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Offline birdshooter1189

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Air rifle for coyotes?
« on: March 06, 2020, 08:20:03 AM »
I'm curious if anyone on here has experiencing dispatching coyotes with air rifles.

I've spoken to a person before who claimed to have taken 20+ coyotes with a .22 and .25 caliber PCP air rifle.  He said it takes a well placed head shot but he claimed it was very effective.

I'm considering a Airforce Texan LSS in .45 caliber for coyotes in semi-urban areas.  The new model has an integral suppressor(moderator since it's not on a firearm and not regulated) and develops around 500 foot pounds of energy with a .45 cal slug.

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Re: Air rifle for coyotes?
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2020, 08:30:21 AM »
Tagging. Those look pretty awesome.
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Re: Air rifle for coyotes?
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2020, 08:54:27 AM »
Yep they work bait is 25 yards away RWS 350 magnum H&N Sniper Magnum .22 Cal, 18 gr right in the head wait for them to be side ways punch insta down on the ground
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Re: Air rifle for coyotes?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2020, 08:38:06 AM »
I'd look at crossbows first

 


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