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Re: little rattler. [Re: DMc] #14207157 10/16/19
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Originally Posted by DMc
Think I'll upgrade from my 410


LOL. 12 ga is more better David!!! 🤠


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Originally Posted by ingwe

text on the page says cascabel...

If that video/text was produced down in the Mexican Sonora, the term "cascabel" probably would have been applied to almost any rattlesnake - seems to be their generic term for rattlers, regardless of species. I can't see the video very well, but that back end sure seems to say "coon tail" - term down this way for a western diamondback.

There is a small community about 20 miles north of here - further down the San Pedro - named Cascabel. In older days, a very large ranch operation with that name was centered near there and, after a couple of visits to the area, I understand the reason for the name. Lots of rattlesnakes - rock outcroppings and great den places abound.


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that one is big enuff to fry

Re: little rattler. [Re: CCCC] #14207208 10/16/19
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text on the page says cascabel...

If that video/text was produced down in the Mexican Sonora, the term "cascabel" probably would have been applied to almost any rattlesnake - seems to be their generic term for rattlers, regardless of species. I can't see the video very well, but that back end sure seems to say "coon tail" - term down this way for a western diamondback.

There is a small community about 20 miles north of here - further down the San Pedro - named Cascabel. In older days, a very large ranch operation with that name was centered near there and, after a couple of visits to the area, I understand the reason for the name. Lots of rattlesnakes - rock outcroppings and great den places abound.





Good point...would be nice to have a close look at the beast to see...didnt seem like the cameraman wanted to do that! And Sonora might be a tad far north for a Cascabel..Im not sure...


But I DO know what a 7'3" Eastern Diamondback looks like!

[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]


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He spoke in tears of 15 years his dog and him traveled about. The dog up and died. She up and died....After 20 years he still grieves.
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Originally Posted by ingwe
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text on the page says cascabel...

If that video/text was produced down in the Mexican Sonora, the term "cascabel" probably would have been applied to almost any rattlesnake - seems to be their generic term for rattlers, regardless of species. I can't see the video very well, but that back end sure seems to say "coon tail" - term down this way for a western diamondback.

There is a small community about 20 miles north of here - further down the San Pedro - named Cascabel. In older days, a very large ranch operation with that name was centered near there and, after a couple of visits to the area, I understand the reason for the name. Lots of rattlesnakes - rock outcroppings and great den places abound.





Good point...would be nice to have a close look at the beast to see...didnt seem like the cameraman wanted to do that! And Sonora might be a tad far north for a Cascabel..Im not sure...


But I DO know what a 7'3" Eastern Diamondback looks like!

[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]




i could not imagine running into that in the woods.


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Re: little rattler. [Re: 1911a1] #14207295 10/16/19
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text on the page says cascabel...

If that video/text was produced down in the Mexican Sonora, the term "cascabel" probably would have been applied to almost any rattlesnake - seems to be their generic term for rattlers, regardless of species. I can't see the video very well, but that back end sure seems to say "coon tail" - term down this way for a western diamondback.

There is a small community about 20 miles north of here - further down the San Pedro - named Cascabel. In older days, a very large ranch operation with that name was centered near there and, after a couple of visits to the area, I understand the reason for the name. Lots of rattlesnakes - rock outcroppings and great den places abound.





Good point...would be nice to have a close look at the beast to see...didnt seem like the cameraman wanted to do that! And Sonora might be a tad far north for a Cascabel..Im not sure...


But I DO know what a 7'3" Eastern Diamondback looks like!

[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]




i could not imagine running into that in the woods.



Imagine then, if you will, killing it with a knife...cause thats how that one died.


He spoke in tears of 15 years his dog and him traveled about. The dog up and died. She up and died....After 20 years he still grieves.
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Who's that kid in the photo?


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That video looks weird? Maybe just me...

If it’s real, helll of a reptile.


