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Old 11-21-2010, 07:38 AM
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i hate em, i hate em, i hate em. i had one repetedly try to come down a branch that ended right by my head. on 2 seperate times wile hunting this am. its like he wanted to die. i spent more time swating at him that i did focusing on watching for deer. i did not want him on me, but did not want to blast him ether.
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Old 11-21-2010, 05:49 PM
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I have been tempted in the past to take my bow so I could shoot these dudes in a quiet way.

Ive never had one be consistently on my nerves like you have though. I probably would have ended up blasting him with a 30-06 if he kept on doing that to me.
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:09 AM
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go to Lowes and get a 5' piece of 1/2" aluminum tube in the electrical conduit aisle. Then get some bamboo skewers, X-acto #11s and some paper and glue, and youtube "how to make blowgun darts".

With some practice you can get pretty accurate up to 10 yards or so and an x-acto dart will kill a squirrel (speaking from experience).
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:18 AM
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Thats great catman. Ive never thought of a blowgun for squirrels. Would work very quiet.
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Old 11-22-2010, 11:13 AM
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Sorry fellas, can't help you here... I guess our squirrels here in MO are of a different breed. They won't come close to you here, they act as though they're fearful of humans.
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