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#6516502 - 10/28/16 05:52 PM Kill for the day
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8749
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Black squirrel (Otospermophilus variegatus) juvenile. Man, I hate these things. Poison placed for his kin. There I was, sitting in my favorite lawn chair, enjoying a Partagas 1845, and this little bastard sticks his head out - go inside, load up the 62A, back to chair and cigar - sure 'nuf, curiosity got him killed.




Good luck to all youth and mentors tomorrow morning!
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#6516532 - 10/28/16 06:22 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Loc: Breckenridge Tx
I like the gun.
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#6516534 - 10/28/16 06:23 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Stompy]
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Originally Posted By: Stompy
I like the gun.


Me to. up
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#6516540 - 10/28/16 06:26 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
'Wish I could find 2 or 3 more (rifled - there were smooth bores for carnival guns) that aren't shot out. They're great for rat shot too.
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#6516549 - 10/28/16 06:32 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Registered: 01/22/11
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Loc: Fairfield, TX
Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Originally Posted By: Stompy
I like the gun.


Me to. up

I have on just like it.....shot my first turkey with it when I was 14.....years ago.....was my great grandfathers rifle....
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#6516562 - 10/28/16 06:41 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
This is what you shot the smooth bores at:

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#6516577 - 10/28/16 06:54 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Way to go with a small piece of history CR up Give ya $30 and some cigars for the rifle grin
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#6516597 - 10/28/16 07:07 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 3330
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Smooth bore or not it apparently shoots well enough to dispatch a tree rat. Good job and really neat gun.
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#6516704 - 10/28/16 08:42 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
Walkabout Offline
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Registered: 09/21/11
Posts: 325
Loc: Katy Texas
Man that is a CLASSIC. Couldn't take my eyes off of it. I'm sure everybody born before 1960 had one with fond memories.
Do us all a favor and put a good pic of that .22 in the PHOTO section. Made my day sir.

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#6516710 - 10/28/16 08:45 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 11/18/07
Posts: 2846
Loc: Saginaw,Texas
fire up the grill
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#6516722 - 10/28/16 08:52 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
up
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#6516755 - 10/28/16 09:14 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Stompy]
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: Stompy
I like the gun.

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#6516760 - 10/28/16 09:16 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 02/26/09
Posts: 2070
Loc: ALLEN, TEXAS

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#6516904 - 10/28/16 11:20 PM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 09/07/09
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Loc: McKinney, TX
cool squirrel

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#6518141 - 10/30/16 08:54 AM Re: Kill for the day [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
I know its not the same but you can still find the Rossi copies on the interweb. It's a cool little gun in itself although its no 62a
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