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    Not Canada specific, but this could be a big issue for hunting/airguns...

    At least it will an issue if it becomes another "Gamo moment" like they did a few years back with the hog and PBA ammo.

    "Contact: Laura Evans
    Crosman Corporation
    7629 Routes 5 & 20
    Bloomfield, NY 14469

    News Release
    For Immediate Release

    Don’t Miss Benjamin Airguns on This Week’s Inside Outdoors TV with Dave Poteat

    ROCHESTER, New York, (September 10, 2012) – This week on Inside Outdoors TV, host, Dave Poteat takes the Benjamin Marauder .25 caliber air rifle hog hunting in Oklahoma.

    You won’t want to miss the climactic ending of this exciting hunt. According to Dave, “If you haven’t considered using airguns to hunt hogs, this episode will change your mind.”

    Tune in to the Outdoor Channel on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m., Thursday at 7:30 a.m. or Friday at 2:00 p.m. (EST) to witness an airgun hog hunt on Inside Outdoors TV. For more about Inside Outdoors TV, visit"
    I'd say I care- but I'd probably be lying...

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    Personaly I think they're putting the accent too much on hunting. Not that there's anything wrong with hunting with airguns but now if you go on Crosman website it's only hunting this and hunting that, everything is camo (with a few airsoft and zombies scattered for good taste).
    I want more guns like the 1701P. A detuned, Discovery would make the ultimate plinker.

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    I just watched the video on another Forum.... VERY impressive.... One shot between the eyes, the hog (45ish lbs?) dropped like a rock.... I would say the range was 30-35 yards, and the guy is a crack shot, not the least bit excited, not even breathing hard afterwards.... No adrenaline, just all business.... Shot placement rules....

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    51 we will have more uneducated people thinking they can buy an airgun and go hunting.....

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    can we hunt in Canada? like Deer with a bigbore air gun?
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