Bullpup for home defence

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  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    A much better approach and explanation. It denoted variables and not absolutes.

    :grouphug:
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  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Senior Member Posts: 10,726 Senior Member
    While there is no silencing a shotgun, there is this. !35 decibels is not exactly quiet.
    https://silencerco.com/silencers/salvo-12/
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  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 21,803 Senior Member
    I love it "SNIFF" when that happens,~~~:group: in order indeed.....
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  • FreezerFreezer Senior Member Posts: 1,487 Senior Member
    :tissue: I always cry when there's a happy ending :group:

    This ones been fun and informative.

    BTW, How many grains does 00 buck weigh?
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  • FreezerFreezer Senior Member Posts: 1,487 Senior Member
    CHIRO1989 wrote: »
    While there is no silencing a shotgun, there is this. !35 decibels is not exactly quiet.
    https://silencerco.com/silencers/salvo-12/

    34.5 oz- 6-12 inches long and $999 :down:
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  • knitepoetknitepoet Senior Member Posts: 18,668 Senior Member
    Freezer wrote: »

    BTW, How many grains does 00 buck weigh?
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  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    I'm kinda surprised nobody asked the purpose of those three shotguns I mentioned.

    They are loaded with slugs and positioned in places where I may be required to shoot through a barrier.
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  • earlyearly Senior Member Posts: 4,950 Senior Member
    I was thinking the might perhaps be decorative:-)
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  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I just assumed the had a very specific use. What kind of barrier if I may ask?

    Doors.
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  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 5,726 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
    I'm kinda surprised nobody asked the purpose of those three shotguns I mentioned.

    They are loaded with slugs and positioned in places where I may be required to shoot through a barrier.
    If you have them there is a danmed good reason for them, and odds are good you are going to be tight lipped about the reason...:tooth:
    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.
  • JermanatorJermanator Senior Member Posts: 15,053 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
    Doors.


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  • FisheadgibFisheadgib Senior Member Posts: 5,543 Senior Member
    We all have different sets of circumstances that define our home defense requirements so some self anointed expert claiming "_______is the best thing and what everyone should use" is just presumptuous and stupid. Zee has a long house with his children on the far end so he wants his rounds to stop before they get there, we have horses that could be anywhere in a pasture next to the house so we want rounds that lose energy very quickly, and so on. Regardless of whatever any self appointed experts on here suggest, I know what I'm using and I just have to say that I've always wanted an AUG and the thought of owning one with a can makes me moist.
    snake284 wrote: »
    For my point of view, cpj is a lot like me
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  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    Go forth and make thyself moist.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • BigslugBigslug Senior Member Posts: 6,945 Senior Member
    Maybe what you need is some desiccant packs. Just sayin'.
    WWJMBD?

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  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    Bigslug wrote: »
    Maybe what you need is some desiccant packs. Just sayin'.

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    Yeah. Funny story about that.

    I'm in a cave, in the dark, some time late at night. Haven't slept for a few days. I'm hungry and glad to finally be able to enjoy a cold MRE.

    Opening and preparing my meal in the dark, I tear open and sprinkle salt on "bread" patty id covered with a stew of sorts.

    Take me a bite of what tastes like crap. Just to find out I'd sprinkled the desi pack on my meal.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • TugarTugar Senior Member Posts: 1,824 Senior Member
    Teach wrote: »
    I thought only dope dealers used pit bulls as a defensive weapon, and doesn't a pup have to grow up and be abused before it's much of a threat? Now as for that funny looking firearm, what sort of idiot puts the chamber at approximately the shooter's cheek, and the muzzle blast about a foot from his ears?
    :uhm:
    Jerry

    Actually no. You can have a loving animal that will defend your family without abusing it. Some breeds have a natural tendency to do it from birth and need NO training to do it. To me, anyone that would abuse an animal, would do it to a human as well and really needs to assume room temperature. And it doesn't need to be large, just vocal. I call them biological creep alarms.


    My question is how long (overall length) is this wunderweapon? The AUG by itself if 28.15, add the can and it has to be close to 3 feet at least. I personally agree with Horselips. Unless it's a static situation, long guns suck inside a dwelling. If you have to venture out for loved ones, you have no extra hands and the weapon arrives in the room LONG before you do. I'll keep my pistol/flashlight handy.
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  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 5,726 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
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    Yeah. Funny story about that.

    I'm in a cave, in the dark, some time late at night. Haven't slept for a few days. I'm hungry and glad to finally be able to enjoy a cold MRE.

    Opening and preparing my meal in the dark, I tear open and sprinkle salt on "bread" patty id covered with a stew of sorts.

    Take me a bite of what tastes like crap. Just to find out I'd sprinkled the desi pack on my meal.
    Oh that sucks!
    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.
  • bobbyrlf3bobbyrlf3 Senior Member Posts: 2,465 Senior Member
    Great discussion! Now I'm shopping for a forend light.........
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  • JasonMPDJasonMPD Senior Member Posts: 6,102 Senior Member
    Steyr AUG uses proprietary Steyr magazines, so that's a deal breaker for me.

    The Tavor accomplishes the same concept and uses M16 magazines.
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  • JKPJKP Senior Member Posts: 1,825 Senior Member
    My primary HD weapon is a handgun but the rifle I have in close reach is an FN PS90. Very handy, 51 rounds before reload, and my wife handles it well.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 14,835 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
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    Yeah. Funny story about that.

    I'm in a cave, in the dark, some time late at night. Haven't slept for a few days. I'm hungry and glad to finally be able to enjoy a cold MRE.

