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Old October 19 2013, 11:59 PM   #120
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Re: MYTHBUSTERS 10th Anniversary Season

Trekker4747 wrote: View Post
Yeah, still but I doubt people are going to be running around killing zombies with six-shooter pistols.
Err, I specifically said "shotguns and hunting rifles." Yes, one of Jamie's guns was pistol-sized, but it was single-action, emulating the performance of a shotgun.

I don't deny that using simpler weapons like an ax would be better simply because they wouldn't need to be maintained or need you to keep/find ammo. Just that I think the type of gun Jamie was given was too big of a handicap.
You miss my point, which is that in a post-apocalyptic scenario, simpler guns like shotguns might be both easier to find and easier to maintain than automatic weapons. That, I suspect, is why they chose to focus on shotgun-like weapons in the myth.
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