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Guymullins
02-12-2015, 11:36
Our government monopoly electric power company has failed. We are having black-outs (no pun intended) every day for about 4 hours. The government has neglected to do any maintenance on the power stations or the grid for 20 years.
They have fired all the white folk who used to run this company, so no-one knows how to do it anyway.
The country is expecting the whole grid to go down at any moment and it would take at least a month to get it up and going again.
This will mean widespread looting and home invasions. Naturally, many of us have plenty of conventional small arms, but firepower is a little lacking.
I therefore found a rare, but effective device. It was originally invented in Rhodesia and migrated south after majority rule up there and was manufactured in SA and I believe some found their way to the US.
It takes 12 , twelve gauge shotgun rounds and I now have it loaded with 000 Zombie rounds by Hornady.

The Reaper
02-12-2015, 11:52
Called a Street Sweeper here, IIRC.

Shrill hoplophobes got it banned after being sold for more than a year, the ATF retroactively declared them Destructive Devices and required registration.

TR

Team Sergeant
02-12-2015, 12:38
Expecting a lot of company? ;)

Guymullins
02-12-2015, 12:56
Exterior defenses are electric fencing that tops all perimeter walls. Think Abbottabad when you think walls. Sleeping quarters upstairs are isolated by wrought iron gate at the bottom of the stairway. All windows, on ground floor as well as top story are barred with square solid steel bar. All this is only expected to give a little time and generate noise so as to allow the residents to arm themselves and prepare to resist. Wife has a 38sp revolver, sons have pump shotgun, K7K pistol, 38 sp revolver and the young chap, a .410 shotgun. I have the new Protecta, a .45 auto that lives at my side and a collection of rifles and other shotguns and pistols.
We will give a good account of ourselves when company arrives.
The expected company are usually armed with AK47 or R4s and police and army 9mm pistols. Luckily, their marksmanship is truly abysmal, unless the range is a few feet.
Weapon maintenance is also lousy and even buckled magazines will stop an AK from working properly.

Team Sergeant
02-12-2015, 13:01
Holy Shite!

You and your family need to come to America......

Texas or Arizona......

(There's a house right down the street from me for sale, we could have interlocking fields of fire.)

Guymullins
02-12-2015, 13:24
Holy Shite!

You and your family need to come to America......

Texas or Arizona......

(There's a house right down the street from me for sale, we could have interlocking fields of fire.)

Is my Green Card in the mail? Maybe I shouldn't wait, illegal immigrant seems the safest route nowadays.

Box
02-12-2015, 14:04
Is my Green Card in the mail? Maybe I shouldn't wait, illegal immigrant seems the safest route nowadays.

Bazinga !

Scimitar
02-12-2015, 14:22
Guy,

You're boys sound like they have trade skills.
NZ visas are wide open with the Earthquake rebuild....?

With it getting that bad in SA...you've said before the reasons for not leaving, but I'm guessing you have a trigger point, and you've got to be getting close to it.

S

Guymullins
02-12-2015, 14:32
Guy,

You're boys sound like they have trade skills.
NZ visas are wide open with the Earthquake rebuild....?

With it getting that bad in SA...you've said before the reasons for not leaving, but I'm guessing you have a trigger point, and you've got to be getting close to it.

S

The boys don't have trade skills Scim. The eldest is the owner of a pharmaceutical company, a clothing company and a gym, so he is pretty much tied down here.
The middle boy owned a study centre master franchise, so he is also stuck.
Naturally, if they can sell their companies, they will be mobile.
The youngest is studying Actuarial Science at uni, so he is out of action for 4 years.

One of the unintended consequences of reserving all jobs in large companies and the government for blacks, is that it has forced whites to create their own companies. This of course infuriated the government, because they are out of reach and making plenty of money for themselves.

mark46th
02-12-2015, 18:10
Only problem with NZ is no pistolas. Rifles OK but no handguns. Great hunting and fishing, BTW...

PSM
02-12-2015, 18:15
The boys don't have trade skills Scim.

I think that Scimitar was talking about "warrior" trade skills. ;)

Pat

TOMAHAWK9521
02-12-2015, 21:29
Only problem with NZ is no pistolas. Rifles OK but no handguns. Great hunting and fishing, BTW...

I can attest to the trout and salmon fishing in NZ. Never saw trout so big! :lifter

mark46th
02-12-2015, 21:36
Ocean fishing is outstanding, also. Yellowtail up to 100 pounds...

I was thinking about my no handgun remark. I doubt if you would need one in New Zealand, the country doesn't have the issues prevalent in SA...

Brush Okie
02-12-2015, 21:40
Is my Green Card in the mail? Maybe I shouldn't wait, illegal immigrant seems the safest route nowadays.

Hey, learn Spanish and swim the Rio Grande, you will have more rights and opportunities than I do.

PRB
02-12-2015, 22:40
We've a few SA immigrants that just moved to our small town in Az...kind of a new deal as I've not personally seen folks from SA move here.
Best to you and the doors' open if it gets to that point.

