Odds are good if you’re a hunter, shooter or outdoorsman, you’ve given at least a passing thought to survival situations. And no good woodsman goes afield without a gun, though sometimes space and weight concerns are of the essence. Regardless of your level of readiness, budget and style, Guns.com has gone out and found three of the top packable bug-out bag guns for preparedness.
All three of the guns we’ve selected fit our criteria of being capable for both simple defense, sustainment hunting, stowability in a pack, weight and reliability. Here’s where we settled: Henry Repeating Arms AR-7 Survival Pack, Chiappa X-Caliber Set, and the new Midland Backpack.
Regardless of your style or budget, there’s a packable survival gun within your reach. As the old saying goes, better to have it and not need it than the alternative. Any one of these three long guns would neatly round out a pack of emergency supplies in case of bug-out, natural disaster, or outdoor adventure. Let us know which gun you’d favor if the SHTF!