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Old December 19, 2012, 08:12 AM   #1
alex0535
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Just shot first squirrel with my Taurus Tracker .17 HMR

Instantly hooked on using this revolver to shoot squirrels with. Shot was about 25 yards, squirrel didn't move an inch. I initially grabbed my Marlin .17 HMR bolt action but decided it was so close that it was a good opportunity to try to shoot a squirrel with my Taurus. It left a much smaller exit wound than the rifle usually does.



I have an urge to wander through the woods and shoot some more of them.

I might try to take a rabbit with it if I catch one in the garden.

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Old December 19, 2012, 03:52 PM   #2
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good fun I bet. I love fried squirrel too.


I have the BFF3 for my MK 22/45 pistol and it seems a challenge for a steady shot at anything past 15 yards. Most of my shooting with the reddot is done within 10 yards.

Were you in a rested position?
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Old December 19, 2012, 06:07 PM   #3
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The barrel was rested and the dot was pretty steady when I shot.

I need to shoot it more from without a rest or shooting stick. I know what you mean about the dot being shakey at more distance, but I know that its more of my shakiness that is making it happen. I need to practice with it more, its definitely a lot more accurate than I can demonstrate with it without a rest. I need to shoot at something other than paper targets with it, water filled cans and such. I need to figure out how far off i can hit a squirrel sized object, like water filled cans. Probably more of that after deer season.
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Old December 19, 2012, 08:03 PM   #4
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Let me fix that for you...

"I have an urge to wander through the woods and shoot some more of them."


"...shoot at..." sounds too haphazard and irresponsible.
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