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Old 09-15-2011, 01:56 PM   #41
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The guy that takes care of the property didnt say what kind they were. He just told me that the last one he shot was close to 8ft long and he shot it with his shotgun. He told me to be careful if I go down there because there's a **** ton of them I guess. I just walked within throwing distance and sent them a gift via airmail.
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Make sure to sight in the rifle.
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Old 09-16-2011, 01:26 PM   #43
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Make sure to sight in the rifle.
Up and to the left. lol

I think the rifle is off cause I'm using the wrong cal ammo like someone suggested earlier. Its inconsistent shot after shot.

The pistol however is damn near spot on. I actually prefer the pistol now after seeing their performance back to back on the target sheet.

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I'm looking around for a nice rifle with a scope. Any recommendations? Looking to spend somewhere in the $150-$200 range, but I'm willing to pay more if its REALLY worth it. I don't need a tactical flashlight or silencer type rifle. Just a scope to help me zero in on these bitches.

After another 2 dozen shots fired this morning I think I injured one again on the fire pit. I'm counting almost 10 out in the open at once. I think I moved into THIER house.

This morning I was on the phone with the eBay rep on speakerphone loading up and taking shots out the window. lol
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Old 09-16-2011, 04:17 PM   #44
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Seriously...get the right pellets and you'll love that gun.

Nothing like being a badass shot with open sights.


You should seriously have 3 dead chipmunks laying across your yard before the next time you have to get up to ****.

If this thread doesn't have some real ******* kill shots the next time I open it I'm shutting the **** down.
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Lol, I caught a baby diamond back in my garage, and it needs food. Irish I had a chipmunk problem. My airsoft rifle would take out about 4 in one swoop.
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Yeah, Im with godspeed. Proper ammo and you will fall in love with that rifle. Dont spend any money, unless its on the right size pellets!
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Old 09-16-2011, 06:24 PM   #47
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Ok guys. I'll pickup some ammo for the rifle this weekend and see how she does.

Trust me. I ******* WISH I could take out 10 a day.

Give me some time and I promise this thread will be filled with kill shot pictures and stories to boot.

I will not let these ************* get the best of me!!! lol
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Admittedly I did not read every post in this thread, kinda skimmed. Know that .22 rifles have been touched on, but you CAN get a fairly good .22 rifle for about $150.00 a brand new Marlin rifle, and a Ruger 10/22 for about $200.

Used is a different story.



I got that as you see it for $150 used from Cabela's, including the scope. Its a New England firearms .17HMR. Shoots a little 17 grain hollow point or polymer tipped bullet at over 2000 feet per second.

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Dunno how big the snakes in the snake pond are, but if they're big enough, grabbing a couple of them and turning them loose under the house might help out.

Not recommended if they happen to be cottonmouths or rattlesnakes, though.
I'm surprised that the snakes aren't already there. I work in a chemical plant and every spring we get birds that nest on the 4th floor (we are talking steel beams and grating). You always walk across snakes that have come all the way from the woods and crawled up 75 feet of steel to get to the birds.
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I'm pretty sure we have the same pellet rifle but mine is a .20 cal. You need to get on my level though.

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No need for glass, this thing is damn accurate:

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Pusha - Although similar, I think our rifles are different. I'll take a POV shot of mine later today or tomorrow and we can compare.

I've been outside since 9am clearing all the brush behind the house and shooting when I see them. I cut down a few trees and clipped everything from poison ivy to flowers. I'm trying to destroy their habitat so they ******* leave already.

I got another kill though. 2 shots and he ran down the front hill behind a rock. I followed him and he was still twitching so I gave him another 6 for good measure. One of the first 2 got him in the eye. Ouch.



About an hour later I hit another one in the same spot, same deal, 2 shots. Only he ran into the thick brush and I couldn't track him down. I have no idea if it was a kill or not, but because I couldn't recover the body I'm not counting it as one.

