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Pellet gun for dispatching

Discussion in 'Meat Rabbits' started by Suzy74, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. Jan 4, 2019
    Suzy74

    Suzy74 Chillin' with the herd

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    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    It should be more than adequate at very close range with an accurately placed shot. Since the weapon is CO2 cartridge powered, some have adjustments where you can increases/decrease the amount of CO2 used on each shot. Please use the gun a bit before your first kill attempt, to make sure you have the pressure dialed up to max, and that the pellet is hitting where you're aiming. If you take shots at a 2x4 or piece of plywood, you can gauge what your results will be by the amount of penetration into the wood. Try doing this at approximately the same range you'll be at from the rabbit.

    A heads up: Wear your shooting glasses/eye protection when doing this (please)! I have had pellets ricochet and come straight back at me. This would be very destructive should one hit you in the eye.
     
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    greybeard

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    GypsyG

    GypsyG Loving the herd life

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    I was using a pellet pistol before I got my hopper popper... After using the hopper popper I'll never go back.
     
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