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Old 28-01-2014, 03:49   #421
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Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

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You have very little understanding of UK gun laws. Outside handguns quite a wide range of firearms including semi autos can be licences.

Note one does not shoot rabbits with shotguns

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Dear oh dear, this old fella gets worse, what do you think you shoot Rabbits with, a pea shooter?????


I used to shoot rabbits with a .410 , later I moved onto the more popular 12 bore which we also used for clay pigeon shoots , more info on shotgun use on rabbits cn be found here Best Rabbit Gun - Granny Gun | Our Southern RootsOur Southern Roots
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Old 28-01-2014, 06:25   #422
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I don't hunt rabbits anymore, but when I did I used a 28 Ga. You can use a .22, but that assumes stationary rabbits, most down here you don't see until they run
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Old 28-01-2014, 06:28   #423
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shooting rabbits - talk about thread drift
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Old 28-01-2014, 06:34   #424
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shooting rabbits - talk about thread drift
Leave em alone.. They're happy... they're shooting...
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Old 28-01-2014, 06:50   #425
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Yes, but after 29 pages, I think the original topic has been well covered?
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Old 28-01-2014, 06:58   #426
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Yes, but after 29 pages, I think the original topic has been well covered?
Then start a new thread titled "cruiser shooting rabbits", there may be other rabbit shooters out there that what to take part in the discussion.
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Dear oh dear, this old fella gets worse, what do you think you shoot Rabbits with, a pea shooter?????
Flying rabbits?

I guess if you're just shooting them as pests? If you were hunting for meat it doesn't seem like there would be a lot left after being hit by a 12 gauge.
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Get it right....KILLING rabits.
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Then start a new thread titled "cruiser shooting rabbits", there may be other rabbit shooters out there that what to take part in the discussion.
Point taken, I'll abstain
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Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

OK, can't help myself
KILL THE WABBIT, KILL THE WABBIT
Remember that one?
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Old 28-01-2014, 09:25   #431
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Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

Lake Superior, in post #377 you suggest that 100 boats a year sail past the coast of Venezuela and then, based upon this assumption, calculate a murder rate for cruisers there that is astonishingly hight. While crime in and off the coast of Venezuela is definitely on the rise, your calculation is so offside as to be laughable - laughable, that is, if it did not add to hysteria!

Have you ever sailed off the coast of Venezuela? Did you know that Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Trinidad and Tobago are all of the coast of Venezuela? Did you know that Porlamar harbour alone often has more than 100 yachts under anchor at any one time? Did you know that there are thousands of Venezuelan yachts alone sailing off the coast of Venezuela?

Hud is correct - it is truly sad when event-specific threads such as this devolve into ridiculous 'statistics' (let alone the never to be resolved topic of firearms aboard).

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Get it right....KILLING rabits.
You must kill the rabbit to eat the rabbit.

Any other way would just be wrong!

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Dear oh dear, this old fella gets worse, what do you think you shoot Rabbits with, a pea shooter?????


I used to shoot rabbits with a .410 , later I moved onto the more popular 12 bore which we also used for clay pigeon shoots , more info on shotgun use on rabbits cn be found here Best Rabbit Gun - Granny Gun | Our Southern RootsOur Southern Roots
You can shoot rabbits with .22lr, .17HMR .223. Ive never seen shotguns used, because you have to pick way too much lead out of your meal, and its a poor distance shot. Tends to be used by people that can't aim a rifle.

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Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

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Get it right....KILLING rabits.
the guys with shotguns only shoot rabbits, us with a .223 kill then ( actually is too powerful a round) a good .22lr with a scope is the biss. (I like .22lr semi-auto with a silencer, opps, sorry moderator, for rabbit crowd control)
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Did you know that Porlamar harbour alone often has more than 100 yachts under anchor at any one time?



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Hi Brad,

Sorry to say but your information is out of date.

There are NO boats anchored in Porlamar since last october when the dutch cruiser was shot dead.

At the time of that murder there was only 19 boats there... All Venezuelan. The Dutch boat was the only international boat in the anchorage. They were targeted for four days and murdered.

Dead.

Venezuela has changed and is now a seriously dangerous place to sail.
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