If I didnt have to go down to the shop I'd stay here and keep it going, but unfortunately I have to get some work done. lol

BTW, this was all with the pistol. I have a 500 count box of Diablo .20cal pellets for the rifle now, but I'm not as accurate as I am with the pistol. Not to mention the pistol shoots 8 shots off in 2 or 3 seconds, so I almost favor the pistol more so than not. Plus its easier to grab and run out the house than the rifle is.
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Whoever rated the thread 1 star can suck my nuts. Come over here and show me a better way to solve the problem. ******.
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dude, I would pay you cash money to hunt around your crib for a couple days
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I would pay you cash money to actually sight in your rifle.

No need to reload if you hit them in the ******* head first time at 650+fps.
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For the distance it sounds like you are shooting at iron sites should be fine.
There are tons of cheap air rifles both multipump and break barrel and all of them will be plenty accurate at less then 30 yrds.
I killed more stuff than I could count with an old daisy 888 and a cheap crosman break barrel rifle when I was a kid. You might like something like the 888 for what you are doing as you can put 100 BBs in it and not have to carry pellets. BBs are plenty to kill these little chipmunks.
http://www.airgundepot.com/break-barrel-air-rifles.html has cheap rifles with a scope if you insist. Hell you can get a laser site or a red dot site for cheap too.
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Old 09-20-2011, 06:09 PM   #57
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dude, I would pay you cash money to hunt around your crib for a couple days
How much are we talking per kill?

I just came in from a short hunting session. The first kill was the same 2 shot **** I've been dealing with. The first shot always knocks them down, then I have to finish them off with another one. Usually I fire a few extra to make sure they're dead. I don't know, I'm way better with the pistol than I am with the rifle. I just run up in the woods at them and start firing, whereas with the rifle I'm inside shooting from the window and they're always too far away.

Well, after the first kill I sat on the porch to smoke some herb to celebrate before anything else. After I smoked I decided to patrol the woods real quick before I call it a day (I've been firing at them on and off since 9am while trying to work).



This one little **** is just peeping and peeping, staring at me screaming. So I creeped up on him real slow, put the gun up and nailed the ****. Then he jumps into a dead hollowed out, rotted tree. I didnt have anything with me so I started smashing my heel into the rot, breaking it away. No luck. I couldn't get through the thick bark (did not have steel toe boots on). So I grabbed it in the middle where it was a little more broken up and got it in half. I took the half he was in and started smashing it down on a big rock. Well after about 5 or 6 smashes it broke open and there he was. I felt bad but **** it. Shot him point blank dead.







It was trippy up in the woods. I felt like they were all around me but I couldn't focus on them from all the leaves and coverage in there. There's seriously got to be 100 of them running around. I almost feel like the more I kill the more I see them. ****!
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This one little **** is just peeping and peeping, staring at me screaming. So I creeped up on him real slow, put the gun up and nailed the ****. Then he jumps into a dead hollowed out, rotted tree. I didnt have anything with me so I started smashing my heel into the rot, breaking it away. No luck. I couldn't get through the thick bark (did not have steel toe boots on). So I grabbed it in the middle where it was a little more broken up and got it in half. I took the half he was in and started smashing it down on a big rock. Well after about 5 or 6 smashes it broke open and there he was. I felt bad but **** it. Shot him point blank dead.


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It was trippy up in the woods. I felt like they were all around me but I couldn't focus on them from all the leaves and coverage in there. There's seriously got to be 100 of them running around. I almost feel like the more I kill the more I see them. ****!
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I felt like they were all around me but I couldn't focus on them from all the leaves and coverage in there. There's seriously got to be 100 of them running around. I almost feel like the more I kill the more I see them.

Dude, you were lucky to make it out alive!


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^^^^^

You guys have NO IDEA. These ******* were surrounding me hardcore.

Honestly I was more worried about the snakes than anything. I kept looking into random holes in the dirt for the chipmunks, but thinking in the back of my head how much it would suck if a snake flew out and bit my face!!! lol
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