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Offline Biggerhammer

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The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« on: May 01, 2017, 01:37:43 PM »
The true eye sees not the despair of its victims, only the elegance of equilibrium. It's a demonstration of superior judgement.

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 01:41:24 PM »
What are you using? I have been looking at some new pellet guns for critter control and don't mind spending $$$ to get a good one. Tried the kids Red Ryder but need some thing with more range and accuracy. 

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2017, 01:59:46 PM »
Just a Ruger Blackhawk Elite .177 pellet rifle.

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2017, 05:17:52 PM »
 :IBCOOL: right on! I've been using a Gamo big cat and it drops crows at 35 yards and I'm able to take out rats up to 50 yards ! Keep it up

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2017, 06:00:40 PM »
Nice work on that critter.
Nature. It's cheaper than therapy.

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2017, 06:02:39 PM »
That Ruger  is cool! :tup:
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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2017, 06:09:22 PM »
What are you using? I have been looking at some new pellet guns for critter control and don't mind spending $$$ to get a good one. Tried the kids Red Ryder but need some thing with more range and accuracy.
I'm using a Hammerli that I got a the Sportsman's Warehouse for under $125 on sale. Very accurate but noisy, I'm now using Calibri .22 that are like BB caps and very quiet in a rifle.   
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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2017, 06:30:48 PM »
I worked for a company that had hundreds of them running around our equipment.  I asked about hunting them and they said no.....then they ate about $20k worth of wiring harnesses and suddenly I was back to being a merchant of death.

Fun times.

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2017, 07:59:15 PM »
How quiet is that ruger?

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Re: The shop Ruger pellet rifles scores another nasty!
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2017, 11:18:30 AM »
I've killed 8 or so rock chucks this year between 90-100 yards with my Airforce Talon 22 caliber.  Sage rats out to 130. 

Will cost you $600 or so but if you do, you'll no longer be bragging about 35 yards.  Miss at 50 yards and you'll be scratching your head about what went wrong.  :twocents:
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