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Old 05-08-2011, 08:38 PM
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Thanks all for the comments. That is me who started this post. I was a member here since back in '06 but have been off for a long time and couldn't remember my log in info an just created a new account a few days back.

Here's what I was running this winter on tree rats. I LOVE squirrel hunting (grin) I've still got the same 'heeler and he's 11 now so I don't know how many more seasons he has left.

Great Picture! Can't wait for August 15th. I have a 14" Contender that I plan to use some this yr. Squirrels with a pistol is a real challenge.
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:31 AM
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Re: Old School Squirrels

My 12 yr. old girl and I just bought 2 chances on a Crocket 2 weeks ago at the annual ""RANGE DAY "" sponsered by the local muzzleloader club.I've been wanting a tree-rat gun for awhile now,but my girl went all slobbery over it!...I guess American Girl dolls ain't gonna cut it no more!!!................................GOOD!!!!!!! !
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:52 AM
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Re: Old School Squirrels

I use a 32 cal black power it is fun to hunt black powe
I have a54 cal i use on deer all the time have not miss yet.
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Old 10-14-2013, 06:12 PM
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Re: Old School Squirrels

Old thread, but a good one. Glad it has been brought back again.
Has me thinking about trying a .36 cal revolver.
Should be alot of fun.
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Old 02-28-2014, 10:56 PM
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To me one of the greatest guns for squirrels is a Muzzle Loader. Built a 36 cal. then a 32 cal. better, Then I built No. 8 a 32 cal. with a custom milled 3/4" across the flats. Full length maple stock. Called it "Broom Handle". When I was young and hunted with a 22 rifle my grand father talked about all the squirrels they would shoot out of Chestnut Trees before the blight in about 1920. When I started hunting with a muzzleloader I knew what he meant. Killed my six limit of squirrels 3 different times out of one hickory tree when feeding. The secrets are shoot from the bottom squirrel and move up to the next. Have a tree big enough to stand behind so they do not see all the movement reloading. Had to give up No. 8 when my eyes changed and I could see 3 rear sights could not hit crap using any of the 3. Had to go back to 22 and scope.
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Old 03-01-2014, 07:41 PM
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Re: Old School Squirrels

Yea squirrel hunting season is over now , just have to wait for September to come around again.
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