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#5670216 - 03/26/15 10:56 AM Let's talk dart guns
Bowhunt17 Offline
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Registered: 03/08/15
Posts: 25
What dart guns are yall using and how do you like the?. Currently using a pneu dart gun that model 389 I believe. Looking at getting a new gun and particularly interested in the pneu dart x-caliber and the dan dart gun. Wanting a CO2 gun that is quiet and accurate.

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#5670567 - 03/26/15 02:05 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
Hilonesome Offline
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Registered: 03/15/12
Posts: 440
Loc: Lone Camp Texas
I have two of the 389's, have had the older model 193, I know a lot of Folks talk about the noise, but they type of Darting we do the 389's are all I will ever need.....
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#5670570 - 03/26/15 02:06 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
I have a pump up Sheridan. All my work is within a 100' and most within 30 ft. so it fits me perfectly. Very quiet and accurate. I had one of the older ones that used the blank charges but it was a POS.
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#5670581 - 03/26/15 02:10 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
Bowhunt17 Offline
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Registered: 03/08/15
Posts: 25
Looking for something with a larger range.

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#5670812 - 03/26/15 04:19 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Hilonesome]
2010bigdog Offline
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Originally Posted By: Hilonesome
I have two of the 389's, have had the older model 193, I know a lot of Folks talk about the noise, but they type of Darting we do the 389's are all I will ever need.....


The Pnue-dart389 will do what you need what you need to do.

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#5671001 - 03/26/15 06:06 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
John Humbert Offline
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How are y'all getting the sedative and antagonist for darting animals? Doesn't this have to be done by a vet, and administrated by a vet?

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#5671057 - 03/26/15 06:45 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
don k Offline
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Just like getting a drug or pill from a doctor. And no it does not have to be administered by a vet.
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#5671074 - 03/26/15 06:56 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: 2010bigdog]
Lonnie Paul Walker Jr. Offline
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Loc: Santo, TX


I agree with Casey, I have 2 - 389's, 1 pump up, and a blow gun that we use all the time. I have used lots of different brands, but will stick with pneu darts. we take lots of long shots at times and the 389 does well. I have had problems with it being too hot on short ranges, because it just would not turn down enough. I will say this that there are alot of good guns and the key is practise all you can. Good Luck To You.
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#5671455 - 03/26/15 09:57 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: John Humbert]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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I have a very old Model 171C cartridge rifle that I got in 1991. IRRC is was if not their first or one of their very first ones they made. I have owned or shot the pump pistol, 193 and 389. I will never sell my old gun and have to have it re-barrelled once. Not sure what range you are talking about but CO2 will be shorter ranged than cartridge fire. They had a lot of problems with X-Caliber years ago when I looked at getting one. They are very heavy but can be very quiet. I know a guy that loves his and then a friend who hates his. I think they have greatly improved the X-Caliber though these days.

Originally Posted By: John Humbert
How are y'all getting the sedative and antagonist for darting animals? Doesn't this have to be done by a vet, and administrated by a vet?

You have to or had to be using and under a Vets care for most drugs. I had to keep a log and account for every bottle of drug(Telazol) used and how many doses I used in order to be able to purchase again.
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#5671589 - 03/26/15 11:06 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
Jared Drzymala Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 418
My vet came out saw my herd and saw okay I see you have deer, and I use BAM, order it straight from the manufacture
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#5673201 - 03/27/15 11:36 PM Re: Let's talk dart guns [Re: Bowhunt17]
fvh40 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/11
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Loc: South Africa
I use the pneu dart 389, the dan inject is not suitable for shooting long range
in the wind. 2cents
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