Posted by Wm from down south on 16:47:38 1/15/2012 from 18.104.22.168:
In reply to: Re: Out of Commission! posted by John Fasoldt on 10:26:01 1/15/2012 from 22.214.171.124:
I used a borrowed Beeman .177 to do most of my eradication (31 with the Beeman out of 50) but only once on a trapped tree rat. Even with a 1000 FPS muzzle velocity it still took 4 shots and I found dispatching the critter in that manner very unpleasant. One also runs the risk of a ricochet or damaging the trap. I would go with Johnís recommendation using the RV antifreeze in you dunk tank. It is one thing to drop them from a tree or pop a cap on them while they are on the ground but quite another to off them with an air rifle while in a trap.
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