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Old 04-28-2014, 03:47 PM   #1
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So I have been facing these rather large rats in my garage . Part of it was me for leaving feed bags in the garage . But anyways I had been trying to shoot this guy with my sling shot for over a week !

Once I got home from work if grab my sling shot and sneak into the garage hoping he would be in aims reach . Well yesterday I snuck in the garage and boom there he was running ontop of the garage door when I fired a 1/2 ball bearing right his way and he fell down . I gave it some time about 10 min to search for blood hoping I would get on a trail . I searched where I though he fell and saw a bit of blood then I looked to my left and saw this fury critter lay dead !

So here's a pic with him and me with my sling shot !

Oh God I can't wait till deer season gets here !!!
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Old 04-28-2014, 03:50 PM   #2
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good shot!! but man....thanks for the graphic warning!
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Old 04-28-2014, 03:50 PM   #3
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LOL. Good Shot and Congrats
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Old 04-28-2014, 03:50 PM   #4
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So did you shoot him from the road.............at night...........using a spotlight?

I hate those suckers!

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Old 04-28-2014, 03:51 PM   #5
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Let us know when you get the mount back. Looking forward to see it. Full body?
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Old 04-28-2014, 03:55 PM   #6
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Looks a little young, maybe should have given him another year. Nice one anyway! ><>
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Old 04-28-2014, 03:58 PM   #7
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KAR........where there is one, there is more
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:07 PM   #8
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Think about all the holes in his garage sheetrock from missing. Nice one dude.. Rat, it's what's for DINNER.
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:11 PM   #9
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KAR!!! Nice one
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:13 PM   #10
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Let us know when you get the mount back. Looking forward to see it. Full body?
Trying to debate if I wanna go full body? The tail is unattractive lol
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:16 PM   #11
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Trying to debate if I wanna go full body? The tail is unattractive lol
You could go with a Euro if he has decent teeth.

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Old 04-28-2014, 04:45 PM   #12
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Looks a little young, maybe should have given him another year. Nice one anyway! ><>
I mean I like the target practice and all but them sons of guns cost money!!
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:46 PM   #13
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You could go with a Euro if he has decent teeth.

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I would consider him a pope and young !but not sure if it's pope and young with a sling shot ??
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:49 PM   #14
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Very nice marksmanship!

I've killed a few with traps and recently one with a shovel. I still want one with a pellet gun!

But there is NO WAY IN HADES that I'm picking one up in my hand like you in the LDP above! No way no how!!!! I'd need a freaking welders glove or something.
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:59 PM   #15
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Lol
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:02 PM   #16
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Good shot!! Now cut you grass before his brother shows up and moves in..
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:04 PM   #17
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I think a live hunt is in order next time! Not a recap!
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Old 04-28-2014, 06:51 PM   #18
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Oh man, LMAO...good shot!
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Old 04-28-2014, 06:56 PM   #19
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id like to see him on the tape measure
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Old 04-28-2014, 06:58 PM   #20
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Sling shot is the equivalent of a crossbow in archery. You can still claim P&Y but there has to be an asterisk.

Now if you had slain the beast with, say, a blow gun or better yet a stone cast from your good arm....then you'd have a trophy worth really bragging about. Furthermore, did you use any artificial light or anything like that? Lighted ball bearings? Lighted sights on your slingshot/crossbow? Was this a high garage hunt or was the monster free to roam to and fro? That kind of thing.
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Old 04-28-2014, 07:56 PM   #21
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No tape measure photo so hard to tell if it's a $5k rat.
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Old 04-28-2014, 07:59 PM   #22
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Awesome! What kind of camo are you wearing in the LDP? I might need to get some!
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Old 04-28-2014, 08:06 PM   #23
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Don't forget the garlic and butter.
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Old 04-28-2014, 08:28 PM   #24
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Be sure to use the correct tag.
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Old 04-28-2014, 08:34 PM   #25
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If the garage door was down is that considered HF?

Great shot by the way, Congrats
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Old 04-29-2014, 12:30 AM   #26
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I love me some sling shots. I've killed a bunch of rats, but not in my garage.
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:31 AM   #27
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Cat would have gotten it done in half the time...and then left it on your doorstep for you to admire.
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:51 AM   #28
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Good shot!! Now cut you grass before his brother shows up and moves in..
Mowing is over rated.
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:08 AM   #29
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That's pretty slick with a slingshot!

I shot one yesterday in my shop- a female trying to build a nest in my riding mower. She hid between two panels of wood and I got 'er with my H&R 22 LR revolver loaded with CCI rat shot. Dropped like a rock and no blood!

I don't have a kill picture but I do have a picture of the nest with my security agent, who notified me of the intruder.

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