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Offline Newbee

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2015, 09:24:09 am »
  Not to mention NYS law says 500' from a residence for firing a gun.  With my luck.........!  I want to keep my permit, at least until the uninformed liberals take away our right to carry. 

You can get an air-powered rifle (Airsoft and other brands that shoot pellets/metal-ball ammo) that would be quite effective against squirrels and other varmints, quiet enough to use indoors, and not disturb your neighbors, no matter how close.

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2015, 01:24:37 pm »
I chicken wired the tomatoes, now let's see if they climb it!😖

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2015, 05:25:34 pm »
Iddee - I'm LOL at your frozen squirrels!
Les - I've been trapping the squirrels and other varmints in my yard.  I've got a couple of Hav-a-Hart traps, baited them with apple, and then when I catch one, I take it several miles up the road to a forest and release them.

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #23 on: July 31, 2015, 09:18:05 am »
Hampton, in NYS it is illegal to do that, unfortunately.

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2015, 10:31:58 pm »
We beat the little stinkers.....chicken wire worked and we had our first tomato sandwiches for dinner!!

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2015, 12:39:46 am »
I couldn't drown an animal either.  I've been in the ambulance a few times with severe asthma attacks and I figure it has to feel just about as miserable to drown.

I see catapults or other "flinging" mechanisms are popular on YouTube.
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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #26 on: August 05, 2015, 03:41:19 pm »
I live in rural America.  We just get up close to an animal and shoot it in the head.  It's light's out for the animal.

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Re: Darn squirrels
« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2015, 04:56:23 pm »
 I also with a scope.

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