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Online dhaverstick

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Blackpowder bushy tails!
« on: May 30, 2017, 08:20:08 AM »
Squirrel season opened here in Missouri this past Saturday and, after the way the turkeys had treated me this spring, I was ready to kill something. I wasn't able to go out on the opener but I did slip behind the house Sunday morning and kill these two fine young-n-tenders. The United Bowhunters of Missouri is having a squirrel fry at their Rendezvous this summer so I am stocking up on raw material to donate to the cause. The guy that fries them up does it in such a way that you just stick a leg in your mouth and pull out the bone. Good vittles!

There ain't nothing quite like the sight of a cloud of smoke on a cool morning!

Got these with my 12 gauge smoothbore. I had some leftover turkey loads measured out so I just used them; 75 grains FFF, 1 overpowder card, 1/4" greased fiber wad, 1 1/2 oz. #6 shot, and 1 overshot card.


Offline Bill from NJ

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Re: Blackpowder bushy tails!
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2017, 11:57:08 AM »
Congrats, very nice pix.
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Re: Blackpowder bushy tails!
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2017, 08:34:08 PM »
That smoke sure does hang around on them still mornings.....  Gotta love that!

Good shooting and mighty fine vittles!

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Re: Blackpowder bushy tails!
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2017, 09:06:36 PM »
Looks like a good start to the season...congrats  :thumbs: