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1st rattus of 2022
« on: January 18, 2022, 10:51:05 PM »
Rat traffic has been slow around here, but, about a week ago I saw a pair of rats looking to nest close by and I waited till they settled in before I decided to set up for one and tonight I wasn't ready but when I saw one peering thru some shrubs I quickly grabbed the Prod and loaded a JSB sleeping pill, got the tripod ready, opened the window and waited for hopefully another appearance by one of them and sure enough the male obliged. He was 18yds away facing me at a slight angle, I put the non illuminated dot (non because I forgot to turn the IR off last time so the battery died) on his forehead and slowly let the pill go...thwack...he crumpled up and fell DRT...15", a good sized adult male. First one of the year!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2022, 06:11:02 PM »
Good shot placement!

That is a good sized rat there. Lucky guy got a JSB pill free of charge... Lol.
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2022, 06:18:53 PM »
Nice shot Randall!  He's a big one too!  You and that Prod are a deadly combination!  I have one that showed up a few days ago, like you, I'm letting him get settled in and hoping he get his friends to join him!   ;D  Now, if I could just get the rest of the critters to clear out so he can begin to feel at home!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2022, 06:53:38 PM »
Good shot placement!

That is a good sized rat there. Lucky guy got a JSB pill free of charge... Lol.

LOL Zack! And, thank you very much! I guess it couldn't turn down a "freebie"!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2022, 06:58:24 PM »
Nice shot Randall!  He's a big one too!  You and that Prod are a deadly combination!  I have one that showed up a few days ago, like you, I'm letting him get settled in and hoping he get his friends to join him!   ;D  Now, if I could just get the rest of the critters to clear out so he can begin to feel at home!

Paullllll! Thank you so much! Yeah, big one for sure. The Prod is a great low power ratting PCP for sure. Looking forward to your post after the big guys clear out! All us ratters have had slow, low rraffic ratting for too long!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2022, 07:54:30 PM »
Nice shooting Randall!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2022, 11:32:41 PM »
Nice shooting Randall!

Dave!!! Thank you so mich kind sir! Looking forward to seeing your posts on your squirrel shooting!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2022, 01:38:27 AM »
Great shot placement on that big male rat Randall!   Congrats on the first of the year and may you get many more in 2022!

I 've been getting 3-4 Starlings/day.  They only come a few times in the morning until they figure out it's dangerous to their health, but the next day they show up again a little more cautious each time, and only stay for a few seconds or a bite or 2.  They literally eat and run or fly :)   I started shooting 6-7 per day until they caught on, and now I am averaging about 3.  Thank god for the 2 snow storms we 've had or they probably wouldn't have come.

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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2022, 10:56:57 AM »
Great shot placement on that big male rat Randall!   Congrats on the first of the year and may you get many more in 2022!

I 've been getting 3-4 Starlings/day.  They only come a few times in the morning until they figure out it's dangerous to their health, but the next day they show up again a little more cautious each time, and only stay for a few seconds or a bite or 2.  They literally eat and run or fly :)   I started shooting 6-7 per day until they caught on, and now I am averaging about 3.  Thank god for the 2 snow storms we 've had or they probably wouldn't have come.

Harry

Harry! Thank you kind sir! Ooohh....Great shooting on those starlings! Keep on those mean bullies!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2022, 07:22:07 PM »
Good shooting and congrats on the first rattus of 2022. 

I'm waiting with BAITED breath.  (PUN INTENDED) ;D
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2022, 10:52:23 PM »
Good shooting and congrats on the first rattus of 2022. 

I'm waiting with BAITED breath.  (PUN INTENDED) ;D

LOL Ken! Thank you very much! You WILL snipe some pests soon 👍.
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2022, 11:17:19 PM »
Randall, Thanks for the encouragement! ;D
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2022, 10:58:26 PM »
Randall, Thanks for the encouragement! ;D

Ken, you're welcome!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2022, 12:40:59 PM »
Nice one Randall, been slim around were but I'll wait.
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #14 on: January 26, 2022, 03:02:12 PM »
Nice one Randall, been slim around were but I'll wait.

