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Old 08-26-2011, 03:05 PM
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Hanr3 Hanr3 is offline
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Seems like I am confused about the meaning of a "Brush Gun".

To me, a brush gun is a weapon of last resort, when no other means will stop an animal from attacking you or someone else near you. I think of a brush gun as something compact, easily manuvered in close quarters, and with enough power to make the attacker think twice about continuing on is course.


I dont view a brush gun as my primary firearm for hunting. If that gun fails...
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Old 08-26-2011, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Hanr3
I think of a brush gun as something compact, easily manuvered in close quarters, ...
The above excerpt fits my understanding, together with the idea that it is better suited for this type of hunting than what one would usually use for open country hunting (something with long range accuracy, long barrel, good heft for stability, something you can take your time to get on target, etc.)
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