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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

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Krista
Utah
USA
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Posted - Aug 12 2019 :  1:29:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey ladies! I am in search of empty shot gun shells. In particular the metal ends. So the color of the rest does not matter. I am needing them to make a Christmas present for my husband and dad. Do any of you have any or have husbands who will be using shotgun shells in the near future with hunting coming up and could save them for me? I am needing a good amount. Probably around 100. So any amount would help. Let me know! Thank you!

Krista

treelady
True Blue Farmgirl

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Julie
Medina ND
USA
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Posted - Aug 13 2019 :  07:33:22 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I can start saving them for you Krista. We are in the central flyway migration for geese and ducks and get lots of waterfowl hunters asking to hunt on our land. One of our rules is you clean up your empty shotgun shells. I will just ask them to drop off their empties at the farmhouse when they are done for the day.

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

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Krista
Utah
USA
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Posted - Aug 14 2019 :  11:49:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Julie, thank you so very much!! I really appreciate your help!

Krista
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sherone_13
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Sherone
Evanston WY
USA
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Posted - Aug 15 2019 :  07:10:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Let me see if my dear redneck SIL has any laying around. I will get back with you.

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

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Krista
Utah
USA
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Posted - Aug 16 2019 :  12:16:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Sherone! Every little bit helps!

Krista
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HollerGirl56
True Blue Farmgirl

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Barbara
Flat Top WV
USA
685 Posts

Posted - Aug 17 2019 :  02:37:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
May I ask what you are making or is it a secret? We never shoot guns---so no shells here. Although my husband has six guns for emergencies. I have never shot a gun---although I tell people I carry a big old gun around down here in the holler to scare people---LOL>

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treelady
True Blue Farmgirl

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Julie
Medina ND
USA
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Posted - Aug 19 2019 :  11:12:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista do you need the low profile metal part or the taller one, or doesn't it make a difference.

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Max Lucado
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3318 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3318 Posts

Posted - Aug 19 2019 :  12:28:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Julie, to be honest I dont know. I dont know much about shotgun shells and I dont want to ask my husband because it will give it away. I'll share a picture of what I'm making so that should hopefully help.

Barbara, its only a secret to my dad and husband lol! I am painting large wood letters and attaching the shotgun shell ends to the letters and then adding some twine so it can hang. I will make a B for my dad since his last name is Butters and a D for my husband since our last name is Davis!


Krista
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treelady
True Blue Farmgirl

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Julie
Medina ND
USA
1683 Posts

Posted - Aug 19 2019 :  1:45:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks like either one wil work as long as they are all the same. I will keep saving all the ones I get. It is early goose season here so I already have 10.

A little rain can straighten a flower stem. A little love can change a life.

Max Lucado
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

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Krista
Utah
USA
3318 Posts

Posted - Aug 21 2019 :  1:45:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Julie, thank you so very much! I truly appreciate all your help! I'm getting so excited. What can I give you in return?

Krista
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HollerGirl56
True Blue Farmgirl

685 Posts

Barbara
Flat Top WV
USA
685 Posts

Posted - Aug 22 2019 :  10:12:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I really like these---clever idea.

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

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Krista
Utah
USA
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Posted - Aug 23 2019 :  1:17:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Barbara. When I first seen the picture, I just knew I had to make some. I am so excited to make them. I hope they turn out just the way I imagine.

Krista
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