    Opening and preparing my meal in the dark, I tear open and sprinkle salt on "bread" patty id covered with a stew of sorts.

    Take me a bite of what tastes like crap. Just to find out I'd sprinkled the desi pack on my meal.

    You know? You might just have hit on just the thing to make javelina palatable!
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  • FisheadgibFisheadgib Senior Member Posts: 5,543 Senior Member
    JasonMPD wrote: »
    Steyr AUG uses proprietary Steyr magazines, so that's a deal breaker for me.

    The Tavor accomplishes the same concept and uses M16 magazines.

    Magpul makes mags for it at 19.00 apiece so that's a non-issue. The aug is better looking and has very little plastic in it.
    snake284 wrote: »
    For my point of view, cpj is a lot like me
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  • JasonMPDJasonMPD Senior Member Posts: 6,102 Senior Member
    Fisheadgib wrote: »
    Magpul makes mags for it at 19.00 apiece so that's a non-issue. The aug is better looking and has very little plastic in it.


    Also has a smaller charging handle closer to the 1913 top rail and the rail is not provisioned for optics and a set of back up sights conveniently.

    The trigger is worse than a Tavor and has no aftermarket trigger pack replacements like the IWI rifles do (i.e. Geissele).

    The Steyr is a good rifle, just not as convenient as modern bullpups and still inferior to normal carbines. A 10.5" SBR isn't any longer and the gun, stamp, 10 magazines and 1000 rounds of ammo for the cost of the AUG alone.
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  • JasonMPDJasonMPD Senior Member Posts: 6,102 Senior Member
    I prescribe to the "do what you want" philosophy with guns, but when the benefits aren't outweighed on either side of the argument I'm inclined to defer to less expensive and well-supported weapon platforms.

    But $1500 is a decent price for an AUG.
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  • FisheadgibFisheadgib Senior Member Posts: 5,543 Senior Member
    JasonMPD wrote: »
    Also has a smaller charging handle closer to the 1913 top rail and the rail is not provisioned for optics and a set of back up sights conveniently.

    The trigger is worse than a Tavor and has no aftermarket trigger pack replacements like the IWI rifles do (i.e. Geissele).

    The Steyr is a good rifle, just not as convenient as modern bullpups and still inferior to normal carbines. A 10.5" SBR isn't any longer and the gun, stamp, 10 magazines and 1000 rounds of ammo for the cost of the AUG alone.

    I agree with all of that but there's lots of stuff in my safe that isn't practical so one more is no big deal. I've handled and shot one quite a bit and fell in lust with one back when they cost only slightly more than an AR. In the late 80's they were only about a hundred bucks more than an AR.
    snake284 wrote: »
    For my point of view, cpj is a lot like me
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  • 10canyon5310canyon53 Member Posts: 1,215 Senior Member
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  • BigslugBigslug Senior Member Posts: 6,945 Senior Member
    10canyon53 wrote: »
    My primary HD is a 12 gauge with a 10 round magazine and a red dot sight with laser. I keep a magazine loaded with segmented slugs handy . . . My house is concrete block with plaster interior walls and the slug fragments on impact so over penetration shouldn't be an issue.

    You might want to do some testing on that theory, sacrificing some scrap drywall and cheap cinder blocks on the altar of Science. The Winchester segmented slugs, like most hollowpoint-type ammo, is designed to do it's thing in a "wet" target. On hard barriers, the nose cavities will often collapse inward or plug up, and you're back to solid projectile characteristics again. Winchester actually had that in mind when they cooked it up so cops could deal with barricaded crooks in cars and such, but got the fragmentation on a "naked" threat.

    I expect you'll be good with cinderblock, and the soft lead slugs will likely pancake while making a crater on one side - or at least will have very little gas left on the other side - but I've got doubts about it breaking up in plaster. At any rate, there's no low recoil version I'm aware of, so each third of that slug is about equivalent to a 147 grain 9mm pistol bullet. . .but steaming along at .357 Magnum velocities. Great round for police work, but you might want to "homework it out" a little before using it as the household primary.

    At your 20 foot max range, the pellets of Federal buck loads using their Flight Control wads rounds will still be just starting to come out of the wad cup, so they essentially behave like a segmented slug at that distance, but "break up" into smaller portions (60 grains for 00, obviously less for smaller), and they start out a little slower - around 1200 fps. Might be a better plan for your neighbor concerns.
    WWJMBD?

    "Nothing is safe from stupid." - Zee
  • NCFUBARNCFUBAR Senior Member Posts: 4,324 Senior Member
    Bigslug wrote: »
    At your 20 foot max range, the pellets of Federal buck loads using their Flight Control wads rounds will still be just starting to come out of the wad cup, so they essentially behave like a segmented slug at that distance, but "break up" into smaller portions (60 grains for 00, obviously less for smaller), and they start out a little slower - around 1200 fps. Might be a better plan for your neighbor concerns.

    I love Federal Low Recoil Flight Control in both 00 (9 pellets) and 4 (34 pellets) buck. That shot cup makes a huge difference out of my old Benelli M1S90 w/ 18.5" barrel and IC choke I patterned it at 10 yards (which is about the longest shot I could possibly have inside my house) and the 9 pellet 00 spread is under 3" not counting the wad and the 4 is holds pretty close to that with a couple of the pellets occasionally flying out slightly. Obviously other shotguns will vary depending on their specs but the Flight Control wad is remarkable to me. The 4 I believe would be nastier as far as a jagged hole on soft targets and while I would not be cheap on ammo a single center mass hit from either the 00 or 4 at HD distances would likely be needed.
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  • 10canyon5310canyon53 Member Posts: 1,215 Senior Member
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