no choppers airlifting in more munitions. As Clint Smith once said: no one who has ever survived a gunfight has ever wished for a smaller gun or less ammo.
Since I'm not going anywhere, "bugging in" so to speak, the only cap on ammo I have is the depth of my wallet. I'm not going to have to carry it on my back.
 

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My worry is the weight, and not for me to carry, but for the 1/2" 40 year old particle board floors in my home with the polyester curtains and the redwood deck.
 

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Minimum 1000 rounds is a good number to start with for the calibers that you own, when you hit those numbers focus $ on other prepping items that you might be neglecting. Its funny to watch youtube "prepper" videos and its all about "guns". You can't eat a gun!

Minimum: 10,000 of .22 and shotgun ammo (hunting) for trading.

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I dont have a cap i have minimum standards that mirror survivals. my boys dont have my caliburs, so i stock at their houses too. I can barter ammo. i wont be a gold or silver collector/ trader. hell i even suggest you have caliburs you do have for trade, but first have a rubust storage of your own.

heres how i figure. there are 47,000 people in my 4 block area. i maybe like two of them. lol theres 21 million people in socal the cities blend together theres no true distinction. I still do not have enough ammo. kept in rolling suit cases i can walk out with it orride a bike and hook it to the back, or drive out with it. and you may need to shoot some things twice.

i love the smell & talk of gun powder in the morning!
 

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OK, Now I don't feel like a nut for going over the norm with ammo. With that said I'll slow down on my ammo and start buying some other preppers goodies. By the way check this out. Next pay day I'll be getting the 400+ can organizer!

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When the Wife (she who must be obeyed) found out how much I had squirreled away in the house she about had a heart attack. Made me move it out to my barn (as opposed to HER barn).
 

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Years ago, my chiropractor and I were talking about currency (he doesn't take credit cards), and the difference between currency and money.
He said he buys gold and silver. I said I buy silver, lead and brass. While ammo is technically not real money as it will not last indefinitely, it will last long enough for me. Its value is not going to be lost, and I will be able to use it for trading when we run into bad times.

Since then, he has added the extra metals to his list, too.
 

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Min. 1, 000 and never a cap, at one point I use to have 10,000. All depends on the person and what situation.
 

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I may live in a fancy highrise, but the amount of people here really bring down my standard of living. wow just ruin this rual texan gal's day. every day for 14 yrs! i cant wait till my sweet little baby comes home from ****edupistan so i can move and start living my life the way its meant to be.


hahaha rice paddy daddy! looks like you got busted. shell be happy one day you had all that! and im sure yer happy everyday knowing you have all that! this ole gal aint mad at you!
 

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hahaha rice paddy daddy! looks like you got busted. shell be happy one day you had all that! and im sure yer happy everyday knowing you have all that! this ole gal aint mad at you!
Doesn't everyone have 1000+ rounds of 1954 Bulgarian ammo for their Mosin Nagants?
 
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Ahhh, 440 round sealed cans. The dealer had 'em priced at $37 because he thought there were 100 rounds in the can. I guess he couldn't read Bulgarian. I couldn't either and it was a pleasant suprise when I opened one.
Yes, they are corrosive, but that's OK.
 

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a case or two of defense ammo (.223,7.62X 39,30-06,9 mm, .45 acp)then you can never have too much .22, for hunting, bartering, and even self defense. Its so cheap its just silly not to have plenty of it on hand.
 

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Cap...WHAT CAP???? I buy till i run out of cash or the store runs out of ammo!! Then i go to another store. =)
 
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