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#1 Post by Keith Lee » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:03 pm

For the last couple of weeks i've be walk passed a plant growing in a log near my back door area,and i kept hearing the cracking sound that a snake makes,and i would try to see what sort it was with on luck, i hread the sound again had a look and i could see part of a large black coloured body, are it's alright Red belly blacksnake, well court a bit of movement out of the corner of my eye, and only about haft a meter from my face was this big brown head we were eye balling each other ok move away slowly, yelled out to the wife to ring the snake man it was a large Easten black brown snake. For our overseas OZbowens there the second most poisonous snake in the world,and he wasn't going to live at my back door any more.
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#2 Post by Jeffro » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:18 pm

God they are evil those Browns.

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#3 Post by Stickbow Hunter » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:51 pm

They give me the creeps. :shock:

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#4 Post by Nephew » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:16 pm

Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures. :sad:
Having said that, I don't think he would have lasted very long around my place. I would have done the same as you Keith and had him removed!
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#5 Post by hazard » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:24 pm

Moreton wrote:Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures. :sad:
Having said that, I don't think he would have lasted very long around my place. I would have done the same as you Keith and had him removed!
Well Said Moreton! I dont mind picking up the red bellys but I would draw the line at a ny kind of brown :shock:

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#6 Post by Stickbow Hunter » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:36 pm

Moreton wrote:Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures.
What's to misunderstand Mort? If I accidentally walk on or upset one of them they are likely to bite me and that bite could make me extremely ill or kill me. So I hate the things and don't want them anywhere near my place. 8)

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#7 Post by hazard » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:46 pm

Stickbow Hunter wrote:
Moreton wrote:Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures.
What's to misunderstand Mort? If I accidentally walk on or upset one of them they are likely to bite me and that bite could make me extremely ill or kill me. So I hate the things and don't want them anywhere near my place. 8)

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C'mon Jeff, dont be like that :shock: They have such beautifull shiny scales :mrgreen:

You get more Venom from politicians :wink:

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#8 Post by Stickbow Hunter » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:48 pm

hazard wrote:You get more Venom from politicians
Don't get Mort started on that one as well. :wink: :lol:

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#9 Post by Nephew » Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:13 pm

Stickbow Hunter wrote:
Moreton wrote:Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures.
What's to misunderstand Mort? If I accidentally walk on or upset one of them they are likely to bite me and that bite could make me extremely ill or kill me. So I hate the things and don't want them anywhere near my place. 8)

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No, I wasn't aiming that at what you said... I know what you mean, and I get the creeps over them for the very same reasons. I just meant in general. Some folk think they are deliberately nasty, but they are just doing what snakes do, that's all I meant. In the right place ( far out in the bush) I admire them and think they are fine, but like you I won't have them around my house. :wink:

Hazard gets what I mean. :smile:

Now, on venomous pollies, let me tell you...blah blah blah... :wink: :lol:
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#10 Post by Stickbow Hunter » Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:20 pm

Moreton wrote:In the right place ( far out in the bush) I admire them and think they are fine,
I've had one strike at me while out hunting. You try and look for pigs when nearly every stick on the ground after looks like a snake. :shock: :lol: I'm not choosy mate, I just hate'm anywhere any time. :mrgreen:

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#11 Post by Nephew » Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:28 pm

Stickbow Hunter wrote: You try and look for pigs when nearly every stick on the ground after looks like a snake.
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#12 Post by Roadie » Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:36 pm

Snakes and I have a very one sided respect for each other, one of us is going to ====. Cheers Roadie.

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#13 Post by TomMcDonald » Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:47 pm

you've been bitten a few times now haven't you Roadie? :ugeek:
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#14 Post by Keith Lee » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:18 pm

Yes he went to live out in the bush.

