A Paintball Gun Will Kill A Chipmunk - Warning Pics

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by PurpleChicken, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    This year we are overloaded with chipmunks. Usually I like them but they
    are getting in the barn and today I caught one in a big bag of scratch.
    They are chewing things, nesting, pooping, and making big messes.

    Well, I refuse to use traps and was out of CO2 for my pellet gun so I grabbed
    my paintball gun with rifled sniper barrel on it. Within 3 minutes I was stalking my
    prey. I aimed, shot, and hit it perfectly in the side. The impact of the paintball
    caused immediate catastrophic internal damage and death.

    Yes I do feel sorta bad but I need to start controlling them and will not use
    poisons or traps I feel are cruel. I'm also surprised a paintball, at around 10
    feet, did such immense damage to it.
     
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  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color was the ball, and where are the PICTURES?????????????? Could you come sniper some squirels for me?? I will offer a warm cot, and all the squirrel you can eat. And a nice place to launch a kayak.
     
  3. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, we don't have chipmunks. I had no idea they were such a PITB!
     
  4. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They are just cute rats, that stash lots of food if you let them.
     
  5. happyhen

    happyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhh! That makes me remember when I pumped the pellet gun 1 x and "pinged" a squirrel in the behind for tormenting my pup. He fell off the tree branch and broke his neck. He died instantly, I cried instantly, and both DH and DS laughed instantly!
     
  6. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dont worry they weren't laughing behind your back at least. [​IMG]
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Chipmunks, like mice, rats & squirrels, carry various diseases and parasites. They
    will get into chicken food and urinate and deficate in the food. They also will
    chew wires and many other things resulting in property damage. I've probably
    repaired a million dollars in damage done by rodents to industrial generators.

    The ball was green. The first ball did not break as far as I can tell. The rodent
    fell to the ground in shock so the green you see is my second shot to it's stomach
    to prevent any suffering.

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  8. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    You need a good cat! [​IMG]
     
  9. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :aww RIP Little creature....
     
  10. 1acrefarm

    1acrefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on one less rodent. I have those furry little boogers around my yard. I used to see atleast a dozen a day but the neighbors cat is getting them down to a manageable population. You see that cat toting a chipmunk daily and its done that well over 6 months. When he runs out of those maybe he will move on to the squirrels and cut their population back so the quit nesting in most of the attics in the neighborhood,
     

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