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Old 08-01-2016, 08:43 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Florida Aligator Attack

Florida woman saves herself in alligator attack using a small Beretta pistol. This is a story of self-control and marksmanship by a brave, cool-headed woman with a small pistol against a fierce predator.

What is the smallest caliber that you would trust to protect yourself? A Beretta Jetfire testimonial.... Here is her story in her own words:

While out walking along the edge of a pond just outside of my home in Florida with my soon to be ex-husband discussing property settlement and other divorce issues, we were surprised by a huge 12-ft. Alligator which suddenly emerged from the murky water and began charging us with its large jaws wide open. The alligator must have been protecting her young and her home because she was extremely aggressive. If I had not had my little Beretta Jetfire .25 caliber pistol with me, I would not be here today!

Just one shot to my estranged husband's knee cap was all it took...The 'gator got him easily and I was able to escape by just walking away at a brisk pace.
The amount I saved in lawyer’s fees was really incredible.

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Old 08-01-2016, 11:52 AM   #2
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:03 PM   #3
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good one!

FWIW if you watched the gator hunter episodes most of them were using a .22 rimfire. One did use a pocket knife once in a pinch. ;-)
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:16 PM   #4
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That is funny. While camping with my old girlfriend, we were approached by a big bear. He started to run at us so we started running. My girlfriend was ahead of me, and all I had was a berretta 32. Yep one shot to her leg and I escaped unharmed.
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Old 08-12-2016, 02:00 PM   #6
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In other words......you don't have to be able to outrun the gator, you just have to be able to outrun the person you're with......

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