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What caliber for Jurassic park?

Discussion in 'Hunting' started by H&Hhunter, Apr 15, 2009.

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  1. H&Hhunter

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    Ok Jurasic park has reopened as a hunting preserve. What is your choice for a rifle and caliber?

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    All hunting is on foot.
     
  2. rbernie
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    275 Rigby, of course, toted by you.

    What - you're not going as my PH?

    :)
     
  3. Dark Skies

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    I would use Ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair as bait and calibre is irrelevant as I would then retire to a safe distance and enjoy. Tony taught us that legally held firearms were a bad thing.
     
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    Anything in .50 BMG. Preferably a semi-auto or auto. Or....an A10 Warthog.
     
  5. H&Hhunter

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    505 Gibbs. No particular reason other than I have really wanted one for awhile, and am determined to eventually get one (and hope I'm not less recoil resistant than I'm counting on).

    However, I suppose this one: http://world.guns.ru/grenade/gl29-e.htm might be an attractive option depending on which dinosaurs are present.
     
  7. H&Hhunter

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    Does anybody know where the vitals on a T-Rex or a Velociraptor are?

    How about the brain?

    That there might be some handy information to know before your dino hunt.
     
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    The brain might be tough to get on one of those beasties considering how small their brains were supposed to be. That said, my knowledge of their anatomy is limited enough I might be best off going for a CNS shot - so, with my lack of experience, and my slight hand tremor - I might be in serious trouble :(
     
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    Dinosaurs allegedly had walnut sized brains. They also had fairly primitive organ systems (supposedly) and their organs were not the sophisticated multi-function organs that today's animals have.

    I'm guessing their vitals were a lot less vital then current animals, but probably react similarly to bullets.
     
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    577 t-rex will do the job, though you wont know if you hit the target. either t-rex is dead or you are, you dont know though because the recoil knocked you down.

    actualllllllllllly..................55 boys it shoots 15000 foot punds
     
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    i'll use a singleshot .22LR cause i'm awesome like that
     
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    The T-rex is one thing but what about the smaller faster DG dinos like the Velociraptor or even the terradactyl. I'm thinking some kind of shotgun our even a lever gun would be a better choice. Heck maybe even a heavy auto gun like an M1-Garand in .458 win.

    Check this out for a dino duster....

    http://www.mccannindustries.com/rifles/458garand/458garand.html
     
  13. H&Hhunter

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    I've heard a heart shot crocodile can live for hours. I wonder if a dino would be the same.
     
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    geez, i would want a tank...actually, me and several other people with tanks...in an open field....on the top of a hill...surrounded by a moat 70 feet deep. then i would do it...haha
     
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    Lahti. 20mm HEI please. Might ruin a little meat but.....

    [​IMG]

    And you can drag it along behind you since this is on foot :)
     
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    I'd go with at least a 155mm Bofors... preferably a SS-20.
     
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    Guys, shot placement is crucial.

    .223 for me.

    :)
     
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    Another way to think of this is what did whalers use on Whales in order to bring them down? Mostly harpoons, right?

    Although I'd want to watch someone else try to harpoon a dinosaur first before giving it a go.
     
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    shot placement? you heard the people! tiny organs under meters of meat...tough to get to with anything...i would pick a bunker-buster in some carry-able platform...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T5Q4i3mvXI

    lonecoon, now there's an idea...shoot it with a harpoon and then hook it to several giant prehistoric trees...
     
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    Put that 20mm in an akio and drag it around on a really rainy day. Hopefully there will be a lot of leaves on the ground for viscosity. Might take 4 people or so.

    Don't forget that if you shoot at a T-Rex and miss it's ok. Just hold still and they can't see you! Haven't you seen the movie?
     
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    Nothing but an M82A1 for me, thank you.
     
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    Mossy Oak/Realtree need to make a new camo for it.
     
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    A freakin' 12 gauge, what the heck do you think? -Napoleon Dynamite
     
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