Guymullins
02-12-2015, 22:48
We've a few SA immigrants that just moved to our small town in Az...kind of a new deal as I've not personally seen folks from SA move here.
Best to you and the doors' open if it gets to that point.

Thanks PRB, I think it would be AZ, Texas or maybe Florida, because of the weather. I have a niece in Texas, San Antonio. She and Hubby left about 5 years ago and love it there.

Guymullins
02-12-2015, 22:52
Hey, learn Spanish and swim the Rio Grande, you will have more rights and opportunities than I do.

Si Senior, mañana, OK?

RomanCandle
02-13-2015, 05:45
Our government monopoly electric power company has failed. We are having black-outs (no pun intended) every day for about 4 hours. The government has neglected to do any maintenance on the power stations or the grid for 20 years.
They have fired all the white folk who used to run this company, so no-one knows how to do it anyway.
The country is expecting the whole grid to go down at any moment and it would take at least a month to get it up and going again.
This will mean widespread looting and home invasions. Naturally, many of us have plenty of conventional small arms, but firepower is a little lacking.
I therefore found a rare, but effective device. It was originally invented in Rhodesia and migrated south after majority rule up there and was manufactured in SA and I believe some found their way to the US.
It takes 12 , twelve gauge shotgun rounds and I now have it loaded with 000 Zombie rounds by Hornady.


Ah I remember this guy fondly. Back then it was the Armscor/Denel or Lyttleton Eng 40mm grenade launcher 6 shot. I see yours still has the occluded sight. Good stuff!

frostfire
02-13-2015, 23:02
Our government monopoly electric power company has failed. We are having black-outs (no pun intended) every day for about 4 hours. The government has neglected to do any maintenance on the power stations or the grid for 20 years.
They have fired all the white folk who used to run this company, so no-one knows how to do it anyway.
The country is expecting the whole grid to go down at any moment and it would take at least a month to get it up and going again.
This will mean widespread looting and home invasions. Naturally, many of us have plenty of conventional small arms, but firepower is a little lacking.
I therefore found a rare, but effective device. It was originally invented in Rhodesia and migrated south after majority rule up there and was manufactured in SA and I believe some found their way to the US.
It takes 12 , twelve gauge shotgun rounds and I now have it loaded with 000 Zombie rounds by Hornady.

IIRC, that optics look like the Armson OEG used at Son Tay raid :confused: Old school nice :D

Ambush Master
02-14-2015, 00:10
IIRC, that optics look like the Armson OEG used at Son Tay raid :confused: Old school nice :D

The Son Tay guys used the same things that I was using and they were "Single Point"s, from I believe Sweden. When I got home and out of the Army, I wanted to get one of these, but due to the "Radioactive" components inside of them, they were not available CONUS!!!

I did carry one of these on a CAR-15 on a few missions, but my ability to use the "Quick-Kill" thechniques that we had been taught, made it be just "added weight"!!
Later.
Martin

PSM
02-14-2015, 00:20
"Quick-Kill" thechniques that we had been taught,
Later.
Martin

Quick Kill training brings a smile. It seems that a certain SDS SGT Hunt got shot in the butt with a BB. It's still a mystery as to who would do such a thing. :D

Pat ;)

Bracholi
02-14-2015, 05:56
Best of luck to you and your family. I wish there were more than simply words available towards assisting you and yours.

Guymullins
02-14-2015, 07:00
Best of luck to you and your family. I wish there were more than simply words available towards assisting you and yours.

Thanks Brancholi, maybe we will have to move to Dar. I used to have a room at the Royal Palm open for me, but the owner left for greener pastures, well less green actually, Oman.

MR2
02-14-2015, 08:47
Quick Kill training brings a smile. It seems that a certain SDS SGT Hunt got shot in the butt with a BB. It's still a mystery as to who would do such a thing. :D

Pat ;)

What? The same SGT Hunt that later became known as LTC Hunt, or rather ole BB butt?

mark46th
02-14-2015, 09:54
One of these, Ambush?

PSM
02-14-2015, 10:22
What? The same SGT Hunt that later became known as LTC Hunt, or rather ole BB butt?

I hope so. He was a great guy! It would be nice to know that I, er, I mean one of us, gave him his nickname. :D

Pat

Guymullins
02-15-2015, 10:43
I went to the range today, and was pleasantly surprised.
Firstly, the Protecta was very manageable and well balanced when fully loaded.
Shooting it was a pleasure. I was using SSG crowd control shells, so they were full powered but the recoil was completely acceptable. My usual rifle is the .375 H&H and this kicked appreciably less.
Accuracy with the un=powered red dot optic was fine over 30 yds. I didn't try any further than that.
I was surprised to find that the gun auto ejected the spent round on re-cocking, so reloading is much quicker than anticipated.
Shot spread at 30 yds looks like about 24 inches. It has quite a short barrel and I suspect that has something to do with its gentle recoil.
What I didn't like was its trigger action. It has a looooong pull and then goes off without any warning. I am sure I will get used to it, but after a rifle, it is a big adaption.