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Originally Posted by ingwe
Imagine then, if you will, killing it with a knife...cause thats how that one died.


It's no wonder you're the Great Ingwe, Kahuna of Kahunas!


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Nombre común Cascabel de Diamantes
Nombre Cientifico Crotalus atrox
Estas serpientes en vida silvestre no llegan a medir más de 2 mts y en cautiverio llegan a alcanzar a lo mucho 2.5 mts. Se ve grande por la perspectiva del video y los elementos que están al fondo. Lo bueno es que estaba en el parque para que no le hicieran nada


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Re: little rattler. [Re: Texczech] #14207511 10/16/19
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Originally Posted by Texczech
Who's that kid in the photo?


Your gonna have to smoke a turd now. 😜


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Big.

Thought that dude running out of that rolling tractor was something.



Dumb shît was lucky he survived

Re: little rattler. [Re: Sasha_and_Abby] #14207557 10/16/19
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Originally Posted by Sasha_and_Abby
really pretty one... glad they had enough sense to let it live. Some of you yo yo's that go around killing every snake you see get on my last nerve. Your yard/barn/patio of course kill them. Some of you would run off the damn road trying to kill a snake.

Or big buck or big deer.


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Re: little rattler. [Re: chlinstructor] #14207658 10/16/19
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Originally Posted by chlinstructor
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Think I'll upgrade from my 410


LOL. 12 ga is more better David!!! 🤠

Shiver.... Betcha there's some big-uns over there in your part of the State Neal.

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Originally Posted by DMc
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Think I'll upgrade from my 410


LOL. 12 ga is more better David!!! 🤠

Shiver.... Betcha there's some big-uns over there in your part of the State Neal.


Yep. I’ve killed several six footers at the Ranch.
Hate them bastards.


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Originally Posted by ingwe
But I DO know what a 7'3" Eastern Diamondback looks like!

[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]


I'm thinking color infused. Wasn't film black & white back then???

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Originally Posted by chlinstructor
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Think I'll upgrade from my 410


LOL. 12 ga is more better David!!! 🤠

Shiver.... Betcha there's some big-uns over there in your part of the State Neal.


Yep. I’ve killed several six footers at the Ranch.
Hate them bastards.

Biggest I ever saw was just out of Rio Grande City. It was penned up in a rabbit hutch. I was bending over looking at it when the proprietor told me I outta step back a ways. Said if the nasty bitch struck the wire it might shoot venom into my eyes, blinding me.

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Originally Posted by Sitka deer
Originally Posted by hasbeen1945
Every thing is bigger in Texas. Hasbeen

F Street Station in Anchorage serves halibut in "Texas-sized" portions and regular. Texas-sized is half our regular...

Thats funny.

I've seen 2 that should hit 7 feet basically. One shot the head and part of the neck off with a shotgun, never found the head part back, but had to be close to 6 inches missing, measured 6 foot 7 inches what was left.

The other I did not get. But being we'd killed 3 over 6 feet already, this one was quite a bit bigger and substantially longer.

They eat very well. Tan well too.

I don't like small ones either. Harder to see/hear and usually more aggressive to a point. Had to move quicker a few times on 2-3 footers than I've ever had to on 5-6 footers


We can keep Larry Root and all his idiotic blabber and user names on here, but we can't get Ralph back..... Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over....
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Originally Posted by Sasha_and_Abby
really pretty one... glad they had enough sense to let it live. Some of you yo yo's that go around killing every snake you see get on my last nerve. Your yard/barn/patio of course kill them. Some of you would run off the damn road trying to kill a snake.

I feel the same about varmints... I kill enough of them, but also enjoy the fox, notes and cats out hunting making a living. Amazingly enough I've watched a lot and have only seen a fawn chased once, by a gray fox. But all varmints, including legless kinds need to be kept in check


We can keep Larry Root and all his idiotic blabber and user names on here, but we can't get Ralph back..... Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over....
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