December 2005

Downrange: 12/05


Last month’s column, “Waiting on Rita,” has generated some very interesting mail so far — and the November 2005 issue has only been out a couple of days. If you’ll recall, I asked Gun Tests readers what guns they would pack if they could only take one (or one per car, as I did). Here’s a sampling of what I’ve received so far:

Steve Ashman writes, “That was a hard question, how to limit myself to one gun in an evacuation. I would take my Ruger Mini-14 with a see-through-mount 4X scope, all the 20- and 30-round mags I had, and a 1000-round brick of Salt Lake surplus 5.56mm. The reason would be reliability of the Mini-14. I have put many thousands of rou...

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