Jesse! Thank you so much! Been slow pickings around here too. I hope we both get more traffic soon!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2022, 01:41:43 AM »
Nice shooting Randall, I need some my way, only short visits lately...
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2022, 08:04:44 PM »
Nice shooting Randall, I need some my way, only short visits lately...

Kevin! Thank you so much sir! If I could, I would send some your way! Hope all is well with you!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2022, 01:37:10 PM »
Nice shooting Randall, I need some my way, only short visits lately...

Kevin! Thank you so much sir! If I could, I would send some your way! Hope all is well with you!
All's good, I woke up..... :o :o :o lots of Arthritis pain in the Back, shoulders and the knees, but I'm still tinkering, Picked up a Shin Sung Fire 201 9mm, it's basically an early Sam Yang 909 in 9mm, fixed the leaks, made a Moderator, almost done, just need a 12mmx1 tap and a fill probe, I ordered the tap and fill probe last night, I wonder what a .357 cal/9mm would do to a Rat... :o :o :o ;D
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2022, 02:04:21 PM »
Nice shooting Randall, I need some my way, only short visits lately...

Kevin! Thank you so much sir! If I could, I would send some your way! Hope all is well with you!
All's good, I woke up..... :o :o :o lots of Arthritis pain in the Back, shoulders and the knees, but I'm still tinkering, Picked up a Shin Sung Fire 201 9mm, it's basically an early Sam Yang 909 in 9mm, fixed the leaks, made a Moderator, almost done, just need a 12mmx1 tap and a fill probe, I ordered the tap and fill probe last night, I wonder what a .357 cal/9mm would do to a Rat... :o :o :o ;D

Kevin, glad you are doing well! Have you ever tried New Zealand green lipped mussel supplements (Amazon Swanson)? Friend and family have been taking these for some time now for joint mobility associated with arthuritis! Wow...9mm Shin! There wil be no remnants of it remaining when hit by that size projectile...can one say VAPORIZED! Really want to see a video with you nuking a rattus with that! Ha!
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Re: 1st rattus of 2022
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2022, 10:27:16 PM »
Nice shooting Randall, I need some my way, only short visits lately...

Kevin! Thank you so much sir! If I could, I would send some your way! Hope all is well with you!
All's good, I woke up..... :o :o :o lots of Arthritis pain in the Back, shoulders and the knees, but I'm still tinkering, Picked up a Shin Sung Fire 201 9mm, it's basically an early Sam Yang 909 in 9mm, fixed the leaks, made a Moderator, almost done, just need a 12mmx1 tap and a fill probe, I ordered the tap and fill probe last night, I wonder what a .357 cal/9mm would do to a Rat... :o :o :o ;D

Kevin, glad you are doing well! Have you ever tried New Zealand green lipped mussel supplements (Amazon Swanson)? Friend and family have been taking these for some time now for joint mobility associated with arthuritis! Wow...9mm Shin! There wil be no remnants of it remaining when hit by that size projectile...can one say VAPORIZED! Really want to see a video with you nuking a rattus with that! Ha!
can't do anything with Mussels, got gout, Yeah I got to many afflictions and they all happened at about the same time.... the big 50....
the Shin might get a video if I can find a willing Rattus to be the first volunteer.... ;D ;D ;D
I wound up making a Fill probe from some brass rod stock I had, Works great, A perfect fit, filled the Shin to 3000 psi and it has held for 30 hours now, my leak detector is not picking up any kind of leak, so I think it's good, just waiting for the 12mm x 1 Tap to be able to install my home made Moderator with my Baffle design, it works good on my Buddies Sam Yang 909 .44/45, so it should work great on the Shin 9mm.
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