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Old 06-24-2012, 02:10 AM   #1
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We had varmits getting into one of our sheds at work. Took this biggin this morning. 14# groundhog. ..22 lr @ 35 Yards and who says u cant group well with a 1:7 twist @ 40 yards
Those low flyers were trying to get the scope dialed in as it was zeroed for. 223
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Old 06-24-2012, 02:13 AM   #2
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Very nice critter. Lunch??
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Its an angry beaver!!

(thats what my daughter calls whistle pigs...that poor girl has lived in the ghetto toooo long)
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Very nice critter. Lunch??
Good eats!
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Very nice critter. Lunch??
Nope, but I gave it to a local that will use the meat. Only 2 left to remove. Momma and a youngin. She got pretty smart to stay in after he went down
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Thats what I hear . If I take another one im going to give it a try. Got a good recipe anyone
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Good shooting! Have had whistlepig, will pass, thanx.

Few years back had to whack some that were tearing the hell out of garden. Spotted one moving down in the meadow, glassed him- yep- den right there. Got one of my bull barreled Mossberg target rifles, sat and waited. When he popped out of the hole, squeezed off a round, sent him rolling. Was about to eject the empty when he sat up, and shook his head.

WTH? Chambered another, squeezed- CRACK- and he rolls again- and sat back up. And a 3rd time- same results- Zombie groundhog. And then I realized- Standard velocity 22 LR. 175 yds. I was hitting him- but with their hide and fur, it was like hitting him with a 3 iron- it was not penetrating!

Put the Mossberg away, and got out the .220 Savage. Fixed THAT problem!
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We got a ground hog that tears up my yard nazi neighbor's garden living in the hillside i dont mow. He often sets my cat into high alert in the mornings. Long as he keeps tearing up her yard he is welcome in mine hehehehh
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Critter reduction 25-06 style.

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Few years back had to whack some that were tearing the hell out of garden. Spotted one moving down in the meadow, glassed him- yep- den right there. Got one of my bull barreled Mossberg target rifles, sat and waited. When he popped out of the hole, squeezed off a round, sent him rolling. Was about to eject the empty when he sat up, and shook his head.

WTH? Chambered another, squeezed- CRACK- and he rolls again- and sat back up. And a 3rd time- same results- Zombie groundhog. And then I realized- Standard velocity 22 LR. 175 yds. I was hitting him- but with their hide and fur, it was like hitting him with a 3 iron- it was not penetrating!

Put the Mossberg away, and got out the .220 Savage. Fixed THAT problem
I had a similar experience with a raccoon last year. He would come into my backyard and stare at me through the window. When I would come out with the .410, he would run off about 40', then turn around and stare at me. I would fire the .410, and he would walk away. I then bought a 12 gauge and put an end to that game.
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