Vulcan Vs. Fart Squirrel (Skunk)

Forums Hunting Vulcan Vs. Fart Squirrel (Skunk)

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    jfrazier30
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    Eliminating skunks might be the most gratifying sport of all!

     

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    1kshooter
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    nice is that a 25 or a .22? pellet range, shot placement I am very interested in hearing your story with this one as there are lots around here in the summer months and I would like to be prepared 
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    jfrazier30
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    .22 cal.     I was about 25 yards away.  Standing. 

    I was tracking an armadillo who was running away from me..    I was walking along, and looking to my left where I last saw the armadillo. I glanced to my right to make sure I wasn’t going to step on a cactus or rock or whatever, when I saw this stinky bastard staring at me.  I’m certain that I would have been sprayed if I had kept walking.  I turned the gun, and quickly plugged him with a body shot, followed up with a well placed head shot.  

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    Bwalton
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    Nice job

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    1kshooter
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    very nice thanks what kind of pellet? JSB 18.13gr

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    TonkaToys
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    When the skunk dies do the scent glands expel?

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    jfrazier30
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    Sometimes.  It did spray this time unfortunately.   My first shot was quick and only injured him.  The stress caused him to spray.  A clean headshot will usually kill them before they become alarmed.
     

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    jfrazier30
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    “1kshooter”very nice thanks what kind of pellet? JSB 18.13gr

    
Yep!   trusty ‘ole 18 grain JSB.   They shoot so well, I have no reason to mess with any other pellet.

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    1kshooter
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    thanks that is perfect info ..I have found the same with them in my Independence .22 may do a little work with the CPHP’s though as there way cheaper and do actually really well on pigeons as there head design tears a little more I think
    Jonathan

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    BumbleB
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    Fart Squirrel LMAO!!! Good one man! :o)

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    Antdawg
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    Stinky!  Lol nice job hate those things!

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    Birdkiller
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    Nice shot I got one today also

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    MattChastain
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    I found that if you get them with a solid heart shot they will almost never spray. Especially if they don’t feel threatened before the shot. Pretty nice trick if you are trying to get rid of them around the house. 

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    Birdkiller
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    “MattChastain”I found that if you get them with a solid heart shot they will almost never spray. Especially if they don’t feel threatened before the shot. Pretty nice trick if you are trying to get rid of them around the house. 

    
Mine was a neck shot and it didn’t spray it died by his hole and didn’t have to put up with him. All head shots and skunks I’ve done they just spray about 5 min after the shot.

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    X27
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    Nice, I have killed one with my .177 gamo elite spring piston. Lol I was putting tools back in my garage at about 1:30 Am and walked in to one about 15 to 20 feet away. I set my tools down ran inside grabed and loaded the gun. Spun the zoom on the scope down to 3x. I also grabed a  flashlight and went back out. Well holding the flashlight and gun somehow i found a fuzzy image of a skunk in the scope took the luckiest shot in the world and almost instantly killed it. I believe it was a head shot but I never looked as it sprayed about 40 sec after I shot it. I ran back inside before it let off its stink. I was cheering and yelled to my sister I got the skunk. Lol she herd me yelling and smelled the skunk and thought I was speayed. The funny part is that since it sprayed I didn’t collect it right away. I left it dead which lol was right in front of my neighbors car. I was going to get rid off f it in the morning I am a college student and wake up at the crack of 11:30 ish where as my neighbor who leaves for work at 4:30 am and well walking to his car saw the skunk and instinctively kicked it and ran backwards all at the sametime. He ended up throughout it in his garbage. I told him what hapned and he didn’t care I have awesome neighbors. 

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    TKA87
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    We have tons of skunks here in Pennsylvania and I can’t wait to use my Vulcan.25 to hand out a little airgun justice. Nice shooting BTW.

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    fuznut
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                            Head shot will spray every time.  Body usually not but no guarantees.
    Try not to let em see you, skunks have poor vision but pick up motion pretty well.
     If it sees you and its hurting it will spray. If and when it does  hydrogen peroxide
    baking soda and a little dish soap will neutralize the smell.  Put it in a pump up sprayer
    to treat kill sight.  Be careful not to walk through and take shoes off before going into house
    car, etc . And yes all I know was learned the hard way.  LOL
     

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    TKA87
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    Here’s a picture of a rabbit I got on Sunday with my Vulcan.25.

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    CatSniper
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    What scope do you have on your Vulcan? Is the wheel an add on?

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    jfrazier30
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    It’s a Hawke Sidewinder 6-24×56. The optional wheel comes with it in the box

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