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Shooting birds in the sky

Discussion in 'Hunting' started by the fox, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. the fox

    the fox Member

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    This is a kind of lengend have you ever done it or hear of anyone?
    No gamo viper expresses
     
  2. topcat

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    silly thing to do with an airgun leave that to the shot gun lads
     
  3. Potshot

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    Hi, I've Seen it done on clays,in the flesh.
    More luck than judgement.
    Kind of irresponsible to try it on a living thing.
    Cheers.
     
  4. EX Mod Cog

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    I don't think it's a good idea to shoot into the sky, as you don't really know where the pellet or bullet would come down again.
     
  5. custom100

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    dont do it , it aint clever and it aint smart....only "sitting" quarry should be taken with an airgun.......imo
     
  6. wilma397

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    I've seen it done in a big storage shed on a feral pigeon with an old norica springer. It was a complete fluke tho, the guy was pointing the gun upwards and accidently pulled the trigger and the pigeon just happend to be flying over at the time! It wasn't a clean kill tho and the bird had to be caught and dispatched as humanely and quickly as possible. Needless to say that was the last time the guy got to hold the gun that day...:D
     
  7. a1gunner

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    heard of it done but leave it to shotguns.

    (yes i know old thread)
     
  8. simply james

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    wouldnt recommend it my self mate
     
  9. 12BoreMax=P

    12BoreMax=P Post Whore

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    defonetly not ! . with a shot gun yes do it all the time but wouldnt dream of atempting it with a air gun

    i have seen some 1 shoot rabbits on the run with an air gun . but he was just showing off haha !:D
     
  10. a1gunner

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    did he get it
     
  11. Ratter

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    I agree with the other posts, don't do it.
     
  12. i8allthepies

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    I'm ashamed to admit that I did this once, on a feral pigeon, when I was younger and even more stupid than I am now. In those days, I blazed away and hoped to get lucky. Nowadays, I take every possible precaution, and then hope I'm not unlucky.:up:
     
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    ohh god aye he dose it all the time lol

    he spends every day with a gun in his hand so i suppose he gets the practice . a dont think i have seen him miss yet :eek:
     

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