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Elbowgrease
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One thing that is not going to help our hobby is the posting of videos. The videos of people shooting birds and other pests or even hunting of larger game. I personally dont mind as I watch these videos because I understand whats going on. There was a video of a raccoon taking a head shot from a .25 airgun (Actually several videos similar to this out there) and began flopping all over the place. Well with just a quick look at the responses and so many were up in arms over it. "The raccoon is suffering!" The rants were all over the place. But do they listen to those who hunt and know whats actually going on when they tell them that the raccoon is dead and thats just the body reacting to brain being shut off permanently. People like that see what they want to see and there is no telling them otherwise. Great example is I worked with a lady a few years back. Really nice lady. Still talk to here every now ant then and its well over 20 years that I have known her now. Talk to her about guns/airguns and her response is that they kill. I tell he if you set a gun down on a table where nothing could happen. She simply says. "Guns kill people." People like that are the ones who are going to cause issues for us and when they see what they believe to be senseless killing thats just asking for issues.