Raj wrote:I am surprised no one has cottoned on to what happened here. Let me explain ....
1. The 'peripheral near miss' that hit the squirrel (but didnt kill it) clean came from another hunter. He took a shot with a .22 at another animal last week but as we all know, it can take a few days for a .22 to cover 25 yards. That shot was just bad luck for Eddie's squirrel.
2. The .22 pellet that Eddie discharged is still in flight.
3. I cant believe I have just started a "Which is better? .22 or .177 debate"
robertt wrote:It means you've skimmed the top.of it's head
robertt wrote:Please view link.
robertt wrote:I was referring to pellets 'bouncing' off heads as near misses.
Not through head shots.
I shoot an awful lot of Greys.
Calibre is irrelevant. On the feeder I mentioned I have shot 70 odd in the last two months without a miss.
Whats important is not where you put the pellet in but that it exits through the brain.
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