HuntingNut » Forums » General » Photography / TrailCameras » Life and Death
HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: sandcrash
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12582

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 119
BOT: 2
Total: 121
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Your Account
02: Your Account
03: Home
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Your Account
08: Your Account
09: Home
10: Your Account
11: Your Account
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Your Account
16: Your Account
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Your Account
20: Forums
21: Your Account
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Home
25: Forums
26: Your Account
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Your Account
30: Your Account
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Your Account
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Home
39: Your Account
40: Forums
41: Your Account
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Your Account
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Your Account
52: Your Account
53: Forums
54: Your Account
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Your Account
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Your Account
62: Forums
63: Your Account
64: Your Account
65: Your Account
66: Your Account
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Your Account
70: Forums
71: Your Account
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Your Account
75: Your Account
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Your Account
79: Your Account
80: Home
81: Your Account
82: Home
83: Your Account
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Your Account
87: Forums
88: Your Account
89: Home
90: Your Account
91: Your Account
92: Forums
93: Your Account
94: Your Account
95: Your Account
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Photo Albums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Home
103: Forums
104: Your Account
105: Forums
106: Forums
107: Your Account
108: Your Account
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Your Account
114: Your Account
115: Forums
116: Your Account
117: Forums
118: Your Account
119: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2358
  · Views: 372215
  · Votes: 1307
  · Comments: 85
 

Support our Advertisers

Life and Death
Pictures of wildlife
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3  Next
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13521
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

Snake load...12g 32 or 36 gram load of #6 or #7 doing about 1350fps just behind the head from about 10 feet would be adequate. Should take the head off nicely. Any further away and I would suggest getting a little closer. Wink Very Happy

For the Nile Monitor...shame to kill them, but they are invasive (feral) so I would step the load up to a 12g 32 or 36 gram BB load at about 1300fps behind the head should provide a lethal humane decapitation.

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
tikkat3
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 30, 2006
Posts: 710

PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
Snake load...12g 32 or 36 gram load of #6 or #7 doing about 1350fps just behind the head from about 10 feet would be adequate. Should take the head off nicely. Any further away and I would suggest getting a little closer. Wink Very Happy

I've clean missed an Eastern Brown a bit closer than that
Back to top
View user's profile
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7419
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:02 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

tikkat3 wrote:
Vince wrote:
Snake load...12g 32 or 36 gram load of #6 or #7 doing about 1350fps just behind the head from about 10 feet would be adequate. Should take the head off nicely. Any further away and I would suggest getting a little closer. Wink Very Happy

I've clean missed an Eastern Brown a bit closer than that
wtf wtf thats what the second barrel is for Very Happy Very Happy

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
tikkat3
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 30, 2006
Posts: 710

PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 2:48 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

The second was text book Vince
Back to top
View user's profile
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13521
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 3:34 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

tikkat3 wrote:
Vince wrote:
Snake load...12g 32 or 36 gram load of #6 or #7 doing about 1350fps just behind the head from about 10 feet would be adequate. Should take the head off nicely. Any further away and I would suggest getting a little closer. Wink Very Happy

I've clean missed an Eastern Brown a bit closer than that

Adrenalin pumping through the system does funny things like that Tiks. Being close to the second deadliest snake in the world is enough to bring on the shakes enough to miss mate.

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4469
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:51 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

bugsinthenews.info/?p=309

Not much to shoot at ...

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10506
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:08 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

They don't show the brain. Well there goes Vinces theory down the tubes.

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
PaulS
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 18, 2006
Posts: 3521
Location: South-Eastern Washington - the State

PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

If they showed the brain the people would feel bad about killing snakes.

The leave the brain out so the liberals still think it's OK to kill snakes.

If they knew it had a brain they would register it to vote (often and for democrats).

_________________
Paul
__________________
Speer, Lyman, Hodgdon, Sierra, and Hornady = reliable loading data
So and So's pages on the internet = NOT reliable loading data
Always check data against manuals
NEVER exceed maximum listed loads
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13521
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:30 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

Pumpkinslinger wrote:
http://bugsinthenews.info/?p=309

Not much to shoot at ...

True enough Punkin, which is why I suggest a 32 - 36 gram load of #6 shot. The pattern at around 10 feet should be wide enough to almost vaporise the entire "neck" section of a snake, effectively decapitating the bugger.

One thing to always remember...a snakes head, even when detached from it's body, is still more than capable of biting and injecting veom...so don't pick it up...just introduce it to Mr Shovel, KRAAAANG, krang krang krang, and even then don't touch it. Very Happy Very Happy Laughing Laughing Laughing

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10506
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:07 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

It's obvious that Vince is easily entertained... Laughing

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
PaulS
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 18, 2006
Posts: 3521
Location: South-Eastern Washington - the State

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:34 am    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

If you have a shovel just bury the head and let nature take care of it to make it inert.

_________________
Paul
__________________
Speer, Lyman, Hodgdon, Sierra, and Hornady = reliable loading data
So and So's pages on the internet = NOT reliable loading data
Always check data against manuals
NEVER exceed maximum listed loads
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4469
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

I know for a fact that a .22 Magnum shot cartridge from a 5.5" barrel at about 5' will pretty much remove the head of a copperhead. The body was still moving hours later, and that's just creepy!

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Suzanne
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 27, 2009
Posts: 3311
Location: Eugene, Oregon

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

They do move a lot after dead. I shot a diamond back once and decided it might be fun to skin it and BBQ it for lunch. Mom and Dad weren't home and so I brought it home all coiled up in a paper bag. Had a hard time skinning it because it was still worming around but I got it done. Even after skinning it, it was still worming and snaking around. I ended up putting it in ice water and it finally quit. Breaded it like fried chicken and put it on the BBQ in a cast iron pan. Mostly it was like eating rubber bands off of tooth picks. No real taste, just chewy rubber-bandy.....my Dad tried some but my Mom didn't go for it.

Well they have a snake BBQ every year down there, but I don't know what the attraction is, other than it's a snake to chew on. Not worth doin tho. I'd rather try something with some meat on it.


I knew you
wanted to
know what
I knew

Suz

_________________
May the moon keep you centered,
May the sun keep you dancing,
And the stars shed light on your dreams.
Back to top
View user's profile
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13521
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

Something my Dad used to always tell us when we were kids...a snake doesn't "die" until after the sun goes down...it will keep moving up until then.

An old wives' tale, I know, but funny enough, it always seemed to work that way.

Yep...yer right Bushy, I am easily amused mate, or as Mum always said...small things amuse small minds. I did however always do as Paul recommends...bury the head...right after Mr Shovel has finished "chatting". Very Happy Very Happy Laughing Laughing Laughing

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
gelandangan
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 07, 2006
Posts: 5843
Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Life and Death Reply with quote

LOL yeah it is true that eating snake is like eating chicken neck.. all bone an only a little meat.

I have seen snake pieces wiggle on top of bbq hot plate.
It is awesome to watch.. apparently a minute after they stop wiggling, it is about right to eat.

_________________
A straight line is the shortest distance between two points.
A smile is the shortest distance between two people.

The government I trust .. is my .45-70 Government.

Do - Not try!


gelandangan.weebly.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Photography / TrailCameras
Page 2 of 3
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.