If the world we live in ever gets this way, why waste your traditional ammo on hunting squirrel or other small game? I have opted NOT to purchase a CO2 or pneumatic powered air gun. There are tons of options when it comes to Hand Pump or Break Barrel guns. So there you have it, 4 solid reasons why I keep a Pellet Gun in my survival arsenal.That would be wasteful and careless if there was a smarter way. Not only are pellets DIRT CHEAP, they are very small. Needing to refill canisters or tanks doesn’t make any sense in a survival situation. I hope this has been useful information and as always I would love you hear your thoughts and comments.This pair of videos provide very intricate instructions for preparing your Ruger 10/22 rifle for use.
Spend and you’ve got enough to last a lifetime of small game hunting.
Winchester’s M22 Subsonic Using a 45-grain round-nose lead bullet at a muzzle velocity of 1,090 fps (my chronograph showed an average of 1,050 fps from my Ruger), the Winchester M22 Subsonic load offers all the accuracy of the M22 line, but in a quiet and efficient package.
I didn’t have the opportunity to use these with a suppressor—both suppressors and fun are illegal in New York State, and I believe smiling may be a misdemeanor—but they were plenty quiet.
Quiet rifles are all the rage today, and I’m quite alright with that.
Hard-kicking magnums, with their ear-flattening report, muzzle brakes on any sort of rifle, combined with 25 years of being a musician have certainly taken their toll on my hearing; my tinnitus is an aggravating, permanent addition that I wish I didn’t have.