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Old October 28, 2012, 10:05 PM   #1
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Squirrel Slayer

Squirrel Slayer
This is my brother with an old Marlin that I put a camo paint job on, added a scope and a sling. We took it to the range and it likes Federal Game Shock HP ammo. It also appears that it likes killing squirrels. My brother has turned out to be quite the squirrel slayer with his Marlin. He out scores me, every time we go out and we have the best of times. I ended up with 2 fox and 1 grey.



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Old October 29, 2012, 07:57 PM   #2
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Is that a Marlin Model 25? My first firearm was a model 25 that my father bought me when I was 13. I was my goto rabbit and squirrel gun for almost 20 years.

Looks like a successful day in the field. So many hunters seem to "out grow" small game hunting, and that's a shame. I don't think I'll ever get bored of chasing bushytails.
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Old October 30, 2012, 07:45 AM   #3
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Nice looking paint job Bowhunter , tell you brother to keep up the good work on those roof rats.
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Old November 4, 2012, 09:50 PM   #4
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Looks like a great day in the woods! Thanks for posting!
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Old November 5, 2012, 12:32 PM   #5
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Sure does look like a model 25, I have a 25N that is my goto for short range work on gophers and rabbits. Love that .22 more than my ruger 10/22! Great pic and keep up the good work on the squirrel eradication!
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Old November 5, 2012, 01:43 PM   #6
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The fox squirrels are bigger but the grays are better to eat IMO. I've shot some awfully tough fox squirrels when it came to eating em. Using a .22 is the only way to hunt them as far as I'm concerned.
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