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    Default So Who is Shootin Their Airguns for Their Plinkin Fix??

    Being that there is such a shortage of reloading components, rimfire ammo, and center fire stuff...

    How many of you fellas are plinking with your airguns??

    I have shot airguns most of my life. They keep my rifle shooting skills sharp as can be. I use my airguns for pest removal, hunting, paper punching, plinking, and field target. That field target game has made me deadly when it comes to head hunting squirrels.

    I squirrel hunt with either .177 or .22 and always go for a head shot. I try for the area by the ear as if my shot falls alittle more toward the nose I am still in moa of noggin and if it falls alittle more toward the neck...welp that too is an anchored squirrel.

    BTW I shoot precharged pneumatics and springers...

    check out yellowforum.com

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    I have rabbits in my backyard on a regular basis, one in particular, I call him #6.
    Humane head shot at 45 ft is easy.

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    i enjoy it as well. i can just sit for hours in the backyard holding that thing just looking for things to hit!

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    Raises hand.

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    My air rifle fix comes after the flowers bloom. Bumble bees.

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    Might take a look at our February Challenge <http://bushcraftusa.com/forum/showth...rary-Challenge >

    Air gun or rimfire, target in the first post, and you have until March 10 to enter.

    Give a whirl !
    Nemo me impune lacessit ! Wisdom is knowing what to do; Skill is knowing how to do it ; Character is what lets you actually do the job.
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    I am.

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    Yo Dutch! I'm "Astro" over on the yellow

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    Guilty. Broke down and bought an RWS 34. It provides a quality imitation of the real thing. It helps with the basics of proper shooting technique and saves me the 50 mile round trip to the range.
    I did luck into a vendor that has 22 lr but the cheapest fodder is almost $9 per 50.

    Besides I don't want to burn up all my rimfire. Half of it is for my grown daughters if the need ever arises.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tennecedar View Post
    My air rifle fix comes after the flowers bloom. Bumble bees.
    Yep, bees and wasps make for some fun practice..you've just got to make sure you hit 'em with the first shot

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