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Old 07-20-2011, 02:08 AM   #1
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I have a few Rabbits that hang out in the yard and shooting them with the rifle wouldn't be any fun. So, I was thinking about giving a go at a Boomerang.

I know we have some Aussies on here, which would be best a Non-Returning or a Returning Boomerang for hunting Rabbits.

How much practice will one need to become proficient enough to kill a Rabbit?

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Old 07-20-2011, 02:17 AM   #2
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I have a few Rabbits that hang out in the yard and shooting them with the rifle wouldn't be any fun. So, I was thinking about giving a go at a Boomerang.

I know we have some Aussies on here, which would be best a Non-Returning or a Returning Boomerang for hunting Rabbits.

How much practice will one need to become proficient enough to kill a Rabbit?
Not Aussie, but check this one out.

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Good luck man! In the days when i was more into disc golf, i tried some boomerangs. The old nerf tri-arm style was the most reliable flyer. The omega-shaped wooden models were very challenging to get an accurate return from. The classic wooden banana-shaped models that i tried were too lite-weight to do any damage to anything bigger than a songbird.

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The one in Road Warrior looked pretty deadly!

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Receiving one as a gift, I tried throwing it when I was in my teens. A wasted effort on my part. Come to think about it I have no idea what ever happened to it.

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I have a few Rabbits that hang out in the yard and shooting them with the rifle wouldn't be any fun. So, I was thinking about giving a go at a Boomerang.

I know we have some Aussies on here, which would be best a Non-Returning or a Returning Boomerang for hunting Rabbits.

How much practice will one need to become proficient enough to kill a Rabbit?
How about a good slingshot? They are very accurate and a lot of fun.
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Not an Aussie, but I've messed around with boomerangs a bit.
For hunting purposes you would want a throwing stick, a non-returning boomerang. Cold Steel's Spring Catalog has one for under $30.00.
Contrary to popular belief, the throwing stick is not limited to the Outback. They have been in use around the world for eons.
The hardest part is throwing accurately, but like anything else, if you practice accuracy should come fairly quickly.
Hope this helps..........



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How about a good slingshot? They are very accurate and a lot of fun.
In the same line...have you considered bow and arrow?
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Never could figure them out. I can really relate to this old song.

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This could be an excellent opportunity to try some small game traps or snares out (non-lethal in case of pets).

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