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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2019, 12:58:39 AM »
Very nice looking shooter you got there !
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2019, 05:08:26 PM »
Wow! I just saw this. I am definitely envious of the rat infested shooting grounds. I have not located 'the swarm' yet in South Florida- but I'm still looking. Nice shootin'!
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2019, 07:03:25 PM »
Wow! I just saw this. I am definitely envious of the rat infested shooting grounds. I have not located 'the swarm' yet in South Florida- but I'm still looking. Nice shootin'!
Went back last night 02/10/19 mostly to scout out more efficient shooting locations. Shot 10 incidental rats it was cold and I had limited time. Going forward will be setting up in the bed of my pickup, which will afford a great overview of at least three different rat highways.
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2019, 10:41:13 PM »
Wow your really racking them up!  Remember I'l not far if you need a hand.
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2019, 08:06:12 AM »
Wow your really racking them up!  Remember I'l not far if you need a hand.
Tony I havenít forgotten... am softening up the owner...
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« Reply #25 on: February 12, 2019, 08:08:47 AM »
Wow your really racking them up!  Remember I'l not far if you need a hand.
Tony I havenít forgotten... am softening up the owner...
Tell the owner you need help to be able to lift the bucket full of rats :)
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2019, 11:49:40 PM »
That's the way you do it.......... Bucket-O-Rattus, I Love it, you would be a god in South Asia...... at least someone is having FUN.... It's been Raining here at the other end of the Country, San Diego has been getting record rain, Much needed rain, but Rattus don't like it, I'm hoping it will cause a mass explosion of Rattus Population and I could get back to the all night Buffet and Lobotomy center.....
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2021, 09:31:35 PM »
Hi,

After seeing a flock of rats, I bought an Avenger and a Lumen Shooter for use in my backyard--LA Suburb. The closing of restaurants reportedly forced the rats into neighborhoods--including mine I suspect.

I have trouble getting the rats to my bait. When I have, I missed every one at which I have had a shot!!! I plan to switch from body to head shots in case I am wounding them after which they run off to die. (No blood seen under black light)

Any tips:
* Leave the Lumen Shooter on all the time?
* Lumen Shooter Light level?
* Other?

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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #28 on: April 07, 2021, 11:11:40 PM »
Hi,

After seeing a flock of rats, I bought an Avenger and a Lumen Shooter for use in my backyard--LA Suburb. The closing of restaurants reportedly forced the rats into neighborhoods--including mine I suspect.

I have trouble getting the rats to my bait. When I have, I missed every one at which I have had a shot!!! I plan to switch from body to head shots in case I am wounding them after which they run off to die. (No blood seen under black light)

Any tips:
* Leave the Lumen Shooter on all the time?
* Lumen Shooter Light level?
* Other?

Thanks,

DJ

DJ, I'm sure you have a light in your back yard. Replace it with a red (rodents cannot see the red light spectrum but can see it's brightness) flood light (40 watt) and point the light 90 degrees away from where rats come. Put peanut butter on a board with a back stop of another board. You can then use just your normal scope to shoot them. What distance are you shooting them? If they are closer than what your Avenger is zeroed at then you might be aiming too high....if so, you'll have to know your hold over/under or click to the closer distance before shooting the rats, practice shooting at the distance they usually are. Use peanut butter as they cannot make off with it, they have to stay and eat it there. A good tip is do not take head shots on rats unless they are facing you head on, they stick their neck out to eat so their head moves in and out but a head shot works if facing you head on. If they give you a broadside shot, their hearts are located just behind their shoulders mid body. Google rat anatomy, you'll see where their vitals are located. You'll get them!
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Re: Bucket of Rats
« Reply #29 on: April 08, 2021, 11:45:44 AM »
So that is where all the rats went.

Some of them might be here:

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