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#3237369 - 05/02/13 05:09 PM Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him
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Chad Cross was hunting for turkey in the woods in Alabama when a venomous pit viper rattlesnake bit him in the lower left leg. Nervous and scared, the Montgomery resident attempted to calm himself and slow his heart rate so as to prevent the quick spreading of the deadly venom throughout his body. He then made a move that saved his life. He pulled out his $10 snake-bite kit. WSFA has the incredible story:
http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/nature/post/hunter-saves-own-life-after-rattlesnake-bite/
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#3237499 - 05/02/13 08:24 PM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: Crappie Luck]
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wow
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#3237512 - 05/02/13 08:36 PM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: tickweed]
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Exactly why I wear Snake Boots. OUCH!!! Glad he made it.
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#3237524 - 05/02/13 08:49 PM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: plinker22]
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I need to get me some snake boots
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#3237970 - 05/03/13 10:17 AM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
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Smart thinking! Snake boots for me ;\)
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#3237973 - 05/03/13 10:19 AM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: PinchPoint]
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Yep, snake boots here, too. I've already got a scare from a shark and another from a dog. No need to add a snake bite to the list of scars.
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#3237991 - 05/03/13 10:33 AM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: Poser]
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 Originally Posted By: Poser
Yep, snake boots here, too. I've already got a scare from a shark and another from a dog. No need to add a snake bite to the list of scars.


Bull shark?
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#3237992 - 05/03/13 10:33 AM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: Vermin93]
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 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
 Originally Posted By: Poser
Yep, snake boots here, too. I've already got a scare from a shark and another from a dog. No need to add a snake bite to the list of scars.


Bull shark?


Tiger shark.
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#3238003 - 05/03/13 10:46 AM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: Poser]
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 Originally Posted By: Poser
 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
 Originally Posted By: Poser
Yep, snake boots here, too. I've already got a scare from a shark and another from a dog. No need to add a snake bite to the list of scars.


Bull shark?


Tiger shark.


Whoa, dude! Story please.
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#3238005 - 05/03/13 10:52 AM Re: Hunter saves own life after rattlesnake bit him [Re: Vermin93]
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 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
 Originally Posted By: Poser
 Originally Posted By: Vermin93
 Originally Posted By: Poser
Yep, snake boots here, too. I've already got a scare from a shark and another from a dog. No need to add a snake bite to the list of scars.


Bull shark?


Tiger shark.


Whoa, dude! Story please.


Its posted here from awhile back. There pics on the first page and a little bit more info on the 2nd. http://www.tndeer.com/tndeertalk/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=2831412&page=0&fpart=1
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