Spearing a water buffalo: FAIL. Ruger .454 Redhawk: WIN.

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Spearing a water buffalo: FAIL. Ruger .454 Redhawk: WIN.

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Post by surprise_i'm_armed » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:12 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKI1xmtf5Ck

This isn't exactly a hunting photo of mine.

It's a 2:37 video of Mr. Lynn Thompson of Cold Steel knives, hunting water buffalo in Australia.

He tries to kill the critter with a spear, the water buffalo fends off the spear, and the hunter
quickly draws his Ruger .454 Redhawk revolver and kills it with 4 rounds.

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Post by Jumping Frog » Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:29 pm

Wow, guy has some brass ones, trying to kill a buffalo with a spear from 15 feet.
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Post by WildBill » Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:36 pm

Jumping Frog wrote:Wow, guy has some brass ones, trying to kill a buffalo with a spear from 15 feet.
Brass between his ears. :cool:
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Post by C-dub » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:52 pm

Buffalo caught the spear in the horn. :shock:

I wonder how long it took for his heart rate to come back to normal.
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Post by stroo » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:44 pm

Good example of movement off the line of attack.

Also good example of stupidity. That spear didn't have a chance of killing that water buffalo.


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Post by PBratton » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:02 pm

So, I can't really think of a good reason to poke at something that big with a sharp stick...Much less flying to Australia to do it.

Reminds me a golfer I saw in greatwood poking an alligator with a driver.

I see this as natures way of thinning the gene pool.
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Post by old farmer » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:46 pm

WildBill wrote:
Jumping Frog wrote:Wow, guy has some brass ones, trying to kill a buffalo with a spear from 15 feet.
Brass between his ears. :cool:
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Post by claire » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:42 pm

Wow, so cool! Buffalo was caught by the gun. :hurry: :hurry:


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Post by LongHairedRedneck » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:34 pm

If you are gonna be dumb you's better be tough or carry a .454 :lol::
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Post by stroguy » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:13 pm

This video may be used in the Zimmerman trial.


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Post by CMalin » Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:24 pm

Buffalo was probably laughing when the spear was thrown.. Silly humans.

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Post by hankintexas » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:35 pm

PBratton wrote:So, I can't really think of a good reason to poke at something that big with a sharp stick...Much less flying to Australia to do it.

Reminds me a golfer I saw in greatwood poking an alligator with a driver.

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Post by txhighlander » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:21 am

They were killed by spears long before gunpowder was discovered, however they bought more the one spear and one person.
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:29 pm

txhighlander wrote:They were killed by spears long before gunpowder was discovered, however they bought more the one spear and one person.
'Zackly. I remember being amazed when I first heard about eskimos killing polar bears with a .22 Hornet fired from nose distance into the beast's open mouth......then someone reminded me that they used to use spears, and it all made sense.........in a desperate sort of way.....
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Post by WildBill » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:16 pm

txhighlander wrote:They were killed by spears long before gunpowder was discovered, however they bought more the one spear and one person.
Yeah, I thought he was pretty selfish not inviting a couple of friends along for the hunt. ;-)
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