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#1 dk_hunter

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 06:58 PM

i just got my first blowgun it is just a cheap one from cabelas its a 36 inch 40 cal is there a certain dart i would need for rabbits or squirrels?



#2 NightKnight

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

Maybe something like this:

http://www.blowgunsh...php?prod=BH-100



#3 jtilley

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

Maybe something like this:

http://www.blowgunsh...php?prod=BH-100

This would be a very effective dart,

 

Always remember when hunting with a blowgun you want to have a cutting edge on your dart, just a simple pointed dart will never do as it will not create enough blood loss necessary to kill the animal. If hunting with a dart make sure you have a good cutting edge.



#4 NaturalFork

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:37 PM

Also bamboo darts or darts made of nails would work well.



#5 jtilley

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:41 PM

Here is a good example..............http://www.google.co...,r:16,s:0,i:135

a stun dart would've been more effective than this pin , and a broadhead dart would've been best



#6 cjb4u

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:46 PM

Maybe something like this:

http://www.blowgunsh...php?prod=BH-100

I had very similar darts years ago and the flight was never quit right they also seemed so much slower with little penetration. just a note I was a teen age boy with little knowledge at the time. 



#7 The Warrior

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 10:17 PM

I would definitely use a broadhead. You want to use something to make it as quick and painless on the animal as possible.



#8 superman365

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:32 PM

I use the two darts that I put in the gallery for hunting



#9 danny0663

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Posted 20 December 2012 - 05:20 PM

More importantly, shot placement. 


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#10 neondog

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:35 AM

i just got my first blowgun it is just a cheap one from cabelas its a 36 inch 40 cal is there a certain dart i would need for rabbits or squirrels?

Do yourself, the rabbits and the squirrels a big favor. Get an even cheaper blowgun at just about any hardware store. A ten foot piece of half inch electrical conduit is less than two dollars. Inside diameter is just a hair smaller than a Cold Steel Magnum. There is a good chance that they will cut it in half for free and you have two five foot big bores that are suitable for hunting rabbits or squirrels. An off-center cut will give you a four foot and six foot and increase the odds of your getting the size tube that best suits your abilities. A six foot conduit is too much pipe for me. A forty caliber is what people are using to give cute animals body piercings that have little more effect than the piercings that we get but raise a lot more eyebrows.

 

Another way to take this size game without the risk of animals parading the area wearing darts is to use a blunt tipped stun dart. I'd be glad to answer any questions you have about any of these suggestions.


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