Everyday, No Days Off did a great service by posting a guide for SHTF guns. It’s very detailed and accompanied by some of the best research found on the Internet. Take for instance:
Unfortunately, none are available with a pistol grip. If Napoleon’s Mosin had a pistol grip, he may have very well conquered the world, but that’s another discussion. Other “carbine” type Mosins are also available, which would be the perfect compliment if one’s SHTF plan includes charging at bad guys on horseback while wearing a fur hat, swinging a curved saber and swilling a bottle of vodka.