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#6099053 - 12/23/15 07:30 PM .22 shot shell
TXHOGSLAYER Offline
goatboy

Registered: 01/12/12
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Loc: Katy, TX
What is the effective range on these rounds for rats? I have a friend that has a rat problem in a metal barn.

Thanks in advance.
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Also, I wonder why you guys are arguing if you have not tried it both ways.

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I got 3 inches.

Originally Posted By: nsmike
you haven't seen anything, until two gays go at it.

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#6099216 - 12/23/15 09:00 PM Re: .22 shot shell [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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Registered: 10/18/09
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I have killed a few tree rats with 22lr and 22 mag at about 10 feet out a NAA mini revolver. Also shot and killed a quail on a hunt at about 5-6 ft. A longer barrel might be a little better though.

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#6099396 - 12/23/15 11:02 PM Re: .22 shot shell [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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goatboy

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I don't want to use regular loads. His barn is metal and I don't want to put holes in it.
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Also, I wonder why you guys are arguing if you have not tried it both ways.

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I got 3 inches.

Originally Posted By: nsmike
you haven't seen anything, until two gays go at it.

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#6099450 - 12/24/15 01:26 AM Re: .22 shot shell [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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10 feet it is pretty good, have killed lots of rats over the years at up to 15 feet with them. For rats I like the crimped version better than the CCI ones, little more shot in them and they pattern better from my old RG 6 inch barreled 22 pistol.
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#6100487 - 12/24/15 06:32 PM Re: .22 shot shell [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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Originally Posted By: TXHOGSLAYER
I don't want to use regular loads. His barn is metal and I don't want to put holes in it.


I was using the shot shells not regular bullets.

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#6100677 - 12/24/15 08:56 PM Re: .22 shot shell [Re: seacam]
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goatboy

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 14839
Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: seacam
Originally Posted By: TXHOGSLAYER
I don't want to use regular loads. His barn is metal and I don't want to put holes in it.


I was using the shot shells not regular bullets.


I see, I misunderstood. My apologies.
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Also, I wonder why you guys are arguing if you have not tried it both ways.

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I got 3 inches.

Originally Posted By: nsmike
you haven't seen anything, until two gays go at it.

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