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#15 Post by Gringa Bows » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:20 pm

I know what you mean Jeff ,i almost stood on two different redbelly's out at Moonie the last time we were there,started looking a lot harder on the ground in front after that :lol:

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#16 Post by flyne » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:15 pm

Deadly but tasty lol
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#17 Post by woodie » Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:15 pm

Nice snake but better to be away in the bush.
He/she would not of lasted long at home, the misus has a leg quoter, more than 4 less than 2 get rid of them the quickest way posable.
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#18 Post by Gringa Bows » Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:24 pm

Good rule Woodie :wink:

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#19 Post by looseplucker » Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:49 pm

hazard wrote:
Moreton wrote:Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures. :sad:
Having said that, I don't think he would have lasted very long around my place. I would have done the same as you Keith and had him removed!
Well Said Moreton! I dont mind picking up the red bellys but I would draw the line at a ny kind of brown :shock:

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Oh Yeah - like the red belly that was utterly terrified of you, Bill and Tom on the last trip to Bigga and which the three of you blithely didnt see and nearly trod on. Poor thing.
Are you well informed or is your news limited?

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#20 Post by hazard » Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:48 pm

looseplucker wrote:
hazard wrote:
Moreton wrote:Poor old Joe Blake, very misunderstood creatures. :sad:
Having said that, I don't think he would have lasted very long around my place. I would have done the same as you Keith and had him removed!
Well Said Moreton! I dont mind picking up the red bellys but I would draw the line at a ny kind of brown :shock:

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Oh Yeah - like the red belly that was utterly terrified of you, Bill and Tom on the last trip to Bigga and which the three of you blithely didnt see and nearly trod on. Poor thing.
It all worked out well, you counciled it, gave it a tissue, took its picture gave it a govennment grant and all ....you sensitive Ba$tard! :roll:

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#21 Post by Gringa Bows » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:04 pm

:lol: :lol:

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#22 Post by Nutgrass » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:09 pm

I'm with him ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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#23 Post by Nephew » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:13 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: Onya Haz!
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#24 Post by Axe » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:05 pm

Beautiful animal, glad you weren't bitten and it wasn't killed :smile:
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#25 Post by dawallace45 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:55 am

Many years ago a I had a mate who was really into snakes and used to catch them for the venom , he used to go around to peoples houses and remove snakes for them , he loved snakes but he used to say if a snake was in the bush leave it alone but if it was around the house and you had children or animals get rid of it , call some one like him if you could but if not work on the idea that if in doubt blow it's ring out , he used to reckoned the only safe way of dealing with a snake if you weren't used to them was to use rat shot or a shotgun depending on the position of the snake , he reckoned that was why god made the .410 [ direct quote from him ] , he always reckoned that the most dangerous thing that people could do with a snake was go after them with a shovel , rake or a broom , which are of course the most common things people use ,

Lots of older people I know had a way of dealing with snakes inside the house where they didn't want to shoot into walls and such , they would throw a saucepan of boiling water on the snake to bring it out in the open then belt the **** out of it

Personally I dislike them intensely , I consider them to be ugly bloody things , I've never been bitten but it's been close a number of times , I don't mind carpet snakes and black headed pythons but won't have the rest around the house or the shed , I leave them alone in the bush but around the house and shed in a no , no , back years ago I didn't like them in the outhouse either , back when I was a kid there was some thing unsettling sitting there on the crapper with a kero lamp and a 10 ft carpet snake just above your head , I would want to get out of there so fast it's a wonder I didn't bust a valve

In the shed I put down naphthalene to discourage rats mice and snakes , which tend to appear after wet weather , mate always reckoned that a Brown snake cleaned up rats and mice better than a carpet snake but my storage area is 2 metres wide with wide shelves down each side which doesn't leave a lot a lot of room to move , personally I'd rather put up with rats and mice , at least then I can still get in and out of the storage area

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#26 Post by perry » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:39 pm

Snakes are magificent Creatures, just beautifull 8) 8)

Having said that when I was 15 I stood on a Fierce Snake, / Inland Tiapan. It struck me, my Hunting Mate said I jumped backwards over a Saltbush I had just stepped around and that in a blink of an Eye - Lets just say I delt with the situation with the tools at hand, my Bear Grizzly and a Copperhead Broadhead, sort of fitting. You might say my adrelalin was up !!!!!!!

Upon inspection for the Bite Sight one Fang had penetrated the Vietnam Era Jungle Fatigue trousers I was wearing and struck the Vietnam Era Canvas Boots I was wearing 1/2" an inch from the Top, a small droplet of Venom was present. The other Fang failed to penetrate the Fatigues - we where 5 hours walk from the Car - I am a blessed Man.

I have had more encounters with Eastern Browns than I care to remember, I guess Assertive is one word for them. Just be alert and give em a wide Berth.

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