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Karl

Timber Rattlers

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This summer I have killed two large rattlers on the property with the G19.

This 50" one showed up when a lady moved in next door at an abandoned house and was cleaning up the property. Shot it up pretty bad and it bit itself trying to get at the rake handle I used to pull it out of the brush.

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I was walking a dog that has to be on leash yesterday and shot this one after the dog sniffed it's tail and made an odd snort. I took a second look and saw it's tail that he was sniffing. Followed it around to a ready to strike rattler, one and done. 54" stub to tail.

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Hatband Heaven! 

At work, but on the phone it looks like that second is short s few rattles. Fat little boogers though!

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Those snakes have been eating well.  You wear chaps or gaitors out in the field?

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John, I had my Vet order the vaccine. I have to get three dogs done. Lucky for me I get the employee discount so it isn't too bad. They say it really helps the recovery process.

Bisley, Good eye. It only had a few buttons and never did rattle. The top one had 8 buttons but I shot it up pretty bad because I could only see part of it in the thick brush and wasn't taking any chances at a couple feet away.

Tom, It's your standard yellow axe caliber:) 220-221

Microtus, I have been looking at snake boots but haven't got anything yet. Going to Cabelas tomorrow to look some more.

Shoot-it, Yep they are protected in Tenn. You can't even pick up a dead one from the road. I would rather I didn't have to remove them but I can't have my wife or dogs bit while on the trails. If I do see them below the ridge I let them be.

 

 

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Are supressors legal?   For you and the dog get him snake-proofed.  My dog has consistently avoided snakes since the training.  Saves on iffy vaccines.

I use snake shot I bought for .22.  Not nearly as much noise and splatters them pretty good.

 

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Like SJ said here in Alabama most weapons and accessories are legal.

The g19 is my carry gun when at home.  It seems to work well on snakes.

 

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