US hunters shoot down Google fibre

Michael Painter tvhawaii at
Tue Sep 21 21:10:25 UTC 2010

David DiGiacomo wrote:
> Instead of a rifle, how about a shotgun? It fires a nice wide spread shot pattern. I think you would be much more likely 
> to do
> some damage (ie: knock fiber off a pole) with something like that. Here in New Jersey it is illegal to use a rifle to 
> hunt deer,
> so typically you will find hunters using a bow/arrow or Shotgun and you will see a lot of road signs (or other abandon 
> junk) that
> has been victim of a shotgun blast.
> ~Dave

Birds like to sit on wires and assholes like to shoot them.
50 years ago I carried around the .22 slug I dug out of the lead-sheathed cable while troubleshooting the outer marker for 
McClellan AFB in the middle of a rainy night.


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