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Air guns....
#311040 06/21/10 08:03 PM
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I owned a Crosman 760 BB gun when I was a kid.

I'm wanting to get something for, ummmm, small, aviation-capable feathered nuisances. I called my local PD to ensure that discharge of an airgun is legal in city limits, and that targeting small, aviation-capable feathered creatures was legal. I was told that it is legal, as long as the small, aviation-capable feathered creatures aren't a protected species. When I started reading some user-reviews of airguns, I was lead towards something beyond that old 760... namely, a Remington Vantage that was on sale. I'm sure of my target and what lies beyond my target.

I have placed the scope, but not zeroed anything nor discharged the gun yet. I'm wondering if I overbought, though. I'm finding myself thinking that the small, aviation-capable feathered creature won't simply drop from it's perch, clutching it's little heart in a Fred-Sanford-inspired death spiral, but rather the small, aviation-capable feathered creature will explode in a flurry of feathers reminiscent of a small, aviation-capable feathered creature-inspired fireworks shell.

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MarkSJohnson #311043 06/21/10 08:28 PM
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 Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
Any thoughts?

I'm picturing Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner for some reason.


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Don't do it, you'll shoot your eye out.

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Mark, last year I went on the same quest as you. Wanted a way of dispensing some critters around the house while all a while being legal.

It looks to me that you made a smart choice. What I went with was the Crosman Nitro in .177. I ended up changing out the scope, which is a really good scope itself, for a Leaper scope.


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Cool!

I totally imagined that time Randy Johnson hit the bird with a pitch.


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tomtuttle #311074 06/22/10 12:56 AM
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What is it with these Johnsons and birds??


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fredk #311088 06/22/10 01:54 AM
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This makes me want to shoot all kinds of stuff....


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MarkSJohnson #311114 06/22/10 11:42 AM
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Isn't killing small animals in an urban environment one of the first steps in the profile of an emerging serial killer??


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Murph #311123 06/22/10 12:04 PM
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Emerging?

Emerging, you say?


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