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Savage 17hm2 vs Gophers and badger
Old 05-09-2017, 08:28 PM
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Default Savage 17hm2 vs Gophers and badger

Well it tried out the savage 17hm2 shot a pair of gophers one at around thirty yards the other out just past one hundred yards. After the long shot a badger stuck his head out of a hole about fifteen feet away. I think I shot him in the head but perhaps on second reflection I may have hit him lower in the wind pipe. He went down the hole I took a crow bar out of the tractor and it is about three feet long the hole went farther than that. I could hear him in the hole sounds like gruggling I think he bled out in his lungs. I started to dig him out but did not have a shovel he was way down there. I am sure he expired as the noise quit. Moral of the story use a center fire. Always the problem when I only take one gun it always should be a big one.
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