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Sunday, January 2, 2011

Me, two; tree rats, zero

Shot my second squirrel with my BB pistol this morning. For those of you who are tree-hugging animal lovers be advised: I consider squirrels, aka tree rats, a pest. I tolerate them trying to rob the bird feeders, but when it comes to them coming up on my porch, chewing on the railing or trying to chew their way into my house, uh-uh (ever see the damage they can do?). Ordinarily my shooting at them only scares them away. BB pistols are not known for accuracy, especially if there's a breeze. Every once in a while, though, luck is on my side. If you are offended by my actions, don't bother leaving a comment.
Think I'll finish the job of de-holidaying my house and getting some other stuff done since I have no social or other obligations today. Actually I have a few days....whoopee!
Y'all have a nice quiet day.

Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.


vlad said...

Mel Tappan "Survival Guns" p 177
quote At a distance of 8 feet from the muzzle of my 24" Anschutz, the sound level from firing was only 9 db, and at 15 feet it is was totally inaudible. Not only does this lack of noise make the CCI Long CB caps desireable for indoor or backyard practice, it makes them virtually a necessity for survival use should you ever need to do some shooting without attracting attention or alarming game in the neighborhood. unquote
My Marlin Model 25 groups one inch or smaller at fifty yards with CCI 22 CB Long, and 40 grain Remington and CCI subsonics.

Bob Mc said...

You call them tree rats. I call them delicious. :)

HermitJim said...

All is fair in the protection of the home and patio!

Besides, they have the whole woods to play in!

Momlady said...

Thanks, vlad....I think.

Bob, enjoy.

Jim, I wish they would stay in the woods.