posted on Apr, 7 2012 @ 04:06 AM
reply to post by RickGrimes
I already know how to deal with the co2 issue. Get one of the oldschool compressed atmosphere versions, just keep pumping, it will kill a large dog
with a pellet. I learned this lesson the hard way as a kid, my frinds newfunland ( think I spelled that right ?) Suffered the with a punctured lung,
but the kiddney damage from an imbedded pellet ended him
. We were told to shoot him in the a** if we saw him in the trash, we were not told
that pumping that pellet rifle several times ( as much pressure as 2 10 year olds can manage ) would impart lethal energy to the pellet( we were told
to use bbs only). Not even a week later his dog was dead, quite badly at that, I still feel terrible when I think back on that day.
So I would say, yes it can take down largeish game, maybe nothing as big as a deer( pack animals/herbavores usually have a lot tougher and or thicker
fur/skin) over time, but not a instant kill, like what would be preferrable, in a survival situation. It would be quite handy to have, yes. However
,you would still need somthing with a lot more force, to insure your safty.
Don't forget, the world will be full of the worlds top apecs predator. Hunting in both packs, and lone wolf situations, using advanced tactics,
superior team work and unprescedented use of environment to their advantage over all other species on earth. Don't forget, MAN conquered the earth,
long before guns, or boats, or any tech at all really. We crawled up out of nothing, and begat technology, but that doesn't mean it is essential for
survival, on the contrary, I believe that we will have no problems securing weapons and or fabricating them if needs be.
Just my 2 cents