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....Bess was at it again today but this time with another twist!
The recently acquired lead haul also contained some new unloaded 22 long rifle bullets! What's a feller to do? Give them to old Brown busty Bess (BBB) that's what!
She gobbled 20 rounds of them in one go. Heading for 2oz on 90 gr of 3f.
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She liked them and so did the buck rabbit too!
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Lay on the ground was a spent bullet which made me chuckle. It's in the pan in the above photo.
Next up was just the 17 airgun pellets again. Darn gun nearly jumped out of my gloved hands when I loosed them on another buck rabbit. I must of tipped a little more than 2oz that time.
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There was several pellets lying around there after too!
What a hoot.
We sat for a drink on a deer trail and we watched the squirrels before heading for home.
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Nothing better than being in the woods with a firelock on a cold winter's day.

B.
 
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Brits' another nice haul. I like your use of non traditional shot. The results are interesting. Keep it up for us. Thanks for sharing.
 

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I would have guessed the 22s would go flying every which way but straight.
Proved me wrong you did.
They probably do, the rabbit was only about twenty yards and I think only one connected!
 

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....Bess was at it again today but this time with another twist!
The recently acquired lead haul also contained some new unloaded 22 long rifle bullets! What's a feller to do? Give them to old Brown busty Bess (BBB) that's what!
She gobbled 20 rounds of them in one go. Heading for 2oz on 90 gr of 3f.
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She liked them and so did the buck rabbit too!
View attachment 20709
Lay on the ground was a spent bullet which made me chuckle. It's in the pan in the above photo.
Next up was just the 17 airgun pellets again. Darn gun nearly jumped out of my gloved hands when I loosed them on another buck rabbit. I must of tipped a little more than 2oz that time.
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There was several pellets lying around there after too!
What a hoot.
We sat for a drink on a deer trail and we watched the squirrels before heading for home.
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Nothing better than being in the woods with a firelock on a cold winter's day.

B.
thanks for the post, really enjoy reading your wrightings
 

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I wish there was a "like a lot" button on the forum! Very entertaining posts as usual and great photos!

(Sure as the devil you used 3fff in old busty... ;-)
 

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Nice shooting Brits! Agreed nothing better then being out in the cold
 

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So I cleaned the rabbit today that was taken with the twenty two's and to my amazement only one connected!
It had broke the back but not by passing across the back!
No it entered the neck then turned down the spine, broke the lower spine and tumbled back out and come to rest in belly wall on my side, pretty much a U turn!
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You know what they say about tumbling bullets!
Anyway Jess is going to eat well today!

B.
 

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The rabbit taken with the .17 airgun pellets turned into this.
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Ok the pastry isn't to good but the filling is :cool:.
 

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....Bess was at it again today but this time with another twist!
The recently acquired lead haul also contained some new unloaded 22 long rifle bullets! What's a feller to do? Give them to old Brown busty Bess (BBB) that's what!
She gobbled 20 rounds of them in one go. Heading for 2oz on 90 gr of 3f.
View attachment 20708
She liked them and so did the buck rabbit too!
View attachment 20709
Lay on the ground was a spent bullet which made me chuckle. It's in the pan in the above photo.
Next up was just the 17 airgun pellets again. Darn gun nearly jumped out of my gloved hands when I loosed them on another buck rabbit. I must of tipped a little more than 2oz that time.
View attachment 20710
There was several pellets lying around there after too!
What a hoot.
We sat for a drink on a deer trail and we watched the squirrels before heading for home.
View attachment 20711
Nothing better than being in the woods with a firelock on a cold winter's day.

B.
Good job again and good to see Jess
 

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Pastry looks fine to me, nice brown color, doesn't need to look perfect to taste good or have good texture. But, admittedly the filling is the more important part.

Don't get me started on the teabags,,,,,, wretched stuff,,,,,,,
 

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