Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3129839 - 01/18/13 04:46 PM Squirrel vs 45 cal
southernhunter
8 Point


Registered: 09/08/10
Posts: 1944
Loc: alabama

Offline
Thinking about getting out the t/c and trying some light loads on some tree rats. What y'all think ?

Edited by southernhunter (01/18/13 04:47 PM)

Top
#3130062 - 01/18/13 07:49 PM Re: Squirrel vs 45 cal [Re: southernhunter]
Wobblyshot1
8 Point


Registered: 10/13/10
Posts: 1218
Loc: Rutherford County

Offline
I knew a fellow that use to hunt them with a .54 caliber flintlock....He only took head shots and was pretty good at it.
_________________________
Confederate American
Native Tennessean
N.R.A. Life Member
N.M.L.R.A. Member
I like Flintlocks!

Top
#3130133 - 01/18/13 08:31 PM Re: Squirrel vs 45 cal [Re: Wobblyshot1]
RUGER Administrator
Bambi Killa
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/19/99
Posts: 4105885
Loc: TN

Offline
Sounds like fun.
I am going in the morning but taking a .17 HMR.
_________________________
Youth is wasted on the young.

Top
#3130196 - 01/18/13 09:09 PM Re: Squirrel vs 45 cal [Re: RUGER]
huntintn
8 Point


Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 2227
Loc: savannah,TN

Offline
My dad use to talk about his grandpa "barking" them. He would find them hugging the tree and shoot beside their head letting the bark knock them out.
_________________________
God gave you two ears and one mouth for a reason ,figure it out.

Top
#3130225 - 01/18/13 09:33 PM Re: Squirrel vs 45 cal [Re: huntintn]
tasaman
8 Point


Registered: 01/11/10
Posts: 1112
Loc: Woodlawn, TN

Offline
Ill be doing the something after deer this weekend
Top
#3141104 - 01/27/13 09:28 AM Re: Squirrel vs 45 cal [Re: tasaman]
Polecat
10 Point


Registered: 10/31/02
Posts: 2662
Loc: Burns, Tn. USA

Offline
Think head shots. Here's a pic of one I shot the other day with a recent aquisition, a Hopkins and Allen caplock "squirrel rifle" in .36 cal. I was shooting a cast .350 lead ball and 30grs of Pyrodex P powder. Damage was more than I was expecting.


_________________________
Here we go again!!

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Tennessee Todd, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105885
RUGER
87623
Deer Assassin
65683
BSK
61403
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
TnDear, buckslayer85, crose84, Fisher 1959, AKeys
13384 Registered Users
Who's Online
116 registered (SudberrySlayer13, BUCKTOOF, scn, chris1976, bowfisher87, catman529, 13 invisible) and 183 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13384 Members
42 Forums
96018 Topics
1124346 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
October
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.045 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.