You & I are thinking alike on this. I have just refurbed mine [24c I believe .22LR over 20GA] and added a flashlight mount with a 9 led light, a 7 segment 150 foot 550 paracord sling & a sleeve with 5 shot shells & 10 .22 rounds on it. When it comes to air rifles I do recommend either a "pump" action [variable psi] spring piston or a new nitrogen fired piston. The precharged ones that you have to use a large air supply or psi to fire it may be too loud & getting the air supply may come very hard to come by in the event of a disaster ect.
For that situation, if you are using it for just foraging, then the LR over 410 or 20, with the 24" barrel will be better. The 24C, AKA the Camper, is handy to keep packed away somewhere, but the 4"... more
good tips guys. I'd like to see your flashlight and sling mounted to your 24C. I never considered an airgun. I can stock up on 22LRs pretty cheaply be self reliant. Have you guys